Gloucestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1959
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 1st, 3rd, 4th August 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 163 runs
PointsGloucestershire 14 (Batting 2); Somerset 0
UmpiresJB Bowes, DE Davies
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 19/0 (Atkinson 8*, Lomax 9*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 27/1 (Atkinson 14*, Whitehead 2*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Biddulph25      
CA Miltonc and b Greetham52      
RB Nichollslbw b Biddulph12      
*GM Emmettb Alley1      
AS Brownrun out25      
JB Mortimorerun out5      
JR Bernardc Alley b Whitehead9      
DA Allenlbw b Biddulph23      
DR Smithst Stephenson b Biddulph19      
+BJ Meyerb Alley7      
C Cooknot out0      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-64, 3-65, 4-109, 5-118, 6-128, 7-135, 8-167, 9-182, 10-184 (86.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alley23   4502--
Greetham9   0161--
Lomax3   0100--
Langford11   4230--
Whitehead11   4241--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonlbw b Smith16      
JG Lomaxlbw b Brown9      
PB Wightb Smith4      
CL McCoolb Smith2      
CHM Greethamb Brown8      
WE Alleyb Smith10      
*MF Tremlettb Brown0      
+HW Stephensonnot out4      
BA Langfordb Smith3      
KD Biddulphb Brown0      
AGT Whiteheadlbw b Smith0      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 38.5 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-25, 3-33, 4-34, 5-52, 6-52, 7-54, 8-59, 9-60, 10-61 (38.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown15   7254--
Allen4   320--
Mortimore2   130--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc and b Alley99      
CA Miltonb Greetham121      
RB Nichollsnot out25      
*GM Emmettc Tremlett b Lomax39      
AS Brownb Whitehead0      
JB Mortimorec Wight b Lomax2      
JR Bernardnot out2      
DA Allendid not bat      
DR Smithdid not bat      
+BJ Meyerdid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 1 w)9
Total(5 wickets, declared, 86 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-226, 2-228, 3-278, 4-286, 5-289
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph7   0200--
Alley18   5451--
Greetham10   2411--
Lomax14   2532--
Langford10   4260--
Whitehead19   5631--
McCool8   0400--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Milton b Allen54      
JG Lomaxc Mortimore b Allen5      
AGT Whiteheadlbw b Brown3      
PB Wightb Brown10      
CL McCoolb Smith0      
CHM Greethamc Smith b Allen36      
WE Alleyc and b Allen30      
*MF Tremlettc Milton b Smith31      
+HW Stephensonc Mortimore b Smith18      
BA Langfordc and b Allen37      
KD Biddulphnot out14      
Extras(12 b, 7 lb)19
Total(all out, 122.2 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-32, 3-46, 4-47, 5-111, 6-120, 7-149, 8-193, 9-208, 10-257 (122.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith33   9643--
Brown30   11532--
Mortimore10   3280--
Bernard6   2100--
Cook16   6270--

--> CA Milton (1) passed 13000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> AS Brown (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> CL McCool (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> KD Biddulph reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> KD Biddulph reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> DR Smith reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> DA Allen reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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