Sussex v Kent
County Championship 1955
VenueCentral Recreation Ground, Hastings on 16th, 18th, 19th July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 9 wickets
PointsSussex 12; Kent 0
UmpiresAJB Fowler, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 212/3 (Parks 50*, Sheppard 28*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 171/4 (Pettiford 63*, Shirreff 53*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Fagglbw b Thomson1     
AH Phebeyc Oakman b Thomson0     
JM Allanlbw b James0     
RC Wilsonc Webb b Thomson17     
J Pettifordc Webb b Smith20     
JF Pretlovenot out9     
AC Shirrefflbw b Smith0     
+DG Uftonc James b Smith8     
G Smithc Langridge b Smith0     
*DVP Wrightb Smith0     
JCT Pageb Thomson1     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 43.1 overs)66
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-5, 4-41, 5-45, 6-45, 7-59, 8-59, 9-59, 10-66 (43.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James11   4251--
Smith13   8135--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Smith b Shirreff0     
DV Smithlbw b Shirreff65     
ASM Oakmanlbw b Allan65     
JM Parksc Fagg b Shirreff59     
DS Sheppardlbw b Wright52     
KG Suttlenot out43     
G Coxlbw b Wright9     
NI Thomsonc Fagg b Smith0     
+RT Webbc Pretlove b Wright0     
*RG Marlarc Shirreff b Wright0     
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(9 wickets, declared, 90 overs)299
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-118, 3-155, 4-232, 5-267, 6-295, 7-296, 8-299, 9-299 (90 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shirreff28   5923--
Smith27   6831--
Wright15   3594--
Allan14   8241--
Pretlove3   1100--
Page3   0250--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Oakman b James20     
AH Phebeyc Oakman b Thomson2     
JM Allanc Webb b Oakman20     
JF Pretlovec Langridge b Oakman8     
J Pettifordc Sheppard b Smith90     
AC Shirreffc Webb b Thomson55     
+DG Uftonc Parks b Thomson18     
G Smithc Suttle b Thomson4     
*DVP Wrightc Parks b Thomson13     
JCT Pageb Smith6     
RC Wilsonnot out2     
Extras(8 b, 12 lb, 1 nb)21
Total(all out, 107.4 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-24, 3-46, 4-73, 5-175, 6-225, 7-229, 8-243, 9-253, 10-259 (107.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James31   14561--
Smith13   4292--
Oakman13   5242--
Marlar10   3350--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Coxc Shirreff b Smith4     
DV Smithnot out15     
ASM Oakmannot out8     
JG Langridgedid not bat      
JM Parksdid not bat      
DS Shepparddid not bat      
KG Suttledid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
*RG Marlardid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 9.2 overs)27
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Cox)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith5   0141--

--> RC Wilson (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 12
--> KG Suttle (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> DVP Wright (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> DV Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 5-35)
--> DV Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 5-35)
--> DVP Wright reached 1900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> DVP Wright reached 1500 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings





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