Somerset v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 28th, 30th, 31st May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 0; Gloucestershire 4
UmpiresAJB Fowler, GS Mobey
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 231/5 (Lomax 35*, Yawar Saeed 4*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (1) 303/3 (Crapp 2*, Emmett 17*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Lambert20      
FL Angellb McHugh16      
J Lawrencelbw b Mortimore60      
PB Wightrun out60      
MF Tremlettc Young b Lambert30      
JG Lomaxb McHugh53      
Yawar Saeedc Wells b Lambert26      
+HW Stephensonb Lambert16      
J Hiltonb McHugh7      
JWJ McMahonnot out7      
B Lobbb Graveney11      
Extras(6 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 139 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-51, 3-156, 4-161, 5-224, 6-259, 7-284, 8-293, 9-301, 10-314 (139 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert28   5844--
McHugh38   9843--
Wells39   12720--
Mortimore29   9521--
Graveney5   1141--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Stephenson b Lawrence37      
CA Miltonb Yawar Saeed138      
TW Graveneyc Tordoff b Yawar Saeed104      
*GM Emmettb Lobb22      
JF Crappc Stephenson b Lobb10      
RB Nichollsnot out6      
JB Mortimorenot out1      
GEE Lambertdid not bat      
+P Rochforddid not bat      
BD Wellsdid not bat      
FP McHughdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 107 overs)324
Fall of wickets:
1-91, 2-282, 3-296, 4-310, 5-323
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb25   3632--
Lomax11   0490--
Yawar Saeed18   2632--
Lawrence19   3491--
McMahon17   2560--
Hilton17   3380--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffnot out145      
FL Angelllbw b Wells22      
MF Tremlettb Mortimore47      
+HW Stephensonc Graveney b Mortimore6      
PB Wightc Rochford b McHugh0      
Yawar Saeednot out43      
J Lawrencedid not bat      
JG Lomaxdid not bat      
J Hiltondid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(4 wickets, declared, 54.4 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-195, 3-203, 4-203
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert10   1410--
McHugh18   1871--
Wells8   0441--
Mortimore17   0832--
Emmett1   040--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Tremlett b Tordoff43      
CA Miltonnot out44      
RB Nichollsst Stephenson b Lawrence5      
JB Mortimorenot out5      
TW Graveneydid not bat      
*GM Emmettdid not bat      
JF Crappdid not bat      
GEE Lambertdid not bat      
+P Rochforddid not bat      
BD Wellsdid not bat      
FP McHughdid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(2 wickets, 35 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-88
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb5   1100--
Lomax4   0110--
Yawar Saeed3   140--
Lawrence7   4211--
McMahon10   5190--
Tordoff6   1321--

--> JWJ McMahon (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> CA Milton (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 130
--> GG Tordoff (2) passed his previous highest score of 110 in County Championship matches
--> MF Tremlett (2) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 13





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