Somerset v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1939
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 30th, 31st August 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 92 runs
PointsSomerset 12; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresH Elliott, J Hardstaff
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 189/5 (Garnett 29*, McRae 10*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EJH Dixonb Andrews2     
CP Davisb Wellard0     
D Brookesb Wellard22     
JE Timmsc Gimblett b Andrews46     
FP O'Brienc Wellard b Buse9     
WE Merrittc Meyer b Buse0     
*RP Nelsonc Luckes b Andrews1     
+KC Jamesb Wellard12     
SI Philipsrun out20     
RJ Partridgeb Andrews0     
EJ Herbertnot out17     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 36.4 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-32, 4-49, 5-49, 6-67, 7-93, 8-99, 9-99, 10-138 (36.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard15   0563--
Andrews9   1234--
Buse7   0332--
Meyer5   1170--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leest James b Merritt36     
H Gimblettb Timms67     
HFT Busec James b Timms9     
*RJO Meyerc Dixon b Merritt22     
TR Garnettb Timms75     
WHR Andrewsst James b Merritt12     
FM McRaelbw b Timms50     
HE Wattsb Merritt36     
+WT Luckesnot out33     
AW Wellardb Merritt21     
HL Hazellnot out4     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 5 w)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 68.7 overs)380
Fall of wickets:
1-105, 2-111, 3-116, 4-151, 5-164, 6-265, 7-286, 8-342, 9-370
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge20   1960--
Herbert9   1430--
Timms12   0634--
Nelson5   2140--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EJH Dixonc Wellard b Andrews5     
CP Davisb Andrews10     
D Brookesc Meyer b Andrews6     
JE Timmsb Wellard4     
FP O'Brienc Buse b Wellard1     
WE Merrittlbw b Wellard2     
*RP Nelsonc Garnett b Buse42     
+KC Jameslbw b Meyer14     
SI Philipsc Luckes b Meyer17     
RJ Partridgec Luckes b Wellard22     
EJ Herbertnot out16     
Extras(9 lb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 36.4 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-21, 3-24, 4-26, 5-33, 6-68, 7-73, 8-106, 9-112, 10-150 (36.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews9   0293--
Buse5   0211--
Meyer8   0302--
Hazell1   0130--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> TR Garnett (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in first-class matches
--> TR Garnett (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in County Championship matches
--> HE Watts (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in first-class matches
--> HE Watts (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in County Championship matches





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