Warwickshire v Sussex
County Championship 1953
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 12th, 13th, 14th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 4; Sussex 0
UmpiresH Elliott, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 7/0 (Sheppard 7*, Langridge 0*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 0/0 (Sheppard 0*, Langridge 0*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb James57     
NF Hornerb Wood73     
A Townsendb Marlar44     
JS Ordst Webb b James6     
*HE Dolleryb James13     
+RT Spoonerc Langridge b Wood8     
AVG Woltonc Webb b Wood19     
PH Bromleynot out61     
JD Bannisterc Webb b James18     
TL Pritchardc Suttle b Thomson1     
WE Holliesnot out10     
Extras(13 b, 4 lb)17
Total(9 wickets, declared, 109 overs)327
Fall of wickets:
1-134, 2-138, 3-155, 4-191, 5-205, 6-226, 7-237, 8-282, 9-293
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood25   4753--
Thomson25   4721--
James38   61024--
Marlar20   2581--
Doggart1   030--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DS Sheppardc Townsend b Pritchard11     
JG Langridgec Townsend b Hollies69     
GHG Doggartc Dollery b Hollies36     
G Coxc Horner b Hollies9     
KG Suttleb Pritchard6     
JM Parksc Spooner b Pritchard0     
NI Thomsonc Townsend b Hollies15     
AE Jamesst Spooner b Hollies1     
+RT Webbc Townsend b Hollies1     
RG Marlarb Pritchard15     
DJ Woodnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 79.5 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-70, 3-103, 4-112, 5-112, 6-145, 7-146, 8-150, 9-167, 10-169 (79.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister12   2240--
Hollies29   9566--
Townsend6   380--
Wolton5   1100--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*DS Sheppardst Spooner b Hollies20     
JG Langridgelbw b Hollies12     
GHG Doggartb Bannister1     
G Coxc Spooner b Wolton60     
KG Suttlelbw b Hollies4     
JM Parksst Spooner b Hollies57     
NI Thomsonb Bannister25     
AE Jamesb Bannister7     
+RT Webbnot out17     
RG Marlarc Hollies b Wolton25     
DJ Woodnot out1     
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(9 wickets, 107 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-30, 3-46, 4-118, 5-160, 6-165, 7-187, 8-194, 9-237
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard14   3340--
Bannister20   9333--
Hollies36   16754--
Townsend7   1110--
Wolton22   10462--
Bromley7   1300--
Horner1   100--

--> JS Ord made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JS Ord made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> FC Gardner (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 17
--> A Townsend (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> JD Bannister (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> JD Bannister (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in County Championship matches
--> DS Sheppard (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> RG Marlar reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> WE Hollies reached 1850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> WE Hollies reached 1650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Sussex first innings





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