Minor Counties South v Somerset
Benson and Hedges Cup 1972 (West Group)
VenuePeverell Park, Plymouth on 29th, 30th April, 1st May 1972 (55-over match)
Balls per over6
TossMinor Counties South won the toss and decided to field
ResultSomerset won by 65 runs
PointsMinor Counties South 0; Somerset 4 (Bonus 1)
UmpiresJF Crapp, PB Wight
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Minor Counties South 17/2 (Daniels 6*, Garofall 1*)

Somerset inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
RT Virginc Turner b Standen17     
MJ Kitchenc Smith b Laitt0     
*DB Closec Garofall b Laitt0     
GI Burgessc Laitt b Standen9     
RC Cooperlbw b Merryweather95     
PW Denningc Turner b Ridley20     
PJ Robinsonc Turner b Merryweather4     
TW Cartwrightc Daniels b Hunter6     
+DJS Taylorb Yeabsley9     
HR Moseleynot out3     
AA Jonesc Smith b Merryweather4     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 54 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-24, 4-36, 5-89, 6-115, 7-134, 8-162, 9-162, 10-169 (54 ov)
Minor Counties South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Laitt11   5132--33.001.18
Yeabsley8   1231--48.002.88
Standen11   2412--33.003.73
Ridley9   4271--54.003.00
Hunter7   0411--42.005.86
Merryweather8   0223--16.002.75

Minor Counties South inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
DM Danielsc Cartwright b Burgess8     
WA Smithb Jones7     
JB Turnerc Taylor b Moseley2     
AR Garofallc sub b Robinson38     
CMG Hunterc Cartwright b Burgess2     
*GNS Ridleyc Taylor b Jones29     
JA Standenc Kitchen b Jones2     
+BW Pollc Burgess b Robinson4     
DI Yeabsleylbw b Close4     
DJ Laittc sub b Robinson1     
JH Merryweathernot out0     
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 52.5 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-15, 3-30, 4-32, 5-89, 6-89, 7-95, 8-95, 9-98, 10-104 (52.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Jones11   5193--22.001.73
Moseley11   4181--66.001.64
Cartwright10   6100---1.00
Burgess6   282--18.001.33
Robinson7   4173--14.002.43

--> The match was scheduled for one day but extended to three.
--> RC Cooper made his debut in List A matches
--> JH Merryweather achieved his best innings bowling analysis in List A matches in the Somerset innings (previous best was 3-41)
--> PJ Robinson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in List A matches in the Minor Counties South innings (previous best was 2-2)