Yorkshire v Somerset
County Championship 1931
VenueDewsbury and Savile Ground, Dewsbury on 1st, 2nd, 3rd July 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 35 runs
PointsYorkshire 15; Somerset 0
UmpiresW Bestwick, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 4/0 (Holmes 1*, Sutcliffe 1*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 352/5 (Mitchell 11*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+FS Leec Wood b Macaulay2      
JW Leest Wood b Macaulay50      
A Younglbw b Macaulay38      
HD Burroughc Mitchell b Verity42      
*JC Whitenot out50      
CCC Casec Mitchell b Verity11      
CK Linneyb Verity0      
GF Earlec Wood b Macaulay55      
AW Wellardc Mitchell b Macaulay12      
GE Huntb Leyland34      
WHR Andrewsb Macaulay7      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 120.2 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-64, 3-134, 4-140, 5-153, 6-155, 7-224, 8-240, 9-298, 10-309 (120.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson23   6530--
Hall18   2740--
Verity31   6993--
Leyland7   361--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Holmesc Case b Wellard59      
H Sutclifferun out183      
E Oldroydc Hunt b Wellard33      
M Leylandc JW Lee b Young53      
A Mitchellb Wellard11      
*FE Greenwoodb Wellard27      
E Robinsonc Hunt b Young8      
+A Woodc and b Young3      
H Verityb Wellard8      
GG Macaulaynot out35      
CH Hallnot out10      
Extras(15 b, 6 lb)21
Total(9 wickets, declared, 177 overs)451
Fall of wickets:
1-130, 2-214, 3-328, 4-347, 5-352, 6-387, 7-390, 8-400, 9-407
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard49   141145--
Andrews7   2230--
Hunt26   7800--
Young40   9783--
White31   6810--
JW Lee24   5540--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+FS Leec Robinson b Macaulay33      
JW Leelbw b Macaulay12      
A Youngnot out34      
HD Burroughc Robinson b Verity11      
*JC Whitec Oldroyd b Leyland1      
CCC Casec Oldroyd b Verity3      
CK Linneyb Leyland1      
GF Earleb Verity1      
AW Wellardb Verity1      
GE Huntst Wood b Verity6      
WHR Andrewsst Wood b Verity0      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 64.5 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-56, 3-79, 4-80, 5-87, 6-88, 7-91, 8-101, 9-107, 10-107 (64.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robinson14   7180--
Hall3   1110--
Macaulay16   11152--
Leyland10   0272--

--> JC White (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> P Holmes (1) passed 27500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 40
--> H Sutcliffe (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 65
--> GG Macaulay reached 1250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> AW Wellard reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Yorkshire first innings





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