Sussex v Somerset
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 8th, 9th, 10th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 0; Somerset 4
UmpiresCS Elliott, H Elliott
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 392/6 (Tremlett 106*, Stephenson 41*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 116/5 (McCool 21*, Wight 10*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Picklesc Smith b Oakman32      
JG Lomaxc Sheppard b Marlar32      
DRW Silkb Marlar42      
CL McCoolc Webb b Thomson93      
PB Wightb Suttle0      
*MF Tremlettnot out106      
G Atkinsonlbw b Marlar38      
+HW Stephensonnot out41      
J Hiltondid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 134 overs)394
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-78, 3-181, 4-200, 5-213, 6-308
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson35   71051--
James30   9710--
Smith11   3280--
Marlar36   111213--
Oakman13   5361--
Suttle9   1231--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithc and b Lobb16      
ASM Oakmanb McMahon45      
DS Sheppardst Stephenson b McCool41      
JM Parkslbw b McCool38      
GHG Doggartc Stephenson b McCool0      
KG Suttlec Silk b McCool57      
DJ Semmenceb McMahon22      
NI Thomsonc and b McMahon12      
+RT Webbnot out23      
*RG Marlarc McMahon b McCool0      
AE Jamesc Silk b McMahon5      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 93 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-84, 3-126, 4-126, 5-179, 6-234, 7-236, 8-252, 9-252, 10-275 (93 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb13   3221--
Lomax5   0170--
Hilton16   4470--
McMahon32   5974--
McCool27   5765--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Picklesb Suttle23      
JG Lomaxc Marlar b Smith25      
+HW Stephensonrun out0      
*MF Tremlettc Suttle b Smith3      
G Atkinsonc Smith b Suttle32      
CL McCoolc Smith b Thomson24      
PB Wightc Semmence b Thomson29      
DRW Silknot out14      
J Hiltonnot out2      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
B Lobbdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(7 wickets, declared, 60 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-42, 3-46, 4-78, 5-87, 6-121, 7-142
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson19   4432--
James4   280--
Smith17   4422--
Marlar8   3220--
Suttle12   2372--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithnot out7      
ASM Oakmannot out1      
DS Shepparddid not bat      
JM Parksdid not bat      
GHG Doggartdid not bat      
KG Suttledid not bat      
DJ Semmencedid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
+RT Webbdid not bat      
*RG Marlardid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 5 overs)8
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb3   210--
Lomax2   070--

--> DRW Silk made his debut in County Championship matches
--> ASM Oakman (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 19
--> DS Sheppard (1) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 36
--> DRW Silk made his debut for Somerset in first-class matches
--> DV Smith reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> NI Thomson reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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