Somerset v Worcestershire
County Championship 1965
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 26th, 28th June 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 5 runs
PointsSomerset 10; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresF Jakeman, AED Smith
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 102/2 (Virgin 51*, Alley 5*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hortonc Rumsey b Alley6      
DW Richardsonc Virgin b Alley2      
RGA Headleyc Kitchen b Langford26      
TW Graveneyb Langford41      
BL D'Oliveirab Langford0      
*D Kenyonc Virgin b Rumsey25      
+R Boothc Clayton b Rumsey3      
DNF Sladec Kitchen b Langford17      
N Giffordc and b Alley3      
BM Brainnot out6      
JA Flavellc Virgin b Alley9      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 71.4 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-11, 3-41, 4-41, 5-83, 6-87, 7-106, 8-121, 9-125, 10-143 (71.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey13   7132--
Langford23   3724--
Robinson8   380--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Booth b D'Oliveira44      
RT Virginc Headley b Flavell51      
B Roelbw b Gifford0      
WE Alleyc Kenyon b Horton46      
CHM Greethamc Slade b Flavell8      
MJ Kitchenb Flavell7      
+G Claytonb Flavell20      
*CRM Atkinsonb Flavell0      
BA Langfordc Headley b Flavell3      
PJ Robinsonnot out0      
FE Rumseyc Slade b Flavell4      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 75 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-86, 2-89, 3-103, 4-123, 5-144, 6-179, 7-181, 8-183, 9-186, 10-190 (75 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell21   4547--
Brain10   1310--
D'Oliveira20   10421--
Gifford11   5241--
Slade6   1150--
Horton7   1171--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hortonc Clayton b Rumsey1      
DW Richardsonb Alley8      
RGA Headleyc Clayton b Alley1      
TW Graveneyc Clayton b Rumsey1      
BL D'Oliveirac G Atkinson b Alley1      
*D Kenyonc Alley b Rumsey0      
+R Boothc Virgin b Rumsey6      
DNF Sladec Virgin b Alley10      
N Giffordnot out5      
BM Brainb Rumsey1      
JA Flavellc Langford b Rumsey4      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 23.3 overs)42
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-9, 3-14, 4-16, 5-16, 6-16, 7-26, 8-32, 9-34, 10-42 (23.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alley11   5174--
CRM Atkinson1   100--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> D Kenyon (1) passed 29000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18
--> BA Langford reached 900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> MJ Horton reached 750 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> JA Flavell reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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