Somerset v Middlesex
County Championship 1904
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 1st, 2nd August 1904 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 15 runs
PointsSomerset -1; Middlesex 1
UmpiresRG Barlow, AD Pougher
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 13/1 (Hedley 3*, Johnson 2*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PF Warnerb Braund4     
J Douglasc Palairet b Cranfield114     
GW Beldamc Martyn b Cranfield141     
RN Douglasc Johnson b Braund50     
+MW Payneb Braund5     
CM Wellsc Robson b Cranfield17     
JHS Huntnot out76     
AE Trottb Cranfield1     
RW Nichollsst Martyn b Cranfield10     
GG Napierc and b Braund0     
JT Hearnec Robson b Cranfield20     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 106.2 overs)443
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-201, 3-312, 4-314, 5-328, 6-344, 7-351, 8-387, 9-388, 10-443 (106.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Braund37   315441-
Hedley6   2160--
Robson16   1650--
Lewis8   2440--
Palairet2   0130--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WC Hedleyb Wells13     
AE Lewisc Wells b Beldam8     
PR Johnsonb Wells3     
LCH Palairetb Hunt19     
LC Braundb Wells10     
E Robsonb Trott37     
*SMJ Woodsb Trott22     
+H Martync RN Douglas b Wells45     
FM Leeb Trott16     
J Daniellc Trott b Napier43     
B Cranfieldnot out17     
Extras(14 b, 1 lb)15
Total(all out, 77.4 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-18, 3-43, 4-47, 5-60, 6-103, 7-132, 8-166, 9-188, 10-248 (77.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hearne16   3440--
Trott20   3633--
Beldam2   121--
Wells27   4874--
Hunt12   1371--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
LCH Palairetb Napier25     
LC Braundc Trott b Napier1     
PR Johnsonc Napier b Wells74     
AE Lewisb Napier1     
WC Hedleyb Trott19     
E Robsonc and b Wells1     
*SMJ Woodsc Napier b Wells15     
+H Martynb Wells10     
FM Leeb Napier9     
J Daniellnot out12     
B Cranfieldc RN Douglas b Trott5     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-45, 3-59, 4-98, 5-103, 6-135, 7-152, 8-153, 9-175, 10-180 (50.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Beldam6   1150--
Napier16   6534-1
Wells11   4404--
Hearne5   1180--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> Day 1 Lunch: Middlesex (1) ?/? (Douglas ?*, [unknown] ?*)
--> GW Beldam (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 108
--> JHS Hunt (1) passed his previous highest score of 66 in County Championship matches
--> LCH Palairet (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 5
--> LCH Palairet (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 11
--> B Cranfield reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> AE Trott reached 1300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> CM Wells reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> GG Napier achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 2-78)

J.Douglas' 114 took 120 minutes. Beldam's 141 took 165 minutes and included 20 fours



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