Somerset v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1964
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 6th, 7th, 8th May 1964 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralians won by 172 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, FC Gardner
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 155/5 (Jarman 13*, Martin 27*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 208/6 (Palmer 30*, Langford 4*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RB Simpsonb Alley31     
IR Redpathc Palmer b Rumsey2     
NCL O'Neillretired hurt4     
PJP Burgeb Alley14     
J Potterc Alley b Palmer38     
RM Cowperc Doughty b Rumsey20     
+BN Jarmanc Alley b Rumsey63     
JW Martinc Langford b Rumsey70     
GD McKenzienot out12     
NJN Hawkec Virgin b Palmer1     
AN Connollyc Doughty b Palmer4     
Extras(5 b, 8 lb, 6 nb)19
Total(all out, 79.2 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-53, 3-58, 4-105, 5-121, 6-246, 7-262, 8-264, 9-278 (79.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey25   3744--
Alley15   3612--
Greetham3   240--
Langford7   0190--
Doughty4   0340--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb McKenzie4     
B Roeb Potter64     
PB Wightb Simpson3     
WE Alleyc Simpson b Martin37     
RT Virginc Simpson b McKenzie20     
CHM Greethamc McKenzie b Simpson35     
KE Palmernot out30     
BA Langfordnot out4     
*+HW Stephensondid not bat      
DG Doughtydid not bat      
FE Rumseydid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, declared, 65 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-99, 3-113, 4-168, 5-172, 6-188
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie13   2332--
Connolly13   0350--
Hawke12   2470--
Martin14   6451--
Potter6   0161--
Simpson7   3212--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RB Simpsonc Atkinson b Rumsey125     
IR Redpathnot out81     
J Potternot out0     
NCL O'Neilldid not bat      
PJP Burgedid not bat      
RM Cowperdid not bat      
+BN Jarmandid not bat      
JW Martindid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
NJN Hawkedid not bat      
AN Connollydid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 nb)7
Total(1 wicket, declared, 57 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-205 (Simpson)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey7   0211--
Palmer5   1180--
Greetham7   1200--
Langford22   2830--
Doughty8   0410--
Wight8   2230--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonlbw b McKenzie17     
RT Virginc Jarman b Hawke12     
PB Wightc McKenzie b Hawke2     
WE Alleyc Jarman b Hawke0     
CHM Greethamc Simpson b Hawke0     
KE Palmerb McKenzie1     
BA Langfordc Martin b McKenzie0     
*+HW Stephensonc Connolly b Hawke5     
DG Doughtylbw b McKenzie22     
B Roenot out41     
FE Rumseyc Cowper b Martin1     
Extras(8 b, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-33, 3-33, 4-33, 5-35, 6-35, 7-35, 8-45, 9-110, 10-111 (48.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie14   7204--
Hawke15   4255--
Potter3   180--
Simpson8   2270--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Australians (2) ?/?
--> DG Doughty made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> BN Jarman (1) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 41
--> DG Doughty (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in First-Class matches
--> NCL O'Neill retired hurt in the Australians first innings having scored 4 (team had lost 1 wickets)