Leicestershire v West Indians
West Indies in British Isles 1963
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 13th, 15th, 16th July 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresLH Gray, AEG Rhodes
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), G Duckworth (West Indians)
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 34/2 (Carew 10*, Allan 1*)
Close of play day 2West Indians (1) 125/5 (Carew 47*, Worrell 9*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Allan b Sobers0      
HD Birdb Sobers1      
S Jayasinghec King b Gibbs61      
CC Inmanb Gibbs39      
GF Crossst Allan b Sobers15      
J van Gelovenc Sobers b Gibbs7      
CT Spencerc Worrell b Sobers18      
+R Julianb Sobers3      
RC Smithst Allan b Gibbs1      
JS Savagec Kanhai b Gibbs0      
BS Boshiernot out0      
Extras(8 b, 5 lb)13
Total(all out, 70.4 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-9, 3-89, 4-111, 5-127, 6-137, 7-149, 8-158, 9-158, 10-158 (70.4 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sobers28   8485--
King6   2110--
Valentine9   3230--

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MC Carewnot out61      
EDAS McMorrisb Spencer6      
SM Nurseb Boshier16      
+DW Allanb Savage21      
RB Kanhaic Inman b Savage5      
GS Sobersb Smith17      
*FMM Worrellnot out28      
WV Rodriguezdid not bat      
LR Gibbsdid not bat      
LA Kingdid not bat      
AL Valentinedid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(5 wickets, declared, 77 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-32, 3-81, 4-89, 5-114
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer15   2361--
Boshier18   6311--
Savage24   7442--
van Geloven7   1160--
Smith13   4271--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc Allan b Sobers7      
HD Birdb Sobers16      
S Jayasinghec and b Valentine36      
CC Inmannot out67      
GF Crosslbw b Valentine27      
J van Gelovennot out6      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
RC Smithdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(4 wickets, declared, 56 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-28, 3-90, 4-154
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sobers13   9122--
King8   2170--
Valentine16   5672--
Gibbs15   3430--
Worrell4   0200--

West Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MC Carewlbw b Spencer4      
EDAS McMorrisb Boshier0      
WV Rodrigueznot out51      
RB Kanhainot out18      
SM Nursedid not bat      
+DW Allandid not bat      
GS Sobersdid not bat      
*FMM Worrelldid not bat      
LR Gibbsdid not bat      
LA Kingdid not bat      
AL Valentinedid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(2 wickets, 27 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-12
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer5   161--
Boshier6   1101--
Savage3   0130--
Cross6   1160--
Jayasinghe6   0260--
Bird1   020--

--> WV Rodriguez (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> LR Gibbs reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> LR Gibbs reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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