Somerset v Sussex
County Championship 1961
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 12th, 14th, 15th August 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSussex won by 19 runs
PointsSomerset 4 (Batting 2); Sussex 12
UmpiresN Oldfield, JH Parks
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 121/9 (Roe 37*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 104/6 (Alley 12*, Greetham 5*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc Baig b Palmer17      
RJ Langridgec G Atkinson b Alley2      
LJ Lenhamlbw b Palmer1      
KG Suttlec Greetham b Alley3      
+JM Parksc Wight b Alley0      
*DV Smithc G Atkinson b Langford16      
GC Cooperb Palmer0      
MA Bussnot out33      
RV Bellc and b Palmer20      
FR Pountainc Baig b Langford2      
DL Batesb Langford6      
Extras(11 b, 2 lb)13
Total(all out, 79.1 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-21, 3-24, 4-24, 5-24, 6-24, 7-61, 8-82, 9-93, 10-113 (79.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alley23   12283--
Palmer24   9384--
CRM Atkinson6   2130--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc and b Bates6      
RT Virginc Smith b Bates4      
AA Baigb Bates12      
WE Alleyc Lenham b Smith30      
PB Wightc Smith b Bates0      
B Roenot out39      
KE Palmerc and b Smith24      
CHM Greethamb Smith2      
*+HW Stephensonc Lenham b Smith0      
BA Langfordc Suttle b Bates1      
CRM Atkinsonc Langridge b Bates2      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 44.3 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-21, 3-34, 4-34, 5-66, 6-114, 7-116, 8-116, 9-121, 10-125 (44.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith22   6404--
Pountain2   0120--
Suttle2   0160--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanst Stephenson b Alley0      
RJ Langridgelbw b Langford7      
LJ Lenhamc G Atkinson b Langford42      
KG Suttlec Greetham b Alley1      
+JM Parkslbw b Langford21      
*DV Smithc and b Palmer16      
MA Busslbw b Palmer1      
RV Bellb CRM Atkinson12      
FR Pountainc G Atkinson b CRM Atkinson62      
DL Batesnot out1      
GC Cooperabsent ill
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 78 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-11, 3-12, 4-53, 5-86, 6-94, 7-94, 8-161, 9-174 (78 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alley25   12492--
Palmer19   7372--
Langford29   10683--
CRM Atkinson5   192--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Parks b Bates59      
RT Virginc Oakman b Bell13      
B Roec Langridge b Bell14      
AA Baig hit wkt b Bell0      
WE Alleyc Parks b Smith41      
PB Wightb Bates0      
KE Palmerc Oakman b Bates0      
CHM Greethamc Langridge b Bates5      
*+HW Stephensonc Langridge b Smith2      
BA Langfordb Bates5      
CRM Atkinsonnot out1      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-85, 3-87, 4-87, 5-88, 6-88, 7-112, 8-117, 9-141, 10-143 (58.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith19   7722--
Bell16   7233--

--> MA Buss made his debut in County Championship matches
--> MA Buss (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in first-class matches
--> B Roe (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 34
--> KE Palmer (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 18
--> KE Palmer (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> FR Pountain (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in County Championship matches
--> FR Pountain (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in first-class matches
--> G Atkinson (2) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 47
--> KE Palmer reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> KE Palmer reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings





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