Somerset v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1973
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 4th, 6th, 7th August 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 0; Northamptonshire 1 (Bowling 1)
UmpiresJF Crapp, A Jepson
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 132/2 (Kitchen 52*, Parks 1*; 46.2 overs)
Close of play day 2No play

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Kitchennot out52     
PJ Robinsonc Milburn b Dye9     
PW Denningb Cottam66     
JM Parksnot out1     
*DB Closedid not bat      
GI Burgessdid not bat      
TW Cartwrightdid not bat      
D Breakwelldid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(2 wickets, 46.2 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-131
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye11   2431--
Bedi11   6150--
Milburn4   1100--
Mushtaq Mohammad6   2130--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virgindid not bat      
P Willeydid not bat      
DS Steeledid not bat      
Mushtaq Mohammaddid not bat      
*PJ Wattsdid not bat      
C Milburndid not bat      
G Cookdid not bat      
+G Sharpdid not bat      
BS Bedidid not bat      
RMH Cottamdid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> RMH Cottam reached 750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings