Gloucestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1938
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 30th July, 1st, 2nd August 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 0; Somerset 4
UmpiresG Beet, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 355/6 (Longrigg 91*, Andrews 40*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (1) 163/3 (Hammond 69*, Crapp 1*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leeb Sinfield79      
H Gimblettc Emmett b Goddard50      
MD Lyonb Sinfield27      
HFT Buselbw b Sinfield9      
RJO Meyerst Wilson b Sinfield0      
*EF Longriggnot out187      
HD Burroughc Emmett b Scott54      
WHR Andrewsb Goddard40      
CJP Barnwellnot out49      
AW Wellarddid not bat      
+WT Luckesdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(7 wickets, declared, 173 overs)501
Fall of wickets:
1-95, 2-137, 3-169, 4-169, 5-170, 6-267, 7-358
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Scott27   41081--
Barnett16   0800--
Goddard60   151602--
Sinfield61   241134--
Emmett2   080--
Tyler7   1260--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BO Allenb Wellard66      
CJ Barnettlbw b Wellard0      
WL Nealelbw b Wellard20      
WR Hammondlbw b Wellard86      
JF Crappb Wellard8      
GM Emmettst Luckes b Meyer24      
+AE Wilsonc Luckes b Andrews1      
RA Sinfieldlbw b Andrews4      
TWJ Goddardb Wellard4      
CJ Scottb Wellard0      
C Tylernot out7      
Extras(1 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 81.2 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-36, 3-157, 4-179, 5-192, 6-203, 7-215, 8-220, 9-220, 10-233 (81.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard32   4807--
Andrews17   0602--
Buse21   9330--
Gimblett3   0110--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*BO Allenc Luckes b Buse32      
CJ Barnettb Buse55      
WL Nealec Luckes b Buse6      
WR Hammondnot out101      
JF Crappc Luckes b Wellard39      
GM Emmettnot out6      
+AE Wilsondid not bat      
RA Sinfielddid not bat      
TWJ Goddarddid not bat      
CJ Scottdid not bat      
C Tylerdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(4 wickets, 77 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-95, 3-114, 4-217
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard17   2401--
Andrews11   0600--
Buse28   6723--
Gimblett5   2120--
Meyer16   1550--

--> H Gimblett (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 46
--> EF Longrigg (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 187
--> WL Neale (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 19
--> WR Hammond (1) passed 43000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 47
--> RA Sinfield reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> WHR Andrews reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> AW Wellard reached 1050 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> HFT Buse reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings

Longrigg 187* in 280 minutes, one five and twenty-four 4's, his first century since 1934.
A thunderstorm ended play two hours early on Day 2.
Day 2: attendance was 14,000
Hammond 101* in 155 minutes, ten 4's, his thirteenth hundred of the season.





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