Kent v Sussex
County Championship 1947
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 28th, 30th June, 1st July 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSussex won by 6 wickets
PointsKent 4; Sussex 12
UmpiresE Cooke, GM Lee
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 105/6 (C Oakes 21*, Smith 4*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 98/1 (Langridge 61*, Parks 6*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Carey9      
AE Fagglbw b C Oakes51      
P Hearnc Griffith b C Oakes15      
GF Ansonc C Oakes b Carey11      
*BH Valentineb Cornford13      
+TG Evansc Parks b Cox14      
BR Edrichnot out16      
RR Doveyb C Oakes5      
DVP Wrightb Carey7      
NW Hardingb Carey0      
JW Martinb Cornford0      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(all out, 63.4 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-54, 3-84, 4-102, 5-106, 6-127, 7-136, 8-148, 9-148, 10-149 (63.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carey13   2354--
Cox14   2291--
C Oakes15   3303--
Smith3   180--
JY Oakes1   030--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgest Evans b Wright33      
+SC Griffithb Dovey26      
HW Parksc and b Dovey5      
*HT Bartlettb Wright1      
G Coxc Anson b Dovey0      
C Oakesc Anson b Dovey25      
JY Oakesb Harding7      
DV Smithc Evans b Wright4      
AP Doggartst Evans b Wright0      
PAH Careynot out12      
JH Cornfordb Wright5      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 48 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-60, 3-62, 4-67, 5-78, 6-94, 7-105, 8-109, 9-109, 10-126 (48 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin4   180--
Harding8   2241--
Wright19   7505--
Dovey17   5364--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddc JY Oakes b Carey81      
AE Faggc Doggart b Cox16      
P Hearnc C Oakes b Cox27      
GF Ansonc and b Cornford29      
*BH Valentinec JY Oakes b Cornford54      
+TG Evansc Smith b Cornford5      
BR Edrichc Langridge b Cornford7      
RR Doveynot out9      
DVP Wrightc Smith b Cornford0      
NW Hardingst Griffith b Cox6      
JW Martinb Cornford10      
Extras(2 b, 10 lb)12
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-84, 3-159, 4-159, 5-165, 6-189, 7-238, 8-238, 9-245, 10-256 (82.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carey11   0461--
Cox23   6503--
JY Oakes10   4280--
C Oakes12   1330--
Smith5   2130--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgenot out138 27018-  
+SC Griffithc Hearn b Wright29      
HW Parksc Fagg b Wright36      
*HT Bartlettc Fagg b Dovey38      
G Coxc Martin b Wright21      
C Oakesnot out7      
JY Oakesdid not bat      
DV Smithdid not bat      
AP Doggartdid not bat      
PAH Careydid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 2 lb)14
Total(4 wickets, 88.2 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-80, 2-166, 3-245, 4-276
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin11   3240--
Harding15   3580--
Wright28   41053--
Todd9   2220--

--> AE Fagg (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 46
--> GF Anson made his debut in County Championship matches
--> BH Valentine (1) passed 16000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> C Oakes (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> TG Evans (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> JG Langridge (2) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> GF Anson made his debut for Kent in first-class matches
--> C Oakes reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> DVP Wright reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> JH Cornford reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent second innings





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