Somerset v Essex
County Championship 1963
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 6th, 8th, 9th July 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 2; Essex 0
UmpiresF Jakeman, JH Parks
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 15/0 (Barker 5*, Bear 4*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb Palmer8      
MJ Bearc Stephenson b Rumsey5      
GJ Smithlbw b Rumsey5      
BR Knightb Rumsey6      
*TE Baileylbw b Rumsey0      
KWR Fletcherc and b Doughty23      
+B Taylorb Palmer26      
WT Greensmithc Virgin b Langford4      
PJ Phelanb Palmer12      
RNS Hobbsb Palmer8      
KC Prestonnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(all out, 50 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-14, 3-29, 4-29, 5-40, 6-74, 7-79, 8-95, 9-105, 10-106 (50 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer19   6364--
Rumsey14   5234--
Langford12   4211--
Alley3   0160--
Doughty2   111--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonnot out55      
B Roenot out51      
RT Virgindid not bat      
WE Alleydid not bat      
CHM Greethamdid not bat      
KE Palmerdid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
*+HW Stephensondid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
PB Wightdid not bat      
DG Doughtydid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(no wicket, declared, 46.3 overs)108
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight18   4410--
Preston12   2240--
Hobbs4   0170--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Stephenson b Langford25      
MJ Bearst Stephenson b Langford47      
GJ Smithlbw b Doughty3      
BR Knightrun out20      
KWR Fletcherb Palmer31      
+B Taylorc Stephenson b Palmer2      
*TE Baileynot out16      
WT Greensmithnot out32      
PJ Phelandid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(6 wickets, declared, 69.2 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-80, 3-86, 4-123, 5-134, 6-137
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer17   5422--
Rumsey13   4220--
Doughty12   0461--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Bear b Bailey91      
B Roeb Knight8      
RT Virginc Taylor b Phelan24      
WE Alleyc Knight b Phelan0      
CHM Greethamlbw b Hobbs15      
KE Palmerb Knight7      
BA Langfordrun out1      
*+HW Stephensonb Knight3      
FE Rumseyc Bear b Hobbs8      
PB Wightnot out13      
DG Doughtydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(9 wickets, 46 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-78, 3-78, 4-102, 5-136, 6-139, 7-150, 8-152, 9-172 (46 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight16   0683--
Bailey11   0381--
Preston3   030--
Hobbs5   0282--
Phelan11   2332--





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