Somerset v Leicestershire
County Championship 1967
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 28th, 29th, 30th June 1967 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 6; Leicestershire 2
UmpiresR Aspinall, JG Langridge
ScorersWH Ashdown (Leicestershire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 16/2 (Virgin 7*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 32/3 (Dudleston 4*, Tolchard 1*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Palmer4     
MEJC Normanc Langford b Rumsey10     
BJ Boothb Alley44     
CC Inmanc Clayton b Alley64     
PT Marnerc Virgin b Robinson62     
B Dudlestonb Alley0     
J Birkenshawlbw b Langford2     
+RW Tolchardb Langford21     
*GAR Lockc Robinson b Palmer10     
CT Spencernot out9     
J Cottonc Virgin b Rumsey4     
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(all out, 93 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-30, 3-116, 4-157, 5-157, 6-168, 7-210, 8-210, 9-220, 10-233 (93 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey17   4412--
Palmer16   5562--
Alley25   10403--
Langford26   13522--
Robinson9   1411--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginlbw b Birkenshaw29     
A Clarksonc Tolchard b Cotton0     
MJ Kitchenb Lock7     
GI Burgessc sub b Lock4     
WE Alleyb Birkenshaw53     
TI Barwellrun out4     
+G Claytonc Marner b Spencer13     
PJ Robinsonb Cotton18     
R Palmerc Cotton b Spencer84     
*BA Langfordb Cotton22     
FE Rumseynot out2     
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 106.1 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-16, 3-28, 4-42, 5-51, 6-98, 7-118, 8-178, 9-240, 10-242 (106.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotton21   2473--
Lock30   11602--
Birkenshaw28   10592--
Marner5   0240--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Palmer6     
MEJC Normanlbw b Rumsey14     
BJ Boothb Rumsey4     
B Dudlestonnot out108     
+RW Tolchardretired ill1     
PT Marnerc Robinson b Palmer0     
J Birkenshawc and b Burgess63     
*GAR Lockst Clayton b Robinson27     
CC Inmandid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
J Cottondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(6 wickets, declared, 84.3 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-17, 3-28, 4-35, 5-183, 6-232 (84.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey11   2392--
Palmer8   2312--
Alley6   0110--
Langford18   7440--
Burgess16   5301--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginst Tolchard b Birkenshaw30     
A Clarksonnot out29     
MJ Kitchenc sub b Birkenshaw35     
GI Burgessnot out2     
WE Alleydid not bat      
TI Barwelldid not bat      
+G Claytondid not bat      
PJ Robinsondid not bat      
R Palmerdid not bat      
*BA Langforddid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(2 wickets, 40 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-79
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer5   1110--
Cotton6   2100--
Lock12   2440--
Birkenshaw13   3252--
Booth2   160--
Dudleston2   200--

--> CC Inman (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> R Palmer (1) passed his previous highest score of 26 in County Championship matches
--> R Palmer (1) passed his previous highest score of 26 in first-class matches
--> B Dudleston (2) passed his previous highest score of 51 in County Championship matches
--> B Dudleston (2) passed his previous highest score of 57 in first-class matches
--> RW Tolchard retired ill in the Leicestershire second innings having scored 1 (team had lost 3 wickets)





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