Sussex v Somerset
County Championship 1954
VenueThe Saffrons, Eastbourne on 21st, 23rd, 24th August 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 122 runs
PointsSussex 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresGS Mobey, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 7/0 (Angell 3*, Lawrence 4*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 66/2 (Sheppard 49*, Parks 7*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DS Sheppardlbw b Tremlett23      
JG Langridgec Tremlett b Lomax24      
*GHG Doggartc Lawrence b Tremlett1      
JM Parksc McMahon b Lomax88      
KG Suttlec Yawar Saeed b Tremlett21      
G Coxb Lomax25      
ASM Oakmanc Wight b McMahon10      
+RT Webbc Stephenson b Yawar Saeed17      
AE Jamesnot out31      
NI Thomsonc Yawar Saeed b Tremlett12      
RG Marlarnot out52      
Extras(9 b, 1 nb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 107 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-36, 3-59, 4-100, 5-152, 6-175, 7-213, 8-219, 9-244
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax18   3523--
Yawar Saeed17   2461--
Tremlett29   7734--
McMahon20   6471--
Lawrence16   2700--
Hilton7   1160--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc Cox b Thomson12      
J Lawrencelbw b Oakman31      
PB Wightc Webb b Oakman65      
MF Tremlettc Webb b Thomson50      
JG Lomaxc Parks b Oakman2      
+HW Stephensonc and b Oakman21      
*BG Brocklehurstc Oakman b James30      
R Smithb Oakman0      
Yawar Saeedb Thomson4      
J Hiltonc Langridge b Oakman31      
JWJ McMahonnot out2      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 102.3 overs)255
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-59, 3-132, 4-149, 5-179, 6-196, 7-198, 8-203, 9-235, 10-255 (102.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson30   6873--
James29   8701--
Marlar10   3300--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DS Sheppardnot out107      
JG Langridgec Tremlett b Lomax5      
*GHG Doggartc Stephenson b Lomax1      
JM Parksc Stephenson b Tremlett12      
KG Suttlenot out43      
G Coxdid not bat      
ASM Oakmandid not bat      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
RG Marlardid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(3 wickets, declared, 32 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-33, 3-79
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax11   1512--
Yawar Saeed8   1340--
Tremlett3   0251--
McMahon5   0320--
Lawrence3   0200--
Hilton2   060--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc Oakman b James21      
J Lawrencec Webb b James20      
PB Wightc Langridge b Thomson1      
MF Tremlettc Parks b James12      
JG Lomaxb James9      
+HW Stephensonc Langridge b Thomson6      
*BG Brocklehurstc Marlar b Thomson10      
R Smithc Doggart b Thomson6      
Yawar Saeedb Thomson6      
J Hiltonc and b James5      
JWJ McMahonnot out5      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb)12
Total(all out, 26 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-42, 3-42, 4-51, 5-68, 6-69, 7-90, 8-98, 9-101, 10-113 (26 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson13   2505--
James11   3325--
Oakman2   0190--

--> JM Parks (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> RG Marlar (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in County Championship matches
--> RG Marlar (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in first-class matches
--> KG Suttle (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> NI Thomson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> MF Tremlett reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> NI Thomson reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> NI Thomson reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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