Somerset v Sussex
County Championship 1966
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 3rd, 4th, 5th August 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSomerset won by 10 wickets
PointsSomerset 10; Sussex 2
UmpiresWH Copson, PA Gibb
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 68/2 (Kitchen 29*, Burgess 21*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 132/6 (Graves 78*, Foreman 1*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Lenhamc Palmer b Alley16     
MA Busslbw b Palmer19     
KG Suttlenot out44     
*Nawab of Pataudic and b Alley10     
ASM Oakmanc Clayton b Rumsey12     
MG Griffithb Alley0     
PJ Gravesb Rumsey3     
DJ Foremanc Clayton b Alley16     
A Bussb Alley28     
+T Gunnc Clayton b Alley0     
DL Batesst Clayton b Alley2     
Extras(5 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 64.4 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-48, 3-55, 4-55, 5-60, 6-71, 7-87, 8-134, 9-134, 10-158 (64.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey24   7722--
Palmer11   4201--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Oakman b Bates4     
RT Virginlbw b A Buss13     
MJ Kitchenc and b Bates52     
GI Burgessc Foreman b Bates41     
WE Alleyc Pataudi b Oakman9     
*CRM Atkinsonb Bates9     
KE Palmerc Pataudi b Bates8     
+G Claytonb Oakman5     
PJ Robinsonc Gunn b Oakman4     
FE Rumseynot out0     
BA Langfordabsent hurt
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)7
Total(all out, 62 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-24, 3-97, 4-109, 5-127, 6-139, 7-144, 8-148, 9-152 (62 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Buss16   2571--
Bates26   4635--
Oakman20   8253--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Lenhamb Palmer31     
MA Bussc and b Palmer1     
KG Suttleb Rumsey2     
*Nawab of Pataudilbw b Palmer14     
ASM Oakmanc Clayton b Palmer55     
MG Griffithb Alley7     
PJ Graveslbw b Palmer11     
+T Gunnc Alley b Palmer11     
DJ Foremanb Palmer1     
A Busslbw b Palmer17     
DL Batesnot out4     
Extras(6 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 90.1 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-5, 3-26, 4-77, 5-110, 6-128, 7-141, 8-147, 9-148, 10-169 (90.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey19   3471--
Alley23   12161--
Robinson14   7260--
Langford5   260--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonnot out82     
RT Virginnot out86     
MJ Kitchendid not bat      
GI Burgessdid not bat      
WE Alleydid not bat      
*CRM Atkinsondid not bat      
KE Palmerdid not bat      
+G Claytondid not bat      
PJ Robinsondid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(no wicket, 64.2 overs)178
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Buss12   3360--
Bates19   5380--
Oakman17   4420--
Suttle5   1150--
MA Buss9   2210--
Lenham1   050--

--> Each first innings was limited to 65 overs
--> LJ Lenham (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 12
--> LJ Lenham (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 16
--> KG Suttle (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 17
--> ASM Oakman (1) passed 20500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 10
--> RT Virgin (1) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> RT Virgin (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 43
--> WE Alley reached 650 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> DL Bates reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings