Lancashire v Somerset
County Championship 1975
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 5th, 7th July 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to field
ResultLancashire won by an innings and 145 runs
PointsLancashire 18 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Somerset 2 (Bowling 2)
UmpiresR Aspinall, A Jepson
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 229/5 (Reidy 20*, Hughes 9*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+DJS Taylorc Lever b Lee0      
BC Roseb Lever5      
PW Denningc Lever b Lee7      
PA Slocombec Reidy b Lee6      
IVA Richardsc Hughes b Lee15      
*DB Closelbw b Lever0      
GI Burgessb Lee16      
IT Bothamc Engineer b Lee0      
D Breakwellc Engineer b Shuttleworth2      
RJ Clappnot out0      
AA Jonesc Hughes b Shuttleworth6      
Extras(4 nb)4
Total(all out, 30.3 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-10, 3-16, 4-18, 5-36, 6-49, 7-49, 8-55, 9-55, 10-61 (30.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever9   3272--
Lee15   7146--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Kennedyc Richards b Botham24      
+FM Engineerc Taylor b Botham34      
FC Hayeslbw b Botham42      
*CH Lloydc Rose b Clapp67      
BW Reidyb Close20      
J Abrahamsc Taylor b Botham18      
DP Hughesc Richards b Botham51      
J Simmonsnot out57      
P Leverrun out3      
K Shuttleworthnot out1      
PG Leedid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 11 lb, 14 nb, 2 w)29
Total(8 wickets, declared, 111 overs)346
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-68, 3-179, 4-186, 5-209, 6-229, 7-320, 8-339
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones30   3920--
Clapp19   6531--
Burgess20   6570--
Botham27   8695--
Close5   1141--
Richards7   2230--
Rose3   090--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Roselbw b Lever7      
PA Slocombec Lloyd b Lever3      
PW Denningc Engineer b Lee12      
IVA Richardsb Lee0      
*DB Closec and b Simmons52      
+DJS Taylorlbw b Shuttleworth2      
IT Bothamlbw b Lee8      
RJ Clappc Lever b Hughes32      
AA Jonesnot out1      
GI Burgessabsent hurt
D Breakwellabsent hurt
Extras(2 b, 9 lb, 12 nb)23
Total(all out, 44.3 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-15, 3-18, 4-35, 5-42, 6-75, 7-136, 8-140 (44.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever11   3262--
Lee15   4453--
Shuttleworth4   1141--
Simmons10   4191--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> BW Reidy (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> DP Hughes (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> J Simmons (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> PG Lee reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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