Somerset v Kent
County Championship 1959
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 20th, 22nd, 23rd June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 85 runs
PointsSomerset 14 (Batting 2); Kent 0
UmpiresLH Gray, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 450 all out
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 186/8 (Pettiford 27*, Ridgway 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb Wilkinson7      
PB Wightnot out222      
*MF Tremlettb Wilkinson0      
CL McCoolb Ridgway96      
CHM Greethamrun out22      
WE Alleyc Ridgway b Page66      
KE Palmerb Page1      
+HW Stephensonc Phebey b Dixon23      
JH Harrisc Catt b Page1      
BA Langfordc Wilson b Dixon4      
AGT Whiteheadb Page7      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 102.2 overs)450
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-34, 3-183, 4-241, 5-358, 6-360, 7-407, 8-413, 9-420, 10-450 (102.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway24   3921--
Wilkinson13   1732--
Dixon23   11112--
Pettiford18   1860--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AH Phebeyc McCool b Greetham35      
RC Wilsonb Harris7      
JM Prodgerc Wight b Harris4      
SE Learyrun out7      
JF Pretlovec Stephenson b Langford21      
J Pettifordb Harris30      
AL Dixonc Alley b Langford54      
RW Wilkinsonc Greetham b Langford10      
+AW Cattlbw b Langford9      
F Ridgwayc sub b Palmer3      
JCT Pagenot out0      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 2 w)12
Total(all out, 83 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-33, 3-44, 4-73, 5-81, 6-152, 7-166, 8-186, 9-190, 10-192 (83 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harris15   3353--
Alley10   0290--
Palmer7   191--
Greetham5   171--
Whitehead6   170--
Langford25   12494--
McCool15   2440--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*AH Phebeynot out77      
RC Wilsonc Alley b McCool43      
JM Prodgerb Langford0      
SE Learylbw b McCool2      
JF Pretlovec Whitehead b Langford5      
J Pettifordlbw b McCool6      
AL Dixonb McCool0      
RW Wilkinsonst Stephenson b McCool13      
+AW Cattb McCool5      
F Ridgwaylbw b Langford6      
JCT Pageb McCool3      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 62 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-62, 3-69, 4-73, 5-84, 6-96, 7-120, 8-130, 9-156, 10-173 (62 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harris5   1170--
Alley2   110--
Palmer3   0110--
Greetham2   140--
Langford26   10683--
McCool21   9397--
Wight3   0200--

--> PB Wight (1) passed his previous highest score of 175 in first-class matches
--> PB Wight (1) passed his previous highest score of 175 in County Championship matches
--> PB Wight (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 174
--> SE Leary (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> JH Harris achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 3-59)
--> JH Harris achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 2-59)





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