Somerset v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1977
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 18th, 19th, 20th May 1977 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 7 wickets
UmpiresHD Bird, TW Spencer
ScorersT Brice (Somerset), DK Sherwood (Australians)
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 130/3 (Rose 38*, Breakwell 11*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 172/4 (Hookes 85*, Marsh 0*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerc Botham b Garner2      
CS Serjeantst Taylor b Burgess13      
*GS Chappellb Garner113 146123  
GJ Cosierb Garner44      
KD Waltersc Denning b Burgess23      
DW Hookesb Botham3      
+RW Marshb Garner3      
KJ O'Keeffec Denning b Burgess11      
JR Thomsonb Burgess0      
MF Maloneb Burgess2      
G Dymocknot out0      
Extras(10 b, 6 nb, 2 w)18
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-57, 3-177, 4-197, 5-200, 6-204, 7-223, 8-223, 9-231, 10-232 (67.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner20   5664--
Moseley16   5520--
Botham15   2481--
Breakwell7   0230--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosenot out110      
PW Denningc Marsh b Dymock39      
IVA Richardsc Hookes b Malone18      
*DB Closec McCosker b Malone0      
D Breakwellc Chappell b O'Keeffe23      
IT Bothamc McCosker b O'Keeffe59      
PA Slocombenot out55      
GI Burgessdid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
J Garnerdid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 24 nb, 1 w)36
Total(5 wickets, declared, 94 overs)340
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-116, 3-117, 4-146, 5-228
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson16   2600-15
Dymock17   7481-7
Malone22   4702--
O'Keeffe35   151142--
Chappell2   0110--
Walters2   110--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerrun out2      
CS Serjeantc Garner b Botham50      
GJ Cosierc Taylor b Botham2      
DW Hookesb Burgess108      
KD Waltersb Botham25      
+RW Marshb Garner0      
*GS Chappellc Garner b Botham39      
KJ O'Keeffec Denning b Moseley20      
JR Thomsonc Botham b Garner0      
MF Malonec Richards b Breakwell17      
G Dymocknot out6      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-18, 3-141, 4-172, 5-183, 6-214, 7-251, 8-252, 9-271, 10-289 (71.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner23   6712--
Moseley17   6551--
Burgess9   3411--
Botham22   6984--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Rosec Marsh b Thomson27      
PW Denningb Chappell34      
IVA Richardsc Cosier b O'Keeffe53      
PA Slocombenot out8      
IT Bothamnot out39      
*DB Closedid not bat      
D Breakwelldid not bat      
GI Burgessdid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
J Garnerdid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 11 nb, 3 w)21
Total(3 wickets, 39.1 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-129, 3-129
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson12   1571--
Dymock5   0250--
Malone9   2180--
Chappell8   4291--

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