Nottinghamshire v Somerset
County Championship 1976
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 31st July, 2nd, 3rd August 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 6 wickets
PointsNottinghamshire 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Somerset 15 (Batting 4, Bowling 1)
UmpiresWL Budd, JF Crapp
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 52/1 (Rose 20*, Slocombe 13*; 20 overs)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (2) 107/4 (Nanan 21*, Smedley 9*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SB Hassanb Botham10     
PA Toddc Rose b Gurr11     
DW Randallnot out204     
CEB Ricec Marks b Gurr50     
N Nananlbw b Marks46     
*MJ Smedleynot out30     
+MJ Harrisdid not bat      
RA Whitedid not bat      
JD Birchdid not bat      
PA Wilkinsondid not bat      
KE Cooperdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 9 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(4 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)364
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-34, 3-135, 4-261
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley19   6490--
Gurr14   2812--
Burgess22   9760--
Botham14   2591--
Close1   080--
Breakwell20   4520--
Marks10   4261--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Roseretired ill20     
PM Roebuckc Rice b Wilkinson15     
PA Slocombec Todd b Wilkinson90     
+DJS Taylorc Harris b Cooper6     
*DB Closec Smedley b Hassan26     
IT Bothamc Nanan b White80     
GI Burgessc Rice b Cooper12     
VJ Marksc Harris b Wilkinson24     
D Breakwellc Harris b Wilkinson0     
HR Moseleynot out7     
DR Gurrnot out6     
Extras(4 b, 12 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-59, 3-110, 4-234, 5-262, 6-279, 7-281, 8-295
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilkinson29   8584--
Cooper22   0742--
Birch15   4610--
Hassan8   3221--
White24   5661--
Nanan2   150--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SB Hassanc Taylor b Moseley48     
PA Toddlbw b Gurr7     
DW Randallc Taylor b Gurr0     
CEB Ricec Marks b Botham13     
N Nananb Gurr21     
*MJ Smedleyc Roebuck b Breakwell31     
+MJ Harrisc Taylor b Breakwell79     
RA Whitec Roebuck b Close22     
JD Birchnot out1     
PA Wilkinsonc Roebuck b Close0     
KE Cooperdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 5 nb, 4 w)18
Total(9 wickets, declared, 71.1 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-21, 3-56, 4-79, 5-107, 6-175, 7-239, 8-239, 9-240 (71.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley18   3531--
Gurr17   3653--
Burgess8   1290--
Botham13   4161--
Breakwell10   5282--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PM Roebuckb Wilkinson8     
PA Slocombec Nanan b Cooper0     
*DB Closelbw b Wilkinson35     
IT Bothamnot out167     
GI Burgessc sub b White78     
+DJS Taylornot out3     
BC Rosedid not bat      
VJ Marksdid not bat      
D Breakwelldid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
DR Gurrdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(4 wickets, 64.5 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-40, 3-51, 4-257
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilkinson15   2462--
Cooper15   1821--
Birch8   1410--
Hassan8   0280--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> DW Randall (1) passed his previous highest score of 164 in first-class matches
--> DW Randall (1) passed his previous highest score of 164 in County Championship matches
--> DW Randall (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 110
--> DW Randall (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> N Nanan (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in County Championship matches
--> MJ Smedley (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> HR Moseley (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> IT Botham (2) passed his previous highest score of 97 in County Championship matches
--> IT Botham (2) passed his previous highest score of 97 in first-class matches
--> IT Botham reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Nottinghamshire first innings
--> BC Rose retired ill in the Somerset first innings having scored 20 (team score 52/1)




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