Somerset v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1958
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 28th, 29th May 1958 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealanders won by an innings and 71 runs
UmpiresHG Baldwin, WFF Price
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 195/4 (Reid 86*, Meale 32*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PB Wightb MacGibbon31     
JG Lomaxc Reid b Cave2     
KE Palmerb MacGibbon5     
CHM Greethamlbw b MacGibbon1     
CL McCoolb Cave1     
WE Alleyc Hayes b Alabaster31     
*MF Tremlettb MacGibbon2     
+HW Stephensonlbw b Alabaster21     
KD Biddulphnot out8     
AGT Whiteheadc Ward b Alabaster0     
B Lobbb Alabaster10     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 53 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-39, 3-41, 4-42, 5-42, 6-51, 7-91, 8-106, 9-106, 10-118 (53 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayes9   0340--
Cave14   7272--
MacGibbon17   7194--
Alabaster12   5324--
Reid1   100--

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW D'Arcylbw b Biddulph9     
LSM Millerc McCool b Lomax37     
NS Harfordc Stephenson b Lobb27     
*JR Reidc Whitehead b McCool161     
WR Playlelbw b Lomax0     
T Mealenot out64     
AR MacGibbonb Palmer1     
JC Alabasternot out2     
HB Cavedid not bat      
JA Hayesdid not bat      
+JT Warddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(6 wickets, declared, 97 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-50, 3-118, 4-118, 5-294, 6-295
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb21   6531--
Biddulph11   5241--
Alley4   0240--
Lomax14   2412--
McCool22   4701--
Whitehead8   1360--
Palmer10   0251--
Wight7   1280--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxlbw b Hayes10     
PB Wightc Harford b Hayes12     
KE Palmerlbw b Hayes4     
CL McCoolc Reid b Alabaster38     
WE Alleyc Ward b Hayes0     
*MF Tremlettc Cave b MacGibbon3     
CHM Greethamc MacGibbon b Reid17     
+HW Stephensonc Cave b Reid21     
KD Biddulphc Harford b Reid8     
AGT Whiteheadnot out0     
B Lobbst Ward b Alabaster2     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(all out, 55.1 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-24, 3-31, 4-31, 5-51, 6-69, 7-87, 8-117, 9-117, 10-119 (55.1 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayes14   6344--
Cave7   1110--
MacGibbon10   4181--
Reid9   483--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JR Reid (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 73
--> B Lobb reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the New Zealanders first innings
--> JA Hayes reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings