Surrey v Sussex
County Championship 1955
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 24th, 25th, 26th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSurrey won by an innings and 8 runs
PointsSurrey 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresLH Gray, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 32/4 (Constable 10*, Barrington 4*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 12/2 (Smith 5*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Stewart b AV Bedser5      
DV Smithc Surridge b Lock21      
ASM Oakmanc Stewart b Surridge3      
JM Parkslbw b Lock68      
GHG Doggartb Laker10      
KG Suttlec Stewart b Lock32      
G Coxc Stewart b Laker48      
+RT Webbc Surridge b EA Bedser9      
NI Thomsonb Lock35      
*RG Marlarst McIntyre b Lock11      
AE Jamesnot out1      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 91 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-23, 3-52, 4-75, 5-121, 6-155, 7-180, 8-221, 9-242, 10-245 (91 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser14   3351--
Surridge10   4231--
Laker28   7772--
Lock24   7705--
EA Bedser15   4381--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
REC Prattst Webb b James2      
MJ Stewartc Langridge b Thomson2      
PBH Mayc Webb b Smith13      
EA Bedserb Thomson1      
B Constablec Langridge b Parks77      
KF Barringtonc Smith b Parks39      
+AJW McIntyrec Thomson b Smith81      
JC Lakernot out78      
GAR Locklbw b Parks19      
*WS Surridgeb Marlar21      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 129.4 overs)343
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-4, 3-15, 4-26, 5-99, 6-194, 7-242, 8-275, 9-343 (129.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson31   9672--
James33   11771--
Smith28   8662--
Oakman6   1130--
Parks13   2533--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec May b AV Bedser0      
DV Smithlbw b AV Bedser13      
ASM Oakmanc May b AV Bedser7      
JM Parkslbw b Lock7      
GHG Doggartb AV Bedser1      
KG Suttlec sub b Lock27      
G Coxb Laker14      
+RT Webbc Stewart b AV Bedser7      
NI Thomsonc and b Lock3      
*RG Marlarnot out6      
AE Jameslbw b Lock0      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 36 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-12, 3-27, 4-27, 5-43, 6-60, 7-73, 8-84, 9-90, 10-90 (36 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser17   3415--
Surridge1   010--
Laker1   071--
Lock17   8364--

--> DV Smith (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> KG Suttle (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> B Constable (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 67
--> G Cox (2) passed 22500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> NI Thomson reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> JM Parks achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Surrey first innings (previous best was 1-5)





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