Somerset v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1970
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 1st, 3rd, 4th August 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 151 runs
PointsSomerset 18 (Batting 3, Bowling 5); Gloucestershire 4 (Batting 1, Bowling 3)
UmpiresJ Arnold, LH Gray
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 18/0 (Green 10*, Nicholls 4*; 4 overs)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 126/7 (Kitchen 68*, Langford 5*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginlbw b Allen137      
PJ Robinsonlbw b Davey10      
MJ Kitchenb Davey0      
M Hillc Allen b Smith28      
GI Burgessb Brown17      
TW Cartwrightlbw b Smith7      
BC Rosec Meyer b Davey14      
+DJS Taylorc Meyer b Bissex45      
*BA Langfordnot out25      
R Palmerb Davey20      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(9 wickets, declared, 111 overs)311
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-27, 3-71, 4-112, 5-127, 6-153, 7-261, 8-267, 9-311 (111 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey21   5584--
Smith26   7992--
Brown25   7591--
Mortimore10   3150--
Allen14   4301--
Bissex15   5421--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Greenc Taylor b Jones22      
RB Nichollsb Jones57      
M Bissexb Jones0      
DR Shepherdc Taylor b Langford36      
CA Miltonlbw b Jones15      
*AS Brownc Langford b Jones2      
DA Allenlbw b Palmer20      
JB Mortimorec Cartwright b Palmer11      
DR Smithb Cartwright1      
+BJ Meyernot out13      
J Daveylbw b Palmer1      
Extras(3 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-47, 3-116, 4-132, 5-140, 6-143, 7-170, 8-171, 9-175, 10-189 (64.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones17   3355--
Burgess6   0230--
Cartwright15   4311--
Langford10   3241--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Davey1      
PJ Robinsonb Davey7      
MJ Kitchenc Smith b Davey73      
M Hillc Allen b Davey0      
GI Burgessc Brown b Smith10      
BC Roselbw b Mortimore13      
TW Cartwrightc Meyer b Brown3      
+DJS Taylorc Allen b Smith11      
*BA Langfordc Brown b Smith10      
R Palmernot out5      
AA Jonesb Smith1      
Extras(5 lb, 5 nb)10
Total(all out, 49.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-11, 3-12, 4-25, 5-54, 6-64, 7-100, 8-134, 9-142, 10-144 (49.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey16   2374--
Brown11   4201--
Mortimore4   1171--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Greenc Cartwright b Burgess18      
RB Nichollslbw b Burgess14      
M Bissexc Taylor b Burgess2      
DR Shepherdc Robinson b Burgess0      
CA Miltonb Cartwright2      
*AS Brownc Langford b Cartwright5      
DA Allenc Virgin b Cartwright16      
JB Mortimorelbw b Cartwright0      
DR Smithc Robinson b Cartwright45      
+BJ Meyerc Kitchen b Cartwright2      
J Daveynot out1      
Extras(4 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 40.4 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-33, 3-33, 4-41, 5-43, 6-54, 7-54, 8-67, 9-96, 10-115 (40.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones8   2130--
Palmer3   0110--
Burgess17   7524--

--> DM Green (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 13
--> CA Milton (1) passed 30000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> DR Smith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> DR Smith reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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