Sussex v South Africans
South Africa in England 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 18th, 20th, 21st June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africans won by 9 wickets
UmpiresAJB Fowler, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 9/1 (McGlew 1*, Keith 0*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 21/3 (Langridge 14*, Parks 3*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Waite b Fuller16      
DV Smithlbw b Fuller14      
ASM Oakmanb Fuller25      
JM Parksc Endean b Tayfield118      
DS Sheppardc Waite b Adcock104      
KG Suttlenot out44      
G Coxlbw b Tayfield23      
*RG Marlardid not bat      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(6 wickets, declared, 103.3 overs)352
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-52, 3-59, 4-254, 5-308, 6-352 (103.3 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock20   2671--
Fuller31   6863--
Mansell5   2200--
Smith11   0390--
Keith3   1130--

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DJ McGlewc Langridge b Thomson69      
HJ Tayfieldrun out4      
HJ Keithc Oakman b James0      
PL Winslowc Sheppard b James21      
RA McLeanlbw b Marlar129      
WR Endeannot out38      
+JHB Waite hit wkt b James13      
ERH Fullerc James b Thomson20      
PNF Manselldid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
NAT Adcockdid not bat      
Extras(14 b)14
Total(7 wickets, declared, 113 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-12, 3-38, 4-220, 5-240, 6-279, 7-308 (113 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson31   7702--
James35   12953--
Marlar27   6651--
Oakman12   4520--
Smith8   2120--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgeb Fuller14      
DV Smithc Endean b Fuller4      
ASM Oakmanc sub b Tayfield0      
*RG Marlarc Winslow b Fuller0      
JM Parksb Keith45      
DS Sheppardc and b Fuller0      
KG Suttlelbw b Fuller14      
G Coxlbw b Fuller0      
+RT Webbb Fuller17      
NI Thomsonc Mansell b Keith0      
AE Jamesnot out0      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 43 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-16, 3-16, 4-31, 5-31, 6-45, 7-45, 8-93, 9-95, 10-97 (43 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fuller22   6617--
Tayfield6   271--
Keith15   8262--

South Africans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Endeannot out73      
+JHB Waiterun out53      
HJ Keithnot out10      
*DJ McGlewdid not bat      
HJ Tayfielddid not bat      
PL Winslowdid not bat      
RA McLeandid not bat      
ERH Fullerdid not bat      
PNF Manselldid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
NAT Adcockdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(1 wicket, 50.2 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-96 (Waite)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson8   2330--
James2   080--
Marlar13   3350--
Oakman10   3300--
Smith14   8160--

--> JM Parks (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> DS Sheppard (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> RG Marlar reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the South Africans first innings





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