Somerset v South Africans
South Africa in British Isles 1901
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 13th, 14th, 15th June 1901 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 341 runs
UmpiresWAJ West, A White
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 124 all out
Close of play day 2South Africans (2) 75/4 (Halliwell 22*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LCH Palairetc Bisset b Rowe72      
PR Johnsonlbw b Kotze11      
LC Braundc Bisset b Rowe28      
AE Newtonb Cooley32      
E Robsonb Kotze37      
*SMJ Woodsb Kotze40      
AE Lewisnot out52      
HF Montgomeryc Kotze b Graham1      
GC Gillst Bisset b Graham8      
B Cranfieldb Rowe5      
+FT Welmanc Bisset b Rowe7      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 74.3 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-114, 3-146, 4-161, 5-210, 6-249, 7-250, 8-274, 9-283, 10-313 (74.3 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kotze19   2733-3
Graham18   1862-1
Sinclair6   1210--
Cooley5   033111

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Tancredrun out24      
WA Shaldersc Robson b Cranfield24      
CMH Hathornb Cranfield14      
JH Sinclairb Gill27      
*+M Bissetc Gill b Cranfield13      
EA Halliwellb Gill3      
CFH Princeb Gill6      
BC Cooleyb Cranfield7      
R Grahamb Gill0      
JJ Kotzeb Gill0      
GA Rowenot out1      
Extras(4 b, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 30.1 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-48, 3-90, 4-96, 5-102, 6-116, 7-116, 8-116, 9-116, 10-124 (30.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Braund7   0400--
Gill8   22451-

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LCH Palairetc Hathorn b Graham52      
PR Johnsonc Bisset b Hathorn46      
LC Braundc Graham b Kotze50      
AE Newtonc Rowe b Graham7      
E Robsonc and b Rowe42      
*SMJ Woodsc Sinclair b Kotze5      
AE Lewisnot out100      
HF Montgomeryb Kotze0      
GC Gillc Bisset b Sinclair85      
B Cranfieldrun out28      
+FT Welmannot out0      
Extras(15 b, 5 lb, 3 nb, 2 w)25
Total(9 wickets, declared, 88 overs)440
Fall of wickets:
1-83, 2-119, 3-131, 4-202, 5-210, 6-215, 7-215, 8-334, 9-438
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kotze23   11213--
Rowe23   7891--
Graham21   21022-2
Cooley5   0270-1
Hathorn5   1161--
Halliwell5   12702-
Sinclair6   0331--

South Africans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Tancredb Gill14      
JH Sinclairb Cranfield0      
CMH Hathornc Robson b Gill6      
*+M Bissetb Cranfield25      
EA Halliwellb Braund92      
WA Shaldersb Braund103      
CFH Princec and b Braund6      
BC Cooleyb Gill0      
R Grahamc Montgomery b Braund25      
JJ Kotzeb Cranfield2      
GA Rowenot out0      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)15
Total(all out, 70.3 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-18, 3-33, 4-75, 5-185, 6-205, 7-207, 8-278, 9-287, 10-288 (70.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gill24   8533-3
Braund15   1834--
Woods4   1180--

--> E Robson (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> HF Montgomery made his debut in first-class matches
--> JH Sinclair (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> AE Lewis (2) passed his previous highest score of 68 in first-class matches
--> AE Lewis (2) made his first century in first-class matches
--> GC Gill (2) passed his previous highest score of 78 in first-class matches
--> B Cranfield (2) passed his previous highest score of 27 in first-class matches
--> FT Welman made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> WA Shalders (2) passed his previous highest score of 69 in first-class matches
--> WA Shalders (2) made his first century in first-class matches
--> EA Halliwell (2) passed his previous highest score of 83 in first-class matches
--> PR Johnson made his debut for Somerset in first-class matches
--> LC Braund reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the South Africans second innings

Somerset did not enforce the follow-on, but scored 440 in 255 minutes in their 2nd innings. Lewis' 100* included 16 fours and 1 six. Shalders' 103 included 18 fours. Gill took three wickets in five balls in the first innings





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