Somerset v Royal Air Force
Other matches in England 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 11th, 12th, 13th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSomerset won by 131 runs
UmpiresRH Powell, R Turner
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 278 all out
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 181/7

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Cowan6      
JG Lomaxb McKinna1      
J Lawrencelbw b McKinna7      
PB Wightc Stott b McKinna148      
L Picklesb Hall49      
R Smithc Murray b Cowan46      
MF Tremlettb Cowan1      
+HW Stephensonb Cowan7      
J Hiltonnot out1      
JWJ McMahonb Cowan0      
B Lobblbw b Cowan0      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 106 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-7, 3-19, 4-157, 5-261, 6-269, 7-271, 8-278, 9-278, 10-278 (106 ov)
Royal Air Force bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKinna30   15643--
Cowan31   7656--
Hall25   5751--
Shirreff20   6620--

Royal Air Force first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JT Murrayb Lobb0      
*AC Shirreffst Stephenson b Lawrence26      
WB Stottc Hilton b Lawrence40      
RAE Tindallb Lomax0      
LA Savillst Stephenson b Lawrence1      
D Carpenterc Tordoff b Lawrence14      
SE Learyb McMahon34      
R Leggettb McMahon15      
TA Hallrun out10      
GH McKinnac Stephenson b Lawrence0      
MJ Cowannot out1      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 44.3 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Murray), 2-64, 3-67, 4-67, 5-71, 6-100, 7-128, 8-139, 9-148, 10-149 (44.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb8   1361--
Tremlett10   0280--
Lomax5   0141--
McMahon7   2192--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffc Leggett b Hall23      
JG Lomaxc McKinna b Hall3      
J Lawrenceb Shirreff21      
MF Tremlettb Shirreff1      
R Smithc Cowan b McKinna65      
PB Wightb McKinna3      
+HW Stephensonb Shirreff62      
L Pickleslbw b Hall8      
J Hiltonnot out12      
JWJ McMahonc Savill b McKinna2      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 62.1 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Lomax), 2-49, 3-49, 4-52, 5-65, 6-142, 7-180, 8-203, 9-209 (62.1 ov)
Royal Air Force bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowan5   190--
Hall19   4783--
Shirreff15   1713--

Royal Air Force second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JT Murrayb Lobb6      
*AC Shirreffc and b Lobb33      
WB Stottb Tremlett4      
RAE Tindallc Stephenson b Lawrence25      
LA Savillc and b McMahon10      
D Carpenterst Stephenson b Lawrence3      
SE Learyst Stephenson b McMahon62      
R Leggettlbw b Hilton12      
TA Hallc Stephenson b McMahon44      
GH McKinnast Stephenson b Lawrence0      
MJ Cowannot out0      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 75 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-42, 3-46, 4-76, 5-80, 6-98, 7-132, 8-198, 9-201, 10-207 (75 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb10   2172--
Tremlett12   2491--
Lawrence25   4543--
Lomax6   2110--
McMahon14   2533--
Hilton8   2151--





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