Lancashire v Somerset
County Championship 1961
VenueAigburth, Liverpool on 19th, 21st, 22nd August 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire 0; Somerset 4 (Batting 2)
UmpiresHG Baldwin, D Davies
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 104/1 (G Atkinson 50*, Wight 37*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 27/0 (Barber 11*, Craig 16*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RW Barberlbw b Lomax18      
EJ Craigb Pearson8      
K Tebayb Pearson17      
BJ Boothb Lomax12      
KJ Grieveslbw b Palmer28      
JD Bondc G Atkinson b Pearson7      
PT Marnerb Lomax20      
R Collinsb Greetham17      
+G Claytonnot out7      
K Higgsc Wight b Greetham8      
C Hiltonb Greetham0      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 7 w)19
Total(all out, 69.5 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-34, 3-58, 4-85, 5-94, 6-116, 7-146, 8-148, 9-159, 10-161 (69.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer13   2261--
Pearson17   3363--
Lomax20   5493--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Clayton b Hilton73      
B Roelbw b Higgs10      
PB Wightlbw b Barber90      
WE Alleylbw b Hilton0      
JG Lomaxb Hilton57      
CHM Greethamb Higgs50      
KE Palmerb Hilton10      
BA Langfordb Higgs14      
CRM Atkinsonnot out20      
*+HW Stephensonnot out19      
AJG Pearsondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 13 lb, 1 w)19
Total(8 wickets, declared, 123 overs)362
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-163, 3-163, 4-197, 5-289, 6-303, 7-312, 8-337
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hilton34   6964--
Higgs32   4913--
Marner26   3760--
Collins21   6450--
Barber10   2351--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RW Barbernot out11      
EJ Craignot out16      
K Tebaydid not bat      
BJ Boothdid not bat      
KJ Grievesdid not bat      
JD Bonddid not bat      
PT Marnerdid not bat      
R Collinsdid not bat      
+G Claytondid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
C Hiltondid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 24 overs)27
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer6   280--
Pearson4   230--
Lomax5   240--
Greetham6   280--
CRM Atkinson3   240--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> PB Wight (1) passed 12000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 52
--> AJG Pearson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> AJG Pearson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> JG Lomax reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> CHM Greetham reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings





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