Sussex v Middlesex
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 30th July, 1st, 2nd August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMiddlesex won by 6 wickets
PointsSussex 4; Middlesex 12
UmpiresE Cooke, N Oldfield
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 33/2 (Brown 6*, Delisle 12*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 138/9 (Webb 22*, Marlar 1*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgelbw b Bennett13      
DV Smithc Titmus b Young90      
ASM Oakmanc Dewes b Young50      
JM Parksc Edrich b Bennett53      
KG Suttlelbw b Warr15      
GHG Doggartb Bennett12      
G Coxlbw b Bennett5      
*RG Marlarc Bennett b Warr3      
+RT Webbb Warr8      
AE Jamesb Bennett4      
NI Thomsonnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 98.4 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-142, 3-165, 4-225, 5-241, 6-246, 7-251, 8-253, 9-263, 10-265 (98.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tilly15   0530--
Bennett21   2755--
Titmus16   4320--
Young22   8452--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Thomson4      
JG Dewesc Langridge b James9      
SM Brownc Webb b Smith55      
GPS Delislec Parks b Thomson6      
*WJ Edrichc Langridge b James28      
D Bennettc Langridge b James10      
FJ Titmusb James0      
JJ Warrb Smith3      
HW Tillyb Smith3      
+LH Comptonnot out28      
JA Youngb James1      
Extras(13 b)13
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-18, 3-35, 4-106, 5-118, 6-125, 7-128, 8-128, 9-155, 10-160 (77.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson25   10332--
Smith17   3393--
Marlar2   080--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Titmus b Warr7      
DV Smithc Titmus b Bennett35      
ASM Oakmanc Titmus b Warr4      
JM Parksb Bennett18      
KG Suttleb Titmus12      
GHG Doggartb Titmus4      
G Coxb Titmus10      
+RT Webbnot out34      
NI Thomsonc Delisle b Warr1      
AE Jamesrun out6      
*RG Marlarb Bennett39      
Extras(2 b, 12 lb, 4 w)18
Total(all out, 55.4 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-20, 3-62, 4-71, 5-76, 6-95, 7-106, 8-117, 9-130, 10-188 (55.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr18   1663--
Tilly4   1160--
Titmus18   8323--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Langridge b Thomson27      
JG Dewesb Thomson117      
SM Brownb Marlar41      
*WJ Edrichb James49      
GPS Delislenot out45      
D Bennettnot out6      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
HW Tillydid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(4 wickets, 105.3 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-136, 3-231, 4-245
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson32   12752--
James26   5731--
Smith22   7610--

--> JM Parks (2) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 11
--> KG Suttle (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 11
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 16
--> FJ Titmus reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex second innings





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