Worcestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1947
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 5th, 7th, 8th July 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 4; Somerset 0
UmpiresP Holmes, PT Mills
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 77/1 (Cooper 27*, Kenyon 31*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 122/4 (Lawrence 46*, Luckes 1*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Perks70      
M Coopelbw b Jackson9      
A Vickeryb Perks1      
HFT Buselbw b Jackson25      
J Lawrencest Yarnold b Jenkins76      
*RJO Meyerb Perks31      
+WT Luckesc Yarnold b Howorth12      
MF Tremlettc Yarnold b Jackson33      
AW Wellardc Wyatt b Howorth5      
WHR Andrewslbw b Jenkins0      
HL Hazellnot out6      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 105.5 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-20, 3-102, 4-125, 5-168, 6-200, 7-251, 8-264, 9-265, 10-278 (105.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks21   6623--
Jackson37   12963--
Howorth22   9252-2
Wyatt6   2220--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperc Wellard b Buse59      
R Howorthlbw b Andrews17      
D Kenyonb Tremlett37      
RES Wyattc Luckes b Hazell80      
RE Birdlbw b Buse5      
*AFT Whitec Luckes b Buse20      
RO Jenkinsst Luckes b Hazell58      
LF Outschoornb Wellard7      
RTD Perksc Lawrence b Meyer58      
+H Yarnoldst Luckes b Hazell0      
PF Jacksonnot out0      
Extras(10 b, 2 lb)12
Total(all out, 114.4 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-89, 3-142, 4-164, 5-186, 6-265, 7-272, 8-347, 9-352, 10-353 (114.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews9   2221--
Wellard18   1871--
Tremlett30   6691--
Lawrence19   4580--
Meyer8   1281--
Buse9   1293--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettlbw b Howorth14      
M Coopec Yarnold b Wyatt5      
MF Tremlettc Jenkins b Howorth6      
HFT Busec Outschoorn b Jenkins44      
J Lawrencelbw b Howorth67      
+WT Luckesc Outschoorn b Howorth1      
AW Wellardc Wyatt b Howorth7      
*RJO Meyernot out17      
A Vickeryb Jackson21      
WHR Andrewsc Outschoorn b Howorth3      
HL Hazellb Howorth0      
Extras(9 b, 6 lb)15
Total(all out, 67.5 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-25, 3-26, 4-117, 5-130, 6-150, 7-150, 8-185, 9-200, 10-200 (67.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks6   480--
Wyatt5   1141--
Jenkins17   4671--
Jackson11   2361--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Cooperc Lawrence b Andrews2      
R Howorthc Wellard b Andrews9      
D Kenyonc Wellard b Andrews0      
RES Wyattc Hazell b Andrews16      
RE Birdlbw b Andrews4      
*AFT Whiteb Andrews37      
RTD Perksc Lawrence b Andrews0      
LF Outschoornc Lawrence b Wellard2      
RO Jenkinsnot out21      
+H Yarnoldrun out0      
PF Jacksonnot out1      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(9 wickets, 42 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-11, 3-24, 4-28, 5-41, 6-41, 7-47, 8-81, 9-87
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse1   100--
Andrews18   4447--
Wellard16   63511-
Hazell4   190--
Tremlett2   200--
Lawrence1   040--

--> H Gimblett (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> D Kenyon (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> RES Wyatt (1) passed 22000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 43
--> J Lawrence (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 48
--> HFT Buse reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> PF Jackson reached 900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> WHR Andrews reached 750 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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