Somerset v Sussex
County Championship 1975
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 30th April, 1st, 2nd May 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Sussex 5 (Batting 2, Bowling 3)
UmpiresJF Crapp, R Julian
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 7/0 (Greenidge 4*, Morley 3*; 3 overs)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 61/0 (Taylor 39*, Rose 18*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+DJS Taylorlbw b Snow9      
BC Rosec Mansell b Greig7      
PW Denningc Mansell b Snow27      
IVA Richardslbw b Snow20      
*DB Closec Greig b Waller78      
GI Burgessb Greig70      
PA Slocombenot out61      
IT Bothamb Greig0      
D Breakwellc Faber b Spencer23      
RJ Clappnot out0      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 5 nb)13
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-21, 3-64, 4-75, 5-178, 6-238, 7-238, 8-296
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow14   2443--
Spencer19   4611--
Greig27   5773--
Buss2   080--
Marshall14   2560--
Waller24   10491--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Greenidgelbw b Clapp6      
JD Morleyc and b Botham43      
MJJ Faberc Taylor b Breakwell39      
PJ Gravesc Taylor b Close13      
*AW Greigc Slocombe b Jones24      
MA Bussb Botham1      
+AW Mansellc Denning b Breakwell31      
JA Snowlbw b Breakwell40      
CE Wallerb Botham19      
J Spencernot out6      
RPT Marshallnot out1      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 7 nb)17
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-89, 3-104, 4-133, 5-134, 6-141, 7-192, 8-230, 9-232
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones19   6371--
Clapp19   5481--
Burgess10   1300--
Botham15   5303--
Breakwell22   5443--
Close15   6341--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+DJS Taylornot out96      
BC Rosec Graves b Snow61      
PW Denningnot out9      
IVA Richardsdid not bat      
*DB Closedid not bat      
GI Burgessdid not bat      
PA Slocombedid not bat      
IT Bothamdid not bat      
D Breakwelldid not bat      
RJ Clappdid not bat      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)9
Total(1 wicket, declared, 75 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-153 (Rose)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow18   5251--
Spencer5   1170--
Greig18   4520--
Buss4   170--
Marshall5   1260--
Waller25   6390--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Greenidgec Taylor b Jones3      
JD Morleyc Breakwell b Jones37      
MJJ Faberc Slocombe b Jones16      
PJ Gravesc Taylor b Clapp1      
*AW Greiglbw b Burgess35      
MA Bussb Jones20      
+AW Mansellnot out15      
JA Snownot out26      
CE Wallerdid not bat      
J Spencerdid not bat      
RPT Marshalldid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 6 nb)14
Total(6 wickets, 73 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-32, 3-40, 4-98, 5-120, 6-126
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones16   4294--
Clapp10   2291--
Burgess9   1181--
Botham9   0320--
Breakwell15   5290--
Close14   7160--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> DB Close (1) passed 32000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> PA Slocombe made his debut in County Championship matches
--> PA Slocombe made his debut in first-class matches
--> BC Rose (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> JA Snow (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> AA Jones reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex second innings





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