Glamorgan v Somerset
County Championship 1938
VenueCardiff Arms Park, Cardiff on 16th, 18th July 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGlamorgan won by 6 wickets
PointsGlamorgan 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresGM Lee, CV Tarbox
Close of play day 1Glamorgan (1) 143/8 (DA Davies 1*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leelbw b Mercer51      
H Gimblettb Wooller11      
MD Lyonlbw b Wooller5      
HFT Busec Jones b Clay3      
WHR Andrewsb Clay0      
ATM Jonesb Wooller2      
*EF Longriggc Brierley b Wooller27      
AW Wellardc DA Davies b Wooller18      
CJP Barnwellnot out12      
+WT Luckesb Mercer12      
HL Hazelllbw b Smart6      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 70.4 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-22, 3-25, 4-31, 5-34, 6-82, 7-102, 8-125, 9-143, 10-150 (70.4 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mercer13   2322--
Wooller23   5385--
Clay26   8572--
DE Davies4   0110--
Jones3   160--

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Dysonlbw b Wellard14      
DE Davieslbw b Wellard10      
+TL Brierleyc Lyon b Wellard56      
D Daviesc Longrigg b Andrews5      
*MJL Turnbullc Barnwell b Wellard32      
CC Smartb Wellard0      
W Woollerb Andrews10      
EC Jonesb Andrews5      
DA Daviesb Wellard3      
JC Claynot out8      
J Mercerlbw b Andrews3      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 55.3 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-28, 3-35, 4-100, 5-100, 6-131, 7-140, 8-143, 9-151, 10-156 (55.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard28   8626--
Buse4   1150--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Brierley b Wooller24      
H Gimblettc Clay b Mercer8      
MD Lyonc Brierley b Mercer9      
HFT Buselbw b Clay0      
*EF Longrigglbw b Wooller30      
WHR Andrewslbw b Wooller0      
CJP Barnwellc Brierley b Wooller4      
AW Wellardnot out73      
ATM Jonesb Mercer1      
+WT Luckeslbw b Wooller2      
HL Hazellb Mercer0      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb)13
Total(all out, 55.5 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-31, 3-32, 4-60, 5-68, 6-84, 7-97, 8-108, 9-151, 10-164 (55.5 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wooller20   5485--
Clay14   7241--
DE Davies2   0260--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Dysonnot out65      
DE Daviesc Buse b Hazell38      
+TL Brierleylbw b Wellard17      
D Daviesc Wellard b Hazell1      
*MJL Turnbulllbw b Wellard15      
CC Smartnot out15      
W Woollerdid not bat      
EC Jonesdid not bat      
DA Daviesdid not bat      
JC Claydid not bat      
J Mercerdid not bat      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(4 wickets, 67 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-78, 2-106, 3-107, 4-124
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard25   5642--
Andrews10   1290--
Buse9   4190--
Hazell22   7352--
Lyon1   040--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> FS Lee (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 34
--> FS Lee (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 34
--> TL Brierley (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> CC Smart reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> W Wooller achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 5-90)

Wellard 73*, six 6's, four 4's, scored out of Somerset's last 80 runs.





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