Somerset v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1970
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 10th, 11th, 12th June 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 8 (Batting 6, Bowling 2); Northamptonshire 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresHD Bird, GH Pope
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RM Prideauxc Taylor b Jones27      
HM Ackermanb Palmer13      
BL Reynoldslbw b Burgess32      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Langford b Jones44      
DS Steelec Taylor b Jones4      
PJ Wattsb Palmer103      
P Willeynot out99      
BS Crumpnot out10      
D Breakwelldid not bat      
Sarfraz Nawazdid not bat      
+LA Johnsondid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(6 wickets, declared, 106 overs)338
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-66, 3-117, 4-121, 5-122, 6-308
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones22   4753--
Palmer19   2832--
Burgess20   5431--
Cartwright27   12450--
Langford14   3540--
Robinson4   1320--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Sarfraz Nawaz55      
A Clarksonc Ackerman b Crump10      
PJ Robinsonc Steele b Breakwell50      
M Hilllbw b Breakwell65      
MJ Kitchenb Willey71      
GI Burgessc and b Breakwell21      
TW Cartwrightlbw b Mushtaq Mohammad7      
*BA Langfordc Prideaux b Willey4      
+DJS Taylorc Steele b Crump9      
R Palmerb Crump4      
AA Jonesnot out3      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb, 3 nb)17
Total(all out, 94.4 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-118, 3-122, 4-232, 5-282, 6-286, 7-291, 8-305, 9-311, 10-316 (94.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz19   3501--
Watts6   0240--
Willey18   1642--
Breakwell26   7703--
Mushtaq Mohammad9   2301--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RM Prideauxb Palmer14      
HM Ackermanc Virgin b Jones12      
BL Reynoldsc Langford b Jones0      
Mushtaq Mohammadb Palmer1      
DS Steelec Robinson b Langford57      
PJ Wattsc Jones b Langford69      
P Willeyc Taylor b Langford9      
BS Crumpnot out21      
D Breakwellb Langford26      
Sarfraz Nawaznot out12      
+LA Johnsonst Taylor b Langford1      
Extras(2 lb, 1 w)3
Total(9 wickets, declared, 67 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-27, 3-28, 4-31, 5-155, 6-155, 7-170, 8-196, 9-202
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones13   4302--
Palmer13   2382--
Burgess4   1220--
Cartwright4   1100--
Langford19   5535--
Robinson14   4690--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Sarfraz Nawaz b Breakwell42      
A Clarksonlbw b Crump12      
PJ Robinsonb Willey41      
M Hillc and b Mushtaq Mohammad9      
MJ Kitchenc Reynolds b Breakwell2      
GI Burgessb Mushtaq Mohammad17      
TW Cartwrightnot out15      
+DJS Taylornot out2      
*BA Langforddid not bat      
R Palmerdid not bat      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(6 wickets, 53 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-90, 3-102, 4-102, 5-125, 6-146
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz12   2330--
Crump10   1401--
Willey3   0121--
Breakwell16   4432--
Mushtaq Mohammad12   5122--

--> P Willey (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in County Championship matches
--> P Willey (1) passed his previous highest score of 78 in first-class matches
--> P Willey (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> R Palmer reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings
--> BA Langford reached 1200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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