Somerset v Nottinghamshire
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1985
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 27th, 28th, 29th April 1985 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 9 wickets
PointsSomerset 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Nottinghamshire 22 (Batting 3, Bowling 3)
UmpiresB Dudleston, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 31/0 (Broad 8*, Robinson 21*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 61/1 (Roebuck 31*, Popplewell 9*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wyattc Rice b Cooper28      
PM Roebuckc Johnson b Saxelby12      
NFM Popplewellc French b Rice2      
RL Ollisc French b Rice44      
BC Rosec Robinson b Pick43      
*IT Bothamc French b Pick90      
VJ Marksb Rice10      
+T Gardc French b Pick1      
GV Palmernot out45      
MR Davisnot out21      
AP Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(17 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(8 wickets, declared, 101 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-44, 3-44, 4-121, 5-201, 6-239, 7-243, 8-246
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Saxelby23   7491--
Pick25   5793--
Cooper25   51191--
Rice18   6383--
Such10   5120--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Broadc Gard b Jones27      
RT Robinsonc Gard b Davis105      
DW Randallc Gard b Davis18      
*CEB Ricec Wyatt b Marks27      
P Johnsonb Davis0      
JD Birchc Popplewell b Marks38      
+BN Frenchc Gard b Marks18      
RA Pickc Roebuck b Marks15      
K Saxelbyc Gard b Marks0      
KE Coopernot out17      
PM Suchc sub b Davis8      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)15
Total(all out, 78.5 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-86, 2-119, 3-185, 4-187, 5-188, 6-235, 7-244, 8-244, 9-275, 10-288 (78.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer10   0460--
Marks23   5665--
Botham7   1220--
Jones14   2621--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wyattc French b Cooper18      
PM Roebuckc French b Cooper36      
NFM Popplewellrun out13      
RL Ollisc Broad b Such0      
BC Rosec French b Such7      
VJ Marksb Such3      
GV Palmerc Randall b Such0      
*IT Bothamc Robinson b Such50      
+T Gardc Rice b Cooper1      
MR Davisrun out1      
AP Jonesnot out1      
Extras(2 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 47.2 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-70, 3-70, 4-70, 5-77, 6-77, 7-96, 8-119, 9-131, 10-133 (47.2 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Saxelby6   0250--
Pick5   0160--
Cooper18   10173--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BC Broadnot out56      
RT Robinsonc Ollis b Jones54      
DW Randallnot out32      
*CEB Ricedid not bat      
P Johnsondid not bat      
JD Birchdid not bat      
+BN Frenchdid not bat      
RA Pickdid not bat      
K Saxelbydid not bat      
KE Cooperdid not bat      
PM Suchdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)18
Total(1 wicket, 46 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-98 (Robinson)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davis9   1300--
Palmer7   1280--
Marks18   4520--
Jones12   2391--

--> Somerset score at 100 overs in the first innings was 308-8
--> AP Jones made his debut in first-class matches
--> AP Jones made his debut in County Championship matches
--> KE Cooper (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> IT Botham (2) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> K Saxelby reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings





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