Sussex v Somerset
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 31st August, 1st September 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 9 wickets
PointsSussex 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresJS Buller, F Chester
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 66/2 (Walker 36*, Tremlett 0*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgeb Lobb12     
DV Smithc Stephenson b Lawrence52     
ASM Oakmanc Tordoff b Lomax47     
JM Parksnot out205     
G Coxc Stephenson b Yawar Saeed38     
KG Suttlec sub b Yawar Saeed11     
GHG Doggartc Lomax b Lawrence18     
+RT Webbc Wight b Lawrence26     
NI Thomsonrun out1     
*RG Marlarc Tordoff b Walker38     
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 9 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)16
Total(9 wickets, declared, 82 overs)464
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-112, 3-112, 4-214, 5-283, 6-321, 7-392, 8-402, 9-464 (82 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb14   1901--
Yawar Saeed15   1722--
Lomax9   0481--
Lawrence27   01593--
McMahon9   1460--
Walker8   0331--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc Langridge b James16     
M Walkerc Langridge b James38     
J Lawrencec Smith b Marlar9     
MF Tremlettb Thomson17     
PB Wightrun out61     
*GG Tordoffb James12     
+HW Stephensonc Langridge b Marlar4     
JG Lomaxnot out47     
Yawar Saeedc Suttle b Smith62     
JWJ McMahonc Parks b Thomson5     
B Lobbc Oakman b Thomson4     
Extras(12 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)293
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-66, 3-81, 4-99, 5-129, 6-142, 7-180, 8-263, 9-277, 10-293 (88.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James36   91053--
Smith10   4251--
Marlar11   3442--
Oakman6   1210--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellb Marlar22     
M Walkerb James22     
J Lawrenceb Smith19     
MF Tremlettc Oakman b Marlar68     
PB Wightc Oakman b Smith4     
*GG Tordoffc James b Marlar7     
+HW Stephensonc Langridge b Smith8     
JG Lomaxc Langridge b Smith0     
Yawar Saeedb Marlar3     
JWJ McMahonc Doggart b Marlar10     
B Lobbnot out2     
Extras(11 b, 12 lb)23
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-73, 3-95, 4-102, 5-106, 6-125, 7-139, 8-152, 9-185, 10-188 (51.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson9   0340--
James7   1281--
Smith17   5404--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgenot out9     
G Coxc Walker b Tordoff8     
*RG Marlarnot out1     
DV Smithdid not bat      
ASM Oakmandid not bat      
JM Parksdid not bat      
KG Suttledid not bat      
GHG Doggartdid not bat      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 5.2 overs)18
Fall of wickets:
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tordoff3   161--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> ASM Oakman (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 38
--> JM Parks (1) passed his previous highest score of 188 in first-class matches
--> JM Parks (1) passed his previous highest score of 188 in County Championship matches
--> JM Parks (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 44
--> JM Parks (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 173
--> JG Lomax (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> FL Angell (2) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 17
--> MF Tremlett (2) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 36
--> G Cox (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 7





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