Somerset v Derbyshire
County Championship 1961
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 17th, 18th, 19th May 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultDerbyshire won by 3 wickets
PointsSomerset 2; Derbyshire 12
UmpiresJ Arnold, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 52/1 (Hall 28*, Lee 10*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 212 all out

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc and b Smith59      
JM Lawrencec Morgan b Rhodes0      
PB Wightb Jackson25      
WE Alleyc Dawkes b Jackson6      
JG Lomaxb Smith19      
CHM Greethamc Hall b Smith32      
KE Palmerc Lee b Smith25      
*+HW Stephensonc Morgan b Berry21      
BA Langfordc Lee b Rhodes24      
ME Lathamrun out8      
KD Biddulphnot out0      
Extras(1 nb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-53, 3-67, 4-98, 5-128, 6-153, 7-179, 8-189, 9-217, 10-221 (97.3 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson23   10442--
Morgan10   2370--
Berry18   7401--
Smith29   7524--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IW Hallc Wight b Alley33      
R Swallowc Lomax b Palmer12      
C Leec Biddulph b Langford28      
*DB Carrc and b Alley8      
D Millnerb Alley7      
DC Morganc Palmer b Langford8      
+GO Dawkesc Latham b Langford34      
E Smithb Biddulph37      
HJ Rhodesb Langford5      
R Berrynot out5      
HL Jacksonc and b Biddulph0      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 70.4 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-69, 3-83, 4-94, 5-95, 6-123, 7-140, 8-163, 9-183, 10-183 (70.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer11   3211--
Langford24   10564--
Alley24   5693--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Dawkes b Morgan35      
JM Lawrencec Carr b Smith6      
PB Wightnot out102      
WE Alleyc Morgan b Rhodes33      
JG Lomaxc Carr b Rhodes3      
CHM Greethamlbw b Rhodes0      
KE Palmerc Lee b Smith4      
*+HW Stephensonc Lee b Morgan15      
BA Langfordc Smith b Morgan5      
ME Lathamb Morgan1      
KD Biddulphc Lee b Morgan6      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 86 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-67, 3-127, 4-141, 5-141, 6-150, 7-187, 8-193, 9-194, 10-212 (86 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson11   4160--
Rhodes24   5553--
Morgan15   3405--
Berry15   4440--
Smith21   5552--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IW Hallc Atkinson b Palmer1      
R Swallowlbw b Alley14      
C Leec Palmer b Langford54      
*DB Carrc Stephenson b Biddulph41      
D Millnerc Stephenson b Biddulph22      
DC Morganb Biddulph21      
+GO Dawkesc Lomax b Palmer49      
E Smithnot out24      
HJ Rhodesnot out8      
R Berrydid not bat      
HL Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(7 wickets, 89 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-22, 3-124, 4-150, 5-152, 6-212, 7-230
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph24   5783--
Palmer10   582--
Langford34   14781--
Alley12   6361--
Latham9   0340--

--> E Smith (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> G Atkinson (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> C Lee (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 48
--> C Lee (2) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> GO Dawkes (2) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 49
--> KE Palmer reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Derbyshire second innings





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