Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1966
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 18th, 19th, 20th May 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 3 wickets
PointsSomerset 10; Leicestershire 2
UmpiresA Jepson, CG Pepper
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 24/0 (Virgin 10*, Roe 14*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 160/9 (Palmer 47*, Rumsey 1*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Rumsey72     
BJ Boothc Clayton b Rumsey2     
MEJC Normanb Rumsey33     
PT Marnerc Roe b Langford17     
CC Inmanc Clayton b Palmer6     
J Birkenshawlbw b Palmer0     
DJ Constantc Clayton b Palmer14     
+RW Tolchardc Kitchen b Palmer21     
*GAR Lockc Alley b Palmer3     
CT Spencernot out0     
JS Savageb Palmer0     
Extras(9 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 102.2 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-102, 3-115, 4-133, 5-137, 6-138, 7-173, 8-177, 9-178, 10-178 (102.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey22   10353--
Alley16   7240--
CRM Atkinson11   3220--
Langford31   11421--
Robinson8   2170--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc and b Marner18     
B Roelbw b Spencer15     
MJ Kitchenrun out11     
G Atkinsonrun out0     
WE Alleyc Booth b Lock41     
*CRM Atkinsonb Spencer10     
KE Palmernot out51     
+G Claytonb Spencer1     
PJ Robinsonc Lock b Marner12     
BA Langfordlbw b Spencer0     
FE Rumseyb Spencer4     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(all out, 77 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-33, 3-36, 4-51, 5-61, 6-109, 7-110, 8-156, 9-157, 10-167 (77 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer34   10505--
Marner31   13842--
Lock12   4291--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Clayton b Alley18     
BJ Boothst Clayton b Robinson25     
MEJC Normanc Robinson b Langford35     
PT Marnerc Palmer b Robinson0     
CC Inmanb Robinson0     
J Birkenshawb Rumsey0     
DJ Constantc Roe b Robinson12     
+RW Tolchardc Kitchen b Robinson0     
*GAR Lockc Clayton b Rumsey14     
CT Spencerc Robinson b Langford10     
JS Savagenot out2     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 71.4 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-63, 3-67, 4-67, 5-68, 6-90, 7-92, 8-94, 9-116, 10-127 (71.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer3   1140--
Alley4   181--
Langford28   12372--
Robinson23   15285--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Hallam b Marner23     
B Roec Tolchard b Spencer15     
MJ Kitchenc Inman b Marner21     
G Atkinsonc Tolchard b Marner2     
KE Palmerc Marner b Lock6     
WE Alleynot out42     
*CRM Atkinsonrun out8     
+G Claytonc Norman b Spencer18     
PJ Robinsonnot out3     
BA Langforddid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(7 wickets, 33 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-47, 3-49, 4-70, 5-76, 6-87, 7-133
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer10   1402--
Marner16   1683--
Lock7   1301--

--> B Roe made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> B Roe made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> MR Hallam (1) passed 20000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 64
--> RW Tolchard (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> KE Palmer (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 29
--> B Roe (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> CT Spencer reached 1000 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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