Nottinghamshire v Somerset
County Championship 1961
VenueTown Ground, Worksop on 14th, 15th, 16th June 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to field
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 57 runs
PointsNottinghamshire 0; Somerset 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresJS Buller, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 215/2 (Roe 101*, Alley 0*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (2) 139/4 (Poole 8*, Millman 3*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NW Hillb Alley52     
*JD Clayb Biddulph6     
HM Winfieldc Wight b Lomax10     
RT Simpsonlbw b Biddulph17     
CJ Pooleb Palmer15     
JD Springallc Stephenson b Palmer0     
+G Millmanrun out4     
C Forbesrun out0     
IJ Davisonc Stephenson b Palmer0     
J Cottonnot out6     
BD Wellsc and b Alley44     
Extras(4 w)4
Total(all out, 56.2 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-67, 3-75, 4-96, 5-98, 6-108, 7-108, 8-108, 9-109, 10-158 (56.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph16   5572--
Palmer19   7523--
Lomax12   3311--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonlbw b Forbes49     
B Roeb Davison102     
PB Wightc Millman b Springall62     
WE Alleynot out123     
JG Lomaxrun out2     
*+HW Stephensonc Cotton b Davison14     
CRM Atkinsonc Millman b Forbes29     
KE Palmernot out41     
BA Langforddid not bat      
H Sullydid not bat      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 1 w)6
Total(6 wickets, declared, 135 overs)428
Fall of wickets:
1-91, 2-215, 3-218, 4-221, 5-260, 6-329
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton23   2580--
Davison24   31042--
Forbes29   6942--
Wells43   161240--
Springall16   2421--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JD Clayc Stephenson b CRM Atkinson21     
HM Winfieldlbw b Biddulph35     
JD Springalllbw b CRM Atkinson0     
RT Simpsonc Stephenson b Palmer62     
CJ Poolelbw b CRM Atkinson36     
+G Millmanc Lomax b CRM Atkinson4     
NW Hillnot out37     
C Forbesb Lomax3     
IJ Davisonc Lomax b CRM Atkinson5     
BD Wellsrun out0     
J Cottonabsent hurt
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)10
Total(all out, 100.4 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-31, 3-105, 4-132, 5-144, 6-177, 7-200, 8-213, 9-213 (100.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph20   2591--
Palmer14   5271--
CRM Atkinson33   13765--
Langford14   1180--

--> BD Wells (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in County Championship matches
--> B Roe (1) passed his previous highest score of 77 in County Championship matches
--> B Roe (1) passed his previous highest score of 77 in first-class matches
--> PB Wight (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 54
--> WE Alley (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 10
--> WE Alley (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 10
--> H Sully made his debut in County Championship matches
--> NW Hill (2) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 34
--> KD Biddulph reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Nottinghamshire second innings





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