Essex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1963
VenueValentine's Park, Ilford on 15th, 17th, 18th June 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 2; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresJ Arnold, AE Fagg
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), CV Jenkinson (Essex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 34/0 (Hallam 18*, Bird 12*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 91/3 (Bear 23*, Bailey 22*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb Savage96      
MJ Bearc Julian b Boshier8      
GJ Smithc and b Birkenshaw55      
BR Knightc van Geloven b Savage15      
*TE Baileyb van Geloven7      
KWR Fletcherb Savage73      
+B Taylorlbw b Savage14      
PJ Phelanc Hallam b Boshier7      
RNS Hobbsc Hallam b Boshier1      
JC Lakerc Hallam b Savage9      
KC Prestonnot out1      
Extras(8 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 111.5 overs)295
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-132, 3-158, 4-183, 5-185, 6-221, 7-236, 8-252, 9-294, 10-295 (111.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier18   5433--
van Geloven30   5741--
Birkenshaw26   7521--
Greensword4   0210--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamlbw b Hobbs90      
HD Birdb Laker34      
J Birkenshawc Smith b Laker14      
S Jayasinghec and b Phelan6      
CC Inmanc Smith b Laker0      
A Whartonlbw b Phelan4      
J van Gelovenlbw b Laker0      
S Greenswordc Laker b Bailey34      
+R Julianc Barker b Phelan15      
JS Savageb Knight23      
BS Boshiernot out1      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 93.3 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-90, 2-139, 3-147, 4-151, 5-151, 6-151, 7-157, 8-173, 9-222, 10-232 (93.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight14   4441--
Laker35   12594--
Hobbs9   1261--
Preston3   090--
Phelan19   9433--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Wharton b Savage32      
MJ Bearnot out58      
GJ Smithc Greensword b Savage9      
BR Knightc van Geloven b Savage1      
*TE Baileyc Wharton b Savage32      
KWR Fletcherc Jayasinghe b Savage32      
+B Taylorc and b Boshier40      
PJ Phelannot out8      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(6 wickets, declared, 72 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-48, 3-52, 4-106, 5-144, 6-203
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boshier7   0421--
van Geloven13   4280--
Savage33   11885--
Birkenshaw19   5540--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamnot out4      
HD Birdnot out0      
J Birkenshawdid not bat      
S Jayasinghedid not bat      
CC Inmandid not bat      
A Whartondid not bat      
J van Gelovendid not bat      
S Greensworddid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 2.3 overs)4
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey1   100--

--> KWR Fletcher (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45
--> HD Bird (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> TE Bailey reached 1200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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