1961 County Championship

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1961 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Hampshire
1960
1962

The 1961 County Championship was the 62nd officially organised running of the County Championship.[1] Hampshire won their first ever Championship title.[2]

Table[edit]

County Championship table
Team Pld Won Lost Drawn No Decision 1st Inns Loss 1st Inns Draw Bonus Points Average
Hampshire 32 19 7 6 0 1 3 32 268 8.37
Yorkshire 32 17 5 10 0 1 5 34 250 7.81
Middlesex 28 15 6 6 1 3 1 26 214 7.64
Worcestershire 32 16 9 7 0 2 3 24 226 7.06
Gloucestershire 28 11 11 5 1 2 2 18 158 5.64
Essex 28 10 8 10 0 2 4 26 158 5.64
Derbyshire 28 10 9 9 0 3 3 22 154 5.50
Sussex 32 11 10 11 0 1 8 20 170 5.31
Leicestershire 28 9 13 5 1 2 4 26 146 5.21
Somerset 32 10 15 7 0 6 3 24 162 5.06
Kent 28 8 8 12 0 1 7 20 132 4.71
Warwickshire 32 9 10 13 0 1 7 26 150 4.68
Lancashire 32 9 7 15 1 1 7 18 142 4.43
Glamorgan 32 9 12 11 0 1 4 10 128 4.00
Surrey 28 4 13 11 0 6 8 24 100 3.57
Northamptonshire 28 5 13 10 0 1 5 10 82 2.92
Nottinghamshire 28 4 20 4 0 6 2 12 76 2.71

References[edit]

  1. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 493-494. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9. 
  2. ^ Wynne-Thomas, Peter (1983). The Hamlyn A-Z of Cricket Records. Hamlyn Publishing Group. ISBN 0-600-34667-6.