Somerset v Cambridge University
University Match 1966
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 18th, 20th, 21st June 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSomerset won by 2 wickets
UmpiresOW Herman, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 69/5 (Alley 7*, Greetham 5*)
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 116/4 (Chambers 58*, Malalasekera 7*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KPWJ McAdamb Rumsey23      
REJ Chambersb R Palmer0      
AVE Gouldc Virgin b Rumsey1      
*DL Murrayrun out0      
+DL Haysc Greetham b KE Palmer40      
VP Malalasekerac Virgin b Rumsey10      
GA Cottrelllbw b CRM Atkinson13      
AB Palfremannot out20      
ND Sinkerb KE Palmer7      
DL Acfieldc Clayton b KE Palmer0      
SG Russellb Greetham2      
Extras(3 lb, 4 w)7
Total(all out, 43 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-5, 3-9, 4-41, 5-55, 6-85, 7-93, 8-110, 9-110, 10-123 (43 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey10   0273--
R Palmer9   0311--
KE Palmer12   2383--
Alley4   220--
CRM Atkinson6   1131--
Greetham2   151--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb Russell5      
RT Virginc Cottrell b Palfreman14      
MJ Kitchenc Murray b Palfreman27      
TI Barwellb Russell5      
WE Alleyc Acfield b Russell13      
*CRM Atkinsonc Hays b Russell2      
CHM Greethamc Chambers b Palfreman7      
KE Palmernot out43      
+G Claytonc Hays b Russell5      
R Palmerb Sinker5      
FE Rumseyb Sinker0      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 49 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-46, 3-53, 4-53, 5-59, 6-76, 7-78, 8-90, 9-130, 10-130 (49 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Russell23   5605--
Palfreman23   4663--
Sinker3   302--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KPWJ McAdamb Rumsey13      
REJ Chambersrun out58      
AVE Gouldlbw b KE Palmer7      
*DL Murrayb KE Palmer0      
+DL Haysb Greetham22      
VP Malalasekerab KE Palmer15      
GA Cottrellb KE Palmer14      
AB Palfremanb KE Palmer15      
ND Sinkerc KE Palmer b R Palmer5      
DL Acfieldnot out5      
SG Russellc and b KE Palmer1      
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)10
Total(all out, 58.5 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-46, 3-46, 4-103, 5-118, 6-129, 7-144, 8-149, 9-161, 10-165 (58.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey11   0341--
R Palmer12   1361--
KE Palmer19.53596--
Alley6   390--
CRM Atkinson5   180--
Greetham5   291--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc McAdam b Russell5      
RT Virginb Acfield55      
MJ Kitchenc Hays b Cottrell12      
TI Barwellc Russell b Acfield9      
WE Alleyc Malalasekera b Acfield56      
CHM Greethamc Hays b Acfield5      
*CRM Atkinsonst Hays b Sinker9      
KE Palmernot out4      
+G Claytonb Sinker0      
R Palmernot out0      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(8 wickets, 49.4 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-37, 3-58, 4-115, 5-144, 6-153, 7-157, 8-157
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Russell6   2191--
Palfreman11   3240--
Sinker11   2392--
Cottrell8   2291--

--> REJ Chambers (2) passed his previous highest score of 55 in first-class matches
--> WE Alley (2) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> CHM Greetham made his last appearance in first-class matches





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