Somerset v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1973
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 26th, 28th, 29th May 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 38 runs
PointsSomerset 20 (Batting 5, Bowling 5); Gloucestershire 2 (Bowling 2)
UmpiresC Cook, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 381/8 (Taylor 28*, Moseley 13*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 5/1 (Milton 1*, Zaheer Abbas 3*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Kitchenrun out19      
SG Wilkinsonlbw b Brown12      
*DB Closelbw b Knight18      
JM Parksc Sadiq Mohammad b Mortimore68      
GI Burgessc Swetman b Davey129      
PW Denningc Swetman b Knight4      
TW Cartwrightb Brown54      
D Breakwellb Davey23      
+DJS Taylornot out28      
HR Moseleynot out13      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(10 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 117 overs)381
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-44, 3-57, 4-209, 5-213, 6-315, 7-315, 8-360
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey20   3712--
Brown25   7732--
Knight17   2582--
Mortimore25   5531--
Graveney19   5660--
Sadiq Mohammad11   1470--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadb Moseley2      
CA Miltonb Cartwright19      
RDV Knightc Wilkinson b Cartwright10      
MJ Procterc Wilkinson b Burgess34      
Zaheer Abbasnot out36      
DR Shepherdc Denning b Burgess0      
*AS Brownlbw b Cartwright11      
+R Swetmanc Taylor b Cartwright18      
DA Graveneyc Close b Cartwright0      
JB Mortimoreb Close8      
J Daveylbw b Cartwright0      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 6 nb)10
Total(all out, 64.5 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-26, 3-69, 4-70, 5-72, 6-87, 7-118, 8-118, 9-147, 10-148 (64.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones9   2230--
Moseley11   3211--
Burgess6   2282--
Breakwell2   0120--
Close10   5131--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadc Taylor b Jones0      
CA Miltonc Close b Cartwright7      
Zaheer Abbaslbw b Jones6      
RDV Knightc Cartwright b Burgess21      
MJ Procternot out102      
DR Shepherdc Moseley b Breakwell6      
*AS Brownc Burgess b Cartwright10      
+R Swetmanlbw b Cartwright4      
DA Graveneyb Cartwright32      
JB Mortimorec Wilkinson b Close2      
J Daveyc Wilkinson b Cartwright0      
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(all out, 71 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-10, 3-18, 4-57, 5-92, 6-115, 7-119, 8-183, 9-194, 10-195 (71 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones12   6292--
Moseley14   4320--
Cartwright26   6685--
Burgess4   0141--
Breakwell10   2361--
Close5   0111--

--> GI Burgess (1) passed his previous highest score of 114 in first-class matches
--> GI Burgess (1) passed his previous highest score of 114 in County Championship matches
--> GI Burgess (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 120
--> RDV Knight (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> DA Graveney (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in County Championship matches
--> DA Graveney (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> TW Cartwright reached 1300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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