Derbyshire v Somerset
County Championship 1968
VenueThe Park, Buxton on 10th, 11th, 12th August 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultDerbyshire won by 2 wickets
PointsDerbyshire 20 (Batting 5, Bowling 5); Somerset 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2)
UmpiresCS Elliott, A Gaskell
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 20/1 (Kitchen 8*, Palmer 6*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 59/1 (Virgin 21*, Palmer 3*)

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJK Gibbsb Rumsey0      
DHK Smithlbw b Rumsey65      
MH Pagec Brooks b Burgess117      
IR Buxtonnot out85      
JF Harveyb Burgess3      
*DC Morgannot out103      
TJP Eyredid not bat      
+RW Taylordid not bat      
E Smithdid not bat      
HJ Rhodesdid not bat      
AB Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 13 lb, 7 nb, 2 w)27
Total(4 wickets, declared, 112 overs)400
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-178, 3-205, 4-217
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey19   4642--
Burgess12   1612--
Palmer6   0370--
Alley10   1310--
Langford33   8990--
Robinson28   7720--
Chappell4   090--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Rhodes5      
MJ Kitchenc DHK Smith b Rhodes24      
KE Palmerc Page b Rhodes10      
GS Chappellc Page b E Smith29      
WE Alleyc DHK Smith b Eyre42      
GI Burgessc and b Morgan36      
*RC Kerslakec Buxton b Jackson1      
PJ Robinsonc E Smith b Jackson0      
BA Langfordc Taylor b Jackson18      
+RA Brooksc Gibbs b Jackson1      
FE Rumseynot out1      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 61 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-24, 3-66, 4-92, 5-134, 6-155, 7-155, 8-159, 9-164, 10-179 (61 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson17   7414--
Rhodes13   4263--
E Smith17   6441--
Buxton4   0110--
Eyre9   0361--
Morgan1   091--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Morgan b Rhodes49      
MJ Kitchenc Taylor b Rhodes26      
KE Palmerb Rhodes76      
GS Chappellc Buxton b E Smith7      
WE Alleyc Taylor b Rhodes32      
GI Burgessb E Smith5      
*RC Kerslakec Jackson b E Smith7      
PJ Robinsonnot out56      
BA Langfordlbw b Eyre3      
+RA Brooksc Harvey b Eyre11      
FE Rumseyc and b Eyre1      
Extras(9 b, 8 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)23
Total(all out, 105.4 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-104, 3-115, 4-175, 5-180, 6-195, 7-254, 8-273, 9-291, 10-296 (105.4 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson15   5380--
Rhodes24   8574--
E Smith31   10813--
Buxton4   180--
Morgan10   3230--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJK Gibbsc Robinson b Rumsey1      
DHK Smithc Brooks b Rumsey0      
IR Buxtonb Burgess14      
JF Harveyb Rumsey8      
*DC Morganc Kerslake b Langford12      
TJP Eyrelbw b Langford23      
+RW Taylorb Rumsey2      
E Smithb Langford1      
MH Pagenot out11      
HJ Rhodesnot out0      
AB Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(8 wickets, 21.5 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-5, 3-19, 4-39, 5-39, 6-63, 7-65, 8-70
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey11   3304--
Burgess5   1141--

--> DHK Smith (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 21
--> MH Page (1) passed his previous highest score of 112 in first-class matches
--> MH Page (1) passed his previous highest score of 112 in County Championship matches
--> MH Page (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 112
--> AB Jackson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> HJ Rhodes reached 850 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset second innings





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