Glamorgan v Somerset
County Championship 1976
VenueSophia Gardens, Cardiff on 5th, 6th, 7th May 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 5 wickets
PointsGlamorgan 4 (Bowling 4); Somerset 15 (Batting 1, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDGL Evans, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 76/5 (Kitchen 19*, Burgess 7*; 31 overs)
Close of play day 2Glamorgan (2) 179/6 (Solanky 21*, EW Jones 38*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Jonesc Taylor b Botham3      
GP Ellisc Taylor b Moseley6      
RC Davisc Close b Moseley5      
*Majid Khanc Botham b Burgess15      
MJ Llewellync Taylor b Botham1      
LW Hillc Taylor b Botham0      
JW Solankyb Botham0      
+EW Jonesc Denning b Moseley32      
MA Nashb Moseley40      
EA Cordlenot out9      
GD Armstrongc Taylor b Moseley9      
Extras(5 lb, 5 nb, 4 w)14
Total(all out, 45.1 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-18, 4-25, 5-26, 6-35, 7-35, 8-101, 9-116, 10-134 (45.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham16   4434--
Burgess8   2441--
Jennings4   1130--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosec Davis b Nash11      
+DJS Taylorlbw b Cordle18      
PW Denningb Nash2      
*DB Closec EW Jones b Nash1      
PA Slocombec Davis b Cordle3      
MJ Kitchenc EW Jones b Cordle24      
GI Burgessc EW Jones b Armstrong56      
IT Bothamlbw b Solanky1      
D Breakwellc EW Jones b Armstrong9      
KF Jenningsnot out1      
HR Moseleyb Nash8      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 14 nb, 6 w)30
Total(all out, 60.1 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-36, 3-39, 4-43, 5-54, 6-98, 7-113, 8-150, 9-153, 10-164 (60.1 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Armstrong17   3332--
Cordle16   4353--
Solanky6   2121--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Jonesc Botham b Burgess10      
GP Ellisc Burgess b Botham2      
RC Davisc Close b Moseley13      
*Majid Khanc Taylor b Botham26      
MJ Llewellync Denning b Botham43      
LW Hillc Taylor b Botham22      
JW Solankyc Taylor b Jennings25      
+EW Jonesnot out70      
MA Nashb Moseley39      
EA Cordleb Moseley12      
GD Armstrongc Kitchen b Moseley0      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 3 w)11
Total(all out, 120.5 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-19, 3-51, 4-53, 5-118, 6-119, 7-189, 8-248, 9-273, 10-273 (120.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham37   71034--
Burgess23   9601--
Jennings16   6291--
Breakwell8   650--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosenot out107      
+DJS Taylorc EW Jones b Nash0      
PW Denninglbw b Nash0      
*DB Closelbw b Armstrong81      
PA Slocombec EW Jones b Cordle25      
MJ Kitchenc Solanky b Cordle0      
GI Burgessnot out17      
IT Bothamdid not bat      
D Breakwelldid not bat      
KF Jenningsdid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)16
Total(5 wickets, 74 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-6, 3-141, 4-214, 5-214
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Armstrong24   5751--
Nash19   4462--
Cordle15   3602--
Solanky10   2260--
Davis6   1230--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> GI Burgess (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> BC Rose (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 21
--> IT Botham reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Glamorgan first innings
--> MA Nash reached 550 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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