Somerset v Sussex
Schweppes County Championship 1981
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 11th, 13th, 14th July 1981 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to field
ResultSussex won by 6 wickets
PointsSomerset 4 (Bowling 4); Sussex 22 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDJ Halfyard, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 225/9 (le Roux 58*, Waller 22*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 315/6 (Denning 34*, Taylor 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Rosec Wells b le Roux6     
JW Lloydsb Arnold3     
IVA Richardsb le Roux8     
PM Roebuckc Phillipson b Greig31     
PW Denningc Arnold b Greig31     
IT Bothamb Greig15     
NFM Popplewellc and b Arnold8     
+DJS Taylorlbw b Greig0     
D Breakwellc Phillipson b Arnold0     
HR Moseleynot out0     
CH Dredgec Gould b Arnold0     
Extras(1 nb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 24.5 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-14, 3-23, 4-72, 5-83, 6-96, 7-96, 8-101, 9-104, 10-104 (24.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux6   0392--
Greig7   1334--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendisc Dredge b Botham25     
*JRT Barclayc Taylor b Dredge13     
TD Booth Jonesc Richards b Botham0     
PWG Parkerc Taylor b Moseley19     
CM Wellsc Taylor b Botham1     
IA Greigc Taylor b Botham0     
CP Phillipsonb Botham30     
+IJ Gouldc Denning b Popplewell25     
GS le Rouxnot out65     
GG Arnoldc Taylor b Popplewell13     
CE Wallerc Taylor b Botham22     
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 11 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-40, 3-40, 4-54, 5-58, 6-63, 7-122, 8-122, 9-154, 10-233 (82.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley13   6321--
Dredge14   3371--
Popplewell13   5312--
Richards5   1150--
Breakwell2   040--
Lloyds1   040--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Roserun out82     
JW Lloydsb le Roux68     
IVA Richardsc Barclay b le Roux26     
PM Roebuckc Phillipson b le Roux0     
PW Denninglbw b le Roux61     
NFM Popplewellb Greig4     
IT Bothamc Greig b le Roux72     
+DJS Taylorc Gould b le Roux1     
D Breakwellnot out21     
CH Dredgec Gould b le Roux0     
HR Moseleylbw b le Roux1     
Extras(10 b, 7 lb, 4 nb, 10 w)31
Total(all out, 105.2 overs)367
Fall of wickets:
1-151, 2-191, 3-191, 4-192, 5-197, 6-305, 7-330, 8-351, 9-363, 10-367 (105.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux33.2101078--
Arnold34   81040--
Greig22   3851--
Waller11   2280--
Barclay5   2120--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendisb Breakwell12     
*JRT Barclayb Dredge4     
TD Booth Jonesb Breakwell75     
PWG Parkernot out105     
IA Greigc Rose b Popplewell19     
CM Wellsnot out12     
CP Phillipsondid not bat      
+IJ Goulddid not bat      
GS le Rouxdid not bat      
GG Arnolddid not bat      
CE Wallerdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(4 wickets, 76.5 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-24, 3-155, 4-205
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham17   5390--
Dredge14   2281--
Popplewell6   0251--
Richards9   0500--
Breakwell27   8642--
Lloyds3   0170--

--> PM Roebuck (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> IA Greig (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> GS le Roux achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 7-40)
--> GS le Roux reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 8th wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> GS le Roux achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 6-84)





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