Worcestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 18th, 19th, 20th July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 0; Sussex 4
UmpiresK McCanlis, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 2/0 (Webb 2*, Potter 0*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 232/5 (Suttle 46*, Foreman 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Foreman b Thomson5     
LF Outschoornc Foreman b James5     
G Dewsb James132     
DW Richardsonc Parks b Mercer38     
MJ Hortonb James14     
RG Broadbentc and b James1     
*RO Jenkinslbw b Bates2     
+R Boothlbw b James32     
GH Chestertonb Bates9     
R Berryb James0     
LJ Coldwellnot out7     
Extras(2 b, 7 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(all out, 112.1 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-11, 3-111, 4-159, 5-175, 6-192, 7-217, 8-244, 9-244, 10-257 (112.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson25   10541--
James39   16736--
Foreman10   3300--
Mercer9   2251--
Parks12   5290--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+RT Webbc Broadbent b Coldwell42     
G Potterc Richardson b Horton39     
*DS Sheppardc Dews b Jenkins59     
JM Parksc Booth b Coldwell42     
DJ Semmencec Horton b Jenkins0     
KG Suttlenot out67     
DJ Foremannot out8     
WN Mercerdid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(5 wickets, declared, 115.3 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-120, 3-159, 4-159, 5-255
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell20   5522--
Chesterton35   10710--
Horton24   7491--
Berry25   13430--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Potter b Thomson0     
LF Outschoornc Potter b Thomson6     
G Dewsb Bates4     
DW Richardsonc and b James61     
MJ Hortonc Thomson b Bates15     
+R Boothc Thomson b Bates13     
RG Broadbentnot out43     
*RO Jenkinsb Thomson1     
GH Chestertonb Thomson0     
R Berryc Semmence b Mercer11     
LJ Coldwellc Sheppard b Mercer0     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 64 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-5, 3-21, 4-52, 5-88, 6-113, 7-138, 8-138, 9-161, 10-161 (64 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson24   9624--
James19   9341--
Bates14   4423--
Mercer3   122--
Parks1   090--
Suttle1   040--
Potter2   110--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+RT Webbnot out3     
WN Mercernot out6     
G Potterdid not bat      
*DS Shepparddid not bat      
JM Parksdid not bat      
DJ Semmencedid not bat      
KG Suttledid not bat      
DJ Foremandid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 4 overs)9
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell2   200--
Outschoorn2   090--

--> G Dews (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 80
--> GH Chesterton (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> RO Jenkins reached 950 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> MJ Horton reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> AE James reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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