Nottinghamshire v Somerset
County Championship 1954
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 8th, 10th May 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by an innings and 130 runs
PointsNottinghamshire 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresH Elliott, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 43/1 (Gimblett 23*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc McMahon b Yawar Saeed147     
JD Clayc Wight b Hilton56     
CJ Pooleb Tremlett57     
J Hardstafflbw b Lomax20     
FW Stocksc McMahon b Lawrence3     
RJ Gilesc Stephenson b Tremlett4     
B Doolandb McMahon28     
J Kellyc Lomax b Hilton18     
A Jepsonc Stephenson b McMahon23     
CS Matthewsb Tremlett17     
+EJ Rowenot out0     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 106.3 overs)380
Fall of wickets:
1-141, 2-234, 3-286, 4-286, 5-293, 6-293, 7-336, 8-344, 9-364, 10-380 (106.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax19   4531--
Yawar Saeed13   1601--
McMahon20   5762--
Lawrence22   5791--
Hilton15   3562--
Wight3   0170--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettb Jepson29     
R Smithst Rowe b Stocks17     
PB Wightb Dooland4     
MF Tremlettc Rowe b Dooland0     
JG Lomaxc Matthews b Kelly24     
+HW Stephensonc Jepson b Dooland3     
J Lawrencec Matthews b Dooland16     
*BG Brocklehurstb Dooland0     
Yawar Saeedc Clay b Stocks25     
J Hiltonst Rowe b Stocks6     
JWJ McMahonnot out6     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 53.2 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-49, 3-49, 4-63, 5-74, 6-91, 7-92, 8-109, 9-126, 10-137 (53.2 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson11   1441--
Matthews2   070--
Dooland24   12495--
Kelly9   5161--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc Poole b Matthews5     
R Smithc and b Dooland14     
PB Wightlbw b Stocks8     
MF Tremlettc Rowe b Dooland3     
JG Lomaxst Rowe b Stocks23     
+HW Stephensonc Kelly b Giles5     
J Lawrencec Matthews b Giles10     
Yawar Saeedc Poole b Dooland26     
*BG Brocklehurstb Dooland8     
J Hiltonlbw b Dooland8     
JWJ McMahonnot out3     
Total(all out, 57.4 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-21, 3-30, 4-43, 5-48, 6-64, 7-68, 8-84, 9-103, 10-113 (57.4 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson10   4160--
Matthews4   351--
Stocks19   10342--
Giles6   1182--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> RT Simpson (1) passed 18500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 61
--> JD Clay (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> CJ Poole (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> J Hardstaff (1) passed 21000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> PB Wight made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JG Lomax (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> Yawar Saeed made his debut in County Championship matches
--> H Gimblett (2) passed 23000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> B Dooland reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Somerset first innings




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