Kent v Sussex
County Championship 1955
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 22nd, 23rd, 24th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultKent won by 104 runs
PointsKent 12; Sussex 4
UmpiresJJ Hills, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 47/2 (Oakman 18*, Parks 14*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 109/2 (Fagg 70*, Cowdrey 11*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Suttle b Smith46     
AH Phebeyb Smith31     
RC Wilsonlbw b Smith17     
MC Cowdreyc Cox b Marlar48     
J Pettifordlbw b Smith0     
AC Shirreffc Webb b Smith9     
AL Dixonb Thomson14     
+DG Uftonc Langridge b Marlar1     
JCT Pagec Webb b Thomson6     
*DVP Wrightrun out15     
DM Sayernot out11     
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(all out, 97.4 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-87, 3-110, 4-110, 5-130, 6-154, 7-162, 8-174, 9-189, 10-204 (97.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood8   0270--
Smith30   18355--
Marlar36   11792--
Oakman2   0110--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Dixon b Sayer6     
DV Smithc Ufton b Shirreff1     
ASM Oakmanlbw b Page53     
JM Parksc Wright b Shirreff35     
DS Sheppardlbw b Shirreff4     
KG Suttleb Pettiford26     
G Coxlbw b Wright33     
NI Thomsonc Wilson b Pettiford30     
+RT Webbnot out30     
*RG Marlarc Wilson b Pettiford0     
DJ Woodc Dixon b Pettiford0     
Extras(8 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 74.3 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-17, 3-75, 4-85, 5-128, 6-144, 7-180, 8-220, 9-233, 10-233 (74.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shirreff26   8643--
Sayer12   1431--
Wright12   4451--
Page13   4431--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Fagglbw b Marlar106     
AH Phebeyb Marlar19     
RC Wilsonc Oakman b Marlar7     
MC Cowdreyc Parks b Marlar44     
J Pettifordnot out41     
AC Shirreffc Sheppard b Marlar30     
AL Dixonc Oakman b Thomson12     
+DG Uftonc Langridge b Marlar8     
JCT Pagedid not bat      
*DVP Wrightdid not bat      
DM Sayerdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(7 wickets, declared, 127.5 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-94, 3-161, 4-206, 5-248, 6-267, 7-276 (127.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson19   4491--
Wood5   1190--
Smith42   13800--
Oakman3   080--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Phebey b Shirreff12     
G Coxc Fagg b Shirreff39     
ASM Oakmanb Page15     
JM Parkslbw b Pettiford10     
DS Sheppardc Fagg b Page7     
KG Suttlec Pettiford b Page23     
DV Smithb Pettiford5     
NI Thomsonc Fagg b Wright7     
+RT Webblbw b Wright4     
*RG Marlarb Wright4     
DJ Woodnot out0     
Extras(12 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)17
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-72, 3-72, 4-79, 5-102, 6-122, 7-122, 8-136, 9-142, 10-143 (48.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shirreff13   4342--
Sayer3   0180--
Page17   7333--
Pettiford8   3142--

--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> DM Sayer made his debut in first-class matches
--> DM Sayer made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RT Webb (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> DV Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 3-30)
--> DV Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 3-30)
--> J Pettiford reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> RG Marlar reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent second innings
--> AC Shirreff reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex second innings





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