Somerset v South Africans
South Africa in England 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 15th, 16th, 17th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africans won by an innings and 32 runs
UmpiresAE Pothecary, WFF Price
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 155/6 (Waite 30*, Cheetham 32*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 130/7 (Yawar Saeed 37*, Tordoff 23*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffc Goddard b Heine0      
+HW Stephensonc Waite b Heine3      
J Lawrencelbw b Murray14      
PB Wightb Heine1      
MF Tremlettrun out6      
JG Lomaxc Keith b Goddard6      
GM Trippc Heine b Murray2      
Yawar Saeedc Endean b Tayfield24      
J Hiltonb Goddard0      
JWJ McMahonc Heine b Tayfield6      
B Lobbnot out1      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 48 overs)68
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-5, 3-7, 4-25, 5-34, 6-34, 7-43, 8-46, 9-67, 10-68 (48 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine17   5333--
Goddard17   8162--
Murray9   4102--
Tayfield5   242--

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Endeanlbw b Lobb7      
TL Goddardc Stephenson b Lobb5      
HJ Keithc Stephenson b Yawar Saeed49      
RA McLeanc Hilton b Yawar Saeed16      
+CAR Duckworthb Yawar Saeed7      
PNF Mansellc Stephenson b Yawar Saeed8      
JHB Waitec Stephenson b Lobb42      
*JE Cheethamnot out87      
ARA Murrayb Yawar Saeed1      
HJ Tayfieldc Stephenson b Lobb44      
PS Heinenot out0      
Extras(3 b, 1 w)4
Total(9 wickets, declared, 91.3 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-14, 3-41, 4-55, 5-93, 6-94, 7-172, 8-173, 9-260
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax14   1420--
Yawar Saeed22   4615--
Lawrence15   1620--
McMahon14   2290--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Lawrenceb Heine13      
+HW Stephensonc Duckworth b Heine15      
PB Wightc Mansell b Heine2      
MF Tremlettc Waite b Heine2      
JG Lomaxc Murray b Mansell18      
GM Trippc Duckworth b Heine13      
Yawar Saeedc Duckworth b Heine43      
J Hiltonc Waite b Heine2      
*GG Tordoffnot out41      
JWJ McMahonlbw b Tayfield9      
B Lobbb Tayfield1      
Extras(11 b)11
Total(all out, 108.2 overs)170
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-19, 3-29, 4-32, 5-54, 6-80, 7-84, 8-141, 9-162, 10-170 (108.2 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine31   11587--
Goddard20   10300--
Murray10   3210--
Mansell20   13181--

--> GM Tripp made his debut in first-class matches
--> TL Goddard reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> Yawar Saeed achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the South Africans first innings (previous best was 5-79)
--> Yawar Saeed reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the South Africans first innings
--> PS Heine reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 7th wicket in the Somerset second innings





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