Sussex v Kent
County Championship 1897
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 23rd, 24th, 25th August 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresRO Clayton, JH Holmes
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 16/1 (Tufton 6*, Martin 4*)
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 262/7 (Wright 17*, Weigall 20*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Fryc Marchant b Martin122      
G Brannc Huish b Shine52      
KS Ranjitsinhjilbw b Mason35      
*WL Murdochb Shine12      
W Newhamc Rashleigh b Mason41      
G Beanc and b Shine12      
F Parrisb Mason22      
JC Hartleyb Mason2      
+HR Buttb Shine9      
FW Tateb Mason1      
CHG Blandnot out3      
Extras(4 b, 2 nb, 3 w)9
Total(all out, 129.1 overs)320
Fall of wickets:
1-125, 2-191, 3-218, 4-237, 5-269, 6-302, 7-305, 8-314, 9-315, 10-320 (129.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright28   14570--
Shine38   111114--
Martin22   11401--
Hearne20   5410--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hearneb Bland6      
JSR Tuftonb Tate14      
F Martinb Fry13      
JR Masonb Fry25      
HC Stewartc Brann b Ranjitsinhji114      
W Rashleighc Butt b Ranjitsinhji36      
*F Marchantb Parris17      
GJV Weigallrun out50      
W Wrightb Parris18      
EB Shineb Parris5      
+FH Huishnot out26      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 123.1 overs)340
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-32, 3-37, 4-101, 5-216, 6-217, 7-241, 8-279, 9-287, 10-340 (123.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hartley8   1220--
Tate27   8651--
Parris37   9773--
Fry22   9622--
Ranjitsinhji9   2342--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Fryb Martin14      
G Brannlbw b Martin0      
KS Ranjitsinhjic and b Hearne23      
*WL Murdochb Martin28      
W Newhamc Marchant b Martin12      
G Beanc Shine b Hearne20      
F Parrisc Weigall b Martin2      
JC Hartleyc Huish b Martin4      
+HR Buttst Huish b Martin4      
FW Tatenot out9      
CHG Blandc Mason b Martin0      
Total(all out, 67 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-37, 3-37, 4-66, 5-89, 6-91, 7-99, 8-107, 9-116, 10-116 (67 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright3   060--
Shine5   340--
Martin34   9798--
Hearne25   12272--

--> CB Fry (1) passed his previous highest score of 109 in County Championship matches
--> HC Stewart (1) passed his previous highest score of 90 in County Championship matches
--> HC Stewart (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> W Rashleigh (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> FH Huish (1) passed his previous highest score of 25 in County Championship matches
--> FH Huish (1) passed his previous highest score of 25 in first-class matches
--> W Newham (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 9
--> JR Mason reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> A Hearne reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> F Martin reached 550 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 7th wicket in the Sussex second innings





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