Somerset v Worcestershire
County Championship 1968
VenueMorlands Athletic Ground, Glastonbury on 22nd, 23rd, 24th June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 1 (Bowling 1); Worcestershire 2 (Bowling 2)
UmpiresA Jepson, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (1) 10/1 (Headley 4*, Ormrod 2*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Gifford40      
MJ Kitchenc Headley b Coldwell44      
KE Palmerb Coldwell8      
GS Chappellnot out9      
WE Alleyc Headley b Holder38      
GI Burgessb Holder0      
*RC Kerslakedid not bat      
PJ Robinsondid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
+RA Brooksdid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 54 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-82, 2-95, 3-97, 4-143, 5-145 (54 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell16   4422--
Holder9   1272--
Gifford22   9401--
Brain3   0170--
D'Oliveira4   1130--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CD Fearnleyc Kitchen b Burgess3      
RGA Headleyc Robinson b Burgess4      
JA Ormrodnot out49      
GM Turnernot out16      
EJO Hemsleydid not bat      
BL D'Oliveiradid not bat      
*+R Boothdid not bat      
N Gifforddid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(2 wickets, declared, 36 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-11
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey3   120--
Burgess18   5442--
Langford9   5110--
Alley3   070--
Kerslake3   080--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginst Booth b Gifford26      
MJ Kitchenc Hemsley b D'Oliveira31      
WE Alleyc Gifford b D'Oliveira10      
KE Palmerc Ormrod b Gifford2      
*RC Kerslakeb Gifford0      
GS Chappellnot out10      
GI Burgessnot out17      
PJ Robinsondid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
+RA Brooksdid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 40 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-60, 3-64, 4-64, 5-70
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell6   2150--
Holder4   1100--
Gifford16   5263--
D'Oliveira14   3452--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CD Fearnleyc Burgess b Langford15      
RGA Headleylbw b Langford39      
JA Ormrodc Brooks b Robinson32      
EJO Hemsleyc Brooks b Langford10      
GM Turnerc Alley b Robinson5      
BL D'Oliveirac Chappell b Robinson6      
*+R Boothnot out6      
N Giffordb Robinson1      
VA Holdernot out4      
BM Braindid not bat      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 nb)6
Total(7 wickets, 49 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-74, 3-98, 4-98, 5-108, 6-119, 7-120
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey4   2110--
Burgess5   1140--
Langford23   8463--
Robinson17   6474--

--> JA Ormrod (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 20
--> GI Burgess (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> BA Langford reached 1100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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