Essex v Somerset
County Championship 1926
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 16th, 17th, 18th June 1926 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch tied
PointsEssex 2.5; Somerset 2.5
UmpiresF Chester, J Stone
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 43/0 (Freeman 20*, Cutmore 7*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 107 all out

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Daniellb Nichols21      
A Youngc and b Russell12      
MD Lyonlbw b Russell15      
JCW MacBryanc Perrin b Russell80      
JC Whitec Ridley b O'Connor18      
PR Johnsonc O'Connor b Morris24      
CCC Caserun out4      
GF Earlec Morris b Nichols4      
GE Huntrun out0      
+ML Hillb Nichols9      
JJ Bridgesnot out1      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 96.5 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-48, 3-57, 4-108, 5-161, 6-190, 7-197, 8-197, 9-197, 10-208 (96.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Eastman26   9500--
Rowley8   0260--
Russell30   13393--
O'Connor8   1191--
Morris3   161--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JR Freemanb Earle43      
JA Cutmorec Hill b White13      
J O'Connorc White b Hunt10      
CAG Russellc Lyon b White10      
MS Nicholsc Johnson b Earle0      
FWH Nicholasc Daniell b White9      
*PA Perrinnot out19      
HM Morrisb Hunt12      
GVN Ridleyc White b Hunt4      
LC Eastmanst Hill b White0      
GW Rowleyc Johnson b White23      
Extras(30 b, 5 lb)35
Total(all out, 102 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-93, 3-99, 4-99, 5-106, 6-115, 7-137, 8-143, 9-150, 10-178 (102 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bridges15   6240--
Earle7   2102--
White44   21575--
Hunt30   15423--
Young6   2100--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Daniellb Nichols2      
A Youngb Nichols15      
MD Lyonb Eastman11      
JCW MacBryanb Eastman12      
JC Whitec and b Eastman0      
PR Johnsonb Nichols0      
CCC Casenot out23      
GF Earleb Nichols15      
GE Huntb Eastman9      
+ML Hillb Eastman0      
JJ Bridgesc Nicholas b Eastman17      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 30 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-28, 3-29, 4-29, 5-30, 6-56, 7-56, 8-69, 9-69, 10-107 (30 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols15   2454--
Eastman15   4596--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FWH Nicholasb Bridges13      
JA Cutmorelbw b White26      
J O'Connorc and b White13      
CAG Russellb Hunt4      
HM Morrisb Hunt0      
MS Nicholsb Bridges23      
+JR Freemanc Hunt b Bridges37      
GW Rowleyb Bridges0      
*PA Perrinnot out15      
LC Eastmanc Earle b Bridges0      
GVN Ridleydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(9 wickets, 58 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-55, 3-60, 4-60, 5-60, 6-114, 7-114, 8-133, 9-137 (58 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bridges16   4335--
Earle3   1130--
White22   5492--
Hunt17   6362--

--> GW Rowley made his debut in first-class matches
--> GW Rowley made his debut in County Championship matches
--> J O'Connor (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> GVN Ridley made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> GVN Ridley made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JC White reached 1200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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