Somerset v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1926
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 21st, 23rd, 24th August 1926 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by 56 runs
UmpiresJ Bedford, J Stone
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 42/0 (Young 21*, MacBryan 21*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 197/3 (Collins 45*, Ryder 23*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Bardsleyb Robertson-Glasgow15      
JM Taylorc White b Bridges15      
WH Ponsfordb Bridges1      
*HL Collinslbw b Robertson-Glasgow1      
HSTL Hendryb White12      
J Ryderlbw b White34      
AJ Richardsonc Lyon b Robertson-Glasgow19      
JM Gregoryc Lyon b Robertson-Glasgow21      
+JL Ellisnot out42      
CV Grimmettb Robertson-Glasgow0      
CS Everettst Lyon b White59      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 76.3 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-23, 3-38, 4-38, 5-74, 6-87, 7-124, 8-125, 9-127, 10-225 (76.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bridges27   9722--
Robertson-Glasgow25   4785--
Hunt5   260--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Youngb Everett21      
JCW MacBryanc Ellis b Richardson26      
+MD Lyonb Grimmett18      
JC Whiteb Grimmett8      
*J Danielllbw b Grimmett0      
EF Longriggb Richardson28      
ELC Leachc Collins b Grimmett5      
GF Earleb Grimmett27      
GE Huntlbw b Richardson4      
JJ Bridgesnot out4      
RC Robertson-Glasgowb Richardson2      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-51, 3-74, 4-74, 5-77, 6-96, 7-139, 8-146, 9-147, 10-153 (49.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gregory9   0400--
Grimmett22   5645--
Everett13   5211--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ponsfordrun out41      
JM Taylorc Earle b White75      
*HL Collinsc Longrigg b Bridges60      
HSTL Hendryc Lyon b Hunt9      
J Rydernot out40      
AJ Richardsonnot out0      
W Bardsleydid not bat      
JM Gregorydid not bat      
+JL Ellisdid not bat      
CV Grimmettdid not bat      
CS Everettdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 w)4
Total(4 wickets, declared, 68 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-98, 2-118, 3-130, 4-225
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bridges18   4481--
Robertson-Glasgow12   0540--
Hunt11   3441--
White24   6631--
Earle3   0160--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Youngc Gregory b Everett1      
JCW MacBryanc Ellis b Grimmett25      
+MD Lyonc Hendry b Grimmett136      
JC Whitelbw b Richardson1      
*J Daniellc Ponsford b Richardson23      
EF Longriggc Gregory b Ryder14      
ELC Leachc Taylor b Grimmett0      
GF Earlerun out17      
GE Huntc Gregory b Everett20      
JJ Bridgesc Collins b Ryder0      
RC Robertson-Glasgownot out0      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(all out, 68 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-53, 3-72, 4-122, 5-189, 6-196, 7-217, 8-244, 9-245, 10-245 (68 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grimmett24   4853--
Everett10   1392--
Richardson16   6492--
Hendry4   0290--
Ryder14   1352--

--> JCW MacBryan (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> WH Ponsford (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> EF Longrigg (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11





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