Kent v Somerset
County Championship 1958
VenueHesketh Park, Dartford on 10th, 12th May 1958 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 77 runs
PointsKent 14 (Batting 2); Somerset 0
UmpiresWFF Price, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Kent (2) 13/1 (Wilson 3*, Halfyard 3*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Wilsonc Stephenson b Lobb0     
J Pettifordc Lomax b Biddulph9     
SE Learylbw b Lobb25     
*MC Cowdreyc Stephenson b Biddulph19     
JF Pretlovelbw b McCool25     
+TG Evanslbw b Lomax15     
AL Dixonc and b McCool12     
A Brownc Alley b McCool0     
DJ Halfyardnot out22     
F Ridgwaylbw b McCool0     
JCT Pagec and b Biddulph11     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 47.2 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-10, 3-45, 4-66, 5-93, 6-95, 7-102, 8-107, 9-107, 10-140 (47.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb14   2382--
Lomax9   3191--
Alley6   3140--
McCool7   3184--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Alleyc Ridgway b Brown9     
L Picklesc Evans b Brown26     
PB Wightc Evans b Ridgway19     
CL McCoolb Ridgway0     
*MF Tremlettb Ridgway2     
CHM Greethamc Evans b Brown7     
JG Lomaxc Page b Ridgway6     
+HW Stephensonnot out18     
BA Langfordc Evans b Halfyard3     
KD Biddulphb Halfyard0     
B Lobbc Cowdrey b Halfyard0     
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 39 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-54, 3-54, 4-54, 5-62, 6-69, 7-70, 8-87, 9-91, 10-91 (39 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway17   6364--
Halfyard11   7123--
Brown11   1423--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Wilsonc Alley b Biddulph50     
J Pettifordc and b Biddulph1     
DJ Halfyardc Stephenson b Biddulph16     
SE Learyc Tremlett b Biddulph14     
*MC Cowdreyb Biddulph6     
JF Pretloveb Lomax24     
+TG Evansb Lomax48     
AL Dixonlbw b Lomax0     
A Brownb Lomax1     
F Ridgwayc Pickles b Biddulph9     
JCT Pagenot out1     
Extras(8 b, 9 lb)17
Total(all out, 68.5 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-32, 3-48, 4-54, 5-117, 6-137, 7-137, 8-176, 9-181, 10-187 (68.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb13   1430--
Lomax15   5234--
Alley8   3120--
McCool5   360--
Langford4   1120--
Greetham2   0100--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Pickleslbw b Ridgway5     
*MF Tremlettb Halfyard9     
PB Wightb Ridgway8     
CL McCoolb Ridgway6     
WE Alleyc Brown b Halfyard13     
CHM Greethamb Ridgway53     
JG Lomaxc Pretlove b Halfyard14     
+HW Stephensonc Pettiford b Halfyard12     
BA Langfordc Evans b Halfyard19     
KD Biddulphnot out14     
B Lobbb Ridgway0     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 45 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-26, 3-26, 4-37, 5-47, 6-67, 7-101, 8-142, 9-157, 10-159 (45 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway13   1425--
Halfyard21   3635--
Brown11   0480--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> TG Evans (1) passed 13000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> CHM Greetham (2) passed his previous highest score of 31 in First-Class matches
--> CHM Greetham (2) passed his previous highest score of 31 in County Championship matches
--> KD Biddulph achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 5-46)
--> KD Biddulph achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 5-46)