Somerset v Glamorgan
County Championship 1955
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 13th, 15th, 16th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to field
ResultGlamorgan won by an innings and 15 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Glamorgan 12
UmpiresJS Buller, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 27/3 (Tremlett 4*, Wight 0*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 129/7 (Lomax 8*, Stephenson 18*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Jonesc Lawrence b Lobb7      
JS Pressdeeb McMahon43      
DJ Wardc Lawrence b Walker34      
PB Cliftb Walker45      
JE Pleassb Lobb28      
AJ Watkinsc Williams b Walker48      
BR Edrichnot out23      
AHM Reesb Walker12      
*+HG Daviesb McMahon5      
DJ Shepherdc Tordoff b Walker17      
HD Daviesb McMahon4      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 83.1 overs)271
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-85, 3-85, 4-115, 5-197, 6-217, 7-241, 8-246, 9-263, 10-271 (83.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb15   4522--
Lomax6   2140--
Lawrence2   0110--
Walker25   7765--
Tordoff2   0100--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Shepherd5      
FL Angellb Shepherd4      
J Lawrencec Ward b Shepherd6      
MF Tremlettc Pressdee b Shepherd17      
PB Wightc HG Davies b Watkins1      
GL Williamsb Shepherd24      
M Walkerb Shepherd4      
JG Lomaxb Watkins17      
+HW Stephensonst HG Davies b Pressdee13      
JWJ McMahonnot out2      
B Lobbc HG Davies b Pressdee0      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)15
Total(all out, 57 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-18, 3-27, 4-42, 5-42, 6-51, 7-81, 8-106, 9-106, 10-108 (57 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd28   11426--
HD Davies2   030--
Watkins24   9472--
Pressdee3   212--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Watkins1      
FL Angelllbw b Shepherd6      
J Lawrencec Clift b Shepherd65      
MF Tremlettb Shepherd10      
PB Wightc Clift b Shepherd16      
GL Williamsc Edrich b HD Davies1      
M Walkerb Shepherd0      
JG Lomaxb Shepherd19      
+HW Stephensonc HG Davies b Watkins18      
JWJ McMahonc Edrich b Watkins8      
B Lobbnot out0      
Extras(2 nb, 2 w)4
Total(all out, 80.3 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-15, 3-31, 4-69, 5-80, 6-81, 7-111, 8-134, 9-146, 10-148 (80.3 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies3   0141--
Watkins33   11733--
Pressdee11   680--

--> JS Pressdee (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> AHM Rees made his debut in County Championship matches
--> AHM Rees made his debut in first-class matches
--> J Lawrence (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 19
--> J Lawrence (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 46
--> AJ Watkins reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> DJ Shepherd reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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