Somerset v Yorkshire
County Championship 1972
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 24th, 25th, 26th May 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 5 (Batting 3, Bowling 2); Yorkshire 8 (Batting 3, Bowling 5)
UmpiresF Jakeman, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 8/0 (Boycott 4*, Sharpe 2*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 154/2 (Boycott 86*, Hampshire 20*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Hampshire b Nicholson7      
MJ Kitchenc Bairstow b Hutton47      
SG Wilkinsonc Old b Hutton18      
*DB Closec Johnson b Hutton49      
GI Burgesslbw b Hutton6      
PW Denninglbw b Hutton2      
TW Cartwrightc Wilson b Nicholson93      
KJ O'Keeffec and b Nicholson5      
+DJS Taylorc Bairstow b Nicholson0      
HR Moseleyb Old6      
AA Jonesnot out2      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 70.2 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-64, 3-86, 4-104, 5-108, 6-158, 7-201, 8-225, 9-240, 10-242 (70.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old20   2621--
Hutton22   4725--
Cope5   0250--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Boycottnot out122      
PJ Sharpelbw b Moseley4      
B Leadbeaterc Moseley b Jones34      
JH Hampshirec Denning b Cartwright37      
RA Huttonc Kitchen b Cartwright19      
C Johnsonnot out0      
CM Olddid not bat      
+DL Bairstowdid not bat      
D Wilsondid not bat      
AG Nicholsondid not bat      
GA Copedid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)10
Total(4 wickets, declared, 83 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-85, 3-194, 4-226
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley18   5371--
Jones12   1481--
Cartwright28   10582--
O'Keeffe20   5640--
Close5   290--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Boycott b Wilson5      
MJ Kitchenc Sharpe b Wilson7      
SG Wilkinsonnot out34      
*DB Closenot out55      
GI Burgessdid not bat      
PW Denningdid not bat      
TW Cartwrightdid not bat      
KJ O'Keeffedid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 w)8
Total(2 wickets, 70 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-12
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Old4   070--
Nicholson3   120--
Cope30   20250--
Wilson22   8432--
Johnson11   4240--

--> SG Wilkinson made his debut in County Championship matches
--> SG Wilkinson made his debut in first-class matches
--> RA Hutton reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Somerset first innings





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