Sussex v Lancashire
County Championship 1961
VenueCentral Recreation Ground, Hastings on 8th, 10th, 11th July 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 5 wickets
PointsSussex 12; Lancashire 4 (Batting 2)
UmpiresCS Elliott, AE Fagg
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 45/1 (Langridge 29*, Lenham 14*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 10/0 (Oakman 10*, Langridge 0*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RW Barberc Cooper b Smith34      
BJ Boothc Parks b Bates14      
JD Bondc Oakman b Smith16      
KJ Grievesc Bates b Smith5      
G Houltonb Pountain78      
A Boltonc Cooper b Buss92      
+G Claytonc Parks b Thomson18      
K Higgsb Buss10      
P Leverb Thomson6      
K Howardnot out2      
C Hiltonc Smith b Buss8      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 102.5 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-55, 3-68, 4-71, 5-228, 6-251, 7-274, 8-280, 9-281, 10-290 (102.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson23   7462--
Bates17   0541--
Smith17   5423--
Suttle3   240--
Pountain12   0371--
Cooper10   2280--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc Clayton b Higgs2      
RJ Langridgelbw b Hilton42      
LJ Lenhamc Grieves b Higgs24      
KG Suttlec Barber b Hilton67      
+JM Parksb Lever4      
*DV Smithc Clayton b Lever0      
GC Cooperb Lever3      
NI Thomsonlbw b Higgs14      
A Bussc Grieves b Barber17      
FR Pountainb Higgs2      
DL Batesnot out0      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 72.4 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-65, 3-85, 4-100, 5-100, 6-110, 7-150, 8-171, 9-175, 10-177 (72.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hilton22   8492--
Lever13   1403--
Howard1   100--
Barber8   4111--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RW Barberc Oakman b Buss49      
BJ Boothc Parks b Thomson9      
JD Bondlbw b Smith36      
KJ Grievesc Oakman b Buss0      
G Houltonlbw b Thomson5      
A Boltonc Oakman b Bates29      
+G Claytonc Parks b Bates3      
K Higgsc Lenham b Bates7      
P Leverc Oakman b Bates0      
K Howardc Oakman b Thomson10      
C Hiltonnot out0      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 59.1 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-33, 3-54, 4-76, 5-83, 6-110, 7-110, 8-117, 9-159, 10-159 (59.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson19   5423--
Bates17   5364--
Smith10   6161--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanlbw b Higgs54      
RJ Langridgec Howard b Lever34      
LJ Lenhamlbw b Higgs42      
KG Suttlec Howard b Higgs47      
+JM Parksc Booth b Hilton37      
*DV Smithnot out46      
GC Coopernot out4      
NI Thomsondid not bat      
A Bussdid not bat      
FR Pountaindid not bat      
DL Batesdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(5 wickets, 78.4 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-114, 3-176, 4-189, 5-261
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs32   61083--
Lever17   2521--
Barber12   2410--

--> RW Barber (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> JM Parks (2) passed 18500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> GC Cooper (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> DV Smith reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings





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