Somerset v Derbyshire
County Championship 1953
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 20th, 21st May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultDerbyshire won by an innings and 21 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Derbyshire 12
UmpiresAE Pothecary, AED Smith
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 103/3 (Revill 16*, Carr 8*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Morgan46      
DL Kitsonc Elliott b Gladwin10      
J Lawrenceb Gladwin0      
MF Tremlettc Carr b Gladwin3      
HFT Busec Carr b Jackson12      
*BG Brocklehurstc Dawkes b Morgan0      
R Smithb Jackson16      
+HW Stephensonc Elliott b Jackson37      
SS Rogersc Elliott b Jackson22      
M Walkerb Jackson0      
CG Mitchellnot out6      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 54.4 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-14, 3-28, 4-65, 5-65, 6-87, 7-106, 8-129, 9-129, 10-156 (54.4 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gladwin21   6723--
Smith8   590--
Morgan6   0202--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CS Elliottc Tremlett b Buse4      
A Hamerc Buse b Mitchell54      
*GL Willattb Mitchell16      
AC Revillnot out111      
DB Carrc Smith b Walker52      
+GO Dawkesc Mitchell b Walker17      
JM Kellylbw b Buse21      
DC Morganb Buse3      
C Gladwinb Buse0      
E Smithrun out0      
HL Jacksonb Buse0      
Extras(16 b, 1 lb)17
Total(all out, 89.5 overs)295
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-76, 3-85, 4-207, 5-228, 6-258, 7-278, 8-278, 9-280, 10-295 (89.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mitchell16   3642--
Lawrence19   4560--
Walker17   1562--
Tremlett9   3230--
Smith4   1180--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Jackson16      
DL Kitsonrun out3      
J Lawrencec Kelly b Gladwin3      
MF Tremlettb Jackson0      
R Smithc Willatt b Morgan4      
HFT Busec Kelly b Gladwin14      
+HW Stephensonb Gladwin9      
*BG Brocklehurstb Jackson53      
SS Rogersc Carr b Smith8      
M Walkerc Revill b Morgan4      
CG Mitchellnot out3      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 44.5 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-21, 3-21, 4-27, 5-29, 6-49, 7-57, 8-107, 9-111, 10-118 (44.5 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson10   2303--
Gladwin19   10313--
Smith3   081--
Carr3   0160--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> GL Willatt (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> BG Brocklehurst (2) passed his previous highest score of 46 in first-class matches
--> BG Brocklehurst (2) passed his previous highest score of 46 in County Championship matches
--> C Gladwin reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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