Worcestershire v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 2nd, 3rd, 4th May 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Somerset 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3)
UmpiresHD Bird, WL Budd
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 167/4 (Younis Ahmed 39*, Patel 12*; 53 overs)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 39/1 (Rose 23*, Roebuck 5*; 15.2 overs)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Turnerb Marks57      
JA Ormrodc Roebuck b Garner0      
PA Nealec Kitchen b Garner15      
EJO Hemsleyb Garner26      
Younis Ahmedc Marks b Garner52      
DN Patelc Taylor b Garner68      
BL D'Oliveiranot out51      
+DJ Humphriesc Roebuck b Garner1      
JD Inchmorenot out2      
VA Holderdid not bat      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 20 nb)28
Total(7 wickets, declared, 93.3 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-38, 3-81, 4-131, 5-180, 6-272, 7-290
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner31   8806--
Botham3   0140--
Dredge21   4850--
Marks12   3281--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*BC Roseb Patel84      
PW Denningc Humphries b Inchmore3      
PM Roebuckc Hemsley b Inchmore21      
MJ Kitchenc Humphries b Holder20      
IT Bothamc Hemsley b Pridgeon44      
VJ Marksnot out85      
D Breakwellb Patel0      
+DJS Taylorb Inchmore15      
J Garnerc Patel b Pridgeon18      
CH Dredgenot out16      
DR Gurrdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 16 nb, 1 w)24
Total(8 wickets, declared, 95 overs)330
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-70, 3-124, 4-192, 5-192, 6-192, 7-237, 8-271
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder26   5541--
Inchmore22   2813--
Pridgeon23   5842--
Patel23   7852--
Younis Ahmed1   020--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> Younis Ahmed made his debut for Worcestershire in County Championship matches
--> Younis Ahmed made his debut for Worcestershire in first-class matches





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