Glamorgan v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueSophia Gardens, Cardiff on 8th, 10th, 11th July 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGlamorgan 3 (Bowling 3); Somerset 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDJ Constant, DO Oslear
Close of play day 1Glamorgan (1) 65/0 (A Jones 39*, Hopkins 22*; 14 overs)
Close of play day 2No play

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Jonesb Botham41      
JA Hopkinsc and b Burgess37      
RC Ontongc Marks b Botham0      
G Richardsc Taylor b Botham12      
PD Swartb Dredge11      
MJ Llewellync Richards b Botham0      
MA Nashc Burgess b Botham0      
+EW Jonesc Taylor b Dredge17      
BJ Lloydc Roebuck b Botham0      
AJ Mackb Botham0      
AH Wilkinsnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 7 nb)8
Total(all out, 42.2 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-79, 3-87, 4-102, 5-103, 6-103, 7-125, 8-126, 9-126, 10-126 (42.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham20   5617--
Burgess15   6321--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Roserun out38      
PW Denningc Nash b Wilkins36      
IVA Richardsrun out47      
IT Bothamrun out3      
PM Roebuckc EW Jones b Swart9      
D Breakwellrun out0      
GI Burgessc Hopkins b Ontong3      
VJ Marksc Wilkins b Ontong24      
PA Slocombenot out20      
+DJS Taylornot out3      
CH Dredgedid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb, 6 nb)18
Total(8 wickets, declared, 32.4 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-81, 3-90, 4-116, 5-117, 6-146, 7-147, 8-184
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nash2   090--
Mack4   0200--
Wilkins7   0371--
Swart11   0781--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Jonesretired hurt23      
JA Hopkinsc Roebuck b Botham8      
RC Ontonglbw b Burgess11      
G Richardsnot out17      
PD Swartnot out3      
MJ Llewellyndid not bat      
MA Nashdid not bat      
+EW Jonesdid not bat      
BJ Lloyddid not bat      
AJ Mackdid not bat      
AH Wilkinsdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb, 2 w)3
Total(2 wickets, 27 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-41
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham11   3261--
Dredge7   3130--
Burgess7   451--
Breakwell2   0180--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> IT Botham reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Glamorgan first innings
--> IT Botham achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Glamorgan first innings (previous best was 6-16)
--> A Jones retired hurt in the Glamorgan second innings having scored 23 (team had lost 2 wickets)





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