Gloucestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1963
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 14th, 15th, 16th August 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 0; Worcestershire 2
UmpiresJS Buller, N Oldfield
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 74/4 (Graveney 19*, Ormrod 11*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 126/3 (Nicholls 54*, Mortimore 19*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Booth b Flavell4      
RB Nichollsc Kenyon b Slade38      
CA Miltonlbw b Flavell0      
RC Whiteb Carter19      
JB Mortimorec Graveney b Carter0      
AS Brownrun out2      
DA Allenc Richardson b Flavell5      
+BJ Meyerc Richardson b Flavell32      
*JKR Graveneyb Flavell3      
AR Windowsc Slade b Carter0      
C Cooknot out0      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 39.3 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-6, 3-35, 4-35, 5-48, 6-62, 7-84, 8-103, 9-104, 10-104 (39.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carter16   4303--
Slade5   481--
Gifford2   0140--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Windows b Brown1      
MJ Hortonc Nicholls b Mortimore14      
RGA Headleyc Milton b Allen25      
TW Graveneyc Meyer b Allen58      
DW Richardsonc Meyer b Mortimore0      
JA Ormrodb Mortimore41      
+R Boothc Graveney b Windows63      
DNF Sladec Milton b Cook6      
N Giffordb Mortimore0      
JA Flavellst Meyer b Cook0      
RGM Carternot out2      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 137.4 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-37, 3-41, 4-44, 5-141, 6-143, 7-160, 8-183, 9-186, 10-217 (137.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown17   3281--
Cook41   21542--
Allen30   15472--
Mortimore47   20794--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Flavell10      
RB Nichollsnot out54      
CA Miltonc Richardson b Gifford38      
RC Whitelbw b Gifford0      
JB Mortimorenot out19      
AS Browndid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
+BJ Meyerdid not bat      
*JKR Graveneydid not bat      
AR Windowsdid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 nb, 1 w)5
Total(3 wickets, 53 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-91, 3-91
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell9   0291--
Carter14   5280--
Slade15   5340--
Gifford11   7142--
Horton2   070--
Headley2   090--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> RB Nicholls (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 19
--> JA Flavell reached 1050 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> C Cook reached 1750 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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