Kent v Sussex
County Championship 1966
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 4th, 6th, 7th June 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 5 wickets
PointsKent 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresH Mellows, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 142/1 (Denness 77*, Wilson 3*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 34/1 (Luckhurst 14*, Wilson 20*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KG Suttlelbw b Dixon79      
LJ Lenhamlbw b Dixon14      
*Nawab of Pataudic Brown b Sayer35      
MG Griffithc Knott b Sayer10      
GC Cooperb Sayer29      
DJ Foremanlbw b Sayer1      
ASM Oakmanc sub b Underwood10      
JA Snowc Wilson b Underwood9      
A Bussnot out2      
+T Gunnnot out4      
DL Batesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 65 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-73, 2-98, 3-120, 4-151, 5-165, 6-170, 7-190, 8-194
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown11   0450--
Sayer21   6534--
Dixon14   2502--
Underwood19   8452--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Oakman b Snow95      
BW Luckhurstc Pataudi b Bates55      
RC Wilsonrun out29      
AGE Ealhamb Snow1      
SE Learyc Snow b Buss1      
A Brownc Gunn b Snow25      
DM Sayernot out5      
DL Underwoodnot out1      
JM Prodgerdid not bat      
+APE Knottdid not bat      
*AL Dixondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb)14
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 65 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-124, 2-178, 3-186, 4-193, 5-215, 6-225
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow21   2743--
Buss18   1821--
Bates17   8381--
Suttle9   4180--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KG Suttlec Wilson b Brown1      
LJ Lenhamc Denness b Underwood62      
*Nawab of Pataudic Denness b Brown4      
MG Griffithc Luckhurst b Brown19      
DJ Foremanc Knott b Brown32      
ASM Oakmanc Knott b Sayer18      
+T Gunnc Luckhurst b Sayer0      
A Bussb Sayer5      
GC Cooperc Knott b Sayer3      
JA Snowc Wilson b Underwood5      
DL Batesnot out1      
Extras(5 lb, 4 nb)9
Total(all out, 70 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-7, 3-37, 4-121, 5-128, 6-147, 7-149, 8-150, 9-150, 10-159 (70 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown15   3454--
Sayer20   6494--
Underwood31   20412--
Luckhurst4   1150--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Bates b Snow0      
BW Luckhurstb Buss34      
RC Wilsonc Griffith b Snow38      
SE Learyc Suttle b Bates15      
JM Prodgernot out25      
AGE Ealhamb Snow10      
+APE Knottnot out12      
A Browndid not bat      
DM Sayerdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
*AL Dixondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(5 wickets, 47.4 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-68, 3-84, 4-88, 5-105
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow17   2473--
Buss11   3401--
Bates9   3191--
Suttle1   040--

--> Each first innings was limited to 65 overs
--> KG Suttle (1) passed 21000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 59
--> GC Cooper (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> GC Cooper (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> MH Denness (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> DM Sayer reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings





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