Kent v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1981
VenueCheriton Road Sports Ground, Folkestone on 26th, 27th, 28th August 1981 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 2 runs
PointsKent 2 (Batting 1, Bowling 1); Somerset 22 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDR Shepherd, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 83/2 (Rose 15*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 37/3 (Asif Iqbal 11*, Cowdrey 18*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmerc Garner b Dredge11      
MR Bensonc Taylor b Marks11      
NR Taylorb Garner3      
*Asif Iqbalc and b Dredge2      
CS Cowdreyc Garner b Marks7      
GW Johnsonb Garner27      
RM Ellisonnot out61      
EAE Baptistec Rose b Marks33      
+SNV Watertonc Taylor b Moseley10      
DL Underwoodc Rose b Moseley7      
KBS Jarvisb Garner1      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 8 nb)13
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-26, 3-31, 4-38, 5-38, 6-93, 7-133, 8-158, 9-171, 10-186 (77.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley13   4282--
Marks25   12483--
Dredge15   6332--
Lloyds1   040--
Richards4   170--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Rosest Waterton b Johnson39      
JW Lloydsb Underwood25      
IVA Richardsb Underwood37      
PM Roebuckc Taylor b Underwood51      
PW Denningc Jarvis b Underwood98      
NFM Popplewellc Taylor b Johnson21      
VJ Marksb Johnson0      
+DJS Taylorc Asif Iqbal b Underwood4      
J Garnerlbw b Underwood0      
HR Moseleyc Taylor b Underwood3      
CH Dredgenot out4      
Extras(3 b, 9 lb, 15 nb)27
Total(all out, 128.4 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-83, 3-119, 4-215, 5-250, 6-254, 7-270, 8-270, 9-278, 10-309 (128.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jarvis13   2410--
Baptiste6   1120--
Johnson54   191073--
Ellison1   040--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmerlbw b Garner0      
MR Bensonc Taylor b Marks0      
NR Taylorc Richards b Garner0      
*Asif Iqbalc Rose b Marks45      
CS Cowdreyc Taylor b Marks25      
GW Johnsonlbw b Dredge3      
RM Ellisonc Dredge b Marks9      
EAE Baptisteb Marks15      
+SNV Watertonb Garner4      
DL Underwoodb Garner1      
KBS Jarvisnot out1      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 8 nb)18
Total(all out, 63.3 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-4, 3-8, 4-57, 5-76, 6-88, 7-100, 8-107, 9-114, 10-121 (63.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner19   8374--
Dredge6   3201--
Lloyds8   4110--
Richards1   010--

--> Somerset score at 100 overs in the first innings was 229-4
--> MR Benson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 3
--> RM Ellison (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in first-class matches
--> RM Ellison (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in County Championship matches
--> Asif Iqbal (2) passed 12000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 21
--> GW Johnson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> DL Underwood reached 1450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Somerset first innings





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