Derbyshire v Somerset
County Championship 1937
VenueRutland Recreation Ground, Ilkeston on 26th, 27th, 28th May 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultDerbyshire won by 7 wickets
PointsDerbyshire 15; Somerset 0
UmpiresA Skelding, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 92 all out
Close of play day 2Derbyshire (2) 24/0 (Alderman 2*, Hodgkinson 22*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec H Elliott b Mitchell13     
HFT Buseb Copson1     
CK Linneyrun out1     
H Gimblettb Copson53     
*GM Bennettb GH Pope0     
PSM Molyneuxb Mitchell3     
WHR Andrewsc CS Elliott b Mitchell6     
AW Wellardc Buckston b Mitchell6     
WN Buncenot out4     
+WT Luckesc Smith b Mitchell3     
HL Hazellc Townsend b Mitchell0     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 34 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-11, 3-23, 4-24, 5-31, 6-47, 7-60, 8-87, 9-92, 10-92 (34 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson10   592--
AV Pope9   1230--
GH Pope7   2241--
Mitchell8   2346--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Aldermanc Bunce b Andrews20     
GF Hodgkinsonc Wellard b Andrews13     
AV Popeb Andrews1     
D Smithc Luckes b Wellard2     
GH Popeb Andrews3     
LF Townsendc Luckes b Andrews20     
CS Elliottc Wellard b Hazell17     
+H Elliottc Luckes b Hazell0     
*RHR Buckstonnot out6     
TB Mitchellc Bennett b Hazell4     
WH Copsonb Hazell0     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 40.4 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-17, 3-20, 4-40, 5-40, 6-65, 7-66, 8-81, 9-87, 10-87 (40.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard15   3221--
Andrews16   5285--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Smith b GH Pope9     
HFT Busec H Elliott b GH Pope11     
CK Linneyc H Elliott b GH Pope2     
H Gimblettc Copson b GH Pope2     
*GM Bennettb Copson25     
PSM Molyneuxc H Elliott b Copson17     
WHR Andrewsc and b Mitchell8     
AW Wellardlbw b AV Pope0     
WN Buncenot out14     
+WT Luckesc Alderman b Mitchell5     
HL Hazellc Copson b Mitchell6     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 63.5 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-24, 3-26, 4-26, 5-51, 6-64, 7-66, 8-83, 9-96, 10-104 (63.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson17   7252--
AV Pope9   2131--
GH Pope16   6204--
Townsend7   520--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Aldermannot out45     
GF Hodgkinsonc Wellard b Andrews24     
CS Elliottc Gimblett b Andrews0     
D Smithb Wellard10     
LF Townsendnot out34     
AV Popedid not bat      
GH Popedid not bat      
+H Elliottdid not bat      
*RHR Buckstondid not bat      
TB Mitchelldid not bat      
WH Copsondid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 51.2 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-32, 3-43
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard16   8241--
Andrews16   7302--
Hazell4   0180--
Gimblett8   3190--
Buse7   2150--

--> GF Hodgkinson (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in County Championship matches
--> TB Mitchell reached 1050 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> WH Copson reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings