Sussex v Leicestershire
Schweppes County Championship 1983
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 7th, 8th, 9th September 1983 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 4 (Batting 1, Bowling 3)
UmpiresA Jepson, BJ Meyer
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 136/2 (Mendis 79*, Imran Khan 22*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 30/0 (Balderstone 12*, Butcher 17*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Balderstonelbw b Greig31     
IP Butcherc Gould b Imran Khan43     
DI Gowerc Gould b Pigott4     
NE Brierslbw b Greig0     
BF Davisonb Greig17     
PB Cliftlbw b Wells17     
*+RW Tolchardb Reeve22     
JF Steelenot out12     
NGB Cookc Gould b Reeve4     
LB Taylorb Pigott6     
GJF Ferrislbw b Waller11     
Extras(5 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(all out, 58.3 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-72, 3-82, 4-97, 5-100, 6-130, 7-142, 8-151, 9-158, 10-175 (58.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pigott16   4442--
Reeve16   5462--
Greig15   4583--
Imran Khan5   1111--
Wells6   281--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendislbw b Taylor84     
AM Greenlbw b Clift11     
DK Standingc Steele b Taylor18     
Imran Khanc and b Cook73     
*PWG Parkerc Steele b Taylor1     
CM Wellsc Balderstone b Taylor1     
IA Greigc and b Clift16     
+IJ Gouldc Briers b Steele23     
ACS Pigottc Steele b Taylor32     
DA Reevec Steele b Ferris12     
CE Wallernot out5     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 108.2 overs)285
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-84, 3-151, 4-163, 5-165, 6-187, 7-235, 8-235, 9-269, 10-285 (108.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ferris14   1641--
Clift29   10542--
Cook27   6531--
Steele10   2251--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JC Balderstonelbw b Pigott18     
IP Butcherc Gould b Greig17     
DI Gowerc Greig b Green140     
NE Briersretired hurt42     
BF Davisonnot out36     
PB Cliftnot out100     
*+RW Tolcharddid not bat      
JF Steeledid not bat      
NGB Cookdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
GJF Ferrisdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 w)10
Total(3 wickets, declared, 79.3 overs)363
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-36, 3-242
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pigott10   1421--
Reeve16   2440--
Greig7   0501--
Wells7   1380--
Waller26   31040--
Green10   2481--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendisc sub b Taylor30     
AM Greenc Butcher b Cook14     
DK Standingb Taylor0     
Imran Khannot out17     
*PWG Parkernot out1     
CM Wellsdid not bat      
IA Greigdid not bat      
+IJ Goulddid not bat      
ACS Pigottdid not bat      
DA Reevedid not bat      
CE Wallerdid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 26 overs)62
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-38, 3-52
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor11   2272--
Ferris2   0150--
Clift2   110--
Cook10   2191--
Steele1   100--

--> Sussex score at 100 overs in the first innings was 247-8
--> IP Butcher (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 20
--> GJF Ferris (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> GD Mendis (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> Imran Khan (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> DI Gower (2) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 112
--> PB Clift (2) passed his previous highest score of 73 in County Championship matches
--> PB Clift (2) passed his previous highest score of 88 in first-class matches
--> PB Clift (2) 100 in 50 minutes
--> PB Clift (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 51
--> NGB Cook reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> NGB Cook reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> LB Taylor reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> NE Briers retired hurt in the Leicestershire second innings having scored 42 (team had lost 2 wickets)





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