Somerset v Lancashire
County Championship 1931
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 15th, 16th July 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 9 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Lancashire 15
UmpiresJJ Bowles, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 33/2 (Hopwood 19*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Leelbw b Sibbles3      
+FS Leec Higson b Sibbles13      
A Younglbw b Sibbles6      
RA Ingleb Hopwood2      
*JC Whiteb RK Tyldesley1      
CCC Caselbw b Hopwood3      
HD Burroughlbw b Hopwood22      
AW Wellardc Sibbles b Hopwood30      
CK Linneynot out25      
GE Huntb Sibbles0      
WHR Andrewsc GE Tyldesley b Hopwood8      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 70 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-20, 3-23, 4-25, 5-25, 6-30, 7-66, 8-88, 9-89, 10-116 (70 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sibbles22   9264--
Latchford6   260--
Hopwood29   12485--
RK Tyldesley13   1331--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JL Hopwoodrun out44      
WJ Horrocksc and b White11      
+G Duckworthlbw b Young3      
GE Tyldesleyb Wellard69      
E Paynterb Wellard17      
ML Taylorc FS Lee b JW Lee1      
JR Latchfordb Wellard17      
*P Higsonc FS Lee b Wellard0      
RH Parkinc Wellard b White2      
FM Sibblesb Wellard6      
RK Tyldesleynot out6      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 92.2 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-33, 3-92, 4-117, 5-128, 6-163, 7-163, 8-168, 9-168, 10-180 (92.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews3   0190--
White28   5632--
Young21   10201--
JW Lee15   5281--
Hunt3   270--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Leeb Sibbles1      
+FS Leeb Latchford1      
A Younglbw b Sibbles8      
RA Ingleb Sibbles38      
*JC Whiteb Hopwood6      
CCC Caselbw b Hopwood0      
HD Burroughlbw b RK Tyldesley7      
AW Wellardc GE Tyldesley b Hopwood35      
CK Linneyb Sibbles7      
GE Huntb Sibbles1      
WHR Andrewsnot out0      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-8, 3-12, 4-25, 5-25, 6-42, 7-93, 8-105, 9-105, 10-106 (50.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Latchford6   461--
Hopwood19   5393--
RK Tyldesley11   0211--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Horrocksnot out16      
E Paynterb Wellard18      
GE Tyldesleynot out7      
JL Hopwooddid not bat      
+G Duckworthdid not bat      
ML Taylordid not bat      
JR Latchforddid not bat      
*P Higsondid not bat      
RH Parkindid not bat      
FM Sibblesdid not bat      
RK Tyldesleydid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(1 wicket, 16.2 overs)46
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Paynter)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard5   231--
Andrews8   1300--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WJ Horrocks made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RH Parkin made his debut in first-class matches
--> RH Parkin made his debut in County Championship matches
--> E Paynter (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> P Higson made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JL Hopwood reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset first innings





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