Worcestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1954
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 26th, 28th, 29th June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by an innings and 14 runs
PointsWorcestershire 0; Sussex 12
UmpiresN Oldfield, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 395/8 (James 10*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 143/4 (Bird 36*, Devereux 21*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Harkness b Whitehead17      
DS Sheppardc Yarnold b Jenkins48      
*GHG Doggartb Jenkins10      
JM Parksc Yarnold b Jenkins18      
KG Suttlec Dews b Whitehead13      
G Coxc Dews b Jenkins161      
G Potterc Whitehead b Jenkins88      
ASM Oakmanst Yarnold b Devereux9      
AE Jamesnot out10      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 12 lb, 1 w)21
Total(8 wickets, declared, 115.5 overs)395
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-68, 3-84, 4-100, 5-136, 6-362, 7-371, 8-395 (115.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks23   8560--
Grove24   5620--
Whitehead19   3652--
Devereux10   2451--
Outschoorn4   0180--
Harkness5   1140--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Thomson31      
LF Outschoornlbw b James28      
G Dewsc Langridge b James2      
*RE Birdb James24      
DP Harknessc Langridge b James20      
LN Devereuxc Langridge b Oakman14      
JP Whiteheadc Webb b Potter26      
RO Jenkinsnot out9      
+H Yarnoldc and b Potter2      
CWC Grovec Oakman b Potter23      
RTD Perksc and b Oakman2      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 68.2 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-64, 3-69, 4-91, 5-116, 6-143, 7-159, 8-163, 9-187, 10-189 (68.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson20   6631--
James26   7464--
Cox1   100--
Potter14   1633--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Langridge b James50      
LF Outschoornb Thomson14      
G Dewsc Thomson b Oakman11      
*RE Birdlbw b James37      
DP Harknessc Suttle b James9      
LN Devereuxc Doggart b Oakman46      
JP Whiteheadb Thomson0      
RO Jenkinsb Thomson6      
+H Yarnoldc Sheppard b James10      
CWC Grovenot out6      
RTD Perksc Doggart b James0      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-58, 3-87, 4-97, 5-144, 6-145, 7-165, 8-186, 9-192, 10-192 (82.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson21   7473--
Potter4   0110--
Oakman27   7742--

--> G Potter (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in County Championship matches
--> G Potter (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in first-class matches
--> ASM Oakman reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> AE James reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> G Potter achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Worcestershire first innings (previous best was 3-82)
--> AE James reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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