Somerset v Kent
County Championship 1962
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 11th, 13th, 14th August 1962 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 4 (Batting 2); Kent 0
UmpiresDJ Wood, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 262/9 (Palmer 37*, Latham 20*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 79/6 (Stephenson 5*, CRM Atkinson 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Cowdrey b Jones5     
B Roec Catt b Dixon11     
PB Wightb Dixon10     
WE Alleylbw b Dixon44     
RC Kerslakec Sayer b Dixon23     
CHM Greethamc Jones b Page6     
*+HW Stephensonc and b Jones22     
CRM Atkinsonc Sayer b Jones69     
BA Langfordb Dixon8     
KE Palmernot out37     
ME Lathamnot out20     
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(9 wickets, declared, 106 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-18, 3-27, 4-69, 5-82, 6-107, 7-140, 8-152, 9-213
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sayer12   3220--
Dixon43   111215--
Jones27   12543--
Page24   8581--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonlbw b Langford24     
+AW Cattc G Atkinson b Palmer0     
RC Wilsonc and b Alley1     
*MC Cowdreyb Langford22     
BW Luckhurstc Wight b Langford51     
MH Dennessc and b Langford22     
PH Jonesb Alley17     
D Nichollsc Wight b Langford5     
AL Dixonc Langford b Alley19     
DM Sayernot out0     
JCT Pageb Alley2     
Extras(16 b, 13 lb)29
Total(all out, 81.3 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-2, 3-46, 4-51, 5-89, 6-128, 7-149, 8-186, 9-190, 10-192 (81.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer10   1231--
Langford34   19525--
Latham4   0180--
CRM Atkinson2   050--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Cowdrey b Jones25     
B Roelbw b Sayer0     
PB Wightc Page b Jones38     
WE Alleylbw b Jones0     
RC Kerslakeb Sayer0     
CHM Greethamc Wilson b Jones5     
*+HW Stephensonnot out5     
CRM Atkinsonnot out0     
BA Langforddid not bat      
KE Palmerdid not bat      
ME Lathamdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(6 wickets, 44 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-62, 3-62, 4-69, 5-69, 6-78
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sayer13   3252--
Dixon16   6280--
Jones15   10204--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> RC Kerslake made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RC Kerslake (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in first-class matches
--> CRM Atkinson (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in first-class matches
--> CRM Atkinson (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in County Championship matches
--> KE Palmer (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 27
--> PH Jones (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> AL Dixon reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> KE Palmer reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings





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