Somerset v Essex
County Championship 1936
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 19th, 20th, 21st August 1936 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by an innings and 66 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Essex 15
UmpiresJ Hardstaff, GM Lee
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 38/2 (Nichols 4*, O'Connor 1*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 48/2 (JW Lee 13*, Burrough 11*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leeb Nichols2      
H Gimblettb Farnes4      
JW Leec TPB Smith b Eastman57      
HD Burroughb Farnes7      
JH Cameronb Farnes20      
*RA Ingleb Eastman2      
JC Whitec and b Nichols12      
AW Wellardb Eastman8      
WHR Andrewslbw b Nichols1      
+WT Luckesb Nichols4      
HL Hazellnot out6      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 55.2 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-6, 3-19, 4-57, 5-66, 6-95, 7-105, 8-114, 9-124, 10-132 (55.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes13   2383--
Nichols21   7434--
R Smith2   0110--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DR Wilcoxlbw b Wellard3      
RM Taylorc Luckes b Andrews27      
MS Nicholslbw b White57      
J O'Connorb Gimblett20      
BH Bellec and b White39      
N Vere Hodgeb Andrews4      
TPB Smithc Luckes b Wellard10      
LC Eastmanlbw b Gimblett26      
R Smithc Luckes b Andrews26      
K Farnesnot out97      
+TH Wadec Luckes b Andrews57      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 106.4 overs)378
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-35, 3-63, 4-129, 5-140, 6-156, 7-172, 8-199, 9-229, 10-378 (106.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard31   5922--
Gimblett12   0552--
JW Lee12   2500--
White22   5742--
Hazell5   0210--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leeb TPB Smith16      
H Gimblettc Belle b Farnes6      
JW Leeb TPB Smith19      
HD Burroughc Wade b Nichols21      
JH Cameronc TPB Smith b Nichols18      
JC Whiteb Farnes27      
*RA Inglec TPB Smith b Farnes9      
AW Wellardb Eastman14      
WHR Andrewsc Wade b TPB Smith37      
+WT Luckesnot out6      
HL Hazellc Farnes b TPB Smith2      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 69.2 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-36, 3-54, 4-74, 5-98, 6-115, 7-134, 8-142, 9-176, 10-180 (69.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes22   4603--
Nichols15   8182--
Eastman14   3491--
TPB Smith18.24484--

--> K Farnes (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in County Championship matches
--> K Farnes (1) passed his previous highest score of 56 in first-class matches
--> TH Wade (1) passed his previous highest score of 56 in County Championship matches
--> JW Lee made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JW Lee made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> WHR Andrews reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings





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