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Australia tour of England

Somerset v Australians

Australians won by an innings and 374 runs

Australians 1st innings R
SG Barnes retired ill 42
WA Brown run out 0
AL Hassett* c Watts b Redman 103
RN Harvey c †Luckes b Redman 126
RA Hamence st †Luckes b Coope 99
CL McCool c Buse b Redman 6
IWG Johnson not out 113
KR Miller not out 37
Extras (b 7, lb 21, w 1, nb 5) 34
Total (5 wickets dec; 122 overs) 560 (4.59 runs per over)
Did not bat WA Johnston, RA Saggers, DT Ring
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Brown), 1-69* (Barnes, retired not out), 2-256 (Hassett), 3-298 (Harvey), 4-306 (McCool), 5-501 (Hamence)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AW Wellard 25 2 103 0 4.12
MF Tremlett 21 0 106 0 5.04
HL Hazell 27 3 114 0 4.22
HFT Buse 27 5 88 0 3.25
M Coope 6 0 37 1 6.16
J Redman 16 3 78 3 4.87
Somerset 1st innings R
H Gimblett c McCool b Johnston 19
MM Walford st †Saggers b McCool 26
HE Watts st †Saggers b Johnson 10
HFT Buse c Hamence b McCool 4
GES Woodhouse not out 33
M Coope b Ring 2
MF Tremlett b McCool 0
AW Wellard c Ring b McCool 0
WT Luckes lbw b Ring 5
J Redman c Hassett b Johnston 8
HL Hazell b Johnston 0
Extras (b 4, lb 4) 8
Total (all out; 45.5 overs) 115 (2.50 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-34 (Gimblett), 2-50 (Watts), 3-63 (Buse), 4-64 (Walford), 5-67 (Coope), 6-68 (Tremlett), 7-68 (Wellard), 8-84 (Luckes), 9-115 (Redman), 10-115 (Hazell, 45.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
KR Miller 5 1 20 0 4.00
WA Johnston 11.5 3 34 3 2.87
IWG Johnson 9 5 15 1 1.66
CL McCool 11 0 21 4 1.90
DT Ring 9 4 17 2 1.88
Somerset 2nd innings (following on) R
H Gimblett lbw b Johnston 0
MM Walford c Barnes b McCool 21
HE Watts c Hassett b Miller 0
HFT Buse c McCool b Johnston 21
GES Woodhouse b Johnston 3
M Coope c Hamence b McCool 8
MF Tremlett c Miller b McCool 2
AW Wellard c Johnston b McCool 5
WT Luckes not out 1
J Redman c Ring b Johnston 5
HL Hazell lbw b Johnston 0
Extras (b 4, lb 1) 5
Total (all out; 35.4 overs) 71 (1.99 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Gimblett), 2-1 (Watts), 3-35 (Buse), 4-49 (Walford), 5-57 (Coope), 6-58 (Woodhouse), 7-65 (Wellard), 8-66 (Tremlett), 9-71 (Redman), 10-71 (Hazell, 35.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
KR Miller 3 1 5 1 1.66
WA Johnston 17.4 9 34 5 1.92
IWG Johnson 1 0 4 0 4.00
CL McCool 14 4 23 4 1.64
Match details
Toss Australians, who chose to bat
Umpires D Hendren and FS Lee
Close of play
Sat, 28 Aug - day 1 - Australians 1st innings 560/5 (IWG Johnson 113*, KR Miller 37*)
Sun, 29 Aug - rest day
Mon, 30 Aug - day 2 - Somerset 2nd innings 71 (35.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • SG Barnes (1) retired ill at 69/1
  • Somerset Captain not named
 
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