Essex v Sussex
County Championship 1897
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 27th, 28th, 29th May 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Street, JJ Tuck
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 119/5 (Perrin 29*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 19/3 (Ranjitsinhji 1*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FW Marlowc Kortright b Bull7      
EH Killickc Kortright b Mead2      
KS Ranjitsinhjib Mead79      
*WL Murdochb Bull2      
G Brannrun out38      
W Newhamc Kortright b Mead9      
G Beanb Mead44      
F Parrisc Kortright b Mead22      
CHG Blandc Lucas b Mead4      
+HR Buttb Carpenter5      
FW Tatenot out4      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(all out, 79.1 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-32, 3-47, 4-115, 5-142, 6-151, 7-202, 8-212, 9-220, 10-226 (79.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bull27   2972--
Pickett4   2120--
Carpenter6   1151--
Kortright3   170--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HA Carpenterb Bland45      
CP McGaheyb Killick30      
PA Perrinc Butt b Killick39      
+TM Russellb Killick0      
AP Lucasb Killick0      
*HGP Owenb Tate12      
AL Gibsonc Butt b Killick10      
CJ Kortrightc Butt b Killick15      
W Meadc Brann b Tate13      
FG Bullnot out8      
H Pickettc Marlow b Tate15      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 112 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-77, 3-86, 4-86, 5-119, 6-133, 7-142, 8-163, 9-171, 10-190 (112 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate46   17923--
Bland18   10291--
Parris5   0190--
Killick43   27476--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FW Marlowrun out5      
EH Killickb Bull11      
KS Ranjitsinhjinot out9      
F Parrisc Carpenter b Mead2      
*WL Murdochc Russell b Bull8      
G Brannnot out2      
W Newhamdid not bat      
G Beandid not bat      
CHG Blanddid not bat      
+HR Buttdid not bat      
FW Tatedid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 33 overs)37
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-17, 3-19, 4-34
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bull17   7212--
Mead16   7161--

--> KS Ranjitsinhji (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 51
--> G Brann (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> FW Tate reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> EH Killick reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings





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