Gloucestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1959
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 13th, 14th, 15th May 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 4 (Batting 2); Sussex 0
UmpiresWH Copson, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 40/3 (Oakman 23*, Suttle 1*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 136/3 (Graveney 32*, Hawkins 10*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Thomson46      
CA Miltonc Parks b Dexter15      
RB Nichollsc Parks b Thomson71      
*TW Graveneylbw b Thomson74      
DG Hawkinsb Thomson0      
JB Mortimoreb Thomson10      
DA Allenc Smith b Oakman21      
AS Brownb Marlar65      
DR Smithb Thomson32      
+BJ Meyerb Thomson0      
C Cooknot out1      
Extras(10 b, 4 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 105.4 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-64, 3-213, 4-213, 5-216, 6-227, 7-265, 8-348, 9-348, 10-350 (105.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson21   5507--
Bates28   9600--
Oakman9   1391--
Dexter12   2471--
Bell16   5430--
Smith3   0280--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc Meyer b Cook93      
LJ Lenhamc Hawkins b Smith2      
DV Smithb Smith10      
RV Belllbw b Smith0      
KG Suttlec Hawkins b Mortimore34      
+JM Parksrun out4      
ER Dexterb Cook2      
GC Cooperb Smith35      
NI Thomsonc Milton b Brown26      
DL Batesnot out5      
*RG Marlarc Hawkins b Smith17      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 106.1 overs)238
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-27, 3-27, 4-126, 5-132, 6-145, 7-150, 8-211, 9-217, 10-238 (106.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown27   9781--
Cook24   10352--
Mortimore26   10531--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Cooper b Bell30      
CA Miltonb Bates53      
RB Nichollslbw b Dexter5      
*TW Graveneynot out69      
DG Hawkinsc Cooper b Dexter13      
JB Mortimorec Smith b Dexter13      
DA Allennot out5      
AS Browndid not bat      
DR Smithdid not bat      
+BJ Meyerdid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(5 wickets, declared, 68 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-61, 2-68, 3-109, 4-146, 5-180
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson4   1120--
Bates18   2571--
Marlar8   0270--
Dexter22   5553--
Bell16   3371--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanb Brown11      
LJ Lenhamc Milton b Cook26      
DV Smithc Meyer b Cook10      
+JM Parkslbw b Cook6      
KG Suttlenot out74      
ER Dexterc and b Graveney28      
GC Coopernot out24      
RV Belldid not bat      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
*RG Marlardid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 1 w)10
Total(5 wickets, 95 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-50, 3-51, 4-60, 5-124
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith16   3330--
Brown15   4431--
Cook25   13353--
Mortimore22   9370--
Hawkins12   5210--
Graveney3   131--
Nicholls2   070--

--> AS Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 45 in first-class matches
--> AS Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 45 in County Championship matches
--> DR Smith (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 14
--> RG Marlar (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> CA Milton (2) passed 12000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> RV Bell reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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