Gloucestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1976
VenuePhoenix County Ground, Bristol on 28th, 30th, 31st August 1976 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by an innings and 2 runs
PointsGloucestershire 18 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Somerset 2 (Batting 1, Bowling 1)
UmpiresDJ Constant, H Horton
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 55/1 (Sadiq Mohammad 20*, Brassington 1*; 15 overs)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (1) 187/3 (Sadiq Mohammad 93*, Hignell 7*; 43 overs)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosec Brassington b Procter8      
PW Denningb Brain58      
VJ Marksc Brassington b Procter28      
*DB Closenot out22      
MJ Kitchenlbw b Brain9      
GI Burgessc Brassington b Brain4      
+DJS Taylorc Hignell b Brain18      
D Breakwelllbw b Brain0      
CH Dredgec Brassington b Brain5      
DR Gurrb Brain0      
HR Moseleylbw b Brown3      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 53.3 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-93, 3-109, 4-122, 5-128, 6-152, 7-152, 8-158, 9-158, 10-161 (53.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter13   3222--
Brain23   2717--
Childs1   0110--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadc Rose b Gurr108      
AW Stovoldlbw b Burgess29      
+AJ Brassingtonc Marks b Gurr4      
Zaheer Abbasrun out45      
AJ Hignellnot out65      
MJ Procternot out42      
DR Shepherddid not bat      
DA Graveneydid not bat      
*AS Browndid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
JH Childsdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 4 w)7
Total(4 wickets, declared, 57.4 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-63, 3-165, 4-207
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dredge12   0820--
Burgess4   0141--
Breakwell13   1500--
Marks8   1510--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosec Brown b Procter8      
PW Denningc Brown b Brain4      
VJ Marksc Brassington b Brain6      
MJ Kitchenc Brown b Brain10      
GI Burgesslbw b Graveney19      
+DJS Taylornot out56      
D Breakwellc Procter b Graveney1      
CH Dredgec Zaheer Abbas b Graveney6      
DR Gurrc Brown b Procter21      
HR Moseleyst Brassington b Sadiq Mohammad1      
*DB Closeabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(all out, 47.4 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-14, 3-19, 4-49, 5-49, 6-59, 7-67, 8-134, 9-137 (47.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter9   1232--
Brain14   1513--
Childs8   550--
Graveney11   1393--
Sadiq Mohammad5.40141--

--> 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 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 57
--> PW Denning (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> AW Stovold (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 25
--> AJ Hignell (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 63
--> DR Gurr (2) passed his previous highest score of 19 in County Championship matches





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