Somerset v Glamorgan
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 10th, 11th, 12th May 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to field
ResultSomerset won by 9 wickets
PointsSomerset 17 (Batting 3, Bowling 2); Glamorgan 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDJ Halfyard, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 52/2 (Roebuck 1*, Taylor 2*)
Close of play day 2Glamorgan (2) 60/5 (Swart 35*, Richards 0*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Jonesb Breakwell102     
JA Hopkinsb Garner4     
DA Francisc Taylor b Botham6     
MJ Llewellync Slocombe b Breakwell73     
PD Swartst Taylor b Breakwell9     
RC Ontongnot out46     
MA Nashrun out1     
G Richardsnot out2     
+EW Jonesdid not bat      
BJ Lloyddid not bat      
EA Cordledid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 11 nb)20
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-47, 3-135, 4-156, 5-255, 6-258
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner28   9611--
Botham20   4701--
Burgess22   11560--
Breakwell30   8563--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Roselbw b Swart34     
PW Denningb Nash12     
PM Roebuckc Swart b Ontong33     
+DJS Taylorc Francis b Richards78     
IVA Richardsc and b Ontong7     
MJ Kitchenb Richards10     
IT Bothamst EW Jones b Richards12     
PA Slocombec Ontong b Richards12     
D Breakwellnot out50     
GI Burgessc and b Ontong11     
J Garnerb Richards1     
Extras(9 b, 6 lb, 12 nb)27
Total(all out, 98.3 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-50, 3-124, 4-136, 5-167, 6-201, 7-206, 8-249, 9-278, 10-287 (98.3 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nash27   12681--
Cordle9   1410--
Swart11   4161--
Ontong12   2413--
Lloyd17   5390--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Jonesb Botham6     
JA Hopkinslbw b Botham0     
DA Francisc Burgess b Breakwell5     
MJ Llewellynb Botham11     
PD Swartc Garner b Breakwell58     
RC Ontongst Taylor b Breakwell3     
G Richardsc Garner b Botham8     
+EW Jonesc Kitchen b Botham0     
MA Nashc Kitchen b Garner55     
BJ Lloydnot out6     
EA Cordleb Botham8     
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 67.2 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-7, 3-19, 4-33, 5-57, 6-90, 7-90, 8-106, 9-152, 10-165 (67.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner15   8171--
Breakwell26   10683--
Roebuck8   590--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Rosenot out51     
PW Denningc Ontong b Lloyd46     
IVA Richardsnot out41     
PM Roebuckdid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
MJ Kitchendid not bat      
IT Bothamdid not bat      
PA Slocombedid not bat      
D Breakwelldid not bat      
GI Burgessdid not bat      
J Garnerdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(1 wicket, 46.2 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nash4   1110--
Cordle3   1120--
Swart6   1190--
Richards14   6430--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> PM Roebuck (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> DA Francis (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> MA Nash hit 4 consecutive sixes in the Glamorgan second innings (off D Breakwell)
--> D Breakwell reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Glamorgan first innings
--> G Richards achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 4-55)
--> G Richards achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 4-55)





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