Yorkshire v Somerset
County Championship 1957
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 18th, 20th May 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 48 runs
PointsYorkshire 14 (Batting 2); Somerset 0
UmpiresJS Buller, P Corrall
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 142/3 (Illingworth 35*, Watson 13*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Picklesc Wilson b Wardle33     
WE Alleyc Trueman b Wardle47     
GM Trippc Trueman b Wardle0     
CL McCoolb Illingworth1     
*MF Tremlettc Cowan b Wardle2     
JG Lomaxc Wilson b Wardle1     
+HW Stephensonc Watson b Trueman29     
BA Langfordc Wilson b Wardle10     
J Hiltonnot out12     
B Lobbb Trueman0     
JWJ McMahonc Binks b Wardle5     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 59.2 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-64, 3-65, 4-68, 5-78, 6-95, 7-109, 8-127, 9-127, 10-144 (59.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman12   4312--
Cowan4   1160--
Appleyard8   4270--
Illingworth10   3321--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc Lomax b Hilton25     
K Taylorc Tremlett b Alley68     
JV Wilsonlbw b Hilton0     
R Illingworthlbw b McMahon97     
W Watsonb Alley26     
*WHH Sutcliffec Stephenson b Hilton0     
+JG Binksb Lobb3     
JH Wardleb Lobb3     
FS Truemanb Lobb63     
R Appleyardnot out0     
MJ Cowandid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 118.1 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-51, 3-112, 4-159, 5-160, 6-174, 7-180, 8-296, 9-296 (118.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax6   2280--
McMahon29   10621--
Hilton33   7763--
Langford2   0100--
Alley21   7372--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Picklesc Taylor b Wardle13     
WE Alleyrun out39     
GM Trippb Trueman2     
CL McCoolc Wilson b Illingworth18     
*MF Tremlettc Trueman b Wardle5     
JG Lomaxc Wilson b Appleyard0     
+HW Stephensonc Watson b Wardle19     
BA Langfordc Wilson b Illingworth0     
J Hiltonnot out1     
B Lobbc Sutcliffe b Illingworth0     
JWJ McMahonb Wardle0     
Extras(3 lb, 4 nb)7
Total(all out, 48.2 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-49, 3-58, 4-75, 5-76, 6-102, 7-102, 8-103, 9-103, 10-104 (48.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman11   2321--
Cowan6   2140--
Appleyard8   481--
Illingworth6   473--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WE Alley (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in County Championship matches
--> K Taylor (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> R Illingworth (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 43





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