Sussex v Cambridge University
University Match 1956
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 30th June, 2nd, 3rd July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSussex won by 10 wickets
UmpiresJS Buller, WT Jones
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 55/2 (Potter 20*, Parks 34*)
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 33/4 (Pretlove 15*, James 1*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R O'Brienc Lawrence b James59      
BCG Wilenkinb Bates1      
ER Dexterc Lawrence b James0      
VR Lumsdenb James6      
JF Pretlovec Webb b Bates1      
Swaranjit Singhc James b Stripp26      
RM Jamesc Webb b Stripp0      
CSH Smithnot out82      
GW Cookc Webb b Parks10      
*+MEL Melluishc Lawrence b James14      
DJ Smithb Bates6      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb)15
Total(all out, 100 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-8, 3-20, 4-27, 5-83, 6-83, 7-119, 8-154, 9-193, 10-220 (100 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates25   5413--
James30   13574--
Stripp15   0432--
Smith19   5440--
Parks11   2201--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DV Smithlbw b CSH Smith0      
G Potterc Melluish b Dexter36      
DJ Semmencec Melluish b CSH Smith0      
JM Parksc James b Cook129      
AAK Lawrencec CSH Smith b DJ Smith31      
KG Suttlerun out100      
DJ Foremanc CSH Smith b DJ Smith15      
DA Strippc CSH Smith b Cook4      
DL Batesrun out0      
AE Jamesnot out2      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 7 nb)17
Total(9 wickets, declared, 115.3 overs)334
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-120, 4-191, 5-232, 6-275, 7-300, 8-304, 9-334 (115.3 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CSH Smith25   4772--
DJ Smith20   4882--
Dexter14   2401--
Swaranjit Singh30   11540--
James3   190--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R O'Brienc Suttle b Bates0      
BCG Wilenkinc Smith b Bates13      
ER Dexterc James b Bates4      
JF Pretlovec Webb b Bates26      
GW Cookb Bates0      
RM Jamesb Smith30      
Swaranjit Singhc and b Smith8      
CSH Smithc Suttle b James16      
*+MEL Melluishc Foreman b Smith4      
DJ Smithnot out4      
VR Lumsdenabsent hurt
Extras(10 b, 4 lb)14
Total(all out, 54.1 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-8, 3-32, 4-32, 5-67, 6-92, 7-95, 8-115, 9-119 (54.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates21   8435--
James27   12541--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KG Suttlenot out4      
+RT Webbnot out4      
*DV Smithdid not bat      
G Potterdid not bat      
DJ Semmencedid not bat      
JM Parksdid not bat      
AAK Lawrencedid not bat      
DJ Foremandid not bat      
DA Strippdid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(no wicket, 1.3 overs)9
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
O'Brien1   040--

--> CSH Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 67 in first-class matches
--> JM Parks (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 79
--> BCG Wilenkin (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> AE James reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Cambridge University first innings
--> DL Bates reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Cambridge University first innings





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