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Leicestershire in First-Class Matches in 1961

See Also Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: W Watson
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Home Grounds used:
Grace Road, Leicester; Snibston Colliery Ground, Coalville; Coventry Road, Hinckley; Bath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch; Brush Ground, Loughborough

Away Grounds visited:
Old Trafford, Manchester; Ashley Down Ground, Bristol; Trent Bridge, Nottingham; FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; Bramall Lane, Sheffield; Valentine's Park, Ilford; The University Parks, Oxford; Town Ground, Kettering; County Ground, Taunton; County Ground, Derby; Kennington Oval, Kennington; Steel Company of Wales Ground, Margam; War Memorial Ground, Amblecote; Edgbaston, Birmingham; United Services Ground, Portsmouth; The Manor Sports Ground, Worthing

Championship playing record:
P 28     W 9     D 6     L 13

First-Class playing record:
P 33     W 11     D 6     L 16

Click on these links for the season's First-Class scorecards and results
or First-Class batting averages or First-Class bowling averages or Championship batting averages or Championship bowling averages

22 players appeared in First-Class matches for Leicestershire in 1961:
RJ Barratt; HD Bird; J Birkenshaw; BS Boshier; PN Broughton; B Cromack; GF Cross; LR Gardner; MR Hallam; CC Inman; S Jayasinghe; R Julian; D Kirby; J Mitten; DFX Munden; PA Munden; RL Pratt; JS Savage; CT Spencer; J van Geloven; W Watson; A Wharton.

7 players made their debut for Leicestershire in these matches in 1961:
RJ Barratt; J Birkenshaw; GF Cross; CC Inman; S Jayasinghe; J Mitten; A Wharton.

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