Worcestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1976
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 5th, 7th, 8th June 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 5 (Batting 2, Bowling 3); Somerset 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresWE Phillipson, P Rochford
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 92/2 (Denning 42*, Kitchen 9*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 146/3 (Imran Khan 40*, D'Oliveira 10*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Ormrodc Rose b Botham13      
GM Turnerb Burgess20      
PA Nealec Jennings b Breakwell80      
Imran Khanc and b Breakwell54      
BL D'Oliveirac Botham b Moseley10      
EJO Hemsleyc Burgess b Botham4      
DN Patelc Taylor b Botham9      
+HG Wilcockc Moseley b Breakwell10      
JD Inchmoreb Botham5      
*N Giffordc Botham b Breakwell8      
AP Pridgeonnot out0      
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 76.3 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-35, 3-139, 4-167, 5-185, 6-189, 7-204, 8-208, 9-212, 10-220 (76.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley13   6281--
Botham20   0774--
Burgess13   5361--
Jennings9   2360--
Evans5   0140--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosec Hemsley b Inchmore7      
PA Slocombeb Pridgeon17      
PW Denningc Ormrod b Inchmore48      
MJ Kitchenb D'Oliveira30      
*+DJS Taylorc Wilcock b Pridgeon44      
GI Burgessc Neale b Pridgeon58      
IT Bothamc Imran Khan b Gifford11      
D Breakwellc Imran Khan b Pridgeon32      
KF Jenningsb Imran Khan7      
NJ Evansc Wilcock b Pridgeon0      
HR Moseleynot out6      
Extras(7 b, 16 lb, 14 nb, 2 w)39
Total(all out, 104.4 overs)299
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-67, 3-108, 4-144, 5-211, 6-235, 7-262, 8-289, 9-290, 10-299 (104.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan20   5401--
Inchmore22   7602--
D'Oliveira29   12491--
Gifford14   2481--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Taylor b Botham13      
JA Ormrodlbw b Botham23      
PA Nealeb Breakwell36      
Imran Khanst Taylor b Breakwell81      
BL D'Oliveiranot out108      
EJO Hemsleynot out19      
DN Pateldid not bat      
+HG Wilcockdid not bat      
JD Inchmoredid not bat      
*N Gifforddid not bat      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
Extras(18 b, 5 lb, 10 nb, 2 w)35
Total(4 wickets, declared, 105 overs)315
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-77, 3-124, 4-267
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley13   3270--
Botham20   2822--
Burgess3   0180--
Jennings16   5420--
Evans13   1480--
Breakwell40   17632--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Roseb Gifford63      
PA Slocombec Wilcock b Inchmore6      
PW Denningc Hemsley b Imran Khan3      
MJ Kitchenc Hemsley b Gifford79      
IT Bothamrun out1      
GI Burgessnot out13      
D Breakwelllbw b Imran Khan0      
*+DJS Taylornot out4      
KF Jenningsdid not bat      
NJ Evansdid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 6 nb)8
Total(6 wickets, 50 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-17, 3-154, 4-156, 5-156, 6-161
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan10   1282--
Inchmore10   2201--
Pridgeon7   0300--
Gifford14   2442--
Patel5   1140--
Hemsley4   0330--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> NJ Evans made his debut in first-class matches
--> NJ Evans made his debut in County Championship matches
--> NJ Evans made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> NJ Evans made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> D Breakwell reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> HR Moseley reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> AP Pridgeon achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 3-18)
--> AP Pridgeon achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings





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