Glamorgan v Somerset
County Championship 1953
VenueSt Helen's, Swansea on 20th, 22nd June 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGlamorgan won by an innings and 174 runs
PointsGlamorgan 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresJS Buller, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Glamorgan (1) 424/7 (Pleass 9*, HG Davies 14*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WGA Parkhousec Stephenson b Hall141      
PB Cliftc Lawrence b Hall8      
WE Jonesc Lawrence b Langford44      
DE Daviesb Langford77      
AJ Watkinsc Stephenson b Langford65      
*W Woollerb Hall41      
JE Pleassnot out9      
JE McConnonrun out15      
+HG Daviesnot out10      
NG Heverdid not bat      
DJ Shepherddid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb)14
Total(7 wickets, declared, 126 overs)424
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-102, 3-280, 4-287, 5-379, 6-395, 7-414
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall24   4873--
Buse17   4630--
Mitchell18   2620--
Langford30   9893--
Lawrence30   6910--
Smith7   1180--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Clift b Shepherd2      
J Lawrencec Jones b Watkins9      
R Smithc Clift b Shepherd3      
GHD Evansc Watkins b Hever7      
HFT Busec HG Davies b Wooller12      
+HW Stephensonc Shepherd b McConnon50      
*BG Brocklehurstb Shepherd0      
CF Daveyc Clift b McConnon2      
TA Hallnot out2      
BA Langfordst HG Davies b Jones6      
CG Mitchellc Hever b Jones2      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 47 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-12, 3-21, 4-31, 5-63, 6-76, 7-83, 8-90, 9-96, 10-100 (47 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd13   3173--
Hever8   1131--
Wooller10   4251--
Watkins7   1261--
McConnon6   362--
Jones3   082--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Wooller b Shepherd46      
J Lawrencec HG Davies b Shepherd0      
R Smithst HG Davies b Hever9      
GHD Evansb Shepherd4      
HFT Buserun out0      
+HW Stephensonc Parkhouse b McConnon32      
*BG Brocklehurstc Clift b McConnon12      
CF Daveyc HG Davies b Wooller4      
TA Halllbw b Wooller2      
BA Langfordc Watkins b McConnon13      
CG Mitchellnot out20      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 51.3 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-36, 3-41, 4-49, 5-64, 6-78, 7-111, 8-113, 9-118, 10-150 (51.3 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd14   2303--
Hever9   2311--
Wooller11   3352--
Jones1   030--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WGA Parkhouse (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 82
--> DE Davies (1) passed 24000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 8
--> GHD Evans made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GHD Evans made his debut in first-class matches
--> H Gimblett (2) passed 19000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 11
--> CG Mitchell (2) passed his previous highest score of 14 in first-class matches
--> CG Mitchell (2) passed his previous highest score of 14 in County Championship matches
--> W Wooller reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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