Northamptonshire v Somerset
County Championship 1962
VenueTown Ground, Peterborough on 12th, 14th, 15th May 1962 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNorthamptonshire 4 (Batting 2); Somerset 0
UmpiresT Drinkwater, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 10/0 (G Atkinson 5*, Roe 0*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 338/6 (Palmer 8*, Stephenson 4*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanc Stephenson b JG Lomax15     
BL Reynoldsc G Atkinson b Langford99     
RM Prideauxc Stephenson b Palmer140     
A Lightfootnot out54     
PJ Wattsrun out12     
BS Crumpnot out9     
JG Williamsondid not bat      
*+KV Andrewdid not bat      
ME Scottdid not bat      
MR Dilleydid not bat      
JDF Larterdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 19 lb)23
Total(4 wickets, declared, 119 overs)352
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-235, 3-284, 4-310
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer29   6721--
JG Lomax23   5701--
Alley19   5400--
Langford26   8681--
CRM Atkinson6   0270--
Latham16   2520--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonlbw b Scott78     
B Roec Watts b Dilley108     
WE Alleyc Reynolds b Larter5     
MJ Kitchenb Scott78     
JG Lomaxb Crump35     
IR Lomaxc Dilley b Crump3     
KE Palmernot out8     
*+HW Stephensonnot out4     
BA Langforddid not bat      
CRM Atkinsondid not bat      
ME Lathamdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)19
Total(6 wickets, declared, 136 overs)338
Fall of wickets:
1-151, 2-161, 3-232, 4-295, 5-326, 6-326
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larter25   10531--
Dilley23   4651--
Scott38   11942--
Williamson25   8500--
Crump25   8572--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MEJC Normanrun out59     
BL Reynoldsrun out90     
RM Prideauxc G Atkinson b Langford0     
A Lightfootb Palmer11     
BS Crumpc Alley b Langford6     
JG Williamsonc Stephenson b Langford9     
PJ Wattsc and b Palmer2     
*+KV Andrewc JG Lomax b Langford9     
ME Scottb Langford1     
MR Dilleynot out1     
JDF Larternot out10     
Extras(2 b, 11 lb)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 62 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-146, 2-146, 3-171, 4-178, 5-187, 6-187, 7-196, 8-198, 9-200
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer13   0402--
JG Lomax5   0200--
Langford25   6675--
CRM Atkinson9   2380--
Latham10   3330--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Lightfoot b Dilley17     
B Roec Andrew b Crump14     
WE Alleyb Dilley96     
MJ Kitchenc Crump b Williamson27     
JG Lomaxb Larter4     
IR Lomaxb Dilley36     
KE Palmerb Larter4     
*+HW Stephensonnot out4     
BA Langfordb Larter5     
CRM Atkinsonnot out0     
ME Lathamdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(8 wickets, 44.5 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-31, 3-106, 4-114, 5-197, 6-202, 7-210, 8-217
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dilley11   1493--
Scott4   0350--
Williamson10   1381--
Crump9   0531--

--> RM Prideaux (1) passed his previous highest score of 116 in County Championship matches
--> B Roe (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in First-Class matches
--> B Roe (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in County Championship matches
--> MJ Kitchen (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in County Championship matches
--> MJ Kitchen (1) passed his previous highest score of 45 in First-Class matches
--> MEJC Norman (2) passed 5500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 10
--> WE Alley (2) passed 10500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 19
--> MR Dilley reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings