result
Semi-Final, Taunton, Jul 8 1981, Benson & Hedges Cup
154
(48.3/55 ov, target 155)157/5
Somerset won by 5 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)
player of the match
Kent INNINGS (55 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Bob Woolmer c Popplewell b Botham1----0.00
Mark Benson c †Taylor b Botham1----0.00
Chris Tavaré  b Popplewell44----0.00
Asif Iqbal (c)c Garner b Dredge11----0.00
Alan Ealham  b Popplewell17----0.00
John Shepherd c †Taylor b Dredge7----0.00
Alan Knott  b Garner29----0.00
Graham Johnson  b Garner13----0.00
Graham Dilley  b Garner8----0.00
Derek Underwood lbw b Botham0----0.00
Kevin Jarvis not out 0----0.00
Extras(b 6, lb 8, nb 2, w 7)23
TOTAL(52.1 Ov, RR: 2.95)154
Fall of wickets: 1-1, 2-9, 3-35, 4-73, 5-92, 6-92, 7-125, 8-153, 9-154, 10-154
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Joel Garner9.102432.61---00
Ian Botham1042332.29---00
Colin Dredge1043123.10---00
Hallam Moseley1112202.00---00
Nigel Popplewell1103122.81---00
Viv Richards11000.00---00
Somerset INNINGS (target: 155 runs from 55 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Brian Rose (c)c Johnson b Shepherd22----0.00
Peter Denning c Tavare b Underwood22----0.00
Viv Richards c Woolmer b Jarvis2----0.00
Peter Roebuck not out 51----0.00
Ian Botham  b Underwood2----0.00
Nigel Popplewell c Asif Iqbal b Shepherd42----0.00
Vic Marks not out 7----0.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 2, w 2)9
TOTAL(48.3 Ov, RR: 3.23)157/5
Fall of wickets: 1-33, 2-37, 3-68, 4-80, 5-147
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley603205.33---00
John Shepherd8.313023.52---00
Kevin Jarvis721612.28---00
Bob Woolmer612704.50---00
Derek Underwood1141521.36---00
Graham Johnson1012802.80---00
MATCH DETAILS
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
TossSomerset, elected to field first
SeriesBenson & Hedges Cup
Season1981
Player Of The Match
Nigel Popplewell
Nigel Popplewell
Match daysday(55-over match)
Umpires
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Arthur Jepson
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Ray Julian