Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1961
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 22nd, 24th, 25th July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by 10 wickets
UmpiresA Jepson, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 36/0 (Russell 22*, Gale 14*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 162/6 (Murray 26*, Hooker 6*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryc Murray b Bennett6     
KD Mackayc Hooker b Moss168     
RN Harveyc Parfitt b Bennett0     
NCL O'Neillc Murray b Bennett9     
PJP Burgec Clark b Bedford40     
BC Boothlbw b Bennett53     
AK Davidsonb Moss10     
*R Benaudc Clark b Bennett10     
+BN Jarmannot out9     
IW Quicknot out1     
GD McKenziedid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(8 wickets, declared, 105 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-17, 3-45, 4-201, 5-257, 6-271, 7-288, 8-311
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss21   5732--
Bennett27   6765--
Hooker7   2290--
Titmus20   5550--
Drybrough15   6360--
Bedford15   3371--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russellc Jarman b Quick46     
RA Galec Harvey b Davidson23     
PH Parfittc Mackay b Davidson0     
EA Clarkb Benaud17     
FJ Titmusb Benaud8     
D Bennettc O'Neill b Quick11     
+JT Murrayc Davidson b Benaud0     
RW Hookernot out11     
CD Drybroughc Jarman b Quick7     
*PI Bedfordc Lawry b Benaud20     
AE Mossrun out1     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-58, 3-91, 4-91, 5-108, 6-108, 7-112, 8-125, 9-152, 10-153 (64.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson13   5252--
McKenzie3   0170--
Mackay6   1130--
Benaud23   13384--
O'Neill6   3140--

Middlesex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Russellb Benaud36     
RA Galest Jarman b Benaud19     
PH Parfittc and b Quick35     
EA Clarkc Mackay b Benaud5     
FJ Titmuslbw b Benaud1     
D Bennettst Jarman b Harvey29     
+JT Murrayc Jarman b Benaud26     
RW Hookerb Harvey25     
CD Drybroughnot out1     
*PI Bedfordlbw b Harvey0     
AE Mossc Mackay b Harvey0     
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(all out, 89.3 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-63, 3-87, 4-88, 5-100, 6-153, 7-171, 8-185, 9-185, 10-185 (89.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson3   240--
Mackay15   1480--
Benaud27   14325--
Quick20   8541--
O'Neill10   2310--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawrynot out1     
KD Mackaynot out20     
RN Harveydid not bat      
NCL O'Neilldid not bat      
PJP Burgedid not bat      
BC Boothdid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
*R Benauddid not bat      
+BN Jarmandid not bat      
IW Quickdid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(no wicket, 6 overs)26
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Titmus3   300--
Parfitt1   0100--
Murray2   0110--

--> WE Russell (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> AK Davidson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> RN Harvey achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Middlesex second innings (previous best was 3-9)



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