Somerset v Warwickshire
County Championship 1974
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 21st, 22nd, 23rd August 1974 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 2 wickets
PointsSomerset 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Warwickshire 16 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresBJ Meyer, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 64/3 (MJK Smith 9*, Kallicharran 10*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 184/6 (Burgess 52*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PM Roebuckb Hemmings46     
+DJS Taylorc Abberley b Bourne95     
PW Denningb Rouse26     
IVA Richardsc Murray b Bourne41     
*DB Closelbw b Bourne19     
JM Parksb Hemmings33     
GI Burgesslbw b Brown0     
IT Bothamc Murray b Rouse38     
BA Langfordnot out6     
HR Moseleyc Murray b Hemmings1     
AA Jonesc Kallicharran b Hemmings5     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 99.5 overs)319
Fall of wickets:
1-104, 2-161, 3-196, 4-225, 5-238, 6-241, 7-304, 8-308, 9-310, 10-319 (99.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown12   2311--
Rouse17   2602--
Bourne16   2533--
AC Smith11   1340--
Gardom11   4220--
Jameson3   0210--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Jamesonb Botham20     
RN Abberleylbw b Jones0     
+DL Murraylbw b Burgess10     
MJK Smithlbw b Jones25     
AI Kallicharranst Taylor b Burgess13     
BK Gardomc Jones b Close67     
EE Hemmingsc Taylor b Langford20     
WA Bournelbw b Close5     
SJ Rousenot out22     
*AC Smithc Botham b Langford7     
DJ Brownnot out6     
Extras(5 b, 12 lb, 8 nb)25
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-37, 3-41, 4-73, 5-100, 6-177, 7-179, 8-188, 9-208
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones15   4302--
Moseley21   4460--
Burgess18   8262--
Langford18   10322--
Botham16   4351--
Close12   2262--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+DJS Taylorlbw b Rouse11     
PM Roebucklbw b Rouse0     
PW Denninglbw b Rouse0     
IVA Richardsb Rouse22     
*DB Closest Murray b Hemmings31     
JM Parkslbw b Bourne61     
GI Burgessb Brown67     
IT Bothamc Jameson b Brown1     
BA Langfordc Jameson b Bourne0     
HR Moseleyc Murray b Bourne2     
AA Jonesnot out0     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 68.5 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-33, 4-38, 5-111, 6-184, 7-187, 8-198, 9-202, 10-202 (68.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rouse12   4264--
Bourne16   4483--
AC Smith7   180--
Hemmings12   2381--
Gardom9   1380--
Jameson3   050--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Jamesonc Richards b Botham44     
RN Abberleyc Parks b Langford36     
+DL Murraylbw b Jones44     
MJK Smithc Taylor b Jones25     
AI Kallicharranc Parks b Burgess39     
BK Gardomc Close b Moseley12     
EE Hemmingsc Richards b Burgess6     
WA Bourneb Jones15     
SJ Rousenot out32     
*AC Smithnot out20     
DJ Browndid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 9 lb, 13 nb, 2 w)32
Total(8 wickets, 93.3 overs)305
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-114, 3-162, 4-183, 5-222, 6-227, 7-248, 8-248
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley25   8641--
Burgess17   2602--
Langford19   7381--
Botham10   4211--
Close4   060--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> PM Roebuck made his debut in County Championship matches
--> PM Roebuck made his debut in First-Class matches
--> DJS Taylor (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 51
--> IVA Richards (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 12
--> DB Close (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 13
--> GI Burgess (2) passed 5500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 40
--> WA Bourne achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 2-32)
--> BA Langford reached 1400 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> WA Bourne achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 3-53)