Somerset v Surrey
County Championship 1948
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 11th, 12th, 13th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 8 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Surrey 12
UmpiresCAR Coleman, K McCanlis
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 143/6 (Coope 26*, Lawrence 1*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 40/2 (Woodhouse 13*, Buse 9*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Hillc Mobey b Bedser1      
*GES Woodhouseb Surridge3      
HE Wattsc Laker b McMahon35      
HFT Busec Mobey b Bedser2      
F Castleb McMahon42      
M Coopelbw b Surridge36      
MF Tremlettb Surridge18      
J Lawrencec McMahon b Bedser11      
AW Wellardb Bedser15      
+WT Luckesnot out1      
HL Hazellc Fishlock b Laker5      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)16
Total(all out, 87.4 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-5, 3-10, 4-76, 5-102, 6-131, 7-156, 8-176, 9-179, 10-185 (87.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser32   15334-1
Surridge23   5503-1
Parker6   380-1
McMahon12   2382--
Squires4   1150--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc Buse b Tremlett10      
*MR Bartonc Watts b Tremlett31      
HS Squiresc Tremlett b Hazell33      
TH Clarkc Wellard b Lawrence5      
JF Parkerc Lawrence b Buse70      
AF Brazierb Lawrence0      
JC Lakerb Wellard39      
AV Bedserb Wellard2      
WS Surridgeb Buse7      
+GS Mobeynot out2      
JWJ McMahonc Watts b Wellard0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 76.2 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-77, 3-81, 4-106, 5-108, 6-189, 7-193, 8-199, 9-206, 10-207 (76.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tremlett18   6412--
Lawrence16   3652--
Hazell16   5261--
Buse4   062--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Hillb Bedser0      
*GES Woodhousec Fishlock b Laker19      
HE Wattsb Parker13      
HFT Busec Squires b McMahon45      
F Castleb Laker0      
M Coopeb McMahon53      
MF Tremlettb Bedser26      
J Lawrenceb Bedser0      
AW Wellardc Fishlock b McMahon6      
+WT Luckesnot out16      
HL Hazellnot out2      
Extras(24 b, 10 lb, 3 nb)37
Total(9 wickets, declared, 83.5 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-19, 3-66, 4-66, 5-157, 6-159, 7-165, 8-165, 9-202
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser27   8403-2
Surridge11   2350--
Parker11   4211-1
Laker19   10232--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlocknot out109 100122  
*MR Bartonb Hazell53      
HS Squiresc Buse b Tremlett15      
JF Parkernot out13      
TH Clarkdid not bat      
AF Brazierdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
WS Surridgedid not bat      
+GS Mobeydid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(2 wickets, 32.4 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-99, 2-163
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard7   0340--
Buse11   0690--
Hazell7   0421--

--> F Castle (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> J Lawrence (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> MR Barton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 25
--> JF Parker (1) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 48
--> GES Woodhouse (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> GS Mobey made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> GS Mobey made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> MF Tremlett reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> AV Bedser reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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