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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