Somerset v Worcestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueImperial Athletic Ground, Bristol on 19th, 20th, 21st July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSomerset won by 2 wickets
PointsSomerset 12; Worcestershire 2
UmpiresHG Baldwin, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 63/4 (Baig 2*, Lomax 0*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 188/6 (Broadbent 61*, Standen 3*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonb Palmer9      
MJ Hortonb Greetham37      
RGA Headleyrun out6      
DW Richardsonc Stephenson b Greetham14      
RG Broadbentc Palmer b Greetham24      
G Dewsb Palmer33      
+R Boothlbw b Palmer6      
JA Standenc Stephenson b Pearson37      
FE Rumseyb Atkinson12      
N Giffordb Palmer27      
LJ Coldwellnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 10 lb)15
Total(all out, 91.1 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-35, 3-59, 4-88, 5-105, 6-139, 7-140, 8-173, 9-220, 10-220 (91.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer27   4694--
Lomax6   490--
Greetham18   7403--
Langford6   3100--
Atkinson9   1221--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Headley b Coldwell9      
B Roec Booth b Standen23      
PB Wightc Richardson b Standen26      
BA Langfordb Coldwell1      
AA Baigb Standen18      
JG Lomaxlbw b Coldwell20      
KE Palmerc and b Gifford34      
CHM Greethamb Coldwell11      
*+HW Stephensonlbw b Coldwell46      
CRM Atkinsonlbw b Coldwell6      
AJG Pearsonnot out2      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb)9
Total(all out, 75.1 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-52, 3-55, 4-63, 5-84, 6-133, 7-139, 8-187, 9-202, 10-205 (75.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey19   3530--
Standen18   1513--
Gifford6   2231--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Virgin b Pearson47      
MJ Hortonc Stephenson b Pearson3      
RGA Headleyc Stephenson b Palmer13      
DW Richardsonb Pearson11      
RG Broadbentlbw b Palmer63      
G Dewsc Lomax b Pearson9      
+R Boothlbw b Atkinson39      
JA Standenc Stephenson b Pearson12      
FE Rumseyb Pearson0      
N Giffordb Pearson0      
LJ Coldwellnot out1      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 70 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-63, 3-69, 4-88, 5-104, 6-183, 7-202, 8-202, 9-202, 10-203 (70 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer15   2612--
Pearson19   2637--
Lomax12   2360--
Greetham9   2190--
Langford8   4120--
Atkinson7   271--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Richardson b Coldwell39      
B Roec Booth b Horton42      
PB Wightb Coldwell16      
AA Baigb Horton25      
JG Lomaxc Richardson b Coldwell39      
KE Palmerc Headley b Gifford14      
CHM Greethamb Coldwell15      
*+HW Stephensonnot out21      
CRM Atkinsonlbw b Coldwell0      
BA Langfordnot out8      
AJG Pearsondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 w)3
Total(8 wickets, 91.5 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-86, 3-117, 4-136, 5-159, 6-188, 7-193, 8-193
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell26   7525--
Rumsey14   3260--
Gifford14   3411--
Horton20   1472--

--> MJ Horton (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 18
--> AJG Pearson made his debut in County Championship matches
--> D Kenyon (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 22
--> D Kenyon (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 32
--> AJG Pearson made his debut for Somerset in first-class matches
--> AJG Pearson achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Worcestershire second innings
--> MJ Horton reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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