Essex v Somerset
County Championship 1954
VenueSouthchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea on 25th, 26th August 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by an innings and 12 runs
PointsEssex 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresH Elliott, N Oldfield
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 0/1 (Angell 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Yawar Saeed8      
+PA Gibbc McMahon b Tremlett34      
RE Evansc Lawrence b Tremlett14      
*DJ Insolec Stephenson b Hilton33      
TE Baileylbw b Hilton33      
LHR Ralphc Wight b McMahon20      
FH Vigarc Stephenson b Tremlett28      
R Smithc Brocklehurst b Tremlett70      
WT Greensmithb Tremlett7      
JA Baileyc Hilton b Tremlett4      
P Cousensnot out0      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 119.4 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-42, 3-87, 4-107, 5-150, 6-163, 7-216, 8-236, 9-249, 10-268 (119.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax14   5340--
Yawar Saeed11   2311--
McMahon32   14511--
Hilton34   7532--
Lawrence6   0270--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc JA Bailey b TE Bailey0      
J Lawrencec Insole b Smith0      
PB Wightb JA Bailey36      
MF Tremlettb TE Bailey25      
JG Lomaxc Evans b Greensmith3      
+HW Stephensonc TE Bailey b Greensmith2      
*BG Brocklehurstb JA Bailey16      
R Smithb JA Bailey0      
Yawar Saeedlbw b JA Bailey5      
J Hiltonnot out0      
JWJ McMahonc Smith b JA Bailey0      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 38.4 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-51, 4-64, 5-66, 6-67, 7-68, 8-86, 9-91, 10-91 (38.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey11   5202--
Smith6   1211--
Ralph4   0200--
Greensmith9   5172--
JA Bailey8.4495--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc Insole b TE Bailey15      
J Lawrenceb Smith4      
PB Wightb JA Bailey15      
MF Tremlettb TE Bailey2      
JG Lomaxb JA Bailey8      
+HW Stephensonc Insole b TE Bailey22      
*BG Brocklehurstlbw b TE Bailey20      
R Smithnot out35      
Yawar Saeedc Gibb b TE Bailey12      
J Hiltonc Gibb b TE Bailey12      
JWJ McMahonb Smith12      
Extras(4 b, 4 nb)8
Total(all out, 69.2 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-29, 3-33, 4-44, 5-48, 6-84, 7-90, 8-110, 9-137, 10-165 (69.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey22   5426--
Ralph7   1100--
Greensmith14   2340--
JA Bailey18   4512--
Vigar2   110--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> DJ Insole (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 30
--> FH Vigar (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 10
--> MF Tremlett reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Essex first innings





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