Sussex v Leicestershire
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1985
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 7th, 9th, 10th September 1985 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 2 wickets
PointsSussex 22 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Leicestershire 5 (Batting 1, Bowling 4)
UmpiresMJ Kitchen, R Palmer
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 122/5 (CM Wells 7*, Gould 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 259/7 (Gower 121*, Whitticase 14*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IP Butcherb Jones6      
JC Balderstoneb le Roux28      
RA Cobblbw b le Roux3      
*DI Gowerb Jones2      
P Willeynot out74      
JJ Whitakerc Mendis b Reeve18      
PB Cliftlbw b CM Wells0      
PAJ DeFreitaslbw b Reeve0      
+P Whitticasec Gould b le Roux32      
JP Agnewc Gould b le Roux0      
LB Taylorb le Roux0      
Extras(2 lb, 6 nb)8
Total(all out, 56.5 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-27, 3-32, 4-43, 5-80, 6-81, 7-86, 8-159, 9-159, 10-171 (56.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux14.52415--
Jones10   0412--
Reeve20   2532--
CM Wells11   3301--
Barclay1   040--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendisb Willey33      
AM Greenlbw b Taylor4      
NJ Lenhamb Willey50      
CM Wellslbw b Willey1      
AP Wellsb DeFreitas6      
DA Reevec sub b Taylor10      
+IJ Gouldc Butcher b Taylor0      
GS le Rouxb DeFreitas27      
*JRT Barclaynot out12      
IA Greiglbw b Taylor0      
AN Jonesb Willey26      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 25 nb, 2 w)40
Total(all out, 83.4 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-100, 3-108, 4-114, 5-122, 6-123, 7-164, 8-176, 9-176, 10-209 (83.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Agnew12   1430--
Taylor17   4504--
DeFreitas23   5592--
Clift19   5360--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IP Butcherb Jones4      
JC Balderstoneb Reeve31      
RA Cobbc sub b CM Wells23      
*DI Gowerc Reeve b Barclay128      
P Willeyc Barclay b Reeve34      
JJ Whitakerc Reeve b Barclay0      
PB Cliftc Greig b Jones14      
PAJ DeFreitasb Jones7      
+P Whitticasenot out55      
LB Taylorc Mendis b Reeve5      
JP Agnewnot out10      
Extras(4 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 108 overs)326
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-61, 3-69, 4-169, 5-170, 6-193, 7-210, 8-276, 9-295
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux12   1480--
Jones23   4773--
Reeve26   3833--
CM Wells20   5561--
Barclay27   5582--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendisc sub b Taylor4      
AM Greenb DeFreitas9      
NJ Lenhamc Clift b Willey77      
CM Wellsb Clift1      
AP Wellslbw b Willey21      
+IJ Gouldc Whitaker b Clift101      
GS le Rouxc and b Clift34      
IA Greigc sub b Clift2      
*JRT Barclaynot out8      
DA Reevenot out5      
AN Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 20 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)27
Total(8 wickets, 67.3 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-31, 3-36, 4-65, 5-162, 6-268, 7-271, 8-273
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Taylor13   2511--
Clift22   3604--
Willey15   4652--
Balderstone3   0290--

--> DI Gower (2) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 56
--> P Whitticase (2) passed his previous highest score of 47 in first-class matches
--> P Whitticase (2) passed his previous highest score of 47 in County Championship matches
--> NJ Lenham (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 73
--> GS le Roux reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> AN Jones reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> LB Taylor reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings





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