Middlesex v Somerset
County Championship 1959
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 27th, 29th, 30th June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 119 runs
PointsMiddlesex 14 (Batting 2); Somerset 0
UmpiresJG Langridge, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 133/1 (Gale 49*, Parfitt 2*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 56/7 (Atkinson 4*, Langford 6*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonlbw b Warr20     
PB Wightc Murray b Moss4     
CHM Greethamb Moss0     
CL McCoolc Murray b Moss9     
KE Palmerc Gale b Moss12     
WE Alleyc Hurst b Warr21     
*MF Tremlettb Hurst37     
+HW Stephensonc Moss b Hurst6     
JH Harrislbw b Hurst2     
BA Langfordb Moss1     
AGT Whiteheadnot out2     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 51.4 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-13, 3-25, 4-40, 5-55, 6-79, 7-95, 8-101, 9-106, 10-116 (51.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss21   9335--
Warr15   2332--
Hooker4   0140--
Titmus6   1190--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Galec Langford b McCool137     
WE Russellb McCool65     
PH Parfittc Whitehead b Langford7     
RW Hookerc Atkinson b Alley10     
AC Waltonc sub b Greetham43     
FJ Titmusnot out22     
+JT Murraynot out11     
RJ Hurstdid not bat      
*JJ Warrdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
JDB Robertsondid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 15 lb)21
Total(5 wickets, declared, 108 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-125, 2-150, 3-180, 4-283, 5-283
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harris17   2520--
Alley14   6191--
Greetham23   6631--
Langford33   171001--
Palmer16   3490--
McCool3   0112--
Whitehead2   110--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Murray b Moss11     
PB Wightb Moss5     
CHM Greethamc Parfitt b Warr8     
CL McCoolb Moss4     
KE Palmerb Moss12     
WE Alleyc Parfitt b Hurst5     
*MF Tremlettc Hooker b Hurst0     
JH Harrisc Hooker b Warr10     
BA Langfordc Hooker b Titmus22     
AGT Whiteheadnot out2     
+HW Stephensonabsent ill
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 36.4 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-15, 3-17, 4-27, 5-27, 6-41, 7-45, 8-74, 9-81 (36.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss15   4394--
Warr12   2282--
Hurst6   462--

--> RA Gale (1) passed his previous highest score of 126 in first-class matches
--> RA Gale (1) passed his previous highest score of 126 in County Championship matches
--> RA Gale (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> KE Palmer (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> AE Moss reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> FJ Titmus reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings



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