Somerset v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1965
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 12th, 14th, 15th June 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Arnold, PA Gibb
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 125/5 (Clayton 23*, CRM Atkinson 0*)
Close of play day 2New Zealanders (2) 185/2 (Dowling 101*, Reid 37*)

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GT Dowlingc Wight b Hall0     
BE Congdonc and b Hall6     
TW Jarvisb Rumsey6     
BW Sinclairc and b Rumsey64     
*JR Reidlbw b Hall0     
B Sutcliffeb Hall0     
+AE Dickc Greetham b Alley28     
RC Motzc Rumsey b Alley6     
BW Yuilec Virgin b Alley1     
RO Collingelbw b Langford24     
FJ Cameronnot out14     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(all out, 54.3 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-9, 3-15, 4-15, 5-15, 6-54, 7-64, 8-70, 9-120, 10-155 (54.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall19   4464--
Alley13   2413--
CRM Atkinson3   260--
Robinson4   0190--
Langford3   151--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonb Motz14     
RT Virginlbw b Motz2     
PB Wightb Motz12     
WE Alleylbw b Motz19     
CHM Greethamb Collinge34     
+G Claytonlbw b Cameron26     
*CRM Atkinsonlbw b Motz16     
BA Langfordnot out22     
PJ Robinsonc Dick b Motz6     
FE Rumseyb Collinge11     
GH Hallc Dick b Collinge0     
Extras(12 b, 6 lb, 16 nb)34
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-25, 3-53, 4-61, 5-124, 6-139, 7-162, 8-172, 9-196, 10-196 (71.3 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Motz28   5636--
Cameron16   4341--
Congdon5   0160--
Yuile4   230--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GT Dowlingnot out101     
BE Congdonlbw b Hall14     
TW Jarvisc CRM Atkinson b Robinson29     
*JR Reidnot out37     
BW Sinclairdid not bat      
B Sutcliffedid not bat      
+AE Dickdid not bat      
RC Motzdid not bat      
BW Yuiledid not bat      
RO Collingedid not bat      
FJ Camerondid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(2 wickets, 69 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-86
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rumsey15   4230--
Hall12   2341--
Alley12   7130--
CRM Atkinson6   2150--
Robinson12   1391--
Langford8   2370--
Greetham4   0200--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> WE Alley (1) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> GH Hall achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the New Zealanders first innings (previous best was 4-66)