Sussex v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1961
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 3rd, 5th, 6th June 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresN Oldfield, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 21/1 (Lawry 5*, Harvey 3*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 105/4 (Suttle 32*, Lenham 4*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc McKenzie b Davidson34      
RJ Langridgec Lawry b Davidson13      
*ER Dexterst Grout b Benaud27      
KG Suttlec sub b Quick75      
+JM Parksb Benaud27      
DV Smithb Benaud10      
LJ Lenhamc Burge b Davidson21      
GC Cooperc Grout b Misson62      
NI Thomsonc Lawry b Benaud56      
RV Bellnot out4      
DL Batesc Burge b Benaud1      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 93.1 overs)336
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-61, 3-86, 4-128, 5-146, 6-207, 7-213, 8-320, 9-331, 10-336 (93.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson25   4793--
McKenzie8   1320--
Misson27   5831--
Quick12   2531--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryc Dexter b Smith12      
CC McDonaldc Parks b Dexter13      
RN Harveyc Bell b Smith49      
PJP Burgeb Bates158      
AK Davidsonc Parks b Thomson0      
*R Benaudb Thomson0      
+ATW Groutb Thomson0      
GD McKenziec Langridge b Bates12      
FM Missonlbw b Bates32      
IW Quicknot out0      
NCL O'Neillabsent hurt
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 92.1 overs)281
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-56, 3-77, 4-78, 5-86, 6-96, 7-138, 8-274, 9-281 (92.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson27   10743--
Dexter5   171--
Smith23   3862--
Suttle6   2190--
Bell6   0270--
Cooper2   170--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc Grout b Benaud27      
RJ Langridgelbw b Misson16      
*ER Dexterc McDonald b Misson21      
KG Suttleb Misson42      
+JM Parksc Davidson b Misson0      
DV Smithretired hurt5      
LJ Lenhamc Grout b Misson10      
GC Cooperc Harvey b Misson43      
NI Thomsonc Davidson b Quick4      
RV Bellb Quick17      
DL Batesnot out0      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 70.5 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-43, 3-84, 4-85, 5-120, 6-135, 7-140, 8-185, 9-189 (70.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson10   3200--
Benaud12   2361--
Quick18   4542--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldnot out116      
WM Lawryb Thomson30      
RN Harveyb Thomson17      
PJP Burgeb Cooper20      
AK Davidsonb Bell41      
*R Benaudc Oakman b Bell0      
+ATW Groutrun out2      
GD McKenziec Cooper b Bell0      
FM Missonb Bates8      
IW Quicknot out0      
NCL O'Neilldid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(8 wickets, 70 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-79, 3-110, 4-184, 5-184, 6-186, 7-187, 8-228
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson22   6372--
Bates20   5551--
Bell12   1573--
Cooper16   0851--

--> NI Thomson (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> WM Lawry (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> CC McDonald (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> FM Misson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Sussex second innings (previous best was 4-35)
--> FM Misson achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Sussex second innings
--> FM Misson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> DV Smith retired hurt in the Sussex second innings having scored 5 (team had lost 4 wickets)





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