Somerset v Essex
County Championship 1951
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 23rd, 25th June 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to field
ResultEssex won by an innings and 13 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Essex 12
UmpiresHL Palmer, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 2/1 (Gimblett 0*, Lawrence 1*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Angell b Redman77      
AV Averyb Redman76      
+PA Gibblbw b Redman0      
R Horsfallb Buse31      
*DJ Insolec Angell b Buse4      
TE Baileyc Angell b Hazell48      
R Smithc Smith b Redman8      
SC Eveb Hazell13      
TPB Smithc Tremlett b Robinson0      
WT Greensmithb Robinson2      
KC Prestonnot out7      
Extras(27 b, 4 lb)31
Total(all out, 128.2 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-163, 2-163, 3-174, 4-179, 5-214, 6-245, 7-270, 8-271, 9-275, 10-297 (128.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Redman29   11524--
Buse30   9602--
Robinson28   7582--
Lawrence10   2400--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Bailey4      
FL Angellb Preston0      
J Lawrencec Gibb b Bailey9      
MF Tremlettc Horsfall b Preston5      
HFT Buseb Bailey0      
+HW Stephensonb Bailey12      
*SS Rogersc Dodds b R Smith10      
R Smithb Bailey0      
J Redmanc Avery b R Smith0      
EP Robinsonc Preston b R Smith4      
HL Hazellnot out0      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 27.1 overs)48
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-7, 3-20, 4-20, 5-26, 6-43, 7-43, 8-43, 9-47, 10-48 (27.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey14   8175--
Preston10   4212--
R Smith3.1163--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettlbw b Bailey9      
FL Angellc Horsfall b Preston5      
*SS Rogersc and b TPB Smith20      
MF Tremlettc Dodds b TPB Smith87      
HFT Busenot out58      
+HW Stephensonb Bailey22      
J Lawrenceb Preston2      
R Smithst Gibb b TPB Smith14      
J Redmanst Gibb b TPB Smith1      
EP Robinsonc Avery b R Smith9      
HL Hazellc R Smith b TPB Smith3      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 101.5 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-14, 3-55, 4-151, 5-179, 6-186, 7-212, 8-214, 9-231, 10-236 (101.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey21   7512--
Preston17   4362--
R Smith26   6521--
TPB Smith28.56745--
Greensmith7   4130--
Insole2   140--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> TPB Smith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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