Somerset v Gloucestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1980
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 24th, 26th, 27th May 1980 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Gloucestershire 4 (Batting 2, Bowling 2)
UmpiresD Shackleton, PSG Stevens
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 534/6 (Taylor 57*, Breakwell 22*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 37/1 (Sadiq Mohammad 20*, Zaheer Abbas 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Rosec Sadiq Mohammad b Brain32      
SM Gavaskarc Sadiq Mohammad b Wilkins75      
PA Slocombelbw b Brain0      
PW Denningc and b Graveney98      
IT Bothamc Sadiq Mohammad b Procter228 1842710  
VJ Markslbw b Procter0      
+DJS Taylornot out57      
D Breakwellnot out22      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
CH Dredgedid not bat      
KF Jenningsdid not bat      
Extras(18 lb, 4 nb)22
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)534
Fall of wickets:
1-78, 2-78, 3-119, 4-429, 5-429, 6-486
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter24   5812--
Brain21   01342--
Wilkins18   41121--
Partridge21   21040--
Graveney16   4811--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Stovoldc Marks b Dredge32      
Sadiq Mohammadc Dredge b Moseley4      
Zaheer Abbasrun out62      
AJ Hignellc Taylor b Dredge80      
*MJ Procterc and b Jennings23      
MW Stovoldc Botham b Jennings2      
MD Partridgeb Jennings15      
DA Graveneyc Taylor b Jennings1      
+AJ Brassingtonc Rose b Moseley3      
AH Wilkinsc Taylor b Moseley7      
BM Brainnot out0      
Extras(6 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 81 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-82, 3-112, 4-142, 5-159, 6-184, 7-204, 8-231, 9-237, 10-239 (81 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley21   3663--
Dredge21   5512--
Jennings25   9874--
Marks14   5250--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Stovoldc Botham b Dredge14      
Sadiq Mohammadb Breakwell55      
Zaheer Abbasc and b Jennings173      
AJ Hignellnot out100      
MW Stovoldlbw b Jennings1      
*MJ Procterc Marks b Slocombe32      
MD Partridgenot out3      
DA Graveneydid not bat      
+AJ Brassingtondid not bat      
AH Wilkinsdid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 10 lb, 3 nb)16
Total(5 wickets, 120 overs)394
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-92, 3-346, 4-356, 5-390
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley10   1350--
Dredge17   4581--
Jennings15   4592--
Marks31   13660--
Botham15   4570--
Breakwell16   6391--
Gavaskar7   2290--
Rose5   0250--
Slocombe1   071--
Denning1   020--
Taylor2   110--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> SM Gavaskar made his debut in County Championship matches
--> PW Denning (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> IT Botham (1) passed his previous highest score of 167 in first-class matches
--> IT Botham (1) passed his previous highest score of 167 in County Championship matches
--> IT Botham (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> SM Gavaskar made his debut for Somerset in first-class matches





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