Somerset v Worcestershire
County Championship 1969
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 6th, 7th, 8th August 1969 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 5 wickets
PointsSomerset 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Worcestershire 14 (Batting 2, Bowling 2)
UmpiresAE Fagg, GH Pope
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 347/9 (Rose 41*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 57/1 (Virgin 33*, Chappell 10*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Standen b Slade32      
A Clarksonb Brain10      
GS Chappellc Cass b Slade144      
MJ Kitchenc Graveney b Gifford18      
PW Denninglbw b Gifford23      
BC Rosenot out41      
GI Burgessc Cass b Holder40      
PJ Robinsonc Wilkinson b Holder21      
*BA Langfordc Graveney b Brain7      
R Palmerb Brain0      
+CEP Carterdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 112 overs)347
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-106, 3-165, 4-232, 5-232, 6-286, 7-332, 8-347, 9-347 (112 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder22   2742--
Brain21   1933--
Gifford29   9572--
Standen17   1510--
Slade23   5612--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyc and b Palmer22      
+GR Cassc Virgin b Langford11      
TJ Yardleyb Burgess0      
JA Ormrodlbw b Chappell52      
*TW Graveneyb Burgess4      
KW Wilkinsonb Burgess1      
DNF Sladec Chappell b Langford41      
JA Standennot out42      
N Giffordlbw b Palmer25      
VA Holderb Palmer0      
BM Brainb Palmer0      
Extras(2 lb, 7 nb)9
Total(all out, 87 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-36, 3-38, 4-43, 5-48, 6-137, 7-139, 8-207, 9-207, 10-207 (87 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer16   3364--
Burgess22   3543--
Langford30   13512--
Robinson13   9150--
Chappell6   1421--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Slade35      
A Clarksonb Gifford13      
GS Chappellc Graveney b Gifford11      
MJ Kitchenc Wilkinson b Slade12      
PW Denningc Wilkinson b Gifford5      
BC Rosec Headley b Slade0      
GI Burgessrun out4      
PJ Robinsonc Cass b Gifford0      
*BA Langfordc Ormrod b Gifford1      
R Palmerc Graveney b Slade4      
+CEP Carternot out0      
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(all out, 58.1 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-60, 3-60, 4-77, 5-83, 6-87, 7-87, 8-87, 9-92, 10-92 (58.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder6   1160--
Brain4   0110--
Gifford25   13305--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleynot out92      
+GR Casslbw b Burgess28      
TJ Yardleyb Langford42      
JA Ormrodc Kitchen b Langford2      
*TW Graveneyb Langford31      
DNF Sladeb Palmer25      
JA Standennot out8      
KW Wilkinsondid not bat      
N Gifforddid not bat      
VA Holderdid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(5 wickets, 85.4 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-127, 3-129, 4-177, 5-221
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer9   1261--
Burgess19   6431--
Robinson14   2590--
Chappell6   2180--
Clarkson8   2230--

--> RT Virgin (1) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> JA Ormrod (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 38
--> KW Wilkinson made his debut in County Championship matches
--> KW Wilkinson made his debut in first-class matches
--> GR Cass (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> BM Brain reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> N Gifford reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> R Palmer reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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