Somerset v Kent
County Championship 1947
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 23rd, 25th, 26th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 0; Kent 4
UmpiresB Flint, CV Tarbox
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 44/0 (Walford 15*, Buse 27*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 24/1 (Mitchell-Innes 10*, Walford 5*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddc Meyer b Hazell173 32017- 
AE Faggc Watts b Tremlett82     
HA Pawsonc and b Hazell27     
*BH Valentinec Lawrence b Hazell37     
GF Ansonb Hazell21     
+TG Evansc and b Hazell21     
W Murray-Woodrun out1     
DVP Wrightnot out6     
RR Doveyst Luckes b Meyer13     
F Ridgwayc Walford b Hazell8     
NW Hardingnot out6     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(9 wickets, declared, 124 overs)402
Fall of wickets:
1-166, 2-238, 3-312, 4-344, 5-361, 6-364, 7-364, 8-379, 9-392
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse21   6670--
Tremlett25   3871--
Meyer19   3561--
Lawrence15   2660--
Hazell42   111116--
Walford2   080--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordlbw b Dovey30     
HFT Busec Evans b Wright41     
HE Wattsc and b Wright0     
FS Leec sub b Wright9     
NS Mitchell-Inneslbw b Harding58     
GES Woodhouseb Wright0     
+WT Luckesc Evans b Wright26     
*RJO Meyerc Harding b Wright8     
MF Tremlettb Harding17     
J Lawrencec Pawson b Wright27     
HL Hazellnot out6     
Extras(6 b, 15 lb, 5 nb)26
Total(all out, 94.3 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-73, 2-73, 3-73, 4-83, 5-83, 6-144, 7-161, 8-206, 9-215, 10-248 (94.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding12   3332--
Ridgway16   3410--
Dovey28   13321--
Murray-Wood7   1130--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddrun out71     
AE Faggc Luckes b Buse4     
HA Pawsonb Tremlett5     
*BH Valentinec Woodhouse b Meyer33     
GF Ansonc Watts b Hazell5     
+TG Evansnot out49     
W Murray-Woodc Meyer b Hazell11     
DVP Wrightnot out3     
RR Doveydid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
NW Hardingdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 1 w)11
Total(6 wickets, declared, 40 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-38, 3-89, 4-100, 5-161, 6-174
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tremlett9   03411-
Buse8   2201--
Hazell11   3522--
Lawrence3   0160--
Meyer9   0591--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordlbw b Dovey37     
HFT Buselbw b Harding6     
HE Wattsc Valentine b Wright40     
FS Leec and b Wright21     
NS Mitchell-Innesc Pawson b Dovey35     
+WT Luckesnot out36     
*RJO Meyerb Ridgway3     
MF Tremlettst Evans b Wright5     
J Lawrencenot out31     
GES Woodhousedid not bat      
HL Hazelldid not bat      
Extras(22 b, 6 lb, 6 nb)34
Total(7 wickets, 79 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-86, 3-86, 4-127, 5-158, 6-176, 7-183
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding10   2361-4
Ridgway14   4341--
Wright27   6863-2
Dovey21   6372--
Murray-Wood7   1210--

--> LJ Todd (1) passed his previous highest score of 162 in first-class matches
--> LJ Todd (1) passed his previous highest score of 162 in County Championship matches
--> AE Fagg (1) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 17
--> TG Evans (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> NS Mitchell-Innes (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> LJ Todd (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 71
--> LJ Todd (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 71
--> LJ Todd (2) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 67
--> BH Valentine (2) passed 17000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> DVP Wright reached 150 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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