Somerset v Worcestershire
County Championship 1963
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 26th, 27th, 28th June 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 0; Worcestershire 2
UmpiresF Jakeman, JH Parks
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 133/6 (Booth 19*, Slade 2*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 79/6 (Richardson 38*, Slade 2*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Stephenson b Palmer15      
MJ Hortonc Rumsey b Palmer1      
RGA Headleyc Stephenson b Palmer4      
TW Graveneylbw b Palmer21      
DW Richardsonc Rumsey b Sully62      
CD Fearnleyb Palmer0      
+R Boothc Roe b Langford35      
DNF Sladec and b Langford7      
N Giffordrun out5      
RGM Carterb Langford4      
JA Flavellnot out4      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)14
Total(all out, 90.4 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-15, 3-27, 4-60, 5-60, 6-120, 7-142, 8-159, 9-164, 10-172 (90.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey14   3250--
Palmer25   11325--
Alley14   5280--
Greetham4   1210--
Sully11   6201--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Richardson b Carter11      
B Roec Richardson b Horton20      
RT Virginlbw b Flavell0      
WE Alleyc Flavell b Horton8      
PB Wightc Flavell b Slade2      
CHM Greethamc Booth b Slade0      
KE Palmernot out8      
BA Langfordc Flavell b Slade4      
*+HW Stephensonst Booth b Slade4      
H Sullyb Slade0      
FE Rumseyb Slade0      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 51.5 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-22, 3-38, 4-45, 5-47, 6-47, 7-59, 8-63, 9-63, 10-67 (51.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell9   3201--
Carter9   2151--
Horton17   13102--
Gifford2   200--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc and b Palmer4      
MJ Hortonlbw b Rumsey3      
RGA Headleyc Stephenson b Rumsey0      
TW Graveneyb Rumsey5      
DW Richardsonnot out38      
CD Fearnleylbw b Alley8      
+R Boothlbw b Langford8      
DNF Sladenot out2      
N Gifforddid not bat      
RGM Carterdid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)11
Total(6 wickets, 39 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-15, 4-20, 5-38, 6-67
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey8   283--
Palmer12   4251--
Alley7   4101--
Langford7   1171--
Sully5   180--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> KE Palmer reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> DNF Slade reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset first innings





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