Yorkshire v Sussex
County Match 1855
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 27th, 28th, 29th August 1855 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by an innings and 117 runs
UmpiresG Coates, G Picknell
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 246/6 (Wisden 138*, E Napper 23*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (2) 43/6 (Berry 18*, Ellison 4*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Wisdenc Anderson b Hodgson148  9- 
J Deanb Hodgson13  -- 
W Napperlbw b Crossland7  -- 
John Lillywhitec Iddison b Wright14  -- 
+T Boxc Anderson b Wright13  1- 
G Wellsc W Kaye b Chatterton8  -- 
*E Tredcroftb Chatterton21  2- 
E Napperc Hodgson b Crossland31  -- 
R Paynec Hodgson b Wright14  -- 
GG Brownb Crossland10  1- 
James Lillywhite sennot out2  -- 
Extras(7 b, 4 w)11
Total(all out, 164 overs)292
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-46, 3-96, 4-121, 5-141, 6-201, 7-260, 8-265, 9-279, 10-292 (164 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hodgson43   188022-
Iddison17   8250--
Crossland49   18743--
W Kaye14   61901-
Berry4   070--
Wright27   74231-
Chatterton10   0342--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MJ Ellisonb John Lillywhite22     
+G Chattertonc Wells b Dean21  -- 
J Berryc Wisden b Dean12     
A Crosslandc W Napper b Dean21     
GH Wrightc Wisden b John Lillywhite0     
G Andersonb Dean3     
W Kayerun out9     
H Sampsonc Box b Dean2     
EB Kayerun out0     
R Iddisonc and b Dean8     
I Hodgsonnot out3     
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 60.2 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-55, 3-55, 4-63, 5-63, 6-79, 7-90, 8-91, 9-91, 10-103 (60.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
John Lillywhite30   13422--

Yorkshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
R Iddisonc James Lillywhite sen b Dean2     
I Hodgsonb John Lillywhite7     
A Crosslandb Wisden7     
GH Wrightb Dean0     
W Kayec E Napper b John Lillywhite0     
EB Kayerun out5     
J Berryc Dean b James Lillywhite sen24     
*MJ Ellisonc Wisden b James Lillywhite sen6     
H Sampsonrun out9     
G Andersonc Brown b John Lillywhite5     
+G Chattertonnot out5     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 71 overs)72
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-15, 3-15, 4-19, 5-24, 6-29, 7-51, 8-54, 9-64, 10-72 (71 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dean23   12302--
John Lillywhite23   1893--
James Lillywhite sen13   4172--
Wisden12   4141--

--> J Wisden scored 2 fives in the Sussex first innings
--> J Lillywhite scored 1 five in the Sussex first innings
--> GG Brown scored 1 five in the Sussex first innings
--> MJ Ellison made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> W Kaye made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> EB Kaye made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> J Wisden (1) passed his previous highest score of 100 in first-class matches
--> J Dean reached 1000 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Yorkshire second innings

The Yorkshire wicket-keeper, Chatterton, dislocated his finger before the fall of the first wicket in the Sussex first innings - he was replaced successively by A Crossland, J Berry and GH Wright
The exact batting order in the Yorkshire second innings is not known but Iddison and Hodgson were the openers





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