Kent v Somerset
County Championship 1961
VenueGarrison Ground 2, Gillingham on 3rd, 4th, 5th May 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSomerset won by 22 runs
PointsKent 2; Somerset 12
UmpiresLH Gray, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 143/1 (Prideaux 53*, Wilson 64*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 137/2 (Wight 56*, Alley 11*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb Sayer24      
JG Lomaxc Wilson b Brown5      
PB Wightc Ufton b Halfyard4      
WE Alleyc Wilson b Halfyard72      
GL Keithc Ufton b Sayer0      
CHM Greethamc Wilson b Halfyard13      
KE Palmerc Leary b Jones24      
CRM Atkinsonc Halfyard b Dixon27      
*+HW Stephensonc Dixon b Halfyard15      
BA Langfordnot out6      
KD Biddulphb Jones0      
Extras(4 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 67.4 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-14, 3-54, 4-58, 5-75, 6-147, 7-147, 8-163, 9-163, 10-195 (67.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard25   7734--
Brown13   4401--
Sayer16   3452--
Dixon7   2241--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonb Palmer16      
RM Prideauxst Stephenson b Langford74      
RC Wilsonlbw b Langford88      
*MC Cowdreyc Lomax b Langford10      
SE Learyb CRM Atkinson15      
PH Jonesc Keith b CRM Atkinson23      
AL Dixonc Biddulph b Langford16      
+DG Uftonc Keith b CRM Atkinson13      
DJ Halfyardc Wight b CRM Atkinson0      
A Brownb CRM Atkinson9      
DM Sayernot out1      
Extras(9 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 107.2 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-180, 3-194, 4-201, 5-223, 6-246, 7-260, 8-260, 9-266, 10-276 (107.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph11   2370--
Palmer18   2471--
Alley11   4170--
Lomax8   0220--
Langford35   15954--
CRM Atkinson24.27475--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb Brown6      
JG Lomaxc Ufton b Sayer58      
PB Wightb Halfyard84      
WE Alleyc Ufton b Dixon11      
GL Keithc Leary b Jones16      
CHM Greethamc Cowdrey b Jones3      
KE Palmerb Halfyard19      
CRM Atkinsonc and b Jones20      
*+HW Stephensonc Wilson b Jones11      
BA Langfordnot out1      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 91.5 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-122, 3-141, 4-172, 5-176, 6-198, 7-215, 8-239, 9-240 (91.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard32   9862--
Brown7   1221--
Sayer7   0201--
Dixon17   4361--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Palmer b Langford1      
RM Prideauxb Langford32      
RC Wilsonc CRM Atkinson b Biddulph8      
*MC Cowdreyc and b Langford21      
AL Dixonc Keith b Langford4      
PH Jonesc Biddulph b CRM Atkinson32      
SE Learyc Langford b Alley23      
+DG Uftonc CRM Atkinson b Alley6      
DJ Halfyardc Keith b Alley0      
A Brownc Stephenson b Langford0      
DM Sayernot out0      
Extras(10 lb)10
Total(all out, 39.1 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-32, 3-66, 4-70, 5-77, 6-111, 7-128, 8-128, 9-129, 10-137 (39.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph9   2261--
Langford19   6485--
CRM Atkinson9   1461--

--> RM Prideaux (1) passed his previous highest score of 57 in County Championship matches
--> CRM Atkinson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 5-56)
--> CRM Atkinson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 5-56)
--> BA Langford reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Kent second innings





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