Somerset v Middlesex
County Championship 1926
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 23rd, 24th, 25th June 1926 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 275 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Middlesex 5
UmpiresF Parris, J Stone
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 323/9 (Murrell 6*, Mann 2*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 259/5 (Lee 100*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Cuthbertsonlbw b Earle34     
HW Leelbw b Hunt16     
JW Hearnec Young b Hunt74     
EH Hendrenc White b Hunt19     
CN Bruceb Bridges43     
GOB Allenlbw b Hunt5     
EL Kiddc Earle b White59     
*FT Mannb White19     
NE Haigc Bridges b Earle28     
+HR Murrellc Hill b White27     
FJ Durstonnot out1     
Extras(9 b, 8 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)20
Total(all out, 127 overs)345
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-87, 3-128, 4-179, 5-197, 6-219, 7-256, 8-303, 9-323, 10-345 (127 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bridges34   5821--
Earle12   4252--
White36   8923--
Hunt45   71264--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Daniellst Murrell b Hearne44     
A Youngc Murrell b Allen35     
PR Johnsonb Allen5     
JCW MacBryanc Durston b Hearne3     
JC Whitec Murrell b Durston1     
MD Lyonb Hearne2     
GF Earlec Murrell b Hearne5     
CCC Casenot out16     
GE Huntc Mann b Durston16     
JJ Bridgesc Bruce b Hearne6     
+ML Hillc Murrell b Durston0     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)12
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-81, 3-88, 4-90, 5-94, 6-99, 7-106, 8-135, 9-145, 10-145 (51.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haig10   2280--
Allen14   4312--
Hearne16   2435--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Cuthbertsonrun out0     
HW Leenot out100     
JW Hearnec Lyon b Hunt13     
EH Hendrenst +Lyon b White60     
CN Bruce hit wkt b Bridges61     
NE Haigc Hill b Bridges0     
*FT Mannnot out2     
GOB Allendid not bat      
EL Kidddid not bat      
+HR Murrelldid not bat      
FJ Durstondid not bat      
Extras(17 b, 5 lb, 1 w)23
Total(5 wickets, declared, 63 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-16, 3-132, 4-240, 5-240
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bridges18   5532--
Earle6   1270--
White10   0581--
Hunt26   7701--
Young3   0280--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Daniellc Murrell b Durston8     
A Youngb Allen46     
PR Johnsonc Lee b Durston0     
JCW MacBryanc Murrell b Durston8     
JC Whiteb Hearne1     
CCC Caseb Haig29     
MD Lyonb Haig24     
GF Earlec Lee b Haig13     
GE Huntnot out14     
JJ Bridgesc and b Durston10     
+ML Hillc Hendren b Haig10     
Extras(13 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)21
Total(all out, 54.5 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-19, 3-41, 4-48, 5-79, 6-126, 7-139, 8-149, 9-167, 10-184 (54.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Durston20   5594--
Allen7   0161--
Hearne12   0481--

--> JW Hearne (1) passed 23500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 54
--> JJ Bridges (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> FJ Durston reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> NE Haig reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> NE Haig reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings



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