Wiltshire v Somerset Second XI
Minor Counties Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Trowbridge on 29th, 30th July 1955 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWiltshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset Second XI won by 2 wickets
PointsWiltshire 0; Somerset Second XI 10
UmpiresCE Dunn, GE Hart
Close of play day 1

Wiltshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonc Pickles b Atkinson140      
AEH Rutterc Williams b Biddulph11      
AOH Millsc Tripp b Baker35      
GP Gentb Atkinson0      
IR Lomaxc Biddulph b Atkinson20      
RJ Knightb Biddulph6      
*+J Hurnb Baker8      
DS Milfordb Baker8      
JH Merryweathernot out0      
AG Marshallc Hill b Biddulph1      
MH Martinb Baker0      
Extras(10 b, 5 lb)15
Total(all out, 83.3 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-137, 3-144, 4-204, 5-221, 6-225, 7-233, 8-241, 9-244, 10-244 (83.3 ov)
Somerset Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph24   7693--
Pickles11   0370--
Atkinson24   2713--

Somerset Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Hurn b Milford35      
GL Williamsb Merryweather48      
CF Daveyb Merryweather2      
JD Currielbw b Knight50      
J Bakerb Merryweather35      
L Picklesnot out48      
E Hillc Milford b Thompson31      
R Smithnot out11      
GM Trippdid not bat      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
M Hannadid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 6 lb, 1 w)19
Total(6 wickets, declared, 93 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-67, 3-97, 4-169, 5-186, 6-279
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marshall23   4700--
Martin11   4180--
Merryweather28   78731-
Milford13   7251--
Knight12   0351--
Thompson6   0251--

Wiltshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonc Hill b Baker29      
AEH Rutterb Biddulph8      
AOH Millsb Baker4      
GP Gentb Biddulph1      
IR Lomaxc Williams b Pickles49      
RJ Knightc Currie b Hill96      
*+J Hurnc Williams b Pickles5      
DS Milfordnot out5      
JH Merryweathernot out0      
AG Marshalldid not bat      
MH Martindid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(7 wickets, declared, 44 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-36, 3-39, 4-45, 5-191, 6-191, 7-201
Somerset Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph11   3392--
Baker12   2422--
Pickles11   1412--
Atkinson7   1480--
Hill3   0271--

Somerset Second XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Atkinsonc Merryweather b Milford4      
GL Williamsc and b Merryweather54      
CF Daveyb Marshall10      
JD Curriest Hurn b Merryweather38      
J Bakerc Thompson b Merryweather0      
L Picklesc Gent b Merryweather0      
E Hillb Merryweather18      
R Smithnot out23      
GM Trippnot out7      
KD Biddulphb Merryweather3      
M Hannadid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb)12
Total(8 wickets, 38 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-101, 3-101, 4-105, 5-106, 6-119, 7-138, 8-138
Wiltshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marshall6   0281--
Martin7   2310--
Merryweather13   1526--
Milford12   1461--

--> JR Thompson (1) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JD Currie made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> J Baker made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> L Pickles (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> M Hanna made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RJ Knight (2) passed his previous highest score of 70 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> R Smith (2) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JR Thompson made his debut for Wiltshire in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> G Atkinson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Wiltshire first innings (previous best was 0-21)





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