Somerset v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1901
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 26th, 27th, 28th August 1901 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 75 runs
PointsSomerset 1; Gloucestershire -1
UmpiresAB Hide, M Sherwin
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 283/6 (Bernard 29*, Gill 43*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (1) 239/4 (Wrathall 163*, Brown 36*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LCH Palairetc Board b Roberts31      
LC Braundb Brown88      
AE Lewisb Roberts20      
FA Phillipsc Townsend b Roberts10      
*SMJ Woodsc Jessop b Roberts9      
E Robsonc Wrathall b Brown29      
CA Bernardnot out101      
GC Gillretired ill43      
RB Porchb Roberts14      
+AE Newtonc Board b Brown3      
B Cranfieldb Roberts4      
Extras(17 b, 8 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)27
Total(all out, 111.4 overs)379
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-123, 3-143, 4-153, 5-180, 6-209, 7-341, 8-344, 9-379 (111.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Paish22   3830--
Brown34   117331-
Wilkinson12   3460-1
Townsend3   1200--
Brownlee2   0160--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Ricec Palairet b Cranfield17      
H Wrathallc Phillips b Cranfield176      
CL Townsendc sub (PR Johnson) b Cranfield2      
T Langdonc Robson b Cranfield15      
*GL Jessopst Newton b Cranfield2      
WSA Brownrun out47      
LD Brownleeb Cranfield4      
+JH Boardc Lewis b Braund8      
AJ Paishc sub (CL Townsend) b Robson12      
FG Robertsc Robson b Cranfield16      
J Wilkinsonnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 78 overs)307
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-93, 3-119, 4-121, 5-262, 6-263, 7-269, 8-285, 9-303, 10-307 (78 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cranfield37   101107--
Braund21   21091--
Robson15   2521--
Palairet5   1280--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LCH Palairetrun out18      
LC Braundnot out106      
FA Phillipsb Wilkinson8      
AE Lewisc Langdon b Wilkinson4      
*SMJ Woodsc and b Wilkinson22      
E Robsonc Wilkinson b Brown0      
CA Bernardnot out11      
GC Gilldid not bat      
RB Porchdid not bat      
+AE Newtondid not bat      
B Cranfielddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 w)3
Total(5 wickets, declared, 58 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-61, 3-65, 4-89, 5-101
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts10   2370--
Brown29   136212-
Wilkinson19   7703--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WSA Brownc Lewis b Cranfield25      
H Wrathallc Robson b Cranfield19      
*GL Jessopc Newton b Cranfield30      
LD Brownleec Newton b Palairet66      
CL Townsendb Braund3      
+JH Boardc Robson b Cranfield1      
RW Ricelbw b Braund5      
T Langdonst Newton b Cranfield4      
AJ Paishb Braund8      
FG Robertsb Braund0      
J Wilkinsonnot out1      
Extras(5 b, 2 w)7
Total(all out, 37.3 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-70, 3-89, 4-94, 5-97, 6-151, 7-155, 8-163, 9-163, 10-169 (37.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cranfield18   85752-
Robson3   0130--
Woods2   0120--
Palairet1   081--

--> LCH Palairet (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> LCH Palairet (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> H Wrathall (1) passed his previous highest score of 148 in County Championship matches
--> H Wrathall (1) passed his previous highest score of 148 in first-class matches
--> LD Brownlee made his debut in County Championship matches
--> LD Brownlee made his debut in first-class matches
--> LC Braund (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 42
--> CA Bernard made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> CA Bernard made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> FG Roberts reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> B Cranfield reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> GC Gill retired ill in the Somerset first innings having scored 43 (team score 283/6)

Wrathall's 176 was scored in 150 minutes and included 32 fours. Braund's 106* included 17 fours and a five. Bernard's 101* took 135 minutes and included 13 fours. Townsend took a catch fielding substitute against his own team





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