Gloucestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1953
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 8th, 10th, 11th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 4; Sussex 0
UmpiresP Corrall, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 328/7 (Lambert 25*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 29/1 (Sheppard 15*, James 0*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Emmettc Cox b James116     
DM Youngc Griffith b James29     
TW Graveneyb James65     
*JF Crappb James64     
CA Miltonlbw b Marlar15     
+AE Wilsonc Doggart b Marlar0     
GEE Lambertnot out68     
CJ Scottc Griffith b James2     
JB Mortimorenot out12     
C Cookdid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 7 lb)14
Total(7 wickets, declared, 123 overs)385
Fall of wickets:
1-83, 2-188, 3-259, 4-284, 5-284, 6-320, 7-328
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood27   7650--
Thomson24   7730--
Marlar36   61382--
James31   8745--
Cox5   1210--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgest Wilson b Allen41     
*DS Sheppardlbw b Lambert14     
GHG Doggartb Scott33     
G Coxc Milton b Cook27     
KG Suttlelbw b Mortimore25     
JM Parksst Wilson b Mortimore19     
NI Thomsonc Allen b Mortimore8     
AE Jamesnot out13     
+SC Griffithc Young b Cook5     
RG Marlarc Lambert b Mortimore8     
DJ Woodrun out7     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 96.4 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-94, 3-94, 4-148, 5-150, 6-173, 7-179, 8-184, 9-197, 10-209 (96.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert15   2321--
Scott16   3301--
Cook24   13292--
Graveney2   060--
Allen9   2221--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*DS Sheppardc Lambert b Cook44     
JG Langridgeb Cook10     
AE Jamesst Wilson b Mortimore6     
G Coxb Scott95     
KG Suttleb Lambert108     
JM Parksc Wilson b Lambert1     
GHG Doggartnot out50     
NI Thomsonc Cook b Scott12     
+SC Griffithb Lambert5     
RG Marlarb Scott0     
DJ Woodc Milton b Scott0     
Extras(8 b, 5 lb)13
Total(all out, 86.3 overs)344
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-42, 3-90, 4-270, 5-276, 6-282, 7-327, 8-333, 9-344, 10-344 (86.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert20   1873--
Cook22   8622--
Mortimore16   4641--
Allen9   0420--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Emmettc Marlar b Wood14     
CA Miltonlbw b Wood1     
TW Graveneyc and b Thomson4     
*JF Crapprun out40     
GEE Lambertb Wood61     
CJ Scottc Langridge b Marlar3     
JB Mortimoreb Thomson26     
+AE Wilsonnot out1     
DM Youngb Thomson0     
C Cookc Langridge b Thomson0     
DA Allennot out0     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(9 wickets, 41 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-14, 3-20, 4-98, 5-105, 6-134, 7-154, 8-154, 9-154
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood13   3363--
Thomson11   3374--
Marlar10   1471--
James7   0300--

--> DM Young (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> TW Graveney (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 42
--> GEE Lambert (1) equalled his previous highest score of 68 in first-class matches
--> GEE Lambert (1) equalled his previous highest score of 68 in County Championship matches
--> DJ Wood (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> GHG Doggart (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> G Cox (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 33
--> JB Mortimore (2) passed his previous highest score of 25 in County Championship matches





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