Somerset v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1976
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 29th, 31st May, 1st June 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 8 runs
PointsSomerset 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Gloucestershire 13 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresAE Fagg, H Horton
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 43/4 (Stovold 18*, Shepherd 4*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 325/6 (Shepherd 29*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosec Brassington b Graveney104     
PA Slocombelbw b Brown36     
PW Denningb Brown41     
*DB Closeb Brown0     
MJ Kitchenc Davey b Graveney69     
+DJS Taylornot out41     
GI Burgessretired hurt10     
IT Bothamb Graveney13     
D Breakwellb Davey0     
KF Jenningsnot out3     
RJ Clappdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 9 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)333
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-138, 3-138, 4-237, 5-290, 6-326, 7-327
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey20   2821--
Shackleton10   1340--
Procter16   5320--
Brown28   8643--
Graveney24   4943--
Sadiq Mohammad2   0110--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadc Breakwell b Botham2     
NHC Cooperb Botham1     
Zaheer Abbasb Clapp5     
MJ Procterc Taylor b Botham7     
AW Stovoldc Close b Botham18     
DR Shepherdb Clapp27     
*AS Brownlbw b Botham0     
DA Graveneylbw b Jennings2     
JH Shackletonc Close b Clapp0     
+AJ Brassingtonnot out4     
J Daveyb Botham1     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 5 w)12
Total(all out, 39.1 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-9, 3-9, 4-29, 5-52, 6-52, 7-61, 8-68, 9-74, 10-79 (39.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clapp13   6183--
Jennings8   1241--
Close1   100--
Kitchen1   100--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadc and b Jennings8     
NHC Cooperb Botham38     
Zaheer Abbasb Close141     
MJ Procterc Breakwell b Close32     
AW Stovoldb Botham58     
DR Shepherdlbw b Jennings30     
*AS Brownb Botham4     
DA Graveneyb Botham0     
+AJ Brassingtonnot out15     
JH Shackletonst Taylor b Breakwell30     
J Daveyb Botham0     
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 120.1 overs)372
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-126, 3-209, 4-236, 5-319, 6-325, 7-325, 8-327, 9-371, 10-372 (120.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jennings25   6712--
Close27   9902--
Kitchen3   0210--
Rose4   090--
Breakwell24   12401--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosec Shepherd b Procter48     
PA Slocombelbw b Brown17     
PW Denningc Sadiq Mohammad b Brown4     
*DB Closec Shackleton b Brown10     
MJ Kitchenc Shackleton b Procter10     
+DJS Taylorc Sadiq Mohammad b Procter0     
IT Bothamb Procter3     
D Breakwellc Shepherd b Graveney0     
KF Jenningsc Stovold b Procter6     
GI Burgessnot out1     
RJ Clappc Sadiq Mohammad b Procter1     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 42.3 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-47, 3-73, 4-97, 5-97, 6-100, 7-101, 8-108, 9-108, 10-110 (42.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey5   0200--
Brown9   2273--
Graveney14   9181--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> BC Rose (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 57
--> DR Shepherd (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 16
--> Zaheer Abbas (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 131
--> JH Shackleton (2) passed his previous highest score of 28 in County Championship matches
--> JH Shackleton (2) passed his previous highest score of 28 in first-class matches
--> IT Botham achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 5-59)
--> IT Botham achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 5-59)
--> AS Brown reached 1200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> GI Burgess retired hurt in the Somerset first innings having scored 10 (team score 307/5)





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