Middlesex County Cricket Club

Somerset v Middlesex
County Championship 1955
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 29th, 30th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 63 runs
PointsSomerset 12; Middlesex 0
UmpiresD Davies, H Elliott
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 97/6 (Bick 23*, Warr 11*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Titmus53     
Yawar Saeedc Edrich b Titmus64     
MF Tremlettc Young b Titmus16     
PB Wightc Edrich b Titmus6     
CF Daveyb Titmus4     
BA Langfordst Compton b Young3     
+HW Stephensonc and b Titmus0     
J Hiltonb Young6     
KE Palmerb Titmus10     
JWJ McMahonnot out7     
B Lobbb Titmus0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 69.2 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-108, 2-136, 3-136, 4-146, 5-149, 6-149, 7-151, 8-162, 9-174, 10-174 (69.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss15   4510--
Warr9   1300--
Bennett3   0150--
Young17   8292--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Stephenson b Lobb23     
SM Brownc Stephenson b Yawar Saeed8     
*WJ Edrichc Tremlett b McMahon8     
D Bennettc McMahon b Palmer7     
DO Baldryc Hilton b McMahon12     
FJ Titmuslbw b Palmer1     
DA Bicklbw b Yawar Saeed33     
JJ Warrb Lobb13     
+LH Comptonc Wight b Lobb11     
JA Youngnot out12     
AE Mosslbw b Lobb0     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-32, 3-47, 4-47, 5-52, 6-80, 7-100, 8-124, 9-136, 10-136 (58.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Yawar Saeed17   5462--
McMahon14   7202--
Palmer10   4162--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Titmus28     
Yawar Saeedb Warr5     
MF Tremlettb Titmus7     
PB Wightlbw b Young48     
CF Daveyc Bennett b Titmus4     
BA Langfordc Robertson b Titmus4     
+HW Stephensonc Baldry b Titmus1     
J Hiltonc Bennett b Titmus8     
KE Palmerc Compton b Titmus3     
JWJ McMahonnot out4     
B Lobbb Young2     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-27, 3-60, 4-64, 5-68, 6-76, 7-96, 8-110, 9-120, 10-122 (67.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss3   0100--
Warr5   181--
Titmus31   13517--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Tremlett b Yawar Saeed8     
SM Brownc Stephenson b Lobb7     
*WJ Edrichb Hilton15     
DO Baldryrun out26     
FJ Titmusc Yawar Saeed b Hilton2     
DA Bickb Hilton3     
D Bennettnot out9     
JJ Warrc Stephenson b Lobb20     
+LH Comptonc Yawar Saeed b Lobb0     
JA Youngc Tremlett b McMahon2     
AE Mossst Stephenson b McMahon0     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 49.4 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-24, 3-35, 4-41, 5-65, 6-66, 7-88, 8-88, 9-95, 10-97 (49.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb15   6243--
Yawar Saeed6   0131--
Hilton10   1343--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> There was no play on the final day.
--> Yawar Saeed (1) equalled his previous highest score of 64 in County Championship matches
--> Yawar Saeed (1) equalled his previous highest score of 64 in first-class matches
--> KE Palmer made his debut in County Championship matches
--> KE Palmer made his debut in first-class matches
--> DA Bick (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in first-class matches
--> DA Bick (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in County Championship matches
--> DO Baldry (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in County Championship matches
--> DO Baldry (2) passed his previous highest score of 24 in first-class matches
--> FJ Titmus reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> FJ Titmus achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 8-53)



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