Somerset v West Indians
West Indies in England 1933
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 7th, 8th, 9th June 1933 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Reeves, EJ Smith
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 37/0 (Roach 24*, Barrow 9*)
Close of play day 2West Indians (1) 428/6 (Headley 224*, Valentine 22*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Leec Merry b Valentine23      
FS Leeb Achong20      
CCC Casec Merry b Valentine86      
EF Longriggc Christiani b Valentine41      
JC Whitec Roach b Griffith58      
*RA Inglec Roach b Griffith0      
HD Burroughc Christiani b Griffith4      
GM Bennettc Grant b Merry16      
AW Wellardc Christiani b Griffith2      
+WT Luckesc sub b Griffith8      
J Priddynot out3      
Extras(8 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 89.2 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-49, 3-108, 4-219, 5-219, 6-231, 7-240, 8-249, 9-268, 10-272 (89.2 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Valentine26   4653--
Achong17   3451--
Martin8   2200--
Merry4   0201--
Headley11   1390--
Grant1   080--

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Roachb Wellard28      
IM Barrowc and b Priddy70      
GA Headleynot out224      
FR Martinb White6      
ELG Hoadc Luckes b White30      
CA Merryc Bennett b White75      
*GC Grantc JW Lee b Priddy20      
VA Valentinenot out22      
+CM Christianidid not bat      
EE Achongdid not bat      
HC Griffithdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(6 wickets, declared, 146 overs)482
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-183, 3-191, 4-289, 5-411, 6-451
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard28   4831--
Priddy35   101142--
White46   16993--
JW Lee26   4940--
FS Lee9   0710--
Bennett2   0140--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Leec Headley b Valentine18      
FS Leec Christiani b Griffith22      
CCC Casec Christiani b Achong33      
EF Longriggc Headley b Achong67      
JC Whiteb Valentine14      
*RA Inglec Christiani b Valentine28      
HD Burroughc Grant b Achong5      
GM Bennettlbw b Headley19      
AW Wellardc Headley b Achong28      
+WT Luckesnot out55      
J Priddynot out20      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(9 wickets, 110 overs)323
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-75, 3-104, 4-146, 5-164, 6-171, 7-206, 8-223, 9-254
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffith25   8771--
Valentine34   8703--
Achong25   6784--
Martin2   150--
Merry4   1200--
Headley9   3171--
Roach3   0110--
Hoad4   0170--
Barrow4   1140--

--> J Priddy made his debut in first-class matches
--> CA Roach (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> IM Barrow (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> ELG Hoad (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> CA Merry (1) passed his previous highest score of 47 in first-class matches
--> AW Wellard (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> EE Achong reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings





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