Somerset v Middlesex
County Championship 1954
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 12th, 14th, 15th June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 9 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresWT Jones, K McCanlis
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 15/1 (Angell 0*, Wight 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angelllbw b Moss2      
R Smithb Moss5      
PB Wightc and b Young14      
JG Lomaxb Moss0      
MF Tremlettnot out23      
J Lawrencec Thompson b Titmus9      
+HW Stephensonlbw b Titmus11      
J Hiltonb Titmus7      
*BG Brocklehurstb Titmus9      
Yawar Saeedc Bennett b Young4      
JWJ McMahonc Bennett b Titmus0      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-21, 3-21, 4-25, 5-43, 6-57, 7-71, 8-81, 9-88, 10-88 (48.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss8   3213--
Warr3   130--
Young21   12332--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb McMahon43      
SM Brownb McMahon29      
AW Thompsonlbw b Hilton16      
HPH Sharpc Tremlett b McMahon43      
D Bennettc Tremlett b McMahon15      
R Routledgec Lawrence b Hilton0      
FJ Titmusst Stephenson b McMahon6      
+LH Comptonc Smith b Hilton4      
*JJ Warrnot out26      
JA Youngb Hilton21      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 78.5 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-77, 3-103, 4-134, 5-140, 6-158, 7-160, 8-164, 9-213 (78.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax3   070--
McMahon38   12755--
Lawrence5   0330--
Wight4   260--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angelllbw b Titmus18      
R Smithc Titmus b Young1      
PB Wightc Compton b Robertson49      
JG Lomaxb Robertson9      
MF Tremlettc Bennett b Titmus18      
J Lawrencelbw b Titmus1      
+HW Stephensonb Titmus35      
J Hiltonc Robertson b Young4      
*BG Brocklehurstnot out0      
Yawar Saeedb Titmus6      
JWJ McMahonrun out1      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 69.3 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-35, 3-78, 4-89, 5-92, 6-136, 7-145, 8-145, 9-154, 10-155 (69.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss12   4200--
Warr1   040--
Titmus32   11575--
Robertson6   2152--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Hilton11      
SM Brownnot out14      
AW Thompsonnot out4      
HPH Sharpdid not bat      
D Bennettdid not bat      
R Routledgedid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
*JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(1 wicket, 12 overs)31
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Robertson)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McMahon6   0170--
Hilton6   2121--

--> HPH Sharp (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 31
--> HPH Sharp (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> JA Young reached 1200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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