Essex v Somerset
County Championship 1965
VenueChalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea on 17th, 19th, 20th July 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 2 runs
PointsEssex 0; Somerset 10
UmpiresJ Arnold, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 295/8 (Clayton 26*, Rumsey 1*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 130/3 (Barker 53*, Knight 27*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonlbw b Knight117      
RT Virginb Knight20      
B Roelbw b Knight2      
WE Alleyb Knight0      
CHM Greethamc Barker b Hobbs30      
MJ Kitchenc Hobbs b Bailey80      
+G Claytonnot out26      
*CRM Atkinsonlbw b Bailey3      
BA Langfordc Barker b Bailey3      
FE Rumseynot out1      
GH Halldid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 10 lb, 1 w)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 110 overs)295
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-44, 3-48, 4-99, 5-227, 6-277, 7-282, 8-292
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight34   5924--
Pritchard18   2550--
Bailey30   4613--
Hobbs18   5491--
Phelan10   1250--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Clayton b Rumsey15      
MJ Bearrun out2      
GJ Smithc G Atkinson b Hall20      
KWR Fletcherb Rumsey35      
*TE Baileyb Langford9      
BR Knightb Rumsey4      
+B Taylorc Clayton b Rumsey12      
GJ Savillec Clayton b Rumsey0      
RNS Hobbsc Clayton b Rumsey0      
PJ Phelanlbw b Rumsey0      
GC Pritchardnot out0      
Total(all out, 47.4 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-21, 3-41, 4-57, 5-66, 6-84, 7-84, 8-96, 9-96, 10-97 (47.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall13   4261--
Langford11   6261--
Alley6   0110--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Clayton b CRM Atkinson76      
MJ Bearc Rumsey b Alley21      
GJ Smithc Rumsey b Langford14      
KWR Fletcherlbw b Rumsey9      
BR Knightc Rumsey b Langford63      
*TE Baileyc Clayton b Langford0      
+B Taylorb CRM Atkinson4      
GJ Savillenot out0      
RNS Hobbsc Rumsey b CRM Atkinson0      
PJ Phelanb CRM Atkinson0      
GC Pritchardb CRM Atkinson0      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 96.4 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-58, 3-92, 4-168, 5-183, 6-196, 7-196, 8-196, 9-196, 10-196 (96.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey18   3551--
Hall12   5270--
Langford32   16523--
Alley20   8231--
CRM Atkinson14.45305--

--> MJ Kitchen (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 73
--> WE Alley reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings
--> WE Alley reached 550 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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