Worcestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1963
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 21st, 22nd, 23rd August 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWorcestershire won by 8 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 10; Somerset 0
UmpiresJ Arnold, HE Hammond
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 125/0 (Kenyon 56*, Fearnley 46*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 150/5 (Greetham 1*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Kenyon b Carter11      
B Roelbw b Flavell30      
PB Wightb Flavell21      
WE Alleyc Richardson b Flavell10      
RT Virginc Booth b Carter40      
CHM Greethamlbw b Flavell0      
KE Palmerc Richardson b Gifford15      
RC Kerslakec and b Gifford22      
BA Langfordb Gifford9      
*+HW Stephensonc Graveney b Gifford4      
FE Rumseynot out7      
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(all out, 69.4 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-52, 3-74, 4-77, 5-79, 6-119, 7-148, 8-162, 9-169, 10-178 (69.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell18   3474--
Carter22   5542--
Slade13   7270--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Greetham b Palmer60      
CD Fearnleyb Langford70      
RGA Headleyc Wight b Langford27      
TW Graveneyc Roe b Greetham62      
DW Richardsonc Virgin b Langford1      
JA Ormrodc Alley b Rumsey3      
+R Boothb Langford13      
DNF Sladelbw b Langford0      
N Giffordc Wight b Langford0      
JA Flavellb Greetham0      
RGM Carternot out0      
Extras(12 b, 15 lb, 9 nb)36
Total(all out, 109.1 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-132, 2-185, 3-194, 4-195, 5-231, 6-260, 7-272, 8-272, 9-272, 10-272 (109.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey33   7941--
Palmer22   6311--
Greetham12   4252--
Wight4   0120--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonlbw b Flavell2      
B Roelbw b Carter10      
PB Wightc Fearnley b Gifford44      
WE Alleyc Headley b Slade61      
RT Virginc Richardson b Gifford16      
CHM Greethamc Graveney b Gifford1      
FE Rumseyc Gifford b Slade4      
KE Palmernot out9      
RC Kerslakec Booth b Gifford10      
BA Langfordb Gifford12      
*+HW Stephensonrun out1      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-20, 3-109, 4-145, 5-145, 6-150, 7-150, 8-167, 9-180, 10-182 (71.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell12   4251--
Carter7   0241--
Gifford26   8875--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Atkinson b Palmer27      
CD Fearnleyc Kerslake b Langford29      
RGA Headleynot out11      
TW Graveneynot out20      
DW Richardsondid not bat      
JA Ormroddid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
DNF Sladedid not bat      
N Gifforddid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
RGM Carterdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(2 wickets, 39.3 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-66
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey4   060--
Palmer9   2181--
Langford18   4501--
Wight4   160--

--> RC Kerslake (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> RGA Headley (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 17
--> WE Alley (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 20
--> WE Alley (2) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 29
--> RGM Carter reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings





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