Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1960
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 27th, 29th, 30th August 1960 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 4 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, TJ Bartley
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 88/6 (Silk 17*, Greetham 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Langford26      
HD Birdlbw b CRM Atkinson15      
*D Kirbyb Langford0      
LR Gardnerc Stephenson b Alley32      
J van Gelovenst Stephenson b CRM Atkinson6      
PA Mundenc Virgin b Langford17      
B Cromackc Baig b CRM Atkinson6      
RL Prattlbw b Langford0      
+R Julianb Alley30      
CT Spencerb Biddulph13      
JS Savagenot out0      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)8
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-38, 3-42, 4-51, 5-74, 6-83, 7-88, 8-123, 9-153, 10-153 (88.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alley11   3282--
Langford37   16554--
CRM Atkinson33   16493--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb Savage17      
RT Virginb Spencer10      
AA Baigb Savage27      
PB Wightb van Geloven11      
DRW Silkst Julian b Cromack92      
*+HW Stephensonb Savage0      
CRM Atkinsonb Spencer1      
CHM Greethamnot out71      
WE Alleynot out2      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(7 wickets, declared, 80 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-42, 3-59, 4-73, 5-73, 6-78, 7-225
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer17   3362--
Pratt5   1100--
van Geloven20   4521--
Savage26   9503--
Kirby3   0270--
Cromack5   0421--
Gardner4   0140--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HD Birdst Stephenson b CRM Atkinson22      
J van Gelovennot out52      
PA Mundennot out6      
MR Hallamdid not bat      
*D Kirbydid not bat      
LR Gardnerdid not bat      
B Cromackdid not bat      
RL Prattdid not bat      
+R Juliandid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(1 wicket, 24 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-72 (Bird)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph3   180--
Alley3   140--
Langford5   1210--
CRM Atkinson9   1271--
Wight4   0200--

--> LR Gardner (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> R Julian (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> DRW Silk made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> J van Geloven (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 48
--> J van Geloven (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 48
--> J van Geloven (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 40
--> JS Savage reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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