Sussex v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1948
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 5th, 7th June 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 325 runs
UmpiresB Flint, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 254/1 (Morris 152*, Bradman 43*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Saggers b Lindwall5      
HW Parkslbw b Loxton4      
C Oakesb Lindwall22      
G Coxlbw b Loxton6      
J Langridgec Johnson b Loxton0      
JY Oakesb Lindwall15      
*HT Bartlettb Lindwall8      
+SC Griffithb Lindwall7      
PAH Careyb Lindwall5      
AE Jamesrun out4      
JH Cornfordnot out3      
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 46.4 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-15, 3-34, 4-34, 5-56, 6-69, 7-73, 8-78, 9-81, 10-86 (46.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loxton10   5133-1
Ring2   090--
Toshack15   4230--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Brownlbw b C Oakes44      
AR Morrisc and b J Langridge184  26-  
*DG Bradmanb Cornford109 12011-  
RR Lindwallc Griffith b Cornford57      
RN Harveynot out100 11516-  
RA Hamencelbw b C Oakes34      
IWG Johnsondid not bat      
+RA Saggersdid not bat      
SJE Loxtondid not bat      
DT Ringdid not bat      
ERH Toshackdid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)21
Total(5 wickets, declared, 130 overs)549
Fall of wickets:
1-153 (Brown), 2-342 (Morris), 3-360 (Bradman), 4-453 (Lindwall), 5-549 (Hamence, 130 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carey23   11020--
Cornford31   61222--
James26   6900--
Cox16   3540--
C Oakes15   2602-1
J Langridge16   1681--
JY Oakes3   0320--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Saggers b Lindwall0      
HW Parksb Ring61      
C Oakesb Lindwall0      
G Coxc sub b Hamence16      
J Langridgelbw b Lindwall15      
JY Oakesb Lindwall1      
*HT Bartlettlbw b Ring2      
+SC Griffithb Lindwall24      
PAH Careyc Saggers b Ring0      
AE Jamesnot out3      
JH Cornfordst Saggers b Hamence1      
Extras(5 b, 9 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 63.3 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (JG Langridge), 2-2 (C Oakes), 3-24 (Cox), 4-79 (J Langridge), 5-95 (JY Oakes), 6-98 (Bartlett), 7-109 (Parks), 8-109 (Carey), 9-133 (Griffith), 10-138 (Cornford, 63.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall15   5255--
Toshack17   1460--
Johnson11   4370--
Ring13   4423--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> AR Morris (1) passed his previous highest score of 162 in first-class matches
--> AR Morris (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 132
--> SJE Loxton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Sussex first innings (previous best was 3-70)





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