Hampshire v Sussex
County Championship 1955
VenueUnited Services Ground, Portsmouth on 6th, 8th, 9th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to field
ResultHampshire won by 151 runs
PointsHampshire 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresAJB Fowler, GS Mobey
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 51/0 (Langridge 12*, Oakman 34*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 9/0 (Langridge 8*, Smith 1*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Graylbw b Smith24      
RE Marshallc James b Smith51      
H Hortonc Doggart b Thomson16      
EDR Eagarc Parks b Smith29      
*NH Rogersst Webb b James9      
HM Barnardc Thomson b James12      
+L Harrisonc Smith b James4      
PJ Sainsburyc Langridge b Smith0      
D Shackletonc Webb b Thomson13      
VHD Canningsnot out43      
MB Heathc Potter b James33      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 87.2 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-76, 3-104, 4-125, 5-135, 6-140, 7-145, 8-147, 9-164, 10-236 (87.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson28   7632--
Smith28   6644--
Oakman2   120--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JG Langridgec Barnard b Cannings15      
ASM Oakmanlbw b Cannings34      
GHG Doggartb Cannings0      
JM Parksc Barnard b Cannings7      
KG Suttlelbw b Shackleton32      
DV Smithc Sainsbury b Shackleton14      
G Potterc Harrison b Shackleton3      
G Coxc Rogers b Shackleton5      
+RT Webbb Heath8      
NI Thomsonb Heath9      
AE Jamesnot out1      
Extras(1 b, 9 lb)10
Total(all out, 54.2 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-58, 3-61, 4-68, 5-92, 6-106, 7-114, 8-125, 9-133, 10-138 (54.2 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton21   7394--
Cannings16   8344--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Marshalllbw b Thomson22      
JR Grayb Thomson59      
H Hortonnot out104      
*NH Rogersc Langridge b Cox46      
HM Barnardnot out29      
EDR Eagardid not bat      
+L Harrisondid not bat      
PJ Sainsburydid not bat      
D Shackletondid not bat      
VHD Canningsdid not bat      
MB Heathdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(3 wickets, declared, 72 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-110, 3-202
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson17   2602--
James22   7850--
Smith15   2570--
Oakman10   2320--
Cox5   1141--
Parks3   0120--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JG Langridgeb Shackleton11      
DV Smithc Sainsbury b Cannings20      
ASM Oakmanc Barnard b Shackleton35      
JM Parkslbw b Gray3      
KG Suttlec Marshall b Gray0      
GHG Doggartb Gray1      
G Potterc Sainsbury b Shackleton32      
G Coxb Heath54      
+RT Webblbw b Sainsbury8      
NI Thomsonnot out24      
AE Jamesc Harrison b Shackleton10      
Extras(10 b, 4 lb)14
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-44, 3-75, 4-75, 5-81, 6-81, 7-139, 8-178, 9-178, 10-212 (86.2 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cannings16   3421--
Heath23   6591--
Gray19   9293--
Sainsbury6   2251--

--> RE Marshall (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> ASM Oakman (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 12
--> ASM Oakman (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 23
--> DV Smith reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Hampshire first innings
--> NI Thomson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Hampshire second innings





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