Sussex v Middlesex
County Championship 1951
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 4th, 6th, 7th August 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 0; Middlesex 4
UmpiresE Cooke, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 20/1 (Robertson 10*, Dewes 4*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (1) 39/1 (Robertson 16*, Dewes 17*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec LH Compton b Edrich8      
DV Smithb Edrich0      
DS Sheppardc Dewes b Bennett15      
G Coxc Edrich b DCS Compton50      
GHG Doggartb Edrich12      
*J Langridgenot out44      
ASM Oakmanc LH Compton b Edrich13      
AE Jamesb Edrich0      
+RT Webbb Bennett0      
DJ Woodb Bennett4      
JH Cornfordb Edrich4      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 79 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-13, 3-44, 4-69, 5-92, 6-147, 7-147, 8-154, 9-154, 10-163 (79 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich22   5456--
Bennett17   8353--
Routledge13   4350--
Young15   10130--
DCS Compton12   4221--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc JG Langridge b Cornford33      
SM Brownb Wood1      
JG Dewesst Webb b Oakman78      
DCS Comptonc Cornford b James47      
WJ Edrichnot out33      
R Routledgec and b Oakman2      
FR Alexanderlbw b Oakman0      
+LH Comptonb Oakman12      
D Bennettc Webb b Cornford20      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 72.4 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-60, 3-155, 4-168, 5-170, 6-172, 7-188, 8-237 (72.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood17   5461--
James14   2611--
Oakman18   4654--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgest LH Compton b Sims66      
DV Smithc Edrich b DCS Compton8      
DS Sheppardc and b DCS Compton30      
GHG Doggartb Sims38      
G Coxc Sims b DCS Compton4      
*J Langridgenot out26      
ASM Oakmanb Brown12      
AE Jamesb Brown6      
DJ Woodnot out0      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)22
Total(7 wickets, 62 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-83, 3-140, 4-153, 5-163, 6-194, 7-212
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich3   280--
Bennett2   150--
Routledge2   110--
Young7   4110--
DCS Compton23   1843--
Sims19   5522--
Brown4   0192--
Dewes2   0100--

--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 7
--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> FR Alexander made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> FR Alexander made his last appearance in County Championship matches





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