Somerset v Sussex
Schweppes County Championship 1983
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 25th, 26th, 27th May 1983 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 10 wickets
PointsSomerset 4 (Batting 2, Bowling 2); Sussex 24 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDGL Evans, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 408/6 (AP Wells 61*, Gould 33*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 55/1 (Lloyds 25*, Richards 29*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendisb Garner65      
AM Greenc Marks b Garner12      
*JRT Barclayc Botham b Marks26      
CM Wellsb Lloyds63      
PWG Parkerlbw b Marks79      
AP Wellsnot out61      
IA Greigc Popplewell b Marks59      
+IJ Gouldnot out33      
GS le Rouxdid not bat      
ACS Pigottdid not bat      
CE Wallerdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 5 nb, 2 w)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 121 overs)408
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-96, 3-132, 4-235, 5-261, 6-343
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garner20   4492--
Dredge11   1440--
Botham6   0250--
Marks37   91123--
Lloyds27   61081--
Richards12   4320--
Roebuck2   0150--
Popplewell6   0130--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Lloydsb Pigott12      
PM Roebuckst Gould b Barclay19      
IVA Richardsc Gould b le Roux2      
*BC Rosec Barclay b Pigott52      
PW Denningc and b Waller36      
IT Bothamc Pigott b Waller27      
NFM Popplewellc and b Barclay9      
VJ Marksst Gould b Waller26      
+T Gardrun out0      
CH Dredgec AP Wells b le Roux6      
J Garnernot out23      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 89 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-19, 3-61, 4-121, 5-159, 6-160, 7-187, 8-187, 9-196, 10-224 (89 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux16   3442--
Pigott20   3552--
Greig5   0150--
Barclay26   10542--
Waller22   10443--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Lloydsc sub b le Roux31      
PM Roebuckb Pigott0      
IVA Richardsb Barclay30      
*BC Roseb Barclay5      
PW Denningc sub b Barclay4      
NFM Popplewellc Mendis b le Roux3      
IT Bothamc AP Wells b Pigott81      
VJ Marksc Barclay b Pigott3      
+T Gardc AP Wells b Greig22      
CH Dredgec sub b Pigott6      
J Garnernot out2      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 64.4 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-62, 3-62, 4-67, 5-72, 6-95, 7-100, 8-156, 9-173, 10-190 (64.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux22   5802--
Greig15   2331--
Barclay14   8303--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendisnot out8      
AM Greennot out0      
*JRT Barclaydid not bat      
CM Wellsdid not bat      
PWG Parkerdid not bat      
AP Wellsdid not bat      
IA Greigdid not bat      
+IJ Goulddid not bat      
GS le Rouxdid not bat      
ACS Pigottdid not bat      
CE Wallerdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 0.2 overs)8
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> Sussex score at 100 overs in the first innings was 337-5
--> IT Botham (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> PW Denning (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> ACS Pigott reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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