Somerset v Worcestershire
County Championship 1954
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 7th, 9th, 10th August 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 119 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Worcestershire 12
UmpiresE Cooke, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 131/8 (Horton 16*, Chesterton 4*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 80/1 (Outschoorn 34*, Dews 8*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Lomax b McMahon36     
LF Outschoornc Wight b Hilton52     
G Dewsc Hilton b McMahon0     
*RE Birdc and b Hilton7     
RG Broadbentc Lawrence b Hilton4     
MJ Hortonc Lomax b McMahon43     
RO Jenkinsc Stephenson b Hilton0     
+H Yarnoldrun out3     
RTD Perksb McMahon4     
GH Chestertonnot out11     
JR Ashmanc and b McMahon0     
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 64 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-71, 3-90, 4-100, 5-105, 6-111, 7-117, 8-125, 9-166, 10-166 (64 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax8   0360--
Yawar Saeed4   0210--
McMahon23   9325--
Hilton20   1564--
Lawrence4   1120--
Tremlett5   430--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MF Tremlettc Bird b Chesterton14     
*BG Brocklehurstc Kenyon b Perks0     
PB Wightc Broadbent b Perks5     
J Lawrencec Bird b Perks18     
+HW Stephensonc Ashman b Perks0     
JG Lomaxc Yarnold b Perks3     
R Smithnot out13     
FL Angellc Ashman b Perks6     
J Hiltonc Bird b Perks5     
Yawar Saeedc Yarnold b Chesterton1     
JWJ McMahonc Ashman b Chesterton0     
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(all out, 25.4 overs)68
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-20, 3-20, 4-24, 5-31, 6-55, 7-61, 8-67, 9-68, 10-68 (25.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks13   1347--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Brocklehurst b Hilton30     
LF Outschoornnot out40     
G Dewsb Hilton19     
*RE Birdnot out1     
RG Broadbentdid not bat      
MJ Hortondid not bat      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
GH Chestertondid not bat      
JR Ashmandid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb)10
Total(2 wickets, declared, 26 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-96
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax5   1210--
McMahon9   1240--
Hilton7   0252--
Lawrence1   050--
Tremlett4   1150--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc Dews b Chesterton4     
*BG Brocklehurstb Perks14     
PB Wightlbw b Horton24     
MF Tremlettc and b Ashman13     
J Lawrencec Dews b Perks3     
+HW Stephensonc Jenkins b Horton6     
JG Lomaxc Ashman b Perks4     
R Smithnot out2     
Yawar Saeedc Dews b Horton3     
J Hiltonc Bird b Horton0     
JWJ McMahonc and b Perks1     
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 37.1 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-25, 3-43, 4-63, 5-63, 6-69, 7-75, 8-78, 9-78, 10-79 (37.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chesterton10   1301--
Ashman6   2141--
Horton5   294--

--> MJ Horton (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in County Championship matches
--> D Kenyon (2) passed 13000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> G Dews (2) passed 7000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 15
--> JWJ McMahon reached 300 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> JWJ McMahon reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> RTD Perks reached 1900 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> MJ Horton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 3-70)
--> MJ Horton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 3-70)