Glamorgan v Somerset
County Championship 1955
VenueRodney Parade, Newport on 22nd, 23rd, 24th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGlamorgan won by 8 wickets
PointsGlamorgan 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, H Elliott
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 221 all out
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 7/2 (Lawrence 5*, Hilton 1*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+HW Stephensonc Pressdee b Lewis12     
Yawar Saeedc McConnon b Shepherd1     
J Lawrencec Pressdee b Shepherd7     
*GG Tordoffc Davies b Shepherd1     
PB Wightc Pressdee b Lewis29     
MF Tremlettb Shepherd68     
JG Lomaxc McConnon b Watkins68     
GM Trippb Watkins8     
J Hiltonc Davies b Watkins6     
JWJ McMahonnot out2     
B Lobbst Davies b Shepherd5     
Extras(3 b, 9 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(all out, 76.5 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-13, 3-14, 4-21, 5-85, 6-152, 7-187, 8-209, 9-216, 10-221 (76.5 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lewis17   2462--
Watkins19   5443--
McConnon7   2160--
Pressdee3   190--

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WGA Parkhousec Stephenson b Lomax27     
BR Edrichlbw b Yawar Saeed23     
B Hedgeslbw b Lomax0     
WE Jonesnot out112     
AJ Watkinsb Lobb30     
JS Pressdeec Stephenson b Lobb0     
JE Pleassc Stephenson b Lobb40     
JE McConnonc Stephenson b Lobb15     
*+HG Daviesc Wight b McMahon43     
KH Lewisdid not bat      
DJ Shepherddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 6 w)8
Total(8 wickets, declared, 97.2 overs)298
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-41, 3-71, 4-137, 5-141, 6-203, 7-229, 8-298 (97.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb32   14944--
Lomax26   8682--
Hilton7   3220--
Yawar Saeed9   4281--
Lawrence7   1270--
Tordoff1   090--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+HW Stephensonlbw b Lewis0     
Yawar Saeedc Davies b Lewis0     
J Hiltonc Davies b Watkins9     
J Lawrencec and b Lewis14     
*GG Tordoffc Parkhouse b Watkins27     
PB Wightc McConnon b Watkins5     
MF Tremlettc Davies b Watkins4     
JG Lomaxc Watkins b Pressdee19     
GM Trippc Shepherd b Pressdee2     
JWJ McMahonlbw b Watkins0     
B Lobbnot out0     
Extras(2 nb)2
Total(all out, 52 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-18, 4-42, 5-57, 6-58, 7-77, 8-81, 9-82, 10-82 (52 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lewis15   5193--
Shepherd9   4120--
Watkins11   5135--
McConnon13   5320--
Pressdee4   242--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WGA Parkhouseb McMahon0     
BR Edrichc Yawar Saeed b Hilton3     
B Hedgesnot out0     
WE Jonesnot out2     
AJ Watkinsdid not bat      
JS Pressdeedid not bat      
JE Pleassdid not bat      
JE McConnondid not bat      
*+HG Daviesdid not bat      
KH Lewisdid not bat      
DJ Shepherddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(2 wickets, 3.4 overs)6
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-4
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McMahon2   041--

--> JG Lomax (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> WE Jones (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 69
--> AJ Watkins reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Somerset second innings





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