Somerset v Middlesex
County Championship 1976
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 12th, 14th June 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 47 runs
PointsSomerset 4 (Bowling 4); Middlesex 17 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDJ Constant, DO Oslear
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 131/4 (Gatting 15*, Featherstone 9*; 42 overs)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rose hit wkt b Jones0      
PA Slocombelbw b Selvey4      
PW Denningb Gatting36      
*DB Closec Radley b Jones0      
MJ Kitchenlbw b Selvey18      
+DJS Taylorb Gatting3      
GI Burgessb Selvey22      
IT Bothamlbw b Selvey9      
D Breakwellc Edmonds b Jones4      
KF Jenningsc and b Jones3      
HR Moseleynot out1      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 42.5 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-14, 3-17, 4-61, 5-65, 6-65, 7-87, 8-96, 9-99, 10-104 (42.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Selvey16   8234--
Gatting13   3422--
Titmus5   360--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithlbw b Moseley25      
*JM Brearleylbw b Burgess49      
CT Radleylbw b Moseley5      
GD Barlowlbw b Burgess26      
MW Gattinglbw b Moseley19      
NG Featherstonec Slocombe b Burgess71      
FJ Titmusc Close b Moseley1      
+IJ Gouldc sub b Jennings20      
PH Edmondsb Close38      
MWW Selveynot out8      
AA Jonesb Moseley2      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)271
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-77, 3-98, 4-117, 5-142, 6-144, 7-176, 8-234, 9-264, 10-271 (84.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham17   2560--
Burgess26   4863--
Jennings8   2251--
Breakwell5   1100--
Close5   0161--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Roseb Jones33      
PA Slocombec Gould b Selvey7      
PW Denningb Jones4      
*DB Closec Edmonds b Titmus8      
MJ Kitchenc Selvey b Jones0      
+DJS Taylorlbw b Selvey11      
GI Burgessc Gatting b Titmus3      
D Breakwellc Barlow b Titmus33      
KF Jenningsrun out6      
HR Moseleynot out3      
IT Bothamabsent hurt
Extras(7 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)12
Total(all out, 46.2 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-46, 3-53, 4-57, 5-74, 6-74, 7-102, 8-113, 9-120 (46.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones11   1393--
Selvey16   4462--

--> 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
--> PW Denning (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> MWW Selvey reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> MWW Selvey reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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