Somerset v Essex
County Championship 1960
VenueJohnson Park, Yeovil on 11th, 13th, 14th June 1960 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 2; Essex 0
UmpiresDE Davies, AE Fagg
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 116/3 (McCool 6*, Greetham 0*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 0/0 (Barker 0*, Smith 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Virgin b Biddulph30      
GJ Smithb McCool54      
+B Taylorc Palmer b Biddulph2      
*TE Baileyc Stephenson b Palmer22      
WT Greensmithc and b Biddulph21      
J Milnerb Langford20      
MJ Bearrun out18      
BR Knightb Langford0      
LHR Ralphb Langford0      
PJ Phelanlbw b Biddulph20      
CB Clarkenot out2      
Extras(12 b, 5 lb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-51, 3-115, 4-135, 5-143, 6-173, 7-173, 8-173, 9-194, 10-207 (67.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer11   2331--
Langford17   6353--
McCool13   5301--
Wight2   0200--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Milner b Greensmith26      
RT Virginc Bailey b Phelan53      
PB Wightc Taylor b Phelan30      
CL McCoolc Taylor b Knight26      
CHM Greethamc Ralph b Bailey10      
WE Alleyc Ralph b Knight52      
GL Keithb Knight1      
KE Palmerb Knight25      
*+HW Stephensonc Taylor b Knight29      
BA Langfordc Milner b Bailey1      
KD Biddulphnot out0      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 95.4 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-93, 3-114, 4-137, 5-149, 6-161, 7-226, 8-233, 9-248, 10-256 (95.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey35   12672--
Greensmith11   2301--
Clarke8   1300--
Phelan14   4422--
Ralph2   0120--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Keith b Alley42      
GJ Smithc Stephenson b Palmer0      
+B Taylorc Biddulph b Alley28      
*TE Baileynot out14      
WT Greensmithc Atkinson b Langford0      
J Milnerlbw b Alley3      
MJ Bearc Alley b Langford4      
BR Knightc Langford b Alley7      
LHR Ralphc Atkinson b Palmer0      
PJ Phelannot out1      
CB Clarkedid not bat      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(8 wickets, 66 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-51, 3-75, 4-76, 5-88, 6-101, 7-102, 8-104
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph8   2300--
Palmer15   5332--
Langford16   10192--
Alley27   21174--

--> BR Knight reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> KE Palmer reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex second innings
--> WE Alley bowled 14 consecutive maidens in the Essex second innings





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