Somerset v Worcestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 13th, 14th, 15th July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 9 wickets
PointsSomerset 12; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresP Corrall, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 266/9 (Yarnold 17*, Berry 4*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 367/8 (Biddulph 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LF Outschoornlbw b Yawar Saeed33     
J Listerc Stephenson b Lobb74     
DW Richardsonc Stephenson b Lawrence35     
MJ Hortonc and b Lawrence53     
G Dewsc Walker b Lobb16     
RG Broadbentc Stephenson b Lobb5     
TE Daviesc Tremlett b Lawrence8     
RO Jenkinsc Stephenson b Lobb8     
+H Yarnoldc Stephenson b Biddulph33     
*RTD Perksb Biddulph3     
R Berrynot out23     
Extras(7 b, 7 lb)14
Total(all out, 101.2 overs)305
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-136, 3-145, 4-162, 5-169, 6-193, 7-242, 8-245, 9-262, 10-305 (101.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb26   6654--
Yawar Saeed10   4251--
Lomax12   1440--
Lawrence24   5653--
McMahon9   4180--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M Walkerrun out26     
*J Lawrencec Broadbent b Berry32     
MF Tremlettst Yarnold b Berry29     
PB Wightc Dews b Berry106     
R Smithc Davies b Horton1     
JG Lomaxc Outschoorn b Horton64     
+HW Stephensonst Yarnold b Jenkins68     
Yawar Saeedc Berry b Jenkins19     
KD Biddulphrun out1     
JWJ McMahonnot out7     
B Lobbc Dews b Jenkins5     
Extras(6 b, 12 lb, 4 nb)22
Total(all out, 116.3 overs)380
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-69, 3-113, 4-118, 5-268, 6-292, 7-361, 8-367, 9-368, 10-380 (116.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks18   3610--
Outschoorn10   2360--
Berry39   14713--
Davies2   0110--
Horton24   4652--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LF Outschoornc Stephenson b Lobb0     
J Listerc Stephenson b Lobb6     
DW Richardsonc Wight b Biddulph9     
MJ Hortonb Yawar Saeed56     
G Dewsc Wight b Yawar Saeed11     
RG Broadbentc Stephenson b Yawar Saeed0     
TE Daviesc and b Lawrence5     
RO Jenkinsnot out21     
+H Yarnoldb Lawrence0     
*RTD Perkslbw b Lawrence14     
R Berryc sub b Lawrence0     
Extras(2 w)2
Total(all out, 35.5 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-11, 3-24, 4-70, 5-71, 6-88, 7-98, 8-98, 9-124, 10-124 (35.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb7   1342--
Biddulph7   0191--
Yawar Saeed11   2463--
Lomax2   090--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Lawrencenot out24     
R Smithc Broadbent b Perks6     
MF Tremlettnot out20     
M Walkerdid not bat      
PB Wightdid not bat      
JG Lomaxdid not bat      
+HW Stephensondid not bat      
Yawar Saeeddid not bat      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 w)3
Total(1 wicket, 9.5 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Smith)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks4   161--
Horton1   040--
Richardson2   0150--

--> TE Davies made his debut in County Championship matches
--> KD Biddulph made his debut in first-class matches
--> KD Biddulph made his debut in County Championship matches
--> R Smith made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> R Smith made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> PB Wight (1) passed his previous highest score of 81 in County Championship matches
--> PB Wight (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> PB Wight (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18
--> HW Stephenson (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 63
--> MJ Horton reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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