Lancashire v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 4th, 6th, 7th August 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Somerset 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDGL Evans, CT Spencer
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 50/0 (Rose 31*, Slocombe 15*; 15 overs)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 67/3 (Hayes 32*, Lyon 3*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodc Roebuck b Garner12      
D Lloydb Popplewell10      
*FC Hayesc Garner b Jennings65      
CH Lloydc Taylor b Popplewell15      
BW Reidyc Slocombe b Jennings13      
J Simmonsc Taylor b Garner0      
DP Hugheslbw b Garner0      
+J Lyonc Richards b Popplewell18      
RM Ratcliffenot out43      
PJW Allottb Jennings0      
PG Leenot out6      
Extras(1 b, 9 lb, 5 nb, 3 w)18
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-33, 3-50, 4-52, 5-52, 6-81, 7-149, 8-150, 9-193
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner25   7513--
Popplewell24   10433--
Jennings30   9623--
Richards1   010--
Breakwell17   10130--
Marks3   2120--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Rosec Lyon b Wood87      
PA Slocombec CH Lloyd b Ratcliffe33      
IVA Richardslbw b Ratcliffe36      
PM Roebuckb Wood11      
PW Denningc Hayes b Simmons106      
VJ Marksc D Lloyd b Lee60      
D Breakwelllbw b Simmons21      
NFM Popplewelllbw b Simmons0      
+DJS Taylornot out10      
KF Jenningslbw b Simmons0      
J Garnernot out0      
Extras(12 b, 6 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)24
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)388
Fall of wickets:
1-119, 2-146, 3-172, 4-178, 5-299, 6-353, 7-355, 8-388, 9-388
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lee15   2781--
Allott16   3630--
Ratcliffe30   51132--
Wood19   3482--
Simmons13   1354--
Hughes7   2270--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Lloydb Garner23      
*FC Hayesnot out48      
CH Lloydc Richards b Marks2      
BW Reidyc Taylor b Garner6      
+J Lyonnot out8      
B Wooddid not bat      
J Simmonsdid not bat      
DP Hughesdid not bat      
RM Ratcliffedid not bat      
PJW Allottdid not bat      
PG Leedid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(3 wickets, 39 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-45, 3-55
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner18   3422--
Popplewell5   2130--
Jennings2   0110--
Richards2   060--
Breakwell6   540--
Marks6   2111--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> FC Hayes (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> J Lyon (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> BC Rose (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 47
--> PW Denning (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 44
--> D Breakwell (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> NFM Popplewell achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Lancashire first innings (previous best was 0-1)





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