Essex v Somerset
County Championship 1937
VenueValentine's Park, Ilford on 23rd, 24th, 25th June 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 161 runs
PointsEssex 15; Somerset 0
UmpiresGM Lee, CV Tarbox
Close of play day 1Essex (2) 66/3 (O'Connor 32*, Nichols 13*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 119/3 (Longrigg 24*, Andrews 7*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LC Eastmanlbw b Wellard40      
AV Averyc Luckes b Wellard0      
TPB Smithc Luckes b Andrews4      
J O'Connorlbw b Wellard3      
MS Nicholsc Andrews b Hazell8      
*TN Pearcec Wellard b Andrews25      
JN Dennisc Wellard b Hazell19      
FS Unwinlbw b Hazell1      
FH Ristst Luckes b Hazell4      
+TH Wadenot out4      
R Smithst Luckes b Hazell0      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-20, 3-51, 4-58, 5-74, 6-95, 7-97, 8-110, 9-119, 10-119 (49.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard19   3533--
Andrews16   7322--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Burroughb Nichols2      
FS Leec TPB Smith b R Smith11      
AES Ripponb Nichols0      
*EF Longriggc Wade b Nichols0      
WHR Andrewsc Wade b R Smith15      
CK Linneyb R Smith3      
AW Wellardb Nichols48      
WN Bunceb Eastman3      
AA Pearseb Eastman3      
+WT Luckesnot out2      
HL Hazellb Eastman0      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(all out, 29.5 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-7, 3-11, 4-25, 5-31, 6-32, 7-56, 8-90, 9-92, 10-94 (29.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols13   3324--
R Smith8   0223--
TPB Smith2   0120--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LC Eastmanc Wellard b Andrews7      
AV Averyc Linney b Wellard11      
TPB Smithlbw b Wellard1      
J O'Connorc Wellard b Andrews107      
MS Nicholslbw b Wellard59      
*TN Pearcec Rippon b Andrews84      
JN Dennisb Linney11      
FS Unwinlbw b Wellard45      
FH Ristst Luckes b Hazell0      
+TH Wadec Luckes b Wellard40      
R Smithnot out2      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 125.1 overs)373
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-12, 3-23, 4-153, 5-226, 6-251, 7-297, 8-297, 9-358, 10-373 (125.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews40   111183--
Hazell29   8741--
Bunce12   1530--
Linney4   191--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Unwin b O'Connor49      
AES Ripponlbw b Eastman15      
HD Burroughc and b TPB Smith5      
*EF Longriggnot out75      
WHR Andrewsb Nichols19      
+WT Luckesc Wade b Nichols0      
CK Linneyc sub b Eastman16      
AW Wellardc Wade b R Smith1      
WN Bunceb R Smith6      
AA Pearseb TPB Smith4      
HL Hazellb TPB Smith20      
Extras(25 b, 2 lb)27
Total(all out, 76.4 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-51, 3-96, 4-145, 5-145, 6-172, 7-173, 8-183, 9-199, 10-237 (76.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols12   3342--
R Smith10   1352--
Eastman26   8602--
TPB Smith24.46723--
O'Connor4   191--

--> TN Pearce (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 62
--> FS Lee (2) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> CK Linney made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> CK Linney made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> HL Hazell reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings
--> AW Wellard reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings
--> TPB Smith reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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