Somerset v Surrey
County Championship 1955
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 10th, 11th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to field
ResultSurrey won by an innings and 100 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Surrey 12
UmpiresDE Davies, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Somerset (2) 4/1 (Tordoff 4*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffc Lock b AV Bedser13      
FL Angellc Surridge b AV Bedser1      
J Lawrenceb Loader1      
MF Tremlettc Lock b AV Bedser11      
PB Wightc McIntyre b Lock5      
GL Williamsc May b AV Bedser0      
JG Lomaxnot out1      
+HW Stephensonc McIntyre b AV Bedser0      
M Walkerc May b Lock0      
JWJ McMahonb Lock0      
B Lobbst McIntyre b Lock0      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 18.5 overs)36
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-15, 3-21, 4-21, 5-31, 6-35, 7-35, 8-35, 9-36, 10-36 (18.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser9   3145--
Loader6   1131--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkc Tremlett b Lomax6      
MJ Stewartc Angell b Tordoff14      
PBH Mayc Angell b McMahon93      
B Constablec Lomax b McMahon1      
KF Barringtonc Tremlett b McMahon1      
EA Bedserc Angell b McMahon31      
+AJW McIntyrec Angell b McMahon4      
GAR Locklbw b Lobb36      
*WS Surridgec Tordoff b Lobb22      
PJ Loaderc Tordoff b McMahon17      
AV Bedsernot out1      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 76.3 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-42, 3-47, 4-61, 5-135, 6-139, 7-170, 8-190, 9-225, 10-227 (76.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax9   3161--
McMahon29   11796--
Tordoff7   3141--
Lawrence2   1100--
Walker9   0430--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffc Loader b AV Bedser19      
FL Angellc May b Lock0      
J Lawrencec McIntyre b Lock9      
MF Tremlettc Clark b Lock26      
GL Williamsc Surridge b Lock1      
PB Wightc Lock b AV Bedser7      
M Walkerb AV Bedser0      
JG Lomaxc Clark b Lock13      
+HW Stephensonc Constable b AV Bedser1      
JWJ McMahonc Clark b Lock5      
B Lobbnot out0      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb)10
Total(all out, 27.4 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-32, 3-32, 4-38, 5-45, 6-49, 7-64, 8-74, 9-91, 10-91 (27.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser14   5324--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> GL Williams made his debut in first-class matches
--> GL Williams made his debut in County Championship matches
--> MF Tremlett (2) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> AV Bedser reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> GAR Lock reached 150 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> GAR Lock reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> GAR Lock completed a hat-trick for Surrey





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