Somerset v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1927
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 6th, 8th August 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealanders won by 94 runs
UmpiresWR Cuttell, HI Young
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 110/8 (Wellard 26*, Greswell 15*)

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Millsb Greswell6      
CS Dempsterc Hill b Greswell5      
ML Pageb Wellard0      
RC Bluntc Lee b Greswell44      
*+TC Lowryc Wellard b Greswell25      
HM McGirrc Young b Greswell0      
CCR Dacrec Wellard b White16      
EHL Bernaurun out18      
WE Merrittb Lee27      
CFW Allcottc Greswell b Lee3      
WHR Cunninghamnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 72.3 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-20, 4-75, 5-78, 6-92, 7-102, 8-146, 9-150, 10-150 (72.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greswell28   11415--
Wellard18   4291--
White19   6411--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Youngb McGirr1      
JW Leeb Bernau0      
JCW MacBryanb Allcott37      
EF Longriggb McGirr0      
*JC Whiteb Bernau7      
CCC Caseb Bernau10      
RA Inglest Lowry b Merritt0      
GF Earleb Bernau0      
AW Wellardb Merritt29      
WT Greswellnot out19      
+ML Hillabsent hurt
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)14
Total(all out, 48.1 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 4-47, 5-58, 6-65, 7-65, 8-86, 9-117 (48.1 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGirr10   752--
Bernau9   0274--
Blunt6   1220--
Page4   2100--
Allcott4   2111--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Millsc Case b White16      
CS Dempsterlbw b White42      
ML Pagec Longrigg b White4      
RC Bluntlbw b White26      
*+TC Lowryc Greswell b White0      
HM McGirrb Lee0      
CCR Dacrec MacBryan b White5      
EHL Bernaub White13      
WE Merrittlbw b White1      
CFW Allcottb Greswell15      
WHR Cunninghamnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 52.4 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-61, 3-64, 4-64, 5-69, 6-74, 7-105, 8-109, 9-113, 10-128 (52.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard5   0100--
White22   8288--
Lee14   4421--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Youngb Allcott14      
JW Leeb McGirr9      
JCW MacBryanb McGirr4      
EF Longriggb Allcott8      
*JC Whitec Lowry b Allcott3      
CCC Caseb Allcott0      
RA Ingleb Bernau0      
GF Earlec and b Allcott18      
AW Wellardb Merritt3      
WT Greswellnot out1      
+ML Hillabsent hurt
Extras(7 b)7
Total(all out, 28 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-22, 3-36, 4-37, 5-37, 6-38, 7-40, 8-65, 9-67 (28 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGirr9   3122--
Bernau4   1131--
Blunt6   2120--
Merritt3   0191--
Page1   010--
Allcott5   335--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> RC Blunt (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> WE Merritt (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> AW Wellard made his debut in first-class matches
--> JC White (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1





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