Somerset v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1947
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 16th, 18th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 5 wickets
PointsSomerset 12; Northamptonshire 4
UmpiresCV Tarbox, J Tranter
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 164/8 (Meyer 26*, Luckes 4*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CP Davisc Lawrence b Buse5     
+K Fiddlingc Woodhouse b Meyer11     
AL Coxc Mitchell-Innes b Meyer6     
JE Timmsb Meyer52     
W Barronc Gimblett b Hazell27     
E Davislbw b Meyer33     
V Broderickb Meyer23     
J Websterb Buse4     
WME Whitec Walford b Meyer25     
*AW Childs-Clarkec Gimblett b Meyer1     
CB Clarkenot out19     
Extras(20 b, 4 lb)24
Total(all out, 87.3 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-16, 3-30, 4-85, 5-129, 6-175, 7-178, 8-186, 9-191, 10-230 (87.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse23   5552--
Hazell22   9511--
Lawrence11   1260--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Clarke b White12     
MM Walfordc Fiddling b White4     
NS Mitchell-Innesc and b White0     
GES Woodhousec Webster b Broderick24     
J Lawrencec Cox b Webster1     
M Coope hit wkt b Broderick62     
JH Cameronc Broderick b Clarke3     
HFT Buserun out23     
*RJO Meyerc White b Webster56     
+WT Luckesc and b Webster17     
HL Hazellnot out4     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 82.1 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9, 3-16, 4-22, 5-93, 6-102, 7-124, 8-148, 9-191, 10-212 (82.1 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
White29   6863--
Clarke15   1521--
Broderick14   3392--
Cox3   240--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CP Davisc Lawrence b Meyer11     
+K Fiddling hit wkt b Lawrence16     
AL Coxlbw b Hazell20     
JE Timmslbw b Lawrence49     
W Barronst Luckes b Lawrence5     
E Davislbw b Hazell3     
V Broderickb Hazell5     
J Websterb Hazell2     
WME Whiteb Meyer14     
*AW Childs-Clarkest Luckes b Hazell12     
CB Clarkenot out1     
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(all out, 47.2 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-56, 3-58, 4-78, 5-103, 6-113, 7-121, 8-121, 9-144, 10-148 (47.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse5   0220--
Hazell19   5425--
Lawrence15   1533--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettlbw b Broderick49     
MM Walfordnot out72     
NS Mitchell-Innesc Fiddling b Clarke23     
GES Woodhouselbw b White8     
J Lawrencelbw b White0     
M Coopeb White0     
HFT Busenot out8     
JH Camerondid not bat      
*RJO Meyerdid not bat      
+WT Luckesdid not bat      
HL Hazelldid not bat      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(5 wickets, 35.5 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-134, 3-150, 4-150, 5-152
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webster7   1280--
White10   1443--
Broderick8   0321--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WME White made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JE Timms (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 8
--> JE Timms (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 28
--> MM Walford (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 38
--> RJO Meyer achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Northamptonshire first innings (previous best was 6-48)





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