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Middlesex v Somerset
County Championship 1955
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 18th, 20th, 21st June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 9 wickets
PointsMiddlesex 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresF Chester, K McCanlis
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 147/2 (Robertson 110*, DCS Compton 2*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 189 all out

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+HW Stephensonc Bennett b Warr27     
Yawar Saeedc LH Compton b Moss1     
J Lawrenceb Titmus27     
*GG Tordoffb Titmus24     
PB Wightlbw b Titmus0     
MF Tremlettrun out7     
JG Lomaxc LH Compton b Titmus3     
GM Trippc Edrich b Titmus8     
J Hiltonc DCS Compton b Titmus11     
JWJ McMahonnot out5     
B Lobbc Edrich b Titmus14     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 65.3 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-64, 3-80, 4-80, 5-89, 6-104, 7-109, 8-126, 9-127, 10-146 (65.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss18   2461--
Warr19   4371--
Bennett4   0130--
Titmus24.311317--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc sub b McMahon137     
SM Brownc Lawrence b Lobb13     
*WJ Edrichc Lomax b Hilton19     
DCS Comptonc Tordoff b Hilton48     
D Bennettrun out24     
DO Baldrynot out23     
FJ Titmusnot out18     
JJ Warrdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 w)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 85 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-143, 3-198, 4-224, 5-257
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb22   5841--
Yawar Saeed4   0190--
Lomax12   1590--
McMahon14   4431--
Hilton23   6542--
Tordoff10   1230--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+HW Stephensonc Titmus b Warr0     
Yawar Saeedrun out22     
J Lawrenceb Moss8     
*GG Tordoffc DCS Compton b Titmus18     
PB Wightc Moss b Young12     
MF Tremlettc Warr b Titmus92     
JG Lomaxc Baldry b Titmus12     
GM Trippc Moss b Young2     
J Hiltonc Edrich b Young8     
JWJ McMahonc Titmus b Warr7     
B Lobbnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 87.4 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-17, 3-43, 4-55, 5-61, 6-88, 7-119, 8-139, 9-189, 10-189 (87.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss9   4171--
Warr10.41322--
Titmus35   6643--
Young33   9683--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonst Stephenson b Lawrence28     
SM Brownnot out16     
*WJ Edrichnot out3     
DCS Comptondid not bat      
D Bennettdid not bat      
DO Baldrydid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(1 wicket, 16.2 overs)48
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (Robertson)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb4   0100--
Tordoff8   2210--
Tremlett1   070--
Lawrence3.2191--

Notes
--> GM Tripp made his debut in County Championship matches
--> B Lobb (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> B Lobb (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in County Championship matches
--> SM Brown (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> DO Baldry (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in County Championship matches
--> GG Tordoff (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> JDB Robertson (2) passed 25000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> AE Moss reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> FJ Titmus reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings

 

 

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