Sussex v Kent
County Championship 1947
VenueCentral Recreation Ground, Hastings on 9th, 11th, 12th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 9 wickets
PointsSussex 0; Kent 12
UmpiresF Chester, CAR Coleman
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 54/1 (JG Langridge 13*, J Langridge 20*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 142/3 (Stainton 1*, Griffith 0*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Nye45      
AE Fagglbw b Cox163      
LEG Amesc Griffith b Nye3      
JGW Daviesb Cornford4      
*BH Valentinec JG Langridge b Cox32      
GF Ansonc JG Langridge b Cox24      
+TG Evansc J Langridge b Cox57      
AWH Mallettc Oakes b Nye5      
RR Doveyb J Langridge16      
DVP Wrightnot out9      
NW Hardingdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 nb, 1 w)5
Total(9 wickets, declared, 102.2 overs)363
Fall of wickets:
1-89, 2-93, 3-108, 4-170, 5-261, 6-276, 7-295, 8-339, 9-363 (102.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye25   41203--
Cornford22   6551--
Carey13   2620--
Oakes8   0310--
Cox28   8754--
J Langridge6.21151--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Mallett b Wright23      
HW Parksb Harding0      
J Langridge hit wkt b Wright54      
RG Staintonc Mallett b Wright3      
G Coxc Evans b Wright44      
C Oakesc Ames b Wright0      
*HT Bartlettc Anson b Dovey3      
+SC Griffithc Fagg b Dovey8      
PAH Careynot out11      
JK Nyec Fagg b Wright0      
JH Cornfordb Wright0      
Extras(18 b, 16 lb, 3 w)37
Total(all out, 67.5 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-80, 3-86, 4-130, 5-130, 6-135, 7-149, 8-183, 9-183, 10-183 (67.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding10   2331--
Mallett9   3210--
Davies8   5120--
Dovey16   5262--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Anson b Wright76      
HW Parksc Davies b Wright56      
J Langridgeb Wright2      
RG Staintonc Davies b Wright3      
G Coxc Evans b Dovey85      
C Oakesb Dovey1      
*HT Bartlettb Wright9      
+SC Griffithlbw b Wright0      
PAH Careyc Ames b Wright26      
JK Nyelbw b Wright0      
JH Cornfordnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(all out, 96 overs)269
Fall of wickets:
1-127, 2-141, 3-142, 4-146, 5-149, 6-150, 7-161, 8-269, 9-269, 10-269 (96 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding16   6430--
Mallett12   2440--
Wright34   71198--
Dovey30   16392--
Davies4   1130--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddc Oakes b Nye9      
AE Faggnot out59      
LEG Amesnot out19      
JGW Daviesdid not bat      
*BH Valentinedid not bat      
GF Ansondid not bat      
+TG Evansdid not bat      
AWH Mallettdid not bat      
RR Doveydid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
NW Hardingdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(1 wicket, 19.5 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Todd)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye5   0121--
Cornford4   1180--
Cox2   0100--
Oakes5   1230--
J Langridge3.50240--

--> AE Fagg (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 142
--> BH Valentine (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 26
--> RR Dovey (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> G Cox (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 16
--> DVP Wright completed a hat-trick in the Sussex first innings (Cox, Nye, Cornford)
--> DVP Wright reached 900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex second innings





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