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Somerset v Middlesex
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 19th, 21st, 22nd August 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 8 wickets
PointsSomerset 4 (Bowling 4); Middlesex 20 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresWL Budd, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 42/5 (Slocombe 14*, Botham 2*; 19 overs)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 262/8 (Dredge 3*, Moseley 4*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleylbw b Botham44     
MJ Smithc Taylor b Dredge5     
CT Radleyb Dredge80     
MW Gattinglbw b Marks42     
GD Barlowc Botham b Marks19     
NG Featherstonec Richards b Moseley89     
+IJ Gouldc Slocombe b Moseley21     
PH Edmondsc Roebuck b Moseley0     
JE Embureyc Richards b Dredge2     
MWW Selveyc Richards b Botham9     
WW Danielnot out0     
Extras(9 lb, 8 nb)17
Total(all out, 91.3 overs)328
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-98, 3-173, 4-185, 5-203, 6-246, 7-258, 8-297, 9-328, 10-328 (91.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham19   1792--
Dredge22   4573--
Moseley16.34343--
Gurr13   3410--
Marks19   3822--
Richards2   0180--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Roseb Selvey4     
PA Slocombenot out35     
IVA Richardsb Daniel4     
PM Roebuckc Gould b Selvey0     
VJ Marksb Daniel9     
CH Dredgelbw b Edmonds3     
IT Bothamb Edmonds9     
GI Burgessb Selvey0     
+DJS Taylorc Gould b Selvey5     
HR Moseleyc Featherstone b Edmonds30     
DR Gurrc Gould b Daniel4     
Extras(1 b, 14 lb)15
Total(all out, 43.4 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-18, 3-19, 4-34, 5-38, 6-58, 7-59, 8-71, 9-110, 10-118 (43.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Daniel10.43263--
Selvey17   5334--
Edmonds15   3423--
Emburey1   020--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Rosec Radley b Selvey99     
PA Slocombest Gould b Edmonds29     
IVA Richardslbw b Selvey39     
PM Roebuckc Barlow b Selvey7     
IT Bothamc Brearley b Selvey11     
VJ Marksc Gould b Selvey12     
+DJS Taylorc Radley b Edmonds15     
GI Burgessc Smith b Emburey35     
CH Dredgec Daniel b Emburey4     
HR Moseleyb Edmonds4     
DR Gurrnot out3     
Extras(6 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 98.5 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-163, 3-170, 4-184, 5-193, 6-206, 7-251, 8-255, 9-262, 10-266 (98.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Daniel15   2600--
Selvey20   6595--
Edmonds29   10603--
Emburey33.57752--
Gatting1   040--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleyb Botham1     
MJ Smithb Botham4     
CT Radleynot out25     
MW Gattingnot out17     
GD Barlowdid not bat      
NG Featherstonedid not bat      
+IJ Goulddid not bat      
PH Edmondsdid not bat      
JE Embureydid not bat      
MWW Selveydid not bat      
WW Danieldid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)11
Total(2 wickets, 13.1 overs)58
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-10
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham7   0362--
Gurr5   390--
Marks1.1020--

Notes
--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> NG Featherstone (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 31
--> BC Rose (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 1
--> BC Rose (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 83
--> IVA Richards (2) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> HR Moseley reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> CH Dredge reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> IT Botham reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> CH Dredge reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> MWW Selvey reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings

 

 

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