Gloucestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1953
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 1st, 3rd, 4th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 218 runs
PointsGloucestershire 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresAE Boulton-Carter, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 35/0 (Gimblett 18*, Kitson 17*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 144/2 (Graveney 61*, Crapp 49*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Emmettc Stephenson b Hall7     
DM Youngb Mitchell15     
TW Graveneyst Stephenson b Lawrence22     
*JF Crappc Stephenson b Lawrence99     
CA Miltonc Stephenson b Lawrence15     
+AE Wilsonc Mitchell b Lawrence7     
GEE Lambertlbw b Lawrence29     
JVC Griffithsb Lawrence1     
CJ Scottb Hall2     
DA Allenb Mitchell1     
C Cooknot out10     
Extras(3 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 93.2 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-32, 3-74, 4-102, 5-110, 6-172, 7-194, 8-205, 9-211, 10-221 (93.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse10   1180--
Hall17   4282--
Langford19   5520--
Lawrence34   5986--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Lambert27     
DL Kitsonc sub b Scott32     
R Smithb Scott24     
J Lawrencec Emmett b Scott15     
*BG Brocklehurstc Young b Scott15     
GHD Evanslbw b Cook10     
+HW Stephensonc Milton b Cook24     
HFT Buseb Scott4     
TA Hallc Crapp b Scott11     
BA Langfordnot out2     
CG Mitchellb Scott1     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 92.5 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-81, 3-92, 4-114, 5-124, 6-126, 7-144, 8-158, 9-166, 10-168 (92.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert11   2421--
Cook31   16352--
Allen13   3300--
Graveney2   110--
Griffiths5   2150--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Emmettb Hall18     
DM Youngb Buse5     
TW Graveneynot out110     
*JF Crappc Gimblett b Lawrence54     
CA Miltonrun out0     
+AE Wilsonnot out38     
GEE Lambertdid not bat      
JVC Griffithsdid not bat      
CJ Scottdid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(4 wickets, declared, 74 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-24, 3-154, 4-159
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buse20   6441--
Hall19   0621--
Langford4   1180--
Mitchell12   3320--
Lawrence19   1691--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Griffiths b Scott15     
DL Kitsonc Wilson b Lambert0     
R Smithb Lambert20     
J Lawrencelbw b Lambert0     
*BG Brocklehurstb Lambert3     
GHD Evansb Lambert0     
+HW Stephensonc Wilson b Cook10     
HFT Buselbw b Allen9     
TA Hallc and b Allen2     
BA Langfordnot out9     
CG Mitchellb Allen1     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 34.1 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-17, 3-23, 4-37, 5-39, 6-44, 7-62, 8-66, 9-75, 10-77 (34.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert12   3405--
Scott6   361--
Cook11   6111--

--> CA Milton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 3
--> J Lawrence reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> J Lawrence reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> CJ Scott reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 7th wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> HFT Buse reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> CJ Scott reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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