Warwickshire v Somerset
County Championship 1949
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 2nd, 4th July 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by an innings and 37 runs
PointsWarwickshire 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, CN Woolley
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), RF Trump (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 175/5 (Townsend 44*, Wolton 21*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Townsend45      
E Hillb Pritchard8      
FL Angelllbw b Pritchard0      
*GES Woodhouseb Pritchard17      
M Coopest Spooner b Townsend9      
HFT Busec Spooner b Grove2      
+HW Stephensonb Grove6      
J Lawrencec Pritchard b Hollies11      
AW Wellardb Townsend34      
HL Hazellnot out1      
J Redmanc Townsend b Hollies1      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(all out, 72.1 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-29, 3-63, 4-73, 5-85, 6-93, 7-93, 8-139, 9-143, 10-144 (72.1 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard22   8383--
Grove18   9402--
Townsend16   6253--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerst Stephenson b Lawrence49      
DDS Taylorst Stephenson b Lawrence12      
KA Taylorst Stephenson b Lawrence13      
JS Ordb Hazell12      
*HE Dolleryc Wellard b Hazell15      
A Townsendlbw b Lawrence68      
AVG Woltonnot out111 23519-  
+RT Spoonerc Angell b Lawrence8      
CWC Grovec Gimblett b Hazell60      
TL Pritchardc Hill b Wellard12      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 137 overs)373
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-77, 3-90, 4-90, 5-110, 6-219, 7-243, 8-359, 9-373 (137 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard38   91091--
Buse16   2420--
Hazell43   141053--
Lawrence30   6755--
Redman10   0290--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettlbw b Grove68      
E Hillst Spooner b Hollies16      
FL Angellrun out12      
*GES Woodhousec Townsend b Hollies10      
M Coopelbw b Grove1      
HFT Buseb Pritchard4      
+HW Stephensonc Pritchard b Hollies13      
J Lawrenceb Pritchard8      
AW Wellardc Spooner b Pritchard41      
HL Hazellnot out1      
J Redmanb Hollies10      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 66.5 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-90, 3-104, 4-110, 5-116, 6-122, 7-132, 8-176, 9-181, 10-192 (66.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard19   6553--
Grove18   5422--
Townsend6   0160--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> A Townsend (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> AVG Wolton (1) passed his previous highest score of 72 in first-class matches
--> AVG Wolton (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> AVG Wolton (1) passed his previous highest score of 72 in County Championship matches
--> AVG Wolton (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> RT Spooner (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> CWC Grove reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> J Lawrence reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Warwickshire first innings





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