Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1958
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 14th, 15th, 16th May 1958 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 4 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresJS Buller, CS Elliott
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), G Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 328/5 (Parks 96*, Cooper 2*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 5/0 (Watson 2*, van Geloven 3*; 9 overs)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithc Firth b Spencer0     
LJ Lenhamb van Geloven88     
ASM Oakmanc and b van Geloven95     
JM Parksb van Geloven104     
KG Suttlelbw b Boshier10     
AE Jamesb Spencer26     
GC Cooperlbw b van Geloven8     
NI Thomsonc Revill b Boshier23     
RV Bellnot out18     
*RG Marlarc Watson b Spencer7     
+RT Webbc Spencer b Boshier0     
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 119.2 overs)390
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-168, 3-213, 4-235, 5-316, 6-340, 7-349, 8-376, 9-386, 10-390 (119.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer29   71083--
van Geloven34   91124--
Savage17   3630--
Lester2   070--
Gardner8   0350--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Cooper b Thomson2     
J van Gelovenc Thomson b Oakman12     
*W Watsonnot out131     
LR Gardnerc Oakman b Bell1     
AC Revillb Bell1     
EF Phillipslbw b Smith20     
G Lesterlbw b Marlar6     
JS Savagec Oakman b Marlar5     
+J Firthc Bell b Marlar5     
CT Spencerc Marlar b Thomson17     
BS Boshierc Suttle b Thomson0     
Extras(15 b, 2 lb)17
Total(all out, 116.5 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-27, 3-28, 4-30, 5-123, 6-140, 7-146, 8-177, 9-205, 10-217 (116.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James5   2100--
Bell35   14582--
Oakman22   5441--
Cooper12   7200--
Suttle7   1150--
Marlar24   11333--
Smith5   271--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Watsonnot out2     
J van Gelovennot out3     
MR Hallamdid not bat      
LR Gardnerdid not bat      
AC Revilldid not bat      
EF Phillipsdid not bat      
G Lesterdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
BS Boshierdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 9 overs)5
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson5   350--
James2   200--
Marlar2   200--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> J van Geloven reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> BS Boshier reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> RV Bell reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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