Surrey v Somerset
County Championship 1972
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 31st May, 1st, 2nd June 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSomerset won by an innings and 8 runs
PointsSurrey 1 (Bowling 1); Somerset 17 (Batting 2, Bowling 5)
UmpiresJ Arnold, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 300/3 (Denning 54*, Close 24*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 12/1 (Edrich 7*, Pocock 1*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Storey111     
MJ Kitchenc Long b Roope25     
SG Wilkinsonc Storey b Pocock69     
*DB Closenot out24     
PW Denningnot out54     
TW Cartwrightdid not bat      
KJ O'Keeffedid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
+DJS Taylordid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
AA Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(11 lb, 6 nb)17
Total(3 wickets, declared, 106 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-216, 3-216
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold22   1590--
Jackman20   8550--
Storey18   4491--
Roope11   2291--
Intikhab Alam16   5440--
Pocock19   4471--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichb Jones25     
MJ Edwardsc Jones b Moseley32     
GRJ Roopec Virgin b Cartwright2     
Younis Ahmedlbw b Cartwright3     
*MJ Stewartlbw b Moseley0     
SJ Storeylbw b Cartwright8     
Intikhab Alamb Moseley4     
+A Longc O'Keeffe b Moseley7     
PI Pocockc Taylor b Cartwright0     
GG Arnoldb Cartwright22     
RD Jackmannot out14     
Extras(4 b, 1 nb, 2 w)7
Total(all out, 69 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-57, 3-65, 4-65, 5-65, 6-74, 7-86, 8-88, 9-88, 10-124 (69 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones18   5261--
Moseley19   3464--
Cartwright30   19455--
O'Keeffe2   200--

Surrey second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichlbw b Cartwright44     
MJ Edwardsb Moseley0     
PI Pococklbw b Moseley5     
GRJ Roopec Close b Moseley0     
Younis Ahmedc Virgin b Langford89     
*MJ Stewartb Cartwright2     
SJ Storeylbw b Cartwright1     
Intikhab Alamnot out11     
+A Longc Denning b Cartwright6     
GG Arnoldc Taylor b Jones0     
RD Jackmanc Virgin b Jones4     
Extras(5 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 65.4 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-18, 3-18, 4-98, 5-130, 6-146, 7-146, 8-152, 9-152, 10-168 (65.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley6   2113--
Cartwright26   12444--
O'Keeffe3   0210--
Close3   0180--
Langford7   2231--

--> RT Virgin (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 7
--> SG Wilkinson (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in First-Class matches
--> SG Wilkinson (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in County Championship matches
--> TW Cartwright reached 1200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> HR Moseley reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings