Somerset v Sussex
County Championship 1960
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 4th, 5th, 6th May 1960 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 2; Sussex 0
UmpiresD Davies, DE Davies
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 38/1 (Atkinson 11*, Wight 19*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 28/0 (Oakman 10*, Lenham 13*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanb Biddulph96     
LJ Lenhamb Biddulph7     
*ER Dexterlbw b Lomax18     
+JM Parksc Stephenson b Palmer140     
KG Suttlelbw b Palmer21     
DV Smithc Stephenson b Palmer4     
GC Cooperb Palmer0     
DJ Mordauntlbw b Palmer1     
A Bussb Palmer2     
RG Marlarc Biddulph b Greetham13     
DL Batesnot out3     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 101 overs)312
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-55, 3-229, 4-288, 5-289, 6-289, 7-291, 8-294, 9-309, 10-312 (101 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph22   4702--
Palmer28   8746--
Lomax16   2431--
Langford10   4400--
Whitehead9   3390--
McCool9   1200--
Greetham7   1191--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Oakman b Smith69     
JG Lomaxc Mordaunt b Dexter0     
PB Wightc Parks b Dexter21     
CL McCoolc Dexter b Buss45     
CHM Greethamc and b Suttle22     
WE Alleynot out110     
KE Palmerc and b Marlar54     
*+HW Stephensonc Oakman b Mordaunt17     
BA Langfordnot out5     
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
AGT Whiteheaddid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)17
Total(7 wickets, declared, 120 overs)360
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-58, 3-132, 4-168, 5-168, 6-293, 7-340
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates25   6720--
Dexter14   4352--
Mordaunt3   1121--
Buss17   3531--
Marlar19   8561--
Smith18   6361--
Suttle22   8631--
Cooper2   0160--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakman hit wkt b McCool28     
LJ Lenhamb Langford27     
*ER Dexterb Biddulph133     
+JM Parksb Lomax32     
KG Suttleb Biddulph39     
DV Smithc Stephenson b Biddulph8     
GC Coopernot out10     
DJ Mordauntnot out9     
A Bussdid not bat      
RG Marlardid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 8 lb, 1 w)17
Total(6 wickets, declared, 66 overs)303
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-103, 3-175, 4-264, 5-274, 6-289
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph13   3473--
Palmer17   2650--
Lomax5   0301--
Langford9   2521--
McCool20   3721--
Greetham2   0200--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Oakman b Bates10     
JG Lomax hit wkt b Bates0     
PB Wightnot out60     
CL McCoolb Dexter6     
CHM Greethamc Parks b Suttle26     
WE Alleyb Cooper15     
KE Palmernot out17     
*+HW Stephensondid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
AGT Whiteheaddid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, 49 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-26, 3-45, 4-89, 5-114
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates7   2172--
Dexter6   1361--
Buss4   1110--
Marlar12   3310--
Suttle9   3181--
Cooper6   3111--
Lenham2   1100--
Parks3   300--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Sussex (2) ?/?
--> ASM Oakman (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 82
--> HW Stephenson (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> ER Dexter (2) passed his previous highest score of 127 in County Championship matches
--> JG Lomax reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> ER Dexter reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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