Somerset v Lancashire
County Championship 1948
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 7th, 8th, 9th July 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 9 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Lancashire 12
UmpiresH Cruice, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 22/0 (Gimblett 17*, Hill 4*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 141/5 (Buse 13*, Lawrence 7*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+TL Brierleyc Hill b Tremlett18      
W Placec and b Meyer200 31519-  
GA Edrichc Tremlett b Lawrence31      
JT Ikinb Buse32      
ND Howardb Lawrence18      
A Whartonb Hazell2      
*K Cranstonlbw b Meyer32      
EH Edrichb Lawrence0      
P Greenwoodst Luckes b Hazell42      
MJ Hiltonlbw b Hazell18      
WB Robertsnot out1      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 120.5 overs)399
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-110, 3-189, 4-220, 5-239, 6-319, 7-320, 8-366, 9-392, 10-399 (120.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tremlett21   6651--
Buse29   6721--
Meyer21   21102-1
Lawrence20   0843--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Cranston b Roberts37      
E Hillc and b Roberts21      
RJO Meyerc and b Cranston0      
M Cooperun out9      
ATM Jonesb Cranston3      
HFT Busec Howard b Roberts7      
J Lawrencec GA Edrich b Roberts3      
MF Tremlettb Roberts30      
*JW Seamerc GA Edrich b Roberts0      
+WT Luckesnot out36      
HL Hazellb Ikin2      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 2 w)10
Total(all out, 103 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-63, 3-65, 4-73, 5-78, 6-82, 7-91, 8-91, 9-153, 10-158 (103 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greenwood16   62302-
Cranston29   12502--
Wharton12   3190--
Roberts32   13346--
Ikin7   3111--
Hilton7   2110--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Cranston b Hilton41      
E Hillc Place b Cranston0      
RJO Meyerb Cranston30      
M Coopec Cranston b Hilton42      
ATM Jonesst Brierley b Hilton2      
HFT Buselbw b Greenwood38      
J Lawrencec and b Ikin62      
MF Tremlettc Howard b Hilton11      
*JW Seamerc sub b Greenwood23      
+WT Luckesnot out27      
HL Hazellc GA Edrich b Greenwood4      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 144 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-53, 3-103, 4-111, 5-128, 6-210, 7-231, 8-241, 9-279, 10-289 (144 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greenwood33   15463--
Cranston29   8752--
Wharton6   2160--
Roberts1   030--
Hilton52   18934--
Ikin23   6471--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+TL Brierleynot out27      
W Placeb Tremlett2      
GA Edrichnot out19      
JT Ikindid not bat      
ND Howarddid not bat      
A Whartondid not bat      
*K Cranstondid not bat      
EH Edrichdid not bat      
P Greenwooddid not bat      
MJ Hiltondid not bat      
WB Robertsdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(1 wicket, 14.3 overs)51
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Place)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tremlett6   2181-1
Buse4   0110-1
Meyer3   0130--

--> W Place (1) passed his previous highest score of 171 in County Championship matches
--> P Greenwood (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in County Championship matches
--> P Greenwood (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in first-class matches
--> MJ Hilton (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in first-class matches
--> WB Roberts (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> MF Tremlett (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 8
--> WT Luckes (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> ATM Jones made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> ATM Jones made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> RJO Meyer reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> WB Roberts reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> MF Tremlett reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire second innings





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