Somerset v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 21st, 23rd, 24th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 8 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Nottinghamshire 12
UmpiresD Davies, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 265/4 (Clay 123*, Stocks 89*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (1) 242/7 (Hilton 61*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Hughes b Lomax14     
JD Claylbw b Lobb127     
CJ Poolec Yawar Saeed b Lomax0     
J Hardstaffc Hilton b Lobb6     
EJ Martinb McMahon13     
FW Stocksc Lomax b Lawrence92     
PF Harveyst Hughes b McMahon29     
B Doolandb Lobb0     
K Smalesb Lawrence1     
A Jepsonc Tordoff b Lawrence21     
+EJ Rowenot out2     
Extras(12 b, 8 lb)20
Total(all out, 116.3 overs)325
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-43, 3-52, 4-84, 5-269, 6-277, 7-277, 8-278, 9-300, 10-325 (116.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb31   3893--
Tremlett16   2510--
Lomax12   4162--
Lawrence22   1713--
Hilton9   2200--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Dooland31     
JG Lomaxb Jepson15     
J Lawrencec Clay b Dooland5     
PB Wightc Poole b Dooland0     
R Smithc Rowe b Dooland1     
MF Tremlettlbw b Dooland120     
Yawar Saeedb Jepson8     
J Hiltonnot out61     
+DG Hughesdid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(7 wickets, declared, 104 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-51, 3-51, 4-51, 5-56, 6-93, 7-242 (104 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson29   9542--
Smales24   8520--
Dooland36   101115--
Harvey15   8240--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Smith b Yawar Saeed54     
JD Claylbw b Lobb1     
CJ Poolec Tordoff b McMahon71     
J Hardstaffb Yawar Saeed30     
B Doolandc Lomax b Lobb12     
A Jepsonc Lawrence b Lobb6     
EJ Martinnot out8     
FW Stocksc Yawar Saeed b Lobb1     
PF Harveydid not bat      
K Smalesdid not bat      
+EJ Rowedid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(7 wickets, declared, 40 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-103, 3-171, 4-171, 5-184, 6-192, 7-202 (40 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb12   1474--
Tremlett1   0150--
Lomax11   2390--
Lawrence2   0180--
McMahon9   2541--
Yawar Saeed5   1102--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffb Dooland42     
JG Lomaxb Jepson25     
J Lawrencec Clay b Dooland22     
PB Wightc Rowe b Dooland39     
MF Tremlettc Simpson b Dooland39     
Yawar Saeedc Hardstaff b Harvey61     
R Smithc Clay b Dooland21     
J Hiltonb Harvey2     
+DG Hughesc Smales b Dooland2     
JWJ McMahonnot out10     
B Lobbb Dooland8     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 64.5 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-75, 3-94, 4-152, 5-188, 6-255, 7-257, 8-257, 9-268, 10-277 (64.5 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson12   2551--
Smales14   2590--
Harvey18   4472--

--> J Hilton (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in County Championship matches
--> J Hilton (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in first-class matches
--> DG Hughes made his debut in County Championship matches
--> DG Hughes made his debut in first-class matches
--> RT Simpson (2) passed 20500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> MF Tremlett (2) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> B Dooland reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> B Lobb achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Nottinghamshire second innings (previous best was 4-48)
--> B Lobb achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Nottinghamshire second innings (previous best was 4-48)




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