Leicestershire v Essex
County Championship 1963
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 27th, 29th July 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 48 runs
PointsLeicestershire 10; Essex 0
UmpiresJF Crapp, F Jakeman
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), CV Jenkinson (Essex)
Close of play day 1Essex (2) 38/2 (Smith 11*, Phelan 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MR Hallamc and b Laker30      
S Greenswordlbw b Preston22      
GF Crossc Fletcher b Laker0      
S Jayasinghec Taylor b Laker0      
CC Inmanb Hobbs76      
A Whartonc Fletcher b Laker18      
J van Gelovennot out37      
CT Spencerb Laker29      
+R Julianb Laker13      
JS Savagec Fletcher b Laker0      
RC Smithc sub b Phelan0      
Total(all out, 67.5 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-46, 3-46, 4-82, 5-131, 6-149, 7-190, 8-216, 9-220, 10-225 (67.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight3   0130--
Bailey3   080--
Laker31   7897--
Preston10   2231--
Hobbs10   2371--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Cross b Smith12      
G Barkerc Julian b Spencer2      
GJ Smithc van Geloven b Smith12      
BR Knightc Jayasinghe b Savage3      
*TE Baileyc Jayasinghe b Savage5      
KWR Fletcherc Inman b Savage4      
+B Taylorc Inman b Savage8      
PJ Phelanc Cross b Savage21      
RNS Hobbsc Jayasinghe b Savage2      
KC Prestonc Spencer b Smith1      
JC Lakernot out0      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 28.2 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-25, 3-29, 4-30, 5-38, 6-38, 7-71, 8-73, 9-75, 10-75 (28.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
van Geloven5   1170--
Spencer5   281--
Smith9   3343--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc van Geloven b Smith20      
G Barkerc Wharton b Spencer1      
GJ Smithnot out32      
PJ Phelanc Hallam b Smith0      
BR Knightb Smith0      
*TE Baileyc Julian b Smith0      
KWR Fletcherb Savage6      
+B Taylorc Greensword b Savage9      
RNS Hobbsb Smith0      
KC Prestonc Greensword b Savage18      
JC Lakerc Hallam b Smith9      
Extras(6 b, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 49.1 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-36, 3-41, 4-43, 5-45, 6-55, 7-65, 8-65, 9-88, 10-102 (49.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
van Geloven3   0150--
Spencer4   251--
Savage21   8343--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> CC Inman (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 31
--> JC Laker reached 1900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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