Surrey v Somerset
County Championship 1968
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 26th, 27th, 28th June 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 5 (Bowling 5); Somerset 3 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresJ Arnold, CG Pepper
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 176/6 (Younis Ahmed 15*, Long 2*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 19/0 (Edrich 10*, Edwards 9*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Brooks b Burgess19      
MJ Edwardsb Alley74      
WA Smithc Brooks b Alley8      
*MJ Stewartc Brooks b Alley6      
KF Barringtonb Chappell44      
Younis Ahmedc Palmer b Rumsey26      
GRJ Roopec Kerslake b Chappell4      
+A Longlbw b Rumsey5      
PI Pocockc Kerslake b Rumsey18      
RD Jackmannot out1      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(9 wickets, declared, 107 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-49, 3-69, 4-147, 5-157, 6-162, 7-179, 8-204, 9-210 (107 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey20   8383--
Burgess29   9561--
Alley37   17633--
Langford2   200--
Chappell19   6482--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Cumbes11      
MJ Kitchenlbw b Jackman12      
KE Palmerlbw b Cumbes0      
GS Chappellb Roope20      
WE Alleyc Long b Cumbes2      
GI Burgessc and b Roope18      
*RC Kerslakeb Cumbes39      
PJ Robinsonc Barrington b Roope3      
BA Langfordc Long b Roope5      
+RA Brooksc Long b Cumbes3      
FE Rumseynot out1      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-15, 3-25, 4-28, 5-63, 6-74, 7-78, 8-100, 9-111, 10-116 (58.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman12   2331--
Roope18   6354--
Pocock7   560--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichnot out10      
MJ Edwardsnot out9      
WA Smithdid not bat      
*MJ Stewartdid not bat      
KF Barringtondid not bat      
Younis Ahmeddid not bat      
GRJ Roopedid not bat      
+A Longdid not bat      
PI Pocockdid not bat      
RD Jackmandid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 9 overs)19
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey3   210--
Burgess4   0160--
Alley2   120--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> MJ Edwards (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> WE Alley reached 750 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> WE Alley reached 700 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> J Cumbes achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 4-42)
--> J Cumbes achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings





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