Somerset v Sussex
County Championship 1947
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 4th, 5th, 6th June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 10 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Sussex 12
UmpiresJJ Hills, J Tranter
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 182/3 (JG Langridge 75*, Parks 20*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 287/5 (Parks 56*, JY Oakes 54*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Griffith b Carey9      
H Gimblettb Wood55      
M Coopec JG Langridge b Carey0      
*RJO Meyerc and b Carey2      
GWL Courtenayb Carey34      
J Lawrencec JG Langridge b Wood0      
+WT Luckesb Wood13      
MF Tremlettb Cornford31      
HFT Busenot out11      
AW Wellardc Bartlett b Carey6      
HL Hazellc JG Langridge b Cox1      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 2 w)14
Total(all out, 78.1 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-26, 3-32, 4-69, 5-93, 6-113, 7-123, 8-158, 9-165, 10-176 (78.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cornford22   55311-
Carey26   11575--
Wood15   6303--
C Oakes10   4130--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec and b Wellard88      
C Oakesc Luckes b Wellard6      
J Langridgelbw b Wellard75      
G Coxlbw b Wellard1      
HW Parksc Buse b Wellard69      
*HT Bartlettc Luckes b Wellard0      
JY Oakesnot out69      
+SC Griffithnot out5      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
PAH Careydid not bat      
DJ Wooddid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(6 wickets, declared, 88 overs)320
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-135, 3-146, 4-199, 5-201, 6-309
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard33   61046--
Buse12   1460--
Tremlett16   0770--
Meyer13   0330-1
Hazell14   0530--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Parks b Wood16      
H Gimblettlbw b Wood35      
*RJO Meyerb Cornford9      
HFT Busenot out26      
M Coopec JY Oakes b Wood2      
J Lawrencec Griffith b Wood0      
+WT Luckesc JG Langridge b Cornford3      
GWL Courtenayc Bartlett b Wood7      
MF Tremlettlbw b Cornford3      
AW Wellardc JG Langridge b Wood15      
HL Hazellc C Oakes b JY Oakes20      
Extras(10 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 49.2 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-59, 3-65, 4-70, 5-70, 6-73, 7-84, 8-95, 9-116, 10-151 (49.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carey4   016012
Cornford17   4373--
Wood21   6596--
JY Oakes7.20241--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JY Oakesnot out8      
+SC Griffithnot out1      
JG Langridgedid not bat      
C Oakesdid not bat      
J Langridgedid not bat      
G Coxdid not bat      
HW Parksdid not bat      
*HT Bartlettdid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
PAH Careydid not bat      
DJ Wooddid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 0.3 overs)9
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> GWL Courtenay made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GWL Courtenay made his debut in first-class matches
--> JY Oakes (1) passed his previous highest score of 51 in County Championship matches
--> JY Oakes (1) passed his previous highest score of 63 in first-class matches





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