Gloucestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1954
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 5th, 7th, 8th June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 41 runs
PointsGloucestershire 12; Somerset 4
UmpiresHG Baldwin, D Davies
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 134/2 (Wight 76*, Lomax 23*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 189/7 (Mortimore 40*, Cook 4*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Younglbw b Hilton36      
CA Miltonlbw b Lomax18      
TW Graveneyc Stephenson b Lawrence57      
*GM Emmettst Stephenson b Hilton0      
+AE Wilsonc Lomax b McMahon9      
GEE Lambertc Stephenson b Lawrence15      
JB Mortimoreb Hilton2      
JVC Griffithsnot out18      
C Cookb Tremlett19      
BD Wellsb Lawrence7      
FP McHughst Stephenson b Lawrence2      
Extras(6 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 67.1 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-86, 3-86, 4-102, 5-140, 6-143, 7-143, 8-179, 9-188, 10-190 (67.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax11   3191--
Yawar Saeed4   0130--
McMahon18   5461--
Tremlett6   0231--
Hilton16   5403--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc Wilson b Lambert6      
R Smithrun out23      
PB Wightlbw b Cook81      
JG Lomaxc Young b Cook29      
MF Tremlettc Wilson b Mortimore10      
J Lawrencec Milton b Mortimore15      
+HW Stephensonc Lambert b Mortimore18      
*BG Brocklehurstc Milton b Cook0      
J Hiltonst Wilson b Cook4      
Yawar Saeednot out44      
JWJ McMahonlbw b Cook10      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(all out, 86.4 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-74, 3-143, 4-148, 5-158, 6-176, 7-176, 8-192, 9-196, 10-250 (86.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert15   1541--
McHugh11   1240--
Wells9   5140--
Mortimore24   6773--
Graveney5   1180--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Hilton b McMahon4      
CA Miltonst Stephenson b McMahon13      
TW Graveneyb McMahon62      
*GM Emmettc Lomax b Wight27      
+AE Wilsonc Lawrence b Wight9      
GEE Lambertc Lomax b Lawrence14      
JB Mortimoreb Lawrence41      
JVC Griffithsst Stephenson b Lawrence4      
C Cooknot out5      
BD Wellslbw b McMahon6      
FP McHughb McMahon0      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb)12
Total(all out, 98 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-23, 3-81, 4-93, 5-128, 6-138, 7-147, 8-190, 9-197, 10-197 (98 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax2   0100--
McMahon39   14655--
Lawrence19   5443--
Hilton24   5470--
Wight14   6192--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc Milton b Cook4      
PB Wightb Cook9      
JG Lomaxb Wells1      
Yawar Saeedst Wilson b Wells0      
+HW Stephensonc Mortimore b Wells37      
MF Tremlettb Wells3      
*BG Brocklehurstb Wells24      
J Lawrenceb Wells4      
R Smithc Graveney b Wells11      
J Hiltonnot out1      
JWJ McMahonc Milton b Wells0      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 32 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-16, 3-16, 4-26, 5-40, 6-65, 7-78, 8-94, 9-96, 10-96 (32 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wells16   5378--
Cook16   4572--

--> DM Young (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> PB Wight (1) passed his previous highest score of 74 in County Championship matches
--> PB Wight (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 56
--> HW Stephenson (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> JB Mortimore (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> J Hilton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 2-17)
--> J Hilton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 2-17)
--> C Cook reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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