Sussex v West Indians
West Indies in British Isles 1963
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 15th, 17th, 18th June 1963 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indians won by 6 wickets
UmpiresJH Parks, WFF Price
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 227/6 (Sobers 80*, Allan 1*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 207/2 (Dexter 70*, Parks 26*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc Carew b Griffith6      
RJ Langridgeb Griffith9      
KG Suttlec Sobers b Griffith2      
*ER Dexterc Nurse b Sobers5      
+JM Parkslbw b Sobers11      
LJ Lenhamretired hurt16      
GC Cooperc Solomon b King0      
PRV Leddenb Sobers0      
NI Thomsonc and b King0      
RV Bellrun out7      
DL Batesnot out0      
Extras(1 lb, 2 w)3
Total(all out, 35.3 overs)59
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-16, 3-21, 4-30, 5-41, 6-42, 7-46, 8-47, 9-59 (35.3 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King15   6262--
Sobers10   2163--

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MC Carewc Thomson b Dexter19      
EDAS McMorrisc Suttle b Dexter23      
RB Kanhaic Parks b Suttle78      
SM Nursec Oakman b Thomson4      
GS Soberslbw b Thomson99      
JS Solomonc Thomson b Suttle6      
DL Murrayb Thomson4      
+DW Allanlbw b Dexter25      
CC Griffithc Dexter b Thomson11      
LA Kingnot out2      
*AL Valentinedid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 7 lb)16
Total(9 wickets, declared, 87.2 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-44, 3-57, 4-195, 5-209, 6-218, 7-253, 8-285, 9-287 (87.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson38   12704--
Bates4   0190--
Bell6   0570--
Oakman6   0260--
Suttle6   2172--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanb Solomon78      
RJ Langridgeb King2      
KG Suttlec Sobers b Valentine42      
*ER Dexterc Sobers b Valentine103      
+JM Parksb Griffith47      
GC Cooperc King b Valentine0      
PRV Leddenst Allan b Sobers8      
LJ Lenhamc Allan b Sobers0      
NI Thomsonb King35      
RV Bellb Griffith5      
DL Batesnot out0      
Extras(10 b, 3 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 87.2 overs)340
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-129, 3-239, 4-252, 5-266, 6-290, 7-294, 8-296, 9-340, 10-340 (87.2 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffith21   5562--
Sobers25   51012--
Solomon12   1661--
Valentine17   4333--

West Indians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MC Carewb Ledden20      
EDAS McMorrisc Parks b Ledden3      
RB Kanhaic Oakman b Cooper32      
SM Nursec Thomson b Cooper30      
GS Sobersnot out28      
JS Solomonnot out0      
DL Murraydid not bat      
+DW Allandid not bat      
CC Griffithdid not bat      
LA Kingdid not bat      
*AL Valentinedid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 19.2 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-24, 3-72, 4-101
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dexter7   2400--
Ledden9   0382--
Cooper3   1232--

--> LA King reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> KG Suttle retired hurt in the Sussex second innings having scored 25 (team score 62/1) - he returned when the score was 266/5





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