Somerset v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1961
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 15th, 17th, 18th July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 0; Northamptonshire 2
UmpiresFS Lee, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 31/0 (G Atkinson 13*, Roe 16*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 99/1 (Reynolds 67*, Watts 16*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanb Palmer3      
BL Reynoldsrun out0      
PJ Wattsb Palmer8      
*R Subba Rowc Palmer b Lomax136      
A Lightfootc and b Palmer4      
BS Crumpc Lomax b Langford13      
ME Scottlbw b Greetham17      
+KV Andrewc Stephenson b Palmer16      
MHJ Allenb Palmer31      
MR Dilleynot out13      
JDF Larterc Alley b Palmer4      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 111.4 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-8, 3-25, 4-39, 5-58, 6-137, 7-185, 8-229, 9-229, 10-246 (111.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alley16   4400--
Langford33   12751--
CRM Atkinson10   4190--
Lomax11   2301--
Greetham9   2251--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Andrew b Dilley23      
B Roec Norman b Lightfoot29      
RT Virginb Dilley15      
WE Alleyb Crump42      
JG Lomaxb Larter4      
TI Barwellc and b Larter1      
KE Palmerc Subba Row b Larter16      
CHM Greethamc Andrew b Watts26      
*+HW Stephensonc Allen b Scott32      
CRM Atkinsonc Norman b Dilley4      
BA Langfordnot out2      
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 87.4 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-67, 3-73, 4-86, 5-94, 6-131, 7-135, 8-193, 9-193, 10-199 (87.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larter20   10353--
Allen3   180--
Lightfoot21   7501--
Watts9   4211--
Crump5   381--
Scott4   1121--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Stephenson b Greetham13      
BL Reynoldsc G Atkinson b Langford94      
PJ Wattsc Lomax b Langford60      
*R Subba Rowc Roe b Langford14      
A Lightfootc and b Langford2      
BS Crumpnot out52      
MR Dilleyst Stephenson b Greetham25      
ME Scottnot out0      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
MHJ Allendid not bat      
JDF Larterdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(6 wickets, declared, 87 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-149, 3-173, 4-181, 5-194, 6-261
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer14   4400--
Langford21   5784--
CRM Atkinson10   1430--
Lomax23   5480--
Greetham19   6512--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc and b Scott23      
B Roec Andrew b Dilley0      
RT Virginc Lightfoot b Allen17      
WE Alleyc Crump b Scott84      
JG Lomaxc Watts b Scott68      
CHM Greethamlbw b Allen4      
*+HW Stephensonc Reynolds b Allen13      
TI Barwellc Allen b Subba Row23      
KE Palmernot out53      
CRM Atkinsonnot out9      
BA Langforddid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(8 wickets, 83 overs)299
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-31, 3-54, 4-194, 5-201, 6-207, 7-222, 8-263
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larter9   1190--
Dilley3   081--
Allen24   4783--
Crump12   5370--
Scott26   41023--
Subba Row9   2501--

--> R Subba Row (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 119
--> G Atkinson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 21
--> JG Lomax (2) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> BA Langford reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> JDF Larter reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> CHM Greetham reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings
--> MHJ Allen reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> MHJ Allen reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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