Sussex v West Indians
West Indies in British Isles 1957
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 15th, 17th, 18th June 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to field
ResultWest Indians won by 235 runs
UmpiresLH Gray, A Skelding
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 353/8 (Alexander 26*, Gilchrist 0*)
Close of play day 2West Indians (2) 84/0 (Ganteaume 43*, Asgarali 41*)

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AG Ganteaumelbw b Bates1      
NS Asgaralic Foreman b Bates20      
CL Walcottc Mantell b Bell67      
FMM Worrellb Bates135      
*JDC Goddardc Foreman b Bates37      
GS Sobersrun out16      
OG Smithc Bates b Marlar21      
+FCM Alexandernot out26      
WW Hallb Marlar21      
R Gilchristnot out0      
AL Valentinedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(8 wickets, declared, 116 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-40, 3-139, 4-265, 5-266, 6-286, 7-323, 8-353
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates24   4534--
James35   101010--
Smith7   1230--
Marlar22   2712--
Bell20   3701--
Suttle5   2110--
Parks3   0150--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Lenhamc Alexander b Hall12      
DV Smithnot out147      
KG Suttleb Valentine20      
JM Parksc Alexander b Valentine6      
DJ Foremanc Walcott b Valentine4      
RJ Langridgec Walcott b Smith9      
*RG Marlarc Worrell b Smith0      
+DN Mantellb Valentine2      
AE Jamesrun out28      
RV Bellrun out3      
DL Batesc Walcott b Smith8      
Extras(13 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 85.3 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-62, 3-70, 4-108, 5-139, 6-139, 7-154, 8-232, 9-242, 10-256 (85.3 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gilchrist15   2470--
Hall12   0481--
Valentine32   8864--
Sobers2   060--
Goddard7   3110--

West Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AG Ganteaumec Smith b Marlar75      
NS Asgaralirun out99      
GS Sobersnot out52      
OG Smithc Bell b Marlar50      
CL Walcottdid not bat      
FMM Worrelldid not bat      
*JDC Goddarddid not bat      
+FCM Alexanderdid not bat      
WW Halldid not bat      
R Gilchristdid not bat      
AL Valentinedid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(3 wickets, declared, 80.4 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-164, 2-191, 3-284 (80.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates16   3390--
James4   170--
Bell14   4500--
Suttle16   3660--
Parks6   1160--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithb Gilchrist9      
LJ Lenhamc sub b Valentine44      
KG Suttlec Goddard b Smith11      
JM Parksc Hall b Valentine13      
DJ Foremanc Goddard b Valentine36      
RJ Langridgec Goddard b Sobers6      
AE Jamesb Valentine12      
*RG Marlarc Goddard b Valentine0      
+DN Mantellc Smith b Valentine9      
RV Bellb Smith0      
DL Batesnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 70.5 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-51, 3-67, 4-83, 5-107, 6-136, 7-136, 8-141, 9-141, 10-146 (70.5 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gilchrist12   5261--
Hall4   0110--
Smith19   9262--
Sobers6   371--
Goddard2   060--

--> DV Smith (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 55
--> DV Smith (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> RJ Langridge made his debut in first-class matches
--> AE James (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> LJ Lenham (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16





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