Somerset v Lancashire
County Championship 1968
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 31st July, 1st, 2nd August 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultLancashire won by 11 runs
PointsSomerset 5 (Batting 1, Bowling 4); Lancashire 17 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresJ Arnold, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 42/1 (Kitchen 23*, Robinson 0*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 7/0 (Virgin 5*, Kitchen 0*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Lloydc Brooks b Palmer4     
B Woodc Robinson b Langford62     
H Pillingc Robinson b Burgess24     
KL Snellgrovec Robinson b Burgess0     
*JD Bondb Robinson22     
+FM Engineerc Brooks b Burgess34     
DP Hughesc Virgin b Robinson11     
K Shuttleworthc Robinson b Langford20     
P Leverc Alley b Robinson19     
K Higgsc Robinson b Langford18     
JS Savagenot out0     
Extras(8 lb, 11 nb)19
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-47, 3-54, 4-104, 5-142, 6-163, 7-189, 8-189, 9-233, 10-233 (86.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey9   6210--
Palmer16   3401--
Burgess21   6483--
Chappell2   0120--
Langford25   12503--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginlbw b Lever17     
MJ Kitchenlbw b Savage36     
PJ Robinsonc Engineer b Higgs1     
GS Chappellc Hughes b Shuttleworth20     
WE Alleyc Wood b Savage66     
*RC Kerslakec Wood b Hughes2     
GI Burgessst Engineer b Hughes26     
R Palmerb Hughes0     
BA Langfordlbw b Higgs17     
+RA Brooksc Hughes b Shuttleworth8     
FE Rumseynot out0     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 90.1 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-43, 3-72, 4-100, 5-119, 6-168, 7-170, 8-177, 9-194, 10-198 (90.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs16   2322--
Savage24   9512--
Lever17   6331--
Hughes15   5313--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Lloydc Chappell b Burgess3     
B Woodb Langford18     
H Pillingc Kerslake b Langford37     
KL Snellgrovec Langford b Robinson7     
+FM Engineerb Robinson10     
*JD Bondc Kerslake b Langford0     
DP Hughesc Kerslake b Robinson4     
K Shuttleworthc Virgin b Robinson0     
P Leverc Robinson b Langford5     
K Higgsnot out0     
JS Savagec Kerslake b Langford0     
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(all out, 44.4 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-33, 3-57, 4-57, 5-72, 6-78, 7-78, 8-86, 9-87, 10-87 (44.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer5   170--
Burgess7   0201--
Robinson17   6344--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Wood b Hughes13     
MJ Kitchenc Pilling b Savage22     
PJ Robinsonc Higgs b Savage3     
GS Chappellc Lloyd b Hughes22     
WE Alleyc Engineer b Hughes4     
*RC Kerslakeb Hughes0     
GI Burgessc Higgs b Hughes15     
R Palmerc Lloyd b Hughes10     
BA Langfordnot out11     
+RA Brooksc Wood b Higgs4     
FE Rumseyc Savage b Shuttleworth0     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 54 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-32, 3-39, 4-52, 5-52, 6-81, 7-90, 8-101, 9-110, 10-111 (54 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shuttleworth3   141--
Higgs9   1121--
Savage20   11272--
Hughes22   7616--

--> BA Langford reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> JS Savage reached 950 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> PJ Robinson reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Lancashire second innings
--> BA Langford reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Lancashire second innings
--> DP Hughes achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 5-46)
--> DP Hughes achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 5-46)





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