Northamptonshire v Somerset
County Championship 1966
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 11th, 12th, 13th June 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 0; Somerset 2
UmpiresR Aspinall, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 142/6 (Crump 8*, Scott 4*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 180/5 (Clayton 56*, CRM Atkinson 2*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Steele b Crump0      
RT Virginc Sully b Crump42      
MJ Kitchenc Sully b Crump68      
WE Alleyc Crump b Bailey4      
TI Barwellb Crump17      
*CRM Atkinsonc PD Watts b Bailey2      
KE Palmerb Bailey0      
+G Claytonnot out52      
PJ Robinsonc Prideaux b PJ Watts6      
BA Langfordnot out0      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 65 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-104, 3-116, 4-118, 5-127, 6-127, 7-187, 8-194
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crump24   2624--
Bailey14   2433--
PJ Watts9   0391--
Scott10   2210--
Sully8   1260--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RM Prideauxb Rumsey10      
BL Reynoldslbw b Rumsey40      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Clayton b Palmer19      
DS Steelec Robinson b Rumsey44      
PD Wattsc Clayton b CRM Atkinson2      
PJ Wattsc Barwell b CRM Atkinson4      
BS Crumpc CRM Atkinson b Alley29      
ME Scottnot out18      
H Sullyb Rumsey0      
+LA Johnsonnot out1      
RR Baileydid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)11
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 65 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-54, 3-108, 4-115, 5-129, 6-129, 7-177, 8-177
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey23   7454--
Palmer14   1551--
Alley12   3321--
Langford5   2110--
CRM Atkinson11   5242--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Mushtaq Mohammad b Steele78      
RT Virginc PD Watts b Sully13      
MJ Kitchenst Johnson b PD Watts2      
TI Barwellc Johnson b Sully5      
WE Alleyb Scott20      
+G Claytonb Mushtaq Mohammad63      
*CRM Atkinsonc Steele b Crump21      
KE Palmerc and b Scott23      
PJ Robinsonc Reynolds b Sully20      
BA Langfordnot out7      
FE Rumseynot out10      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 116 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-48, 3-63, 4-96, 5-177, 6-190, 7-215, 8-248, 9-254
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crump15   5241--
Bailey12   4150--
PJ Watts4   230--
Scott22   4622--
Sully33   11663--
PD Watts7   1331--
Steele8   491--
Mushtaq Mohammad15   1501--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RM Prideauxc and b Robinson4      
BL Reynoldslbw b Rumsey1      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Clayton b Rumsey0      
DS Steelec Kitchen b Robinson76      
PD Wattslbw b Langford10      
PJ Wattsc Clayton b Rumsey60      
BS Crumpc Rumsey b Robinson11      
ME Scottc Palmer b Langford6      
H Sullynot out16      
+LA Johnsonb Rumsey0      
RR Baileynot out5      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 1 w)13
Total(9 wickets, 96 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-1, 3-53, 4-82, 5-92, 6-129, 7-140, 8-187, 9-197
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey13   4454--
Palmer2   060--
Alley5   1180--
Langford40   23432--
CRM Atkinson2   180--
Robinson34   16693--

--> Each first innings was limited to 65 overs
--> RT Virgin (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> Mushtaq Mohammad (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> DS Steele (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 75
--> PJ Watts (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16
--> PJ Watts (2) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 31
--> H Sully reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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