Somerset v Yorkshire
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 20th, 21st, 22nd July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 8 wickets
PointsSomerset 4; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresH Elliott, WT Jones
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 267/6 (Wight 21*, Stephenson 6*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 119/6 (Lomax 4*, Davey 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Cowan57     
FL Angelllbw b Trueman90     
J Lawrenceb Trueman58     
MF Tremlettb Cowan6     
PB Wightnot out33     
JG Lomaxb Illingworth8     
CF Daveyb Cowan0     
+HW Stephensonc Binks b Trueman10     
Yawar Saeedb Trueman0     
JWJ McMahonb Cowan0     
B Lobbb Cowan0     
Extras(5 b, 12 lb, 1 nb, 8 w)26
Total(all out, 119 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-109, 2-211, 3-228, 4-242, 5-259, 6-260, 7-275, 8-275, 9-288, 10-288 (119 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman30   11394--
Cowan39   8755--
Appleyard18   2750--
Illingworth25   9511--
Close7   2220--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WHH Sutcliffeb Lobb4     
DEV Padgettb Lobb6     
JV Wilsonc Tremlett b Lawrence31     
EI Lesterc Tordoff b Lobb39     
DB Closest Stephenson b Lawrence32     
*NWD Yardleyb Lawrence17     
R Illingworthc and b Lawrence10     
FS Truemanb Lawrence5     
+JG Binksc Lomax b Lawrence1     
R Appleyardb Lobb4     
MJ Cowannot out1     
Extras(6 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 50 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-16, 3-78, 4-83, 5-136, 6-137, 7-143, 8-145, 9-149, 10-157 (50 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb16   3604--
Yawar Saeed9   1330--
Lawrence16   4396--
McMahon9   2180--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Trueman28     
FL Angellc Wilson b Cowan8     
J Lawrencerun out5     
MF Tremlettb Illingworth42     
PB Wightb Illingworth25     
+HW Stephensonc Illingworth b Close6     
JG Lomaxc sub b Trueman18     
CF Daveyc Wilson b Illingworth14     
Yawar Saeedlbw b Trueman0     
JWJ McMahonb Cowan2     
B Lobbnot out1     
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(all out, 49 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-38, 3-42, 4-87, 5-94, 6-116, 7-141, 8-141, 9-144, 10-152 (49 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman15   1493--
Cowan18   4532--
Illingworth10   1313--
Close6   2161--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DB Closec Davey b Lobb143     
*NWD Yardleyc Davey b Lobb11     
JV Wilsonnot out109     
DEV Padgettnot out12     
WHH Sutcliffedid not bat      
EI Lesterdid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
MJ Cowandid not bat      
Extras(10 b)10
Total(2 wickets, 69.4 overs)285
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-212
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb11   3382--
Yawar Saeed7   0370--
Lawrence22   5680--
Wight7   0300--

--> CF Davey made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> CF Davey made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> GG Tordoff (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 28
--> FL Angell (1) equalled his previous highest score of 90 in County Championship matches
--> PB Wight (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 25
--> PB Wight (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> DB Close (2) passed his previous highest score of 91 in County Championship matches
--> DB Close (2) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> MJ Cowan reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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