Kent v Somerset
County Championship 1973
VenueMote Park, Maidstone on 30th June, 2nd, 3rd July 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 11 (Batting 6, Bowling 5); Somerset 2 (Bowling 2)
UmpiresJF Crapp, CG Pepper
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 119/2 (Denness 27*, Asif Iqbal 9*; 37 overs)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 12/0 (Wilkinson 9*, Robinson 3*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Wilkinsonc Woolmer b Shepherd0      
PJ Robinsonc Johnson b Graham9      
*DB Closelbw b Woolmer41      
JM Parkslbw b Shepherd41      
GI Burgessc Knott b Woolmer2      
PW Denningc Knott b Johnson6      
TW Cartwrightc Ealham b Shepherd9      
D Breakwellc Knott b Shepherd16      
+DJS Taylorb Graham9      
HR Moseleynot out16      
AA Jonesb Graham0      
Extras(10 lb, 4 nb)14
Total(all out, 66.5 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-28, 3-72, 4-78, 5-87, 6-114, 7-120, 8-143, 9-146, 10-163 (66.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd23   4664--
Johnson10   3201--
Woolmer19   5402--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BW Luckhurstlbw b Cartwright25      
GW Johnsonc Parks b Burgess53      
*MH Dennessc Moseley b Breakwell178      
Asif Iqbalc Taylor b Jones41      
AGE Ealhamb Jones0      
MC Cowdreynot out123      
+APE Knottnot out19      
JN Shepherddid not bat      
RA Woolmerdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 7 nb)18
Total(5 wickets, declared, 123 overs)457
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-106, 3-174, 4-174, 5-415
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones22   41052--
Moseley25   4780--
Cartwright31   7891--
Burgess24   4861--
Close8   1400--
Breakwell13   3411--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Wilkinsonb Shepherd9      
PJ Robinsonc Johnson b Shepherd8      
*DB Closeb Underwood19      
JM Parksc Woolmer b Shepherd155      
GI Burgessc Cowdrey b Graham59      
PW Denningc Underwood b Shepherd2      
D Breakwellnot out31      
TW Cartwrightlbw b Graham4      
+DJS Taylornot out13      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb)9
Total(7 wickets, 121 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-20, 3-79, 4-242, 5-246, 6-266, 7-276
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham29   13502--
Shepherd27   8784--
Johnson19   4580--
Woolmer11   2440--
Underwood29   12551--
Luckhurst1   010--
Cowdrey5   1140--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Somerset (2) ?/? (Parks 111*, [unknown] ?*)
--> BW Luckhurst (1) passed 18500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> MH Denness (1) passed his previous highest score of 174 in first-class matches
--> MH Denness (1) passed his previous highest score of 174 in County Championship matches
--> MH Denness (1) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 147
--> RA Woolmer reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> JN Graham reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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