Somerset v West Indians
West Indies in England 1939
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 2nd, 3rd August 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWest Indians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 72 runs
UmpiresG Beet, JA Newman
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 255/6 (Luckes 40*, Bennett 39*)

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Stollmeyernot out45      
VH Stollmeyerlbw b Andrews2      
GA Headleylbw b Wellard0      
KH Weekesb Andrews4      
JED Sealyb Andrews0      
LN Constantinec Buse b Andrews4      
*JH Cameronb Wellard17      
+IM Barrowc Luckes b Andrews4      
EAV Williamsb Wellard3      
CB Clarkeb Wellard4      
TF Johnsonb Andrews0      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 32 overs)84
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-12, 3-19, 4-25, 5-29, 6-50, 7-55, 8-68, 9-81, 10-84 (32 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard16   3434--
Andrews16   4406--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leeb Johnson7      
H Gimblettlbw b Williams11      
HFT Buselbw b Clarke21      
RJO Meyerc Barrow b Clarke78      
*EF Longriggc Williams b Clarke16      
FM McRaelbw b Constantine34      
+WT Luckesnot out71      
GM Bennettc Barrow b Clarke56      
WHR Andrewsc sub b Clarke18      
AW Wellardc Sealy b Constantine18      
HL Hazellb Clarke1      
Extras(11 b, 3 lb)14
Total(all out, 71.2 overs)345
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-33, 3-49, 4-97, 5-164, 6-176, 7-289, 8-321, 9-343, 10-345 (71.2 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Constantine23   2982--
Johnson11   2381--
Williams11   1441--
Sealy2   0130--

West Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Stollmeyerc Gimblett b Meyer8      
VH Stollmeyerb Wellard14      
JED Sealyc Bennett b Meyer1      
GA Headleylbw b Wellard31      
KH Weekesc and b Hazell54      
LN Constantineb Hazell10      
+IM Barrowc Hazell b Meyer29      
EAV Williamsnot out29      
CB Clarkec Gimblett b Hazell4      
TF Johnsonb Hazell2      
*JH Cameronabsent hurt
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 53.4 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-22, 3-24, 4-88, 5-119, 6-124, 7-170, 8-175, 9-189 (53.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard22   3782--
Andrews4   0100--
Meyer12   5203--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> GM Bennett made his last appearance in first-class matches





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