Somerset v Warwickshire
County Championship 1968
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 13th, 14th, 15th July 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 5 (Bowling 5); Warwickshire 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2)
UmpiresAE Alderman, H Mellows
ScorersP Pike (Warwickshire), T Tout (Somerset)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 186/8 (Cartwright 16*, Blenkiron 9*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 73/2 (Virgin 40*, Barnwell 1*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberb Palmer21      
WJP Stewartb Langford76      
Khalid Ibadullalbw b Palmer1      
RB Kanhaib Palmer8      
DL Amissc Burgess b Langford20      
JA Jamesonb Langford0      
*+AC Smithb Langford3      
TW Cartwrightb Palmer16      
DR Cookc Burgess b Langford7      
W Blenkironlbw b Langford15      
LR Gibbsnot out0      
Extras(10 b, 7 lb, 8 nb)25
Total(all out, 80.1 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-76, 3-87, 4-148, 5-148, 6-152, 7-153, 8-165, 9-192, 10-192 (80.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey13   4260--
Burgess18   6350--
Alley12   6280--
Langford14   5326--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginnot out81      
MJ Kitchenlbw b Cartwright17      
GS Chappellc Amiss b Blenkiron14      
LML Barnwellc Amiss b Cartwright12      
WE Alleyc Cook b Cartwright6      
GI Burgessnot out15      
KE Palmerdid not bat      
*RC Kerslakedid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
+RA Brooksdid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(4 wickets, declared, 73 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-71, 3-102, 4-114
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blenkiron11   3201--
Cook6   1170--
Khalid Ibadulla3   240--
Cartwright29   16463--
Gibbs24   5580--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJP Stewartc Alley b Burgess8      
RW Barberretired hurt11      
Khalid Ibadullab Palmer7      
RB Kanhaic Kerslake b Alley26      
DL Amissc Langford b Palmer25      
JA Jamesonlbw b Palmer17      
*+AC Smithc Langford b Palmer1      
DR Cooknot out28      
W Blenkironb Langford18      
TW Cartwrightc Brooks b Burgess6      
LR Gibbsdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 nb)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 41.3 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-29, 3-71, 4-99, 5-104, 6-106, 7-152, 8-159 (41.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey2   160--
Palmer11   2504--
Alley11   7281--
Langford12   3421--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Blenkiron1      
MJ Kitchenb Gibbs45      
GS Chappellc Smith b Blenkiron16      
LML Barnwellb Blenkiron0      
WE Alleylbw b Gibbs42      
GI Burgessc and b Gibbs3      
KE Palmerb Cartwright7      
*RC Kerslakenot out14      
BA Langfordlbw b Cartwright4      
+RA Brooksnot out0      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(8 wickets, 54 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-42, 3-43, 4-93, 5-99, 6-120, 7-126, 8-141
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blenkiron8   2363--
Cook4   0160--
Khalid Ibadulla1   100--
Cartwright22   10432--
Gibbs19   8373--

--> DR Cook (2) passed his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches
--> DR Cook (2) passed his previous highest score of 20 in County Championship matches
--> RW Barber retired hurt in the Warwickshire second innings having scored 11 (team score 17/0)





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