Somerset v Sussex
County Championship 1954
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 7th, 8th July 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 8 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Sussex 12
UmpiresD Davies, AJB Fowler
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 167/2 (Sheppard 88*, Parks 3*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellrun out19      
DL Kitsonb James7      
MF Tremlettc Langridge b Thomson25      
JG Lomaxb Marlar1      
R Smithc Suttle b James0      
J Lawrencec Doggart b James95      
+HW Stephensonc Langridge b Thomson0      
*BG Brocklehurstb Marlar31      
Yawar Saeedc Sheppard b James2      
J Hiltonrun out4      
JWJ McMahonnot out2      
Extras(1 lb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 75.4 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-32, 3-34, 4-43, 5-60, 6-62, 7-153, 8-168, 9-173, 10-188 (75.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson22   7422--
Marlar20   5502--
Oakman7   3200--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DS Sheppardb McMahon88      
JG Langridgeb Yawar Saeed25      
*GHG Doggartc Stephenson b McMahon42      
JM Parksb Lawrence7      
KG Suttlec Stephenson b Lomax19      
G Coxc Hilton b McMahon22      
ASM Oakmanc Yawar Saeed b McMahon17      
NI Thomsonb Lawrence0      
AE Jamesst Stephenson b Lawrence3      
+RT Webbnot out3      
RG Marlarb Lawrence0      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb)15
Total(all out, 79 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-61, 2-160, 3-168, 4-191, 5-202, 6-229, 7-235, 8-237, 9-241, 10-241 (79 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax13   5361--
Tremlett10   1340--
Yawar Saeed8   0251--
Hilton10   2250--
McMahon26   6644--
Lawrence12   1424--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc Langridge b Oakman5      
DL Kitsonc Sheppard b Thomson0      
MF Tremlettc James b Thomson34      
JG Lomaxc Langridge b Thomson2      
+HW Stephensonc Cox b Oakman7      
J Lawrencec Parks b Oakman12      
R Smithc Oakman b Thomson5      
*BG Brocklehurstc Marlar b Thomson0      
Yawar Saeedb Thomson9      
J Hiltonnot out5      
JWJ McMahonc Doggart b Thomson0      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-8, 4-15, 5-51, 6-65, 7-66, 8-73, 9-76, 10-80 (48.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marlar6   1150--
Oakman24   10333--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DS Sheppardc Lawrence b Hilton3      
JG Langridgec Lawrence b McMahon6      
*GHG Doggartnot out14      
JM Parksnot out5      
KG Suttledid not bat      
G Coxdid not bat      
ASM Oakmandid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
RG Marlardid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 13.5 overs)28
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McMahon7   3131--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> J Lawrence (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39
--> NI Thomson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> NI Thomson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 6-35)
--> NI Thomson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 6-35)





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