Somerset v Hampshire
County Championship 1959
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 22nd, 23rd, 24th July 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 8 wickets
PointsSomerset 14 (Batting 2); Hampshire 0
UmpiresD Davies, DE Davies
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 41/0 (Atkinson 23*, Lomax 18*)
Close of play day 2Hampshire (2) 12/2 (Gray 7*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Marshallc Lomax b Biddulph0      
JR Grayc McCool b Whitehead39      
H Hortonb Langford71      
DO Baldryc Virgin b Whitehead12      
RD Floodc Biddulph b Whitehead12      
*ACD Ingleby-Mackenzieb Whitehead7      
PJ Sainsburyc Alley b Biddulph44      
+L Harrisonc Tripp b Biddulph9      
AR Wassellc Alley b Biddulph2      
D Shackletonc Atkinson b Biddulph1      
MB Heathnot out4      
Total(all out, 96.3 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-90, 3-116, 4-128, 5-137, 6-141, 7-165, 8-169, 9-179, 10-201 (96.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alley5   0190--
Lomax18   4500--
Greetham8   1220--
Whitehead25   14374--
Langford13   7241--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Horton b Sainsbury76      
JG Lomaxc Marshall b Wassell46      
RT Virginc Gray b Wassell0      
CL McCoolc Gray b Shackleton61      
CHM Greethamc Baldry b Sainsbury57      
WE Alleyc Ingleby-Mackenzie b Marshall20      
GM Trippnot out32      
*+HW Stephensonst Harrison b Sainsbury0      
BA Langfordc Horton b Marshall16      
KD Biddulphc Baldry b Marshall0      
AGT Whiteheaddid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(9 wickets, declared, 133.3 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-109, 2-111, 3-152, 4-212, 5-250, 6-276, 7-287, 8-316, 9-316 (133.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton28   10491--
Heath17   0700--
Sainsbury39   18843--
Wassell17   5462--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Grayc Alley b Langford12      
RD Floodc Lomax b Biddulph0      
+L Harrisonc Stephenson b Langford5      
RE Marshallc Tripp b Langford18      
H Hortonc Virgin b Langford14      
DO Baldryc Stephenson b Langford9      
*ACD Ingleby-Mackenzieb Whitehead78      
PJ Sainsburyc Lomax b Langford19      
AR Wassellc Alley b Langford14      
D Shackletonlbw b Langford21      
MB Heathnot out1      
Extras(6 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 89.3 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-12, 3-27, 4-56, 5-56, 6-79, 7-152, 8-164, 9-193, 10-198 (89.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph3   131--
Lomax2   150--
Whitehead30   11731--
McCool18   5400--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonnot out31      
JG Lomaxc Harrison b Sainsbury9      
CHM Greethamc Gray b Wassell36      
CL McCoolnot out7      
RT Virgindid not bat      
WE Alleydid not bat      
GM Trippdid not bat      
*+HW Stephensondid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
AGT Whiteheaddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(2 wickets, 33.4 overs)84
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-77
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton5   370--
Heath3   070--
Wassell9   2241--
Marshall3   0170--

--> ACD Ingleby-Mackenzie (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 41
--> GM Tripp made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> GM Tripp made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> PJ Sainsbury reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> BA Langford reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Hampshire second innings





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