Warwickshire v Somerset
County Championship 1955
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 7th, 9th, 10th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 4; Somerset 0
UmpiresDE Davies, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 12/0 (Tordoff 12*, Angell 0*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 83/3 (Wolton 26*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Wight b McMahon28      
NF Hornerc Tremlett b Lawrence42      
AVG Woltonb McMahon74      
+RT Spoonerc Stephenson b Lawrence24      
*HE Dolleryb Lawrence105      
A Townsendc Stephenson b McMahon1      
RE Hitchcockrun out51      
TL Pritchardst Stephenson b Lawrence16      
RT Weeksc Lobb b Lawrence5      
JD Bannisterrun out8      
WE Holliesnot out1      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 132.5 overs)359
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-75, 3-128, 4-193, 5-205, 6-322, 7-331, 8-341, 9-358, 10-359 (132.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb17   2550--
Tremlett6   1220--
McMahon53   181013--
Hilton18   2600--
Lomax4   0190--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffc Townsend b Bannister67      
FL Angellb Pritchard9      
J Lawrencec Gardner b Pritchard35      
PB Wightc and b Weeks31      
R Smithc Gardner b Pritchard3      
MF Tremlettc Bannister b Weeks55      
JG Lomaxc Townsend b Hollies3      
+HW Stephensonc Gardner b Hollies0      
J Hiltonb Bannister18      
JWJ McMahonb Hollies4      
B Lobbnot out1      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-113, 3-117, 4-128, 5-164, 6-177, 7-177, 8-215, 9-225, 10-231 (97.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard21   4553--
Hollies32   8723--
Weeks29   12462--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Lobb14      
NF Hornerc Lomax b McMahon36      
AVG Woltonnot out65      
RT Weeksc Stephenson b Lawrence0      
+RT Spoonernot out37      
*HE Dollerydid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
TL Pritcharddid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(3 wickets, declared, 50.2 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-82, 3-83
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb13   1461--
McMahon23   5621--
Lawrence2   111--
Lomax2   130--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffnot out45      
FL Angellc Weeks b Bannister11      
JG Lomaxnot out9      
J Lawrencedid not bat      
PB Wightdid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
MF Tremlettdid not bat      
+HW Stephensondid not bat      
J Hiltondid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(1 wicket, 23 overs)66
Fall of wickets:
1-37 (Angell)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister10   3241--
Pritchard8   0280--
Hollies4   0120--
Weeks1   010--

--> AVG Wolton (1) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> B Lobb made his debut in County Championship matches
--> B Lobb made his debut for Somerset in first-class matches





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