Somerset v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1968
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 8th, 9th, 10th June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 3 wickets
PointsSomerset 5 (Bowling 5); Nottinghamshire 15 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresJG Langridge, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 155/6 (Frost 14*, Bielby 10*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (2) 2/0 (Bolus 2*, White 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginlbw b Forbes8      
MJ Kitchenlbw b Sobers15      
A Clarksonlbw b Forbes8      
GS Chappelllbw b Sobers5      
WE Alleyc Murray b Halfyard12      
GI Burgessc and b Taylor12      
*RC Kerslakec Forbes b Halfyard19      
R Palmerlbw b Sobers29      
BA Langfordb Sobers10      
+RA Brookslbw b Sobers0      
FE Rumseynot out8      
Extras(1 lb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 64.5 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-31, 3-35, 4-36, 5-54, 6-60, 7-97, 8-111, 9-111, 10-128 (64.5 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forbes13   7192--
Taylor15   4321--
Halfyard19   6442--
White2   200--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Bolusb Rumsey13      
RA Whitec Virgin b Alley57      
HI Moorec Virgin b Rumsey12      
MJ Smedleyc Kerslake b Rumsey4      
*GS Sobersb Burgess2      
+DL Murraylbw b Burgess32      
G Frostlbw b Palmer22      
SR Bielbylbw b Palmer14      
MNS Taylorc Kitchen b Palmer0      
C Forbesb Rumsey4      
DJ Halfyardnot out0      
Extras(8 lb, 6 nb)14
Total(all out, 61.2 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-57, 3-61, 4-72, 5-129, 6-129, 7-165, 8-167, 9-174, 10-174 (61.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey25   7634--
Burgess19   6572--
Alley2   081--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Moore b Taylor32      
MJ Kitchenc Moore b Forbes10      
A Clarksonlbw b Sobers2      
GS Chappellc Halfyard b Sobers51      
WE Alleyb Taylor4      
GI Burgessc Murray b Taylor0      
*RC Kerslakec Frost b Taylor2      
R Palmerc Bielby b Taylor19      
BA Langfordc Murray b Taylor18      
FE Rumseyb Forbes0      
+RA Brooksnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 4 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-32, 3-68, 4-88, 5-88, 6-90, 7-117, 8-146, 9-147, 10-148 (56.4 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sobers10   2342--
Forbes16   6322--
Halfyard12   6190--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Bolusc Virgin b Palmer6      
RA Whitec Virgin b Burgess19      
HI Moorec Virgin b Chappell13      
MJ Smedleyc Langford b Chappell42      
*GS Sobersc Kitchen b Chappell5      
+DL Murrayc Kerslake b Chappell0      
G Frostlbw b Alley6      
SR Bielbynot out4      
MNS Taylornot out2      
C Forbesdid not bat      
DJ Halfyarddid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(7 wickets, 48.2 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-29, 3-64, 4-74, 5-76, 6-87, 7-101
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey5   370--
Palmer10   1271--
Burgess10   6241--
Alley14   5191--

--> RT Virgin (2) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 27
--> GS Chappell (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> MJ Smedley (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> GS Chappell achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Nottinghamshire second innings (previous best was 4-37)
--> GS Chappell achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Nottinghamshire second innings (previous best was 4-37)





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