Somerset v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1946
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 10th, 11th, 12th July 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 239 runs
PointsSomerset 12; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, D Davies
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 102/4 (Barron 28*, Greenwood 33*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 49/3 (Murray-Willis 11*, Barron 4*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leelbw b Nevell56      
H Gimblettlbw b Clark13      
J Lawrencec Greenwood b Clark0      
CJP Barnwellc Nevell b Clark50      
HE Wattsc Robinson b Clark0      
HFT Buselbw b Merritt13      
*EF Longriggb Nevell13      
AW Wellardb Partridge13      
WHR Andrewsb Clark18      
+WT Luckesnot out34      
HL Hazelllbw b Merritt9      
Extras(6 b, 12 lb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 75.4 overs)238
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-33, 3-113, 4-113, 5-132, 6-153, 7-172, 8-174, 9-217, 10-238 (75.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark22   2505--
Partridge19   3531--
Nevell16   4412--
Robinson4   0210--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CP Davisrun out15      
*PE Murray-Willisc Luckes b Buse0      
EW Whitfieldb Wellard14      
JE Timmsc Luckes b Andrews6      
W Barronb Andrews33      
+HW Greenwoodc Luckes b Andrews50      
WE Merrittlbw b Wellard3      
WT Nevellb Wellard6      
RJ Partridgeb Wellard3      
EW Clarkb Andrews5      
AG Robinsonnot out15      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 56 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-26, 3-34, 4-36, 5-107, 6-110, 7-118, 8-122, 9-127, 10-158 (56 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard24   2864--
Andrews23   5464--
Buse7   1141--
Lawrence2   040--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leelbw b Partridge7      
H Gimblettc Partridge b Clark50      
J Lawrencec Robinson b Merritt25      
CJP Barnwellc Robinson b Merritt0      
HE Wattsc Barron b Merritt45      
HFT Busec Merritt b Timms50      
*EF Longrigglbw b Nevell54      
AW Wellardc and b Nevell6      
WHR Andrewsnot out14      
+WT Luckesnot out13      
HL Hazelldid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 10 lb)24
Total(8 wickets, declared, 85 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-75, 3-75, 4-114, 5-152, 6-254, 7-261, 8-262
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clark21   5431--
Partridge18   2471--
Nevell17   2682--
Merritt17   2563--
Robinson6   1130--
Timms6   0371--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CP Davisb Wellard9      
EW Whitfieldb Andrews1      
JE Timmslbw b Wellard20      
*PE Murray-Willisb Wellard13      
W Barronc Wellard b Andrews8      
+HW Greenwoodnot out36      
WE Merrittb Andrews1      
WT Nevellc and b Wellard16      
RJ Partridgeb Wellard1      
EW Clarkc Luckes b Wellard4      
AG Robinsonrun out7      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 4 w)13
Total(all out, 45.5 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-24, 3-43, 4-52, 5-72, 6-80, 7-105, 8-113, 9-119, 10-129 (45.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard23   7656--
Andrews19   7423--

--> AW Wellard (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> AG Robinson (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in County Championship matches
--> H Gimblett (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 50
--> AW Wellard reached 1300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> WHR Andrews reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> AW Wellard reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings





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