Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1981
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 6th, 8th, 9th June 1981 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsMiddlesex 6 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Somerset 4 (Batting 3, Bowling 1)
UmpiresWL Budd, PSG Stevens
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 296/7 (Breakwell 12*, Garner 4*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 21/2 (Rose 6*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Rosec Butcher b Thomson23     
JW Lloydsb Selvey12     
IVA Richardsc Downton b Selvey92     
PM Roebuckc Barlow b Daniel68     
PW Denningb Merry63     
VJ Marksb Merry0     
+DJS Taylorc Edmonds b Thomson6     
D Breakwellc Downton b Thomson12     
J Garnerc Downton b Selvey29     
HR Moseleynot out2     
CH Dredgedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 8 nb)17
Total(9 wickets, declared, 107.3 overs)324
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-64, 3-167, 4-263, 5-264, 6-274, 7-287, 8-297, 9-324 (107.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Daniel23   4581--
Thomson18   2593--
Merry15   1582--
Edmonds18   4540--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleyc Taylor b Moseley2     
GD Barlowlbw b Marks32     
CT Radleylbw b Moseley87     
RO Butchernot out106     
WN Slacklbw b Garner17     
PH Edmondsnot out11     
+PR Downtondid not bat      
MWW Selveydid not bat      
JR Thomsondid not bat      
WG Merrydid not bat      
WW Danieldid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(4 wickets, declared, 84 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-59, 3-205, 4-236
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner18   1521--
Moseley20   3552--
Dredge15   1500--
Marks18   5381--
Lloyds4   0250--
Breakwell9   0350--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Roseretired hurt6     
JW Lloydsc Slack b Thomson8     
D Breakwellc Downton b Thomson7     
IVA Richardsc Butcher b Daniel3     
PM Roebuckc Slack b Merry33     
PW Denningnot out75     
VJ Marksnot out26     
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
J Garnerdid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
CH Dredgedid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 5 nb)8
Total(4 wickets, declared, 48 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-21, 3-24, 4-106
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Daniel9   3261--
Selvey5   1180--
Thomson9   1312--
Merry12   0431--
Edmonds5   1120--
Slack8   1280--

--> Somerset score at 100 overs in the first innings was 298-8
--> PW Denning (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> D Breakwell (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> BC Rose retired hurt in the Somerset second innings having scored 6 (team score 21/2) (overnight)



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