Somerset v West Indians
West Indies in British Isles 1963
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 29th, 30th, 31st May 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indians won by an innings and 43 runs
UmpiresOW Herman, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 11/0 (McMorris 2*, Hunte 8*)
Close of play day 2West Indians (1) 405/8 (Griffith 27*, King 27*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Griffith b Gibbs33      
B Roec Allan b Worrell50      
RT Virginb Gibbs2      
WE Alleyc Sobers b Gibbs40      
PB Wightb Gibbs0      
MJ Kitchenrun out12      
CHM Greethamb Griffith28      
KE Palmerc Butcher b Griffith8      
*+HW Stephensonb Griffith0      
BA Langfordlbw b King21      
FE Rumseynot out0      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(all out, 114.2 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-88, 3-107, 4-107, 5-134, 6-163, 7-176, 8-176, 9-197, 10-205 (114.2 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffith17   8153--
Sobers15   5300--
Worrell37   14471--
Gibbs30   8594--

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EDAS McMorrislbw b Alley22      
CC Huntec Atkinson b Alley48      
RB Kanhailbw b Palmer0      
BF Butcherc Kitchen b Langford130      
GS Sobersb Palmer112      
JS Solomonb Rumsey4      
*FMM Worrelllbw b Langford12      
+DW Allanlbw b Langford1      
CC Griffithnot out27      
LA Kingnot out27      
LR Gibbsdid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 8 lb)22
Total(8 wickets, declared, 122 overs)405
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-52, 3-102, 4-284, 5-289, 6-343, 7-350, 8-363
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey29   6991--
Palmer31   14562--
Langford16   3753--
Alley28   8702--
Greetham17   1730--
Wight1   0100--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb Griffith4      
B Roec Allan b Worrell25      
RT Virginb Worrell13      
WE Alleyb Gibbs35      
PB Wightlbw b Worrell6      
MJ Kitchenc Hunte b Gibbs1      
CHM Greethamb Griffith35      
KE Palmerb Griffith21      
*+HW Stephensonrun out0      
BA Langfordnot out5      
FE Rumseyb Griffith2      
Extras(2 b, 8 lb)10
Total(all out, 57.5 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-39, 3-44, 4-62, 5-65, 6-88, 7-145, 8-145, 9-149, 10-157 (57.5 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sobers8   3200--
King10   0360--
Worrell14   4323--
Gibbs14   3392--

--> GS Sobers (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> BA Langford reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the West Indians first innings
--> FE Rumsey reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the West Indians first innings





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