Northamptonshire v Somerset
County Championship 1959
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 20th, 21st, 22nd May 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSomerset won by 2 wickets
PointsNorthamptonshire 4 (Batting 2); Somerset 12
UmpiresAEG Rhodes, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 74/0 (Brookes 42*, Arnold 27*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 88/3 (McCool 45*, Tripp 3*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Alley b Palmer72      
AP Arnoldc Stephenson b Palmer60      
MEJC Normanc Tremlett b Alley3      
*R Subba Rowc Stephenson b Palmer25      
A Lightfootc Langford b Palmer8      
GE Tribec Tremlett b Palmer3      
MHJ Allennot out5      
JS Manningnot out1      
PD Wattsdid not bat      
FH Tysondid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(6 wickets, declared, 60 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-130, 2-135, 3-149, 4-177, 5-180, 6-180
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph20   5510--
Lomax10   0320--
Alley12   3391--
Palmer18   4555--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxc Allen b Lightfoot1      
G Atkinsonc Manning b Lightfoot1      
PB Wightb Manning37      
CL McCoolc Arnold b Manning46      
GM Trippb Tribe29      
WE Alleynot out33      
*MF Tremlettdid not bat      
+HW Stephensondid not bat      
KE Palmerdid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(5 wickets, declared, 57.2 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-15, 3-74, 4-91, 5-150 (57.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson15   4210--
Lightfoot8   3142--
Manning17   4552--
Allen8   5130--
Watts6   0280--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Atkinson b Biddulph25      
AP Arnoldc Stephenson b Lomax43      
MEJC Normanb Langford22      
*R Subba Rowb Lomax3      
A Lightfootlbw b Lomax1      
GE Tribec Lomax b Langford3      
MHJ Allenb Lomax0      
JS Manningnot out17      
PD Wattsb Lomax2      
FH Tysonb Biddulph7      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 34.1 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-84, 3-91, 4-93, 5-102, 6-104, 7-110, 8-112, 9-134 (34.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax11   2365--
Palmer2   0100--
Langford15   5462--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxc Subba Row b Manning9      
G Atkinsonc Arnold b Manning9      
PB Wightc Brookes b Tribe44      
CL McCoolc Andrew b Tribe22      
GM Trippst Andrew b Tribe14      
WE Alleyrun out55      
*MF Tremlettc and b Tribe1      
+HW Stephensonc Lightfoot b Tribe3      
KE Palmernot out5      
BA Langfordnot out0      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(8 wickets, 43.2 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-27, 3-68, 4-107, 5-138, 6-142, 7-165, 8-167
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson6   250--
Lightfoot3   190--
Manning10   2332--
Tribe16   1625--

--> GM Tripp (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> WE Alley (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50





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