Somerset v West Indians
West Indies in British Isles 1969
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 4th, 5th, 6th June 1969 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Indians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indians won by 312 runs
UmpiresASM Oakman, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 422/4 (Lloyd 128*, Foster 51*)
Close of play day 2West Indians (2) 228/3 (Davis 106*, Foster 87*)

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Fredericksc Robinson b Roberts51      
MC Carewlbw b Roberts122      
CA Davisc Holmes b Chappell22      
CH Lloydnot out128      
JN Shepherdc Rose b Burgess17      
MLC Fosternot out51      
*GS Sobersdid not bat      
+JL Hendriksdid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
LR Gibbsdid not bat      
PD Blairdid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 8 lb, 9 nb)31
Total(4 wickets, declared, 117 overs)422
Fall of wickets:
1-108, 2-159, 3-279, 4-316
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts20   6752--
Buck19   6560--
Burgess23   5671--
Chappell14   2551--
Langford32   10880--
Robinson9   1500--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Hendriks b Shepherd25      
A Clarksonc Sobers b Holder0      
GS Chappellb Blair13      
MJ Kitchenb Sobers26      
BC Roselbw b Sobers4      
GI Burgessb Sobers0      
PJ Robinsonnot out40      
*BA Langfordc Lloyd b Holder21      
+JT Holmesrun out0      
WD Buckc Hendriks b Blair5      
JK Robertsb Blair0      
Extras(3 nb, 4 w)7
Total(all out, 44.5 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-18, 3-46, 4-59, 5-59, 6-87, 7-119, 8-127, 9-141, 10-141 (44.5 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder13   5232--
Shepherd9   1461--
Sobers6   3113--
Gibbs7   0190--

West Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Fredericksb Buck0      
MC Carewlbw b Buck13      
CA Davisnot out106      
JN Shepherdlbw b Roberts19      
MLC Fosternot out87      
CH Lloyddid not bat      
*GS Sobersdid not bat      
+JL Hendriksdid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
LR Gibbsdid not bat      
PD Blairdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(3 wickets, declared, 55 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-17, 3-48
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts13   2351--
Buck11   0542--
Burgess8   2270--
Chappell5   0290--
Langford8   0380--
Robinson10   0420--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginlbw b Sobers0      
A Clarksonst Hendriks b Sobers52      
GS Chappellb Foster76      
MJ Kitchenc Foster b Gibbs15      
GI Burgessc Sobers b Gibbs10      
PJ Robinsonb Gibbs15      
*BA Langfordc sub b Gibbs0      
BC Roseb Foster9      
WD Buckst Hendriks b Gibbs6      
+JT Holmeslbw b Foster8      
JK Robertsnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 79.4 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-114, 3-141, 4-145, 5-169, 6-169, 7-170, 8-176, 9-192, 10-197 (79.4 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blair3   0300--
Shepherd9   2220--
Sobers24   9492--
Gibbs32   9625--

--> JT Holmes made his debut in first-class matches
--> WD Buck made his debut in first-class matches
--> JK Roberts made his debut in first-class matches
--> PJ Robinson (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> JT Holmes made his last appearance in first-class matches





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