Middlesex County Cricket Club

Kent v Middlesex
County Championship 1961
VenueMote Park, Maidstone on 19th, 20th, 21st July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultKent won by 30 runs
PointsKent 14 (Batting 2); Middlesex 0
UmpiresA Jepson, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 4/2 (Russell 4*, Parfitt 0*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 24/1 (Richardson 15*, Wilson 2*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Titmus b Bennett17     
JM Prodgerb Price0     
RC Wilsonc Smith b Titmus53     
*AH Phebeyc Sturt b Price10     
SE Learyc Sturt b Price72     
PH Jonesc Clark b Bennett70     
AL Dixonc Bedford b Titmus24     
+DG Uftonb Hooker15     
DJ Halfyardc Russell b Hooker20     
A Brownb Titmus9     
DW Bakernot out0     
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 112.4 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-29, 3-64, 4-105, 5-220, 6-234, 7-239, 8-286, 9-302, 10-302 (112.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bennett23   4562--
Price22   4753--
Titmus29   11683--
Smith6   3140--
Bedford5   2160--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Galelbw b Halfyard0     
SEJ Russellc Richardson b Baker34     
+MOC Sturtb Brown0     
PH Parfittlbw b Brown4     
EA Clarkc Ufton b Brown2     
FJ Titmusc Dixon b Baker26     
D Bennettnot out117     
RW Hookerc and b Brown14     
MJ Smithc Prodger b Halfyard45     
*PI Bedfordc Jones b Halfyard10     
JSE Priceb Halfyard9     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 108.2 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-4, 3-10, 4-12, 5-63, 6-73, 7-112, 8-214, 9-250, 10-272 (108.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown26   5724--
Baker25   9502--
Dixon7   1250--
Leary17   7320--
Jones5   190--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonrun out50     
JM Prodgerb Price3     
RC Wilsonb Smith45     
AL Dixonc Bennett b Titmus65     
SE Learyc Price b Hooker41     
PH Jonesc Clark b Titmus9     
DJ Halfyardb Titmus8     
A Brownb Hooker4     
+DG Uftonnot out5     
*AH Phebeynot out1     
DW Bakerdid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 7 lb)20
Total(8 wickets, declared, 66 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-106, 3-139, 4-224, 5-226, 6-234, 7-245, 8-245
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bennett3   210--
Price11   2371--
Hooker18   3512--
Titmus26   7833--
Smith8   0591--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SEJ Russellc Ufton b Halfyard5     
RA Galelbw b Halfyard87     
PH Parfittb Brown11     
EA Clarkc Ufton b Brown9     
FJ Titmusb Jones51     
D Bennettst Ufton b Baker38     
RW Hookerst Ufton b Halfyard0     
MJ Smithc Brown b Baker19     
*PI Bedfordc Richardson b Baker13     
+MOC Sturtb Halfyard3     
JSE Pricenot out0     
Extras(2 b, 12 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 63.4 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-22, 3-36, 4-125, 5-211, 6-211, 7-217, 8-239, 9-251, 10-251 (63.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown12   2502--
Baker10   2423--
Dixon13   4410--
Leary8   0310--
Jones6   1311--

--> D Bennett (1) passed his previous highest score of 116 in County Championship matches
--> D Bennett (1) passed his previous highest score of 116 in first-class matches
--> MJ Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 26 in County Championship matches
--> MJ Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 26 in first-class matches
--> SE Leary (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 29
--> DJ Halfyard reached 600 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings



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