Somerset v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1931
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 6th, 8th, 9th June 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresA Skelding, EJ Smith
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 68/2 (Talbot 9*, Blunt 12*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 99/6 (Earle 34*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Youngc and b Weir17     
JW Leec Lowry b Talbot98     
JCW MacBryanc James b Allcott7     
RA Ingleb Blunt60     
*JC Whiteb Blunt5     
CCC Casec Mills b Weir2     
GF Earlec Mills b Blunt3     
LP Marshallb Blunt29     
AW Wellardb Weir14     
HD Burroughlbw b Blunt3     
+FL Prattennot out0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 101.1 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-57, 3-144, 4-172, 5-181, 6-184, 7-206, 8-226, 9-231, 10-244 (101.1 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Talbot12   5401--
Weir27   10463--
Allcott12   3311--
Page7   0210--
Vivian17   4400--

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Dempsterc Burrough b Wellard20     
JE Millsc Earle b White26     
RO Talbotc Wellard b Young60     
RC Bluntb Wellard54     
HG Vivianlbw b White0     
ML Pagerun out13     
*TC Lowrylbw b Young15     
GL Weirc Case b Lee22     
JL Kerrc Young b Wellard12     
CFW Allcottb Young6     
+KC Jamesnot out16     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 130.1 overs)255
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-47, 3-142, 4-142, 5-175, 6-181, 7-199, 8-223, 9-234, 10-255 (130.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard30   11393--
White50   181192--
Young37   14593--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Youngc Vivian b Talbot2     
JW Leec Page b Weir20     
JCW MacBryanc Vivian b Weir4     
RA Inglec Talbot b Weir5     
*JC Whitelbw b Blunt9     
CCC Caseb Page25     
GF Earlec Page b Weir41     
LP Marshallb Allcott37     
AW Wellardb Weir0     
HD Burroughnot out45     
+FL Prattennot out9     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(9 wickets, 78 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-16, 3-26, 4-37, 5-43, 6-99, 7-110, 8-110, 9-163
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Talbot6   1171--
Weir32   10575--
Page3   0191--
Blunt19   3511--
Allcott12   2361--
Vivian5   0130--
Lowry1   040--

--> LP Marshall made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JW Lee (1) passed his previous highest score of 71 in first-class matches
--> LP Marshall (1) passed his previous highest score of 26 in first-class matches
--> RO Talbot (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> LP Marshall (2) passed his previous highest score of 29 in first-class matches
--> GL Weir achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 4-48)
--> GL Weir achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Somerset second innings