Yorkshire v Somerset
County Championship 1955
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 18th, 19th, 20th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 163 runs
PointsYorkshire 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresJS Buller, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 31/1 (Lomax 15*, Lawrence 12*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 22/3 (Wight 4*, Hilton 0*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Lomax b Lobb11     
FA Lowsonc and b Lobb11     
JV Wilsonc Stephenson b Lomax14     
DB Closec Tremlett b Hilton34     
W Watsonc Hilton b Lomax10     
WHH Sutcliffec Tremlett b McMahon37     
*NWD Yardleyb Hilton23     
JH Wardleb McMahon5     
+R Boothnot out7     
FS Truemanc Tordoff b McMahon0     
R Appleyardb Hilton8     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 66 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-32, 3-44, 4-80, 5-80, 6-140, 7-140, 8-153, 9-153, 10-161 (66 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb16   5292--
Tremlett7   1130--
Lomax16   5322--
Hilton18   2553--
McMahon8   1253--
Lawrence1   060--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Wardle3     
JG Lomaxst Booth b Wardle33     
J Lawrenceb Appleyard21     
PB Wightc Wilson b Appleyard0     
R Smithc Wilson b Appleyard19     
MF Tremlettb Wardle3     
L Pickleslbw b Wardle1     
+HW Stephensonb Appleyard0     
J Hiltonb Wardle0     
JWJ McMahonb Appleyard0     
B Lobbnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 49.2 overs)84
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-48, 3-48, 4-65, 5-78, 6-82, 7-82, 8-82, 9-84, 10-84 (49.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman5   2130--
Wardle21   9425--
Close1   040--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Smith b McMahon66     
FA Lowsonc Lomax b McMahon60     
JV Wilsonc Stephenson b Lobb68     
DB Closec Tordoff b Hilton1     
W Watsonnot out14     
WHH Sutcliffenot out1     
*NWD Yardleydid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 w)3
Total(4 wickets, declared, 66.2 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-90, 2-161, 3-162, 4-204
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb13   1551--
Lomax13   2350--
Hilton15   1711--
Lawrence1   020--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Trueman7     
JG Lomaxb Trueman4     
J Lawrenceb Appleyard7     
J Hiltonb Appleyard0     
PB Wightb Trueman13     
R Smithb Trueman6     
MF Tremlettc Watson b Appleyard53     
+HW Stephensonc Lowson b Wardle25     
L Pickleslbw b Wardle2     
JWJ McMahonc Sutcliffe b Appleyard1     
B Lobbnot out0     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 55.5 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-16, 3-18, 4-22, 5-36, 6-47, 7-101, 8-115, 9-122, 10-127 (55.5 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman15   1424--
Wardle13   6182--
Close11   1320--

--> JV Wilson (2) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 47
--> HW Stephenson (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> R Appleyard reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset second innings





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