Somerset v Yorkshire
County Championship 1966
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 11th, 12th, 13th May 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultYorkshire won by 8 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresR Aspinall, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 178/6 innings closed
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 214/5 (Sharpe 40*, Trueman 27*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginst Binks b Close32      
B Roeb Nicholson9      
MJ Kitchenc Binks b Trueman21      
G Atkinsonlbw b Nicholson36      
CHM Greethamc Trueman b Wilson19      
WE Alleylbw b Nicholson6      
*CRM Atkinsonnot out28      
KE Palmernot out21      
+G Claytondid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 65 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-55, 3-71, 4-116, 5-121, 6-126
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman18   2471--
Nicholson23   6453--
Waring5   0200--
Close12   5311--
Wilson7   1291--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
K Taylorb CRM Atkinson54      
*DB Closec Clayton b Rumsey12      
DEV Padgettb Palmer63      
JH Hampshireb Palmer2      
PJ Sharpenot out40      
R Illingworthc Clayton b Palmer5      
FS Truemannot out27      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
D Wilsondid not bat      
AG Nicholsondid not bat      
JS Waringdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 63.2 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-113, 3-120, 4-162, 5-170
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer22   5603--
Alley11   2490--
Langford4   1230--
CRM Atkinson11   3331--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginst Binks b Wilson17      
B Roec Hampshire b Trueman0      
MJ Kitchenst Binks b Illingworth13      
G Atkinsonc Trueman b Illingworth0      
CHM Greethamc Close b Wilson4      
WE Alleyrun out0      
*CRM Atkinsonc Waring b Wilson0      
KE Palmerc Hampshire b Wilson5      
+G Claytonc and b Wilson4      
BA Langfordlbw b Illingworth14      
FE Rumseynot out13      
Total(all out, 31 overs)70
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-30, 3-30, 4-32, 5-32, 6-34, 7-35, 8-41, 9-50, 10-70 (31 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman4   181--
Nicholson1   100--
Waring2   050--
Wilson12   3405--
Illingworth12   4173--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
K Taylorb Langford12      
*DB Closeb Langford9      
DEV Padgettnot out7      
JH Hampshirenot out8      
PJ Sharpedid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
D Wilsondid not bat      
AG Nicholsondid not bat      
JS Waringdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 22.2 overs)36
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-26
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey3   040--
Palmer3   050--
Alley8   470--

--> Each first innings was limited to 65 overs
--> CHM Greetham made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> AG Nicholson reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> BA Langford reached 950 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire second innings





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