Kent v Somerset
County Championship 1963
VenueGarrison Ground 2, Gillingham on 17th, 19th, 20th August 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSomerset won by 165 runs
PointsKent 0; Somerset 10
UmpiresLH Gray, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 27/0 (Richardson 11*, Nicholls 11*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 163/7 (Virgin 31*, Palmer 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Nicholls b Dye1     
B Roelbw b Jones18     
PB Wightc Denness b Dye1     
WE Alleyc Catt b Dye105     
RT Virginc Catt b Dye22     
CHM Greethamst Catt b Jones15     
KE Palmerrun out53     
RC Kerslakec Denness b Dye3     
BA Langfordb Underwood68     
*+HW Stephensonrun out4     
AJG Pearsonnot out15     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 107.1 overs)315
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-11, 3-30, 4-145, 5-158, 6-168, 7-181, 8-268, 9-274, 10-315 (107.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye27   1925--
Melville14   3420--
Jones16   5392--
Page23   8740--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PE Richardsonc Virgin b Pearson27     
D Nichollsc Virgin b Palmer11     
MH Dennessc Alley b Pearson8     
BW Luckhurstb Palmer7     
RC Wilsonc Stephenson b Pearson70     
+AW Cattc and b Greetham10     
PH Jonesc Langford b Greetham39     
DL Underwoodc Atkinson b Palmer1     
JE Melvillec Langford b Greetham6     
JCJ Dyeb Greetham0     
JCT Pagenot out4     
Extras(4 b, 11 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(all out, 67.4 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-52, 3-53, 4-81, 5-102, 6-185, 7-189, 8-196, 9-196, 10-200 (67.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson24   6733--
Greetham14   5304--
Langford8   2310--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonrun out8     
B Roec Nicholls b Melville1     
PB Wightc Catt b Dye15     
WE Alleyb Page61     
RT Virginc Luckhurst b Jones34     
CHM Greethamb Underwood21     
BA Langfordc Underwood b Dye6     
*+HW Stephensonc Melville b Underwood13     
KE Palmernot out16     
RC Kerslakenot out8     
AJG Pearsondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(8 wickets, declared, 60 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-10, 3-42, 4-102, 5-130, 6-137, 7-162, 8-165
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye13   2312--
Melville5   1231--
Jones17   3441--
Page15   3441--
Underwood10   1412--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PE Richardsonc Greetham b Langford66     
D Nichollsrun out0     
MH Dennessc Stephenson b Palmer1     
BW Luckhurstc Wight b Palmer9     
RC Wilsonc Virgin b Langford11     
+AW Cattc Kerslake b Greetham18     
PH Jonesc Pearson b Palmer12     
DL Underwoodc Virgin b Palmer7     
JE Melvilleb Langford1     
JCJ Dyec Stephenson b Palmer4     
JCT Pagenot out0     
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 2 w)10
Total(all out, 50.1 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-5, 3-31, 4-44, 5-105, 6-119, 7-133, 8-134, 9-139, 10-139 (50.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson11   1290--
Palmer19   3515--
Greetham4   071--

--> WE Alley (1) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> BA Langford (1) equalled his previous highest score of 68 in County Championship matches
--> BA Langford (1) equalled his previous highest score of 68 in first-class matches
--> RC Wilson (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 69
--> JCJ Dye achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 4-41)
--> PH Jones reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> JCJ Dye achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 4-41)
--> KE Palmer reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings





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