Somerset v Worcestershire
County Championship 1975
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 23rd, 24th, 25th July 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWorcestershire won by 115 runs
PointsSomerset 5 (Batting 1, Bowling 4); Worcestershire 17 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresWL Budd, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 72/1 (Taylor 29*, Denning 10*; 21 overs)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 35/2 (Denning 16*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Taylor b Botham16     
JA Ormrodc Botham b Richards46     
TJ Yardleyc Richards b Close1     
JM Parkerc Rose b Jones82     
BL D'Oliveirab Jones17     
KW Wilkinsonb Botham11     
Imran Khanc Taylor b Moseley0     
+GR Cassnot out77     
JD Inchmoreb Botham2     
*N Giffordc Richards b Jones8     
VA Holderc Richards b Botham18     
Extras(3 lb, 6 nb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 94.2 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-38, 3-96, 4-165, 5-171, 6-172, 7-193, 8-197, 9-237, 10-289 (94.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones23   4913--
Moseley21   4541--
Breakwell4   0210--
Close13   3381--
Richards10   5151--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+DJS Taylorb Gifford56     
BC Rosec Cass b Holder29     
PW Denningc Cass b Inchmore17     
IVA Richardsc Cass b Imran Khan32     
*DB Closeb Imran Khan0     
PA Slocombenot out12     
IT Bothamc Wilkinson b Imran Khan1     
PM Roebuckc Turner b Gifford0     
D Breakwellc D'Oliveira b Gifford0     
HR Moseleyb Gifford0     
AA Jonesb Gifford0     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 53.2 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-99, 3-142, 4-142, 5-142, 6-142, 7-143, 8-153, 9-154, 10-157 (53.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder16   1581--
Inchmore13   1351--
D'Oliveira7   1170--
Imran Khan7   3173--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerb Moseley13     
JA Ormrodlbw b Botham13     
TJ Yardleyc Richards b Botham10     
JM Parkernot out102     
BL D'Oliveiralbw b Jones5     
KW Wilkinsonb Moseley14     
Imran Khanc Botham b Jones5     
+GR Cassc Moseley b Close6     
JD Inchmorec Taylor b Close0     
*N Giffordc Breakwell b Jones6     
VA Holdernot out2     
Extras(9 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 60 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-36, 3-53, 4-63, 5-111, 6-127, 7-154, 8-154, 9-180
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones18   4413--
Moseley20   5522--
Botham10   2532--
Breakwell7   4110--
Close5   1192--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+DJS Taylorb Gifford9     
BC Rosec Ormrod b Inchmore0     
PW Denningc Gifford b Imran Khan16     
IVA Richardsc Yardley b D'Oliveira49     
*DB Closec Cass b Inchmore24     
PM Roebuckc Cass b Holder0     
PA Slocombec Ormrod b Gifford51     
IT Bothamc Ormrod b Holder1     
D Breakwelllbw b Inchmore0     
HR Moseleynot out19     
AA Jonesb Gifford10     
Extras(1 b, 15 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)27
Total(all out, 57.4 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-35, 3-35, 4-93, 5-98, 6-126, 7-131, 8-132, 9-192, 10-206 (57.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder14   4422--
Inchmore14   2343--
D'Oliveira7   3171--
Imran Khan9   2331--
Parker3   0210--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> GR Cass (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42





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