Somerset v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1956
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 13th, 14th, 15th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 7 wickets
PointsSomerset 12; Nottinghamshire 4
UmpiresDE Davies, H Elliott
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 62/3 (McCool 35*, Atkinson 3*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (2) 1/0 (Simpson 1*, Giles 0*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonst Stephenson b Langford23     
RJ Gileslbw b Lobb5     
HM Winfieldlbw b Langford9     
JD Clayst Stephenson b McMahon3     
FW Stocksb McMahon61     
A Jepsonc Wight b McMahon8     
EJ Martinc and b McMahon0     
B Doolandlbw b Lobb28     
AK Walkerb McCool27     
K Smaleslbw b McMahon5     
+EJ Rowenot out0     
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(all out, 79.5 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-38, 3-39, 4-47, 5-55, 6-68, 7-112, 8-168, 9-177, 10-178 (79.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb17   6432--
Lomax3   170--
Langford28   12482--
McCool4   081--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Pickleslbw b Walker4     
M Walkerb Jepson14     
CL McCoolb Smales58     
PB Wightb Jepson4     
G Atkinsonc Dooland b Jepson5     
+HW Stephensonc Stocks b Jepson0     
*MF Tremlettc Martin b Smales10     
JG Lomaxc Jepson b Dooland15     
BA Langfordrun out27     
JWJ McMahonnot out0     
B Lobbb Smales1     
Extras(8 b, 3 lb)11
Total(all out, 80.4 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-26, 3-30, 4-66, 5-72, 6-94, 7-103, 8-133, 9-148, 10-149 (80.4 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker13   2251--
Jepson16   4314--
Dooland21   6471--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Lomax b Langford13     
RJ Gilesb Lobb0     
HM Winfieldc McCool b Langford20     
JD Claylbw b Lobb13     
FW Stocksc McCool b Langford6     
EJ Martinc McCool b Langford0     
B Doolandc and b McMahon0     
AK Walkerb Lobb31     
K Smalesc Stephenson b Langford0     
A Jepsonlbw b Langford0     
+EJ Rowenot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 39.2 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-33, 3-35, 4-43, 5-43, 6-46, 7-85, 8-86, 9-86, 10-86 (39.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax8   490--
Langford12   4256--
McMahon9   4211--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Pickleslbw b Smales6     
M Walkerb Walker5     
CL McCoolnot out72     
PB Wightb Walker31     
G Atkinsonnot out0     
+HW Stephensondid not bat      
*MF Tremlettdid not bat      
JG Lomaxdid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(3 wickets, 42.2 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-27, 3-108
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson3   080--
Smales15   5421--
Dooland10   4150--
Stocks3   0100--

--> BA Langford (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> B Dooland reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> AK Walker reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings




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