Somerset v Essex
County Championship 1934
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 8th, 9th August 1934 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 10 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Essex 15
UmpiresF Chester, AE Dipper
Close of play day 1Somerset (2) 65/7 (Ingle 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Leec Taylor b Farnes6     
FS Leec Nichols b Farnes6     
NS Mitchell-Innesc Taylor b Farnes0     
EF Longriggc and b Nichols4     
CCC Caseb Nichols0     
JW Seamerc Taylor b Farnes7     
AW Wellardc Wilcox b Eastman31     
*RA Inglec Rist b Eastman1     
GM Bennettb Eastman0     
+WT Luckesnot out1     
HL Hazellc Nichols b Eastman1     
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(all out, 22.1 overs)60
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9, 3-14, 4-14, 5-23, 6-31, 7-46, 8-58, 9-58, 10-60 (22.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols9   2222--
Farnes11   4354--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Cutmorec Luckes b Wellard6     
DF Popec Longrigg b Wellard9     
*DR Wilcoxc Wellard b Hazell5     
J O'Connorc Longrigg b Hazell55     
MS Nicholsc Longrigg b Hazell0     
LC Eastmanlbw b JW Lee28     
FH Ristc Mitchell-Innes b Hazell0     
RM Taylorc Ingle b Hazell6     
TPB Smithc Mitchell-Innes b Hazell0     
+AG Powellnot out7     
K Farnesc Luckes b Hazell2     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 3 w)8
Total(all out, 43.4 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-24, 3-24, 4-24, 5-75, 6-92, 7-115, 8-115, 9-120, 10-126 (43.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard6   1152--
Mitchell-Innes4   250--
JW Lee16   7211--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Leeb Farnes6     
FS Leec Powell b Nichols25     
NS Mitchell-Innesb Farnes7     
EF Longriggb O'Connor0     
CCC Caserun out8     
JW Seamerc Eastman b Nichols1     
AW Wellardc Taylor b Eastman11     
*RA Ingleb Farnes0     
GM Bennettb Eastman19     
+WT Luckesc Farnes b Nichols14     
HL Hazellnot out9     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 48.5 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-34, 3-43, 4-44, 5-53, 6-55, 7-65, 8-69, 9-97, 10-111 (48.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols16   6233--
Farnes15   2373--
O'Connor4   311--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Cutmorenot out19     
DF Popenot out27     
*DR Wilcoxdid not bat      
J O'Connordid not bat      
MS Nicholsdid not bat      
LC Eastmandid not bat      
FH Ristdid not bat      
RM Taylordid not bat      
TPB Smithdid not bat      
+AG Powelldid not bat      
K Farnesdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 15 overs)46
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard8   1290--
Mitchell-Innes4   1170--
Hazell3   300--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> J O'Connor (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 13
--> GM Bennett (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> HL Hazell achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 7-87)
--> HL Hazell reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings
--> HL Hazell reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> HL Hazell achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 7-87)