Kent v Sussex
County Championship 1961
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 24th, 26th, 27th June 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 0; Sussex 2
UmpiresRSM Lay, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 74/3 (Thomson 5*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 76/1 (Richardson 36*, Phebey 5*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Lenham b Thomson18      
RM Prideauxb Bates29      
*AH Phebeylbw b Thomson0      
RC Wilsonb Thomson29      
SE Learyb Bates0      
PH Jonesc Oakman b Buss21      
AL Dixonc Cooper b Pountain41      
+DG Uftonc Parks b Buss33      
DJ Halfyardb Buss32      
A Brownlbw b Thomson43      
DM Sayernot out0      
Extras(13 lb)13
Total(all out, 74.3 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-38, 3-50, 4-52, 5-81, 6-135, 7-141, 8-184, 9-255, 10-259 (74.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson17   4484--
Bates22   5692--
Smith4   0120--
Pountain13   3571--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc Richardson b Brown37      
RJ Langridgeb Halfyard1      
LJ Lenhamlbw b Brown28      
NI Thomsonc Ufton b Sayer5      
KG Suttlec Prideaux b Brown24      
+JM Parksc Ufton b Brown18      
*DV Smithb Jones52      
GC Cooperb Brown46      
FR Pountainb Jones1      
A Bussc and b Jones33      
DL Batesnot out9      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 5 nb)11
Total(all out, 83.5 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-69, 3-74, 4-74, 5-109, 6-120, 7-216, 8-216, 9-230, 10-265 (83.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard29   7701--
Brown30   41095--
Sayer13   2541--
Leary1   100--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Parks b Buss68      
RM Prideauxb Smith33      
*AH Phebeyb Smith39      
RC Wilsonc Oakman b Bates42      
SE Learyc Buss b Bates23      
PH Jonesnot out34      
AL Dixonc Parks b Pountain12      
+DG Uftonnot out0      
DJ Halfyarddid not bat      
A Browndid not bat      
DM Sayerdid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 1 w)8
Total(6 wickets, declared, 77 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-138, 3-142, 4-195, 5-221, 6-241
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson16   5440--
Buss16   2571--
Bates12   1562--
Smith13   1382--
Pountain6   2201--
Cooper14   6360--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc Ufton b Jones14      
RJ Langridgeb Brown7      
LJ Lenhamc Ufton b Brown19      
KG Suttleb Leary8      
+JM Parksnot out33      
*DV Smithnot out17      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
GC Cooperdid not bat      
FR Pountaindid not bat      
A Bussdid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(4 wickets, 52 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-35, 3-46, 4-59
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard5   2110--
Brown10   5142--
Jones12   7171--
Leary17   3421--
Dixon8   2140--

--> AL Dixon (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> A Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in first-class matches
--> A Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in County Championship matches
--> LJ Lenham (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> A Buss reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent first innings





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