Sussex v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1878
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 29th, 30th August 1878 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by 7 wickets
UmpiresJB Hide, C Payne
Close of play day 1Sussex (2) 41/9 (Lillywhite 5*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Sharpb Boyle25      
H Whitfeldb Allan1      
HRJ Charlwoodb Boyle18      
FB Whitfeldb Spofforth1      
*FFJ Greenfieldnot out9      
WA Bettesworthb Spofforth2      
AW Anstrutherc Allan b Boyle9      
J Lillywhitest +Murdoch b Boyle0      
WB Weighellrun out0      
+GT Humphreysc Bailey b Spofforth1      
A Smithb Boyle8      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 54 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-41, 3-50, 4-50, 5-52, 6-63, 7-63, 8-69, 9-71, 10-80 (54 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spofforth27   12313--
Allan8   1171--
Boyle19   8265--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Bannermanc Bettesworth b Greenfield1      
C Bannermanb Lillywhite15      
TP Horanrun out2      
GH Baileyc Greenfield b Lillywhite0      
WL Murdochc Weighell b Greenfield0      
*DW Gregoryb Lillywhite5      
TW Garrettc Charlwood b Lillywhite4      
FR Spofforthc Charlwood b Greenfield2      
FE Allanc FB Whitfeld b Lillywhite4      
+JM Blackhamnot out23      
HF Boylec Sharp b Greenfield18      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 72.1 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-10, 3-10, 4-15, 5-23, 6-24, 7-27, 8-29, 9-38, 10-75 (72.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillywhite36   22255--
Smith11   7100--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Sharpc Bailey b Boyle3      
*FFJ Greenfieldc Bailey b Spofforth21      
HRJ Charlwoodst +Murdoch b Spofforth0      
H Whitfeldst +Murdoch b Boyle7      
WA Bettesworthb Spofforth0      
FB Whitfeldb Spofforth0      
AW Anstrutherc sub b Spofforth0      
J Lillywhiteb Spofforth11      
WB Weighellst +Murdoch b Boyle4      
A Smithb Boyle0      
+GT Humphreysnot out0      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 34.3 overs)47
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-11, 3-30, 4-31, 5-31, 6-31, 7-35, 8-41, 9-41, 10-47 (34.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyle17   10154--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Bannermanc FB Whitfeld b Lillywhite8      
C Bannermanc Humphreys b Lillywhite16      
TP Horanc FB Whitfeld b Greenfield3      
GH Baileynot out21      
WL Murdochnot out5      
*DW Gregorydid not bat      
TW Garrettdid not bat      
FR Spofforthdid not bat      
FE Allandid not bat      
+JM Blackhamdid not bat      
HF Boyledid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 67.1 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-24, 3-30
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greenfield34   20341--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> FB Whitfeld made his debut in first-class matches
--> WB Weighell made his last appearance in first-class matches





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