Worcestershire CCC return to action today when they take on Somerset in a Specsavers County Championship Division One match at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.

Here are the records of the previous first class meetings between the two counties.

Worcestershire: Played: 176 Won: 58 Lost: 56 Drawn: 61 Tied: 1 Abandoned: 1

Last match played: Match Drawn at Taunton – 21st-24th August 2015

Somerset 565-5 dec (JC Hildreth 220*, PD Trego 130*) Worcs 172-4 (RA Whiteley 78*, OB Cox 52*)

Highest total – Worcestershire: 696-8 dec New Road 2005

Highest total – Somerset: 591-9 dec New Road 2011

Lowest total – Worcestershire: 42 Bath 1965

Lowest total – Somerset: 56 Wells 1935

Highest score – Worcestershire: GA Hick 405* Taunton 1988

Highest score – Somerset: LC Braund 257* New Road 1913

Best innings bowling – Worcs: PF Jackson 9-45 Dudley 1935

Best innings bowling – Somerset: JC White 10-76 New Road 1921

Best match bowling – Worcs: GA Wilson 15-142 Taunton 1905

Best match bowling – Somerset: JC White 16-83 Bath 1919

Most runs – Worcestershire: GA Hick 2522 Ave: 84.07

Most runs – Somerset: PM Roebuck 1739 Ave: 49.69

Most wickets – Worcestershire: RTD Perks 162 Ave: 20.38

Most wickets – Somerset: JC White 218 Ave: 11.42

Best partnerships for Worcestershire:

1st 201 SD Peters A Singh Bath 2003

2nd 264 TS Curtis GA Hick Taunton 1990

3rd 314 MJ Horton TW Graveney New Road 1962

4th 330 BF Smith GA Hick Taunton 2006

5th 218 DKH Mitchell DA Wheeldon Taunton 2009

6th 265 GA Hick SJ Rhodes Taunton 1988

7th 168 OB Cox J Leach New Road 2015

8th 183 DA Leatherdale RK Illingworth Taunton 1994

9th 129 MK Foster GC Wilson New Road 1924

10th 119 WB Burns GA Wilson New Road 1906

Best partnerships for Somerset:

1st 207 ME Trescothick AV Suppiah New Road 2011

2nd 258 PM Roebuck AN Hayhurst New Road 1990

3rd 237 BC Rose MJ Kitchen Taunton 1977

4th 179 J Cox M Burns Bath 2003

5th 176 CL McCool WE Alley New Road 1959

6th 221* JC Hildreth PD Trego Taunton 2015

7th 278* S Lee RJ Turner Bath 1996

8th 125 BJ Phillips AC Thomas Taunton 2009

9th 129 MD Lyon PA Foy Taunton 1920

10th 96* JJ Bridges RC Robertson-Glasgow Taunton 1924

*Thanks to Worcestershire first team scorer-analyst Phil Mellish for the above information.