Gloucestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1955
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 30th July, 1st, 2nd August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 4; Somerset 0
UmpiresJJ Hills, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 12/0 (Angell 2*, Walker 8*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 141/1 (Young 60*, Graveney 28*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Stephenson b Lomax17     
CA Miltonc Lomax b McMahon84     
TW Graveneyst Stephenson b McMahon84     
JF Crappb Hilton19     
*GM Emmettc Tordoff b Hilton61     
GEE Lambertrun out55     
JB Mortimorec Lawrence b Hilton0     
DA Allennot out2     
BD Wellsb McMahon0     
+P Rochfordst Stephenson b Hilton1     
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(9 wickets, declared, 119.1 overs)326
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-166, 3-205, 4-209, 5-303, 6-310, 7-323, 8-323, 9-326 (119.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Yawar Saeed6   1210--
Lomax19   5441--
Lawrence29   9740--
McMahon36   10943--
Walker1   020--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellb Cook9     
M Walkerlbw b Wells14     
*GG Tordoffc Lambert b Cook32     
J Lawrencec Allen b Cook44     
PB Wightb Cook11     
MF Tremlettc Cook b Wells66     
JG Lomaxc Milton b Lambert20     
Yawar Saeedb Wells25     
+HW Stephensonc Emmett b Mortimore4     
J Hiltonnot out1     
JWJ McMahonb Mortimore6     
Extras(5 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 116 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-46, 3-83, 4-100, 5-154, 6-188, 7-226, 8-241, 9-241, 10-248 (116 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert15   2431--
Wells37   15643--
Cook42   21644--
Allen5   1210--
Mortimore13   5252--
Graveney2   070--
Milton2   180--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Hilton b Walker75     
CA Miltonc Angell b McMahon48     
TW Graveneyc Hilton b McMahon34     
JF Crappst Stephenson b Walker1     
*GM Emmettb Walker14     
GEE Lambertc Hilton b Walker8     
JB Mortimoreb Walker0     
DA Allennot out6     
BD Wellsb McMahon8     
+P Rochfordnot out2     
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(8 wickets, declared, 57 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-152, 3-157, 4-170, 5-181, 6-185, 7-188, 8-201
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Yawar Saeed6   1240--
Lomax6   0170--
Hilton14   3490--
McMahon22   6613--
Walker9   0455--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffc Rochford b Lambert4     
FL Angellc Graveney b Cook33     
J Lawrencelbw b Cook5     
MF Tremlettc Graveney b Cook10     
PB Wightc Rochford b Wells6     
M Walkerb Wells3     
JG Lomaxb Lambert45     
Yawar Saeedc Graveney b Wells2     
+HW Stephensonlbw b Wells35     
J Hiltonnot out7     
JWJ McMahonnot out6     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(9 wickets, 91 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-33, 3-51, 4-58, 5-58, 6-70, 7-76, 8-144, 9-146
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert13   6112--
Wells31   14584--
Cook30   11543--
Allen7   480--
Mortimore4   180--
Graveney3   180--
Milton3   190--

--> CA Milton (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 72
--> GG Tordoff (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> M Walker achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gloucestershire second innings (previous best was 2-14)
--> M Walker achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Gloucestershire second innings (previous best was 2-49)
--> BD Wells reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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