Somerset v Warwickshire
County Championship 1961
VenueMillfield School, Street on 29th, 31st July, 1st August 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 9 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Warwickshire 14 (Batting 2)
UmpiresJS Buller, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 58/1 (Riley 37*, Bannister 1*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 95/2 (Virgin 27*, Wight 9*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Hitchcock b Bridge67     
B Roec AC Smith b Bannister9     
RT Virginrun out0     
PB Wightb Bannister6     
*WE Alleyc Horner b Bannister0     
JG Lomaxc Stewart b Cartwright4     
KE Palmerc MJK Smith b Cartwright12     
CHM Greethamlbw b Bridge38     
+PJ Eeleb Bridge1     
BA Langfordc Bridge b Bannister35     
H Sullynot out17     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 94.2 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-18, 3-33, 4-33, 5-42, 6-74, 7-131, 8-132, 9-152, 10-195 (94.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright23   4500--
Cartwright26   11542--
Bridge18   8283--
Miller2   160--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NF Hornerb Alley20     
TMN Rileyc Sully b Langford50     
JD Bannisterc Virgin b Langford46     
WJP Stewartlbw b Langford104     
*MJK Smithc Palmer b Alley30     
TW Cartwrightb Palmer23     
RE Hitchcocklbw b Palmer27     
+AC Smithc Roe b Palmer13     
WB Bridgec Langford b Sully1     
R Millerb Sully2     
A Wrightnot out2     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 118.1 overs)323
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-76, 3-219, 4-232, 5-262, 6-304, 7-307, 8-308, 9-319, 10-323 (118.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alley36   11742--
Langford30   71303--
Greetham19   6400--
Sully5   1202--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Wright b Bridge44     
B Roec MJK Smith b Bannister7     
RT Virginc MJK Smith b Bridge40     
PB Wightc AC Smith b Bannister46     
*WE Alleylbw b Bridge1     
JG Lomaxc MJK Smith b Miller22     
KE Palmerst AC Smith b Bridge20     
CHM Greethamc AC Smith b Bridge39     
+PJ Eelec Cartwright b Bannister13     
BA Langfordnot out8     
H Sullyrun out0     
Extras(9 b, 7 lb)16
Total(all out, 108.2 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-79, 3-122, 4-124, 5-165, 6-189, 7-218, 8-248, 9-250, 10-256 (108.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright22   3660--
Cartwright2   040--
Bridge46   20765--
Miller18   4501--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NF Hornernot out50     
TMN Rileyc Lomax b Palmer19     
WJP Stewartnot out55     
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
*MJK Smithdid not bat      
TW Cartwrightdid not bat      
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
+AC Smithdid not bat      
WB Bridgedid not bat      
R Millerdid not bat      
A Wrightdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(1 wicket, 30.3 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-52 (Riley)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alley5   1220--
Palmer10   3171--
Langford6   1380--
Greetham5   0190--

--> RT Virgin (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> PB Wight (2) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> JG Lomax (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18
--> WB Bridge reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> JD Bannister reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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