Lancashire v Somerset
County Championship 1955
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 20th, 22nd, 23rd August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by an innings and 79 runs
PointsLancashire 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresH Elliott, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 215/4 (Pullar 49*, Collins 8*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 28/1 (Angell 8*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JT Ikinc Stephenson b Lobb11      
A Whartonc Tremlett b Lawrence123      
GA Edrichrun out16      
*C Washbrookst Stephenson b Lawrence5      
G Pullarc McMahon b Lawrence76      
R Collinsc Tordoff b Lawrence38      
RW Barberb Lawrence6      
CSH Smithst Stephenson b Lomax27      
F Moorest Stephenson b Lomax1      
+A Wilsonnot out16      
R Tattersallst Stephenson b Lawrence28      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(all out, 121.5 overs)354
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-62, 3-81, 4-196, 5-264, 6-275, 7-279, 8-282, 9-313, 10-354 (121.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb25   9531--
Yawar Saeed24   5630--
Hilton2   050--
Lomax28   9692--
Tordoff2   0150--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffst Wilson b Collins34      
FL Angellb Tattersall35      
J Lawrencec Edrich b Smith20      
MF Tremlettb Ikin26      
PB Wightc Edrich b Tattersall11      
JG Lomaxlbw b Smith11      
+HW Stephensonlbw b Tattersall7      
Yawar Saeedrun out11      
J Hiltonnot out8      
JWJ McMahonb Ikin2      
B Lobbc Wilson b Ikin0      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 68.2 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-72, 3-109, 4-124, 5-134, 6-138, 7-148, 8-156, 9-171, 10-171 (68.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith16   6322--
Wharton5   1220--
Moore5   1200--
Tattersall26   11413--
Collins7   1271--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GG Tordoffc Washbrook b Ikin9      
FL Angellc Wilson b Tattersall14      
J Lawrenceb Smith0      
MF Tremlettc Edrich b Smith3      
PB Wightb Tattersall3      
JG Lomaxc Wilson b Smith0      
+HW Stephensonnot out45      
Yawar Saeedc Edrich b Smith1      
J Hiltonc Wharton b Ikin7      
JWJ McMahonrun out3      
B Lobbc Barber b Tattersall2      
Extras(9 b, 8 lb)17
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-30, 3-36, 4-44, 5-44, 6-44, 7-46, 8-76, 9-94, 10-104 (51.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith13   3224--
Moore5   350--
Collins4   2150--
Ikin13   5192--

--> G Pullar (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in first-class matches
--> G Pullar (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in County Championship matches
--> CSH Smith (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> GG Tordoff (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 10





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