Somerset v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1953
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 12th, 13th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by an innings and 50 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Nottinghamshire 12
UmpiresH Elliott, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 90/7 (Collingwood 15*, Walker 4*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc and b Lawrence52      
JD Clayb Mitchell27      
CJ Poolec Collingwood b Fussell18      
J Hardstaffc Kitson b Hall9      
FW Stocksc Stephenson b Hall58      
AG Baxterc Collingwood b Lawrence30      
B Doolandrun out1      
J Kellynot out24      
A Jepsonb Hall13      
CS Matthewsc Fussell b Hall0      
+EJ Rowec Stephenson b Mitchell0      
Extras(16 b, 4 lb)20
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-68, 3-89, 4-131, 5-197, 6-202, 7-213, 8-235, 9-235, 10-252 (73.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall22   5774--
Fussell6   0261--
Lawrence17   2522--
Walker6   2160--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordc Poole b Matthews18      
DL Kitsonc Rowe b Matthews0      
R Smithrun out24      
*BG Brocklehurstb Dooland9      
BE Collingwoodb Jepson15      
+HW Stephensonc Kelly b Dooland9      
J Lawrencec Stocks b Dooland6      
PH Fussellc Baxter b Dooland5      
M Walkerb Dooland4      
TA Hallb Jepson4      
CG Mitchellnot out0      
Total(all out, 42.5 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-31, 3-45, 4-52, 5-63, 6-72, 7-78, 8-90, 9-94, 10-94 (42.5 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Matthews16   6422--
Dooland14   5205--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordc Rowe b Jepson6      
DL Kitsonc Kelly b Jepson14      
R Smithc Clay b Jepson11      
J Lawrencec Matthews b Jepson45      
*BG Brocklehurstc Clay b Dooland4      
BE Collingwoodc Rowe b Jepson1      
+HW Stephensonc Stocks b Dooland7      
PH Fussellst Rowe b Dooland5      
M Walkernot out4      
TA Hallb Dooland3      
CG Mitchellc Kelly b Dooland4      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 43.5 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-21, 3-42, 4-47, 5-48, 6-73, 7-87, 8-97, 9-104, 10-108 (43.5 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson17   5365--
Matthews12   4390--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> BE Collingwood made his debut in County Championship matches
--> PH Fussell made his debut in County Championship matches
--> PH Fussell made his debut in first-class matches
--> BE Collingwood made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> BE Collingwood made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> BE Collingwood made his debut for Somerset in first-class matches





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