Somerset v Yorkshire
County Championship 1954
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 12th, 13th, 14th May 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 257 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresLH Gray, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 41/3 (Lomax 7*, Hilton 9*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 22/2 (Wight 12*, Tremlett 0*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc and b Lomax115      
JV Wilsonc Lomax b Hilton91      
W Watsonc Smith b Lomax78      
*NWD Yardleyc Gimblett b Yawar Saeed11      
DB Closeb Yawar Saeed1      
J Listerc Lomax b Tremlett8      
R Illingworthc Hilton b Lawrence5      
JH Wardleb Lawrence12      
+R Boothnot out20      
FS Truemanc Stephenson b Lawrence2      
R Appleyardb Tremlett2      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 106.2 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-194, 2-210, 3-225, 4-227, 5-253, 6-279, 7-316, 8-339, 9-341, 10-350 (106.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax21   2732--
Yawar Saeed19   3762--
McMahon30   8780--
Hilton16   1441--
Lawrence6   0193--
Wight1   100--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Lister b Trueman0      
R Smithc Watson b Trueman4      
PB Wightlbw b Close46      
MF Tremlettc Booth b Appleyard1      
JG Lomaxb Trueman78      
J Hiltonc Wilson b Appleyard21      
*BG Brocklehurstc Booth b Trueman22      
Yawar Saeedc Yardley b Appleyard19      
+HW Stephensonc Wardle b Appleyard4      
J Lawrencenot out9      
JWJ McMahonc Lowson b Appleyard1      
Extras(9 b, 2 lb)11
Total(all out, 85.2 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-17, 3-27, 4-65, 5-114, 6-149, 7-183, 8-196, 9-215, 10-216 (85.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman19   4414--
Yardley3   160--
Close10   3321--
Wardle24   12540--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc Stephenson b Tremlett38      
JV Wilsonb Lomax4      
W Watsonc Stephenson b Hilton48      
*NWD Yardleyc Stephenson b Hilton23      
DB Closenot out38      
J Listerst Stephenson b Lawrence0      
R Illingworthrun out3      
JH Wardlec Brocklehurst b Lawrence10      
+R Boothnot out4      
FS Truemandid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(7 wickets, declared, 39 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-65, 3-108, 4-117, 5-118, 6-136, 7-162
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax6   0211--
Yawar Saeed10   0530--
Tremlett4   1131--
McMahon2   0170--
Hilton6   1172--
Lawrence9   2322--
Wight2   0150--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettlbw b Trueman5      
R Smithc Booth b Trueman3      
PB Wightc Wardle b Trueman12      
MF Tremlettlbw b Appleyard5      
JG Lomaxc Wardle b Appleyard17      
J Hiltonb Appleyard0      
J Lawrencec Lowson b Appleyard0      
*BG Brocklehurstc Lister b Appleyard1      
Yawar Saeedb Appleyard0      
+HW Stephensonb Appleyard0      
JWJ McMahonnot out1      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 22.3 overs)48
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-15, 3-22, 4-39, 5-39, 6-39, 7-41, 8-47, 9-47, 10-48 (22.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman7   2183--
Wardle6   3100--

--> FA Lowson (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 83
--> JG Lomax (1) equalled his previous highest score of 78 in first-class matches
--> JG Lomax (1) equalled his previous highest score of 78 in County Championship matches
--> FA Lowson (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 31
--> H Gimblett made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> H Gimblett made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> MF Tremlett reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire second innings
--> FS Trueman reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> R Appleyard achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 7-57)
--> R Appleyard completed 7 wickets in 22 balls for Yorkshire
--> PB Wight retired hurt in the Somerset first innings having scored 16 and later returned





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