Somerset v Worcestershire
County Championship 1970
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 5th, 6th, 7th August 1970 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 6 (Batting 1, Bowling 5); Worcestershire 5 (Bowling 5)
UmpiresJ Arnold, LH Gray
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 163/8 (Taylor 7*, Palmer 8*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (1) 35/0 (Headley 18*, Turner 17*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Graveney b Carter24      
A Clarksonb Carter13      
PJ Robinsonrun out37      
MJ Kitchenc Cass b Standen40      
M Hillc Carter b Holder10      
GI Burgessb Standen1      
TW Cartwrightc Holder b D'Oliveira12      
+DJS Taylorb Holder10      
*BA Langfordb Holder6      
R Palmernot out20      
AA Jonesb Holder0      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)10
Total(all out, 69 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-45, 3-115, 4-127, 5-129, 6-144, 7-145, 8-153, 9-183, 10-183 (69 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder25   3534--
Carter12   1562--
D'Oliveira14   4331--
Standen13   2232--
Gifford5   480--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RGA Headleyc Taylor b Burgess30      
GM Turnerb Burgess18      
JA Ormrodlbw b Cartwright1      
BL D'Oliveirac Hill b Cartwright23      
*TW Graveneyc Clarkson b Cartwright0      
TJ Yardleyc Hill b Cartwright9      
+GR Cassc Hill b Burgess15      
JA Standenc Robinson b Burgess1      
N Giffordc Virgin b Cartwright11      
VA Holderc Hill b Burgess24      
RGM Carternot out0      
Total(all out, 41.4 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-49, 3-49, 4-49, 5-80, 6-96, 7-96, 8-98, 9-128, 10-132 (41.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones6   1160--
Palmer3   0210--
Burgess16   2485--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Holder6      
A Clarksonlbw b Gifford30      
PJ Robinsonc Yardley b Standen22      
MJ Kitchenc Carter b Gifford5      
M Hillnot out56      
GI Burgessc Headley b Carter29      
TW Cartwrightc Cass b Carter5      
+DJS Taylornot out22      
*BA Langforddid not bat      
R Palmerdid not bat      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)6
Total(6 wickets, 71 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-47, 3-54, 4-69, 5-118, 6-135
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder7   1141--
Carter10   1322--
D'Oliveira1   080--
Standen18   5491--
Gifford26   13542--
Ormrod7   1100--
Yardley2   080--

--> M Hill (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> GI Burgess reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> GI Burgess reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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