Sussex v Kent
County Match 1879
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 3rd, 4th, 5th July 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 103 runs
UmpiresW Goodhew, C Payne
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 61/5 (F Penn ?*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 23/1 (GG Hearne 7*, F Penn 6*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Hearneb Lillywhite6      
CA Absolomc Sharp b Lillywhite17      
F Pennc Goldsmith b Lillywhite51      
*Lord Harrisb Sharp0      
W Foord-Kelceyc Goldsmith b Lillywhite3      
CM Cunliffeb Lillywhite14      
A Pennc J Phillips b Lillywhite8      
E O'Shaughnessyc H Phillips b Lillywhite6      
+E Hentyc Mechen b Lillywhite8      
F Hearneb Sharp0      
J Braynot out0      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 2 w)7
Total(all out, 103.3 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-24, 3-25, 4-36, 5-61, 6-85, 7-100, 8-120, 9-120, 10-120 (103.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillywhite52   31438--
Tester16   5220--
Goldsmith3   180--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*C Sharpc Cunliffe b O'Shaughnessy2      
H Whitfeldc Foord-Kelcey b GG Hearne24      
J Phillipsrun out2      
+H Phillipsc Foord-Kelcey b O'Shaughnessy3      
HRJ Charlwoodc and b O'Shaughnessy0      
WH Millardc Henty b O'Shaughnessy1      
W Mechenrun out1      
C Howardc Henty b O'Shaughnessy11      
WA Testerc Foord-Kelcey b O'Shaughnessy5      
J Lillywhitec F Penn b O'Shaughnessy7      
G Goldsmithnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 71.2 overs)60
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-9, 3-14, 4-14, 5-16, 6-24, 7-46, 8-48, 9-60, 10-60 (71.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bray19   10130--
GG Hearne17   11271--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Hearnec Millard b Sharp26      
CA Absolomc Tester b Lillywhite8      
F Pennb Sharp8      
*Lord Harrisc Sharp b Lillywhite4      
W Foord-Kelceyc Mechen b Sharp28      
CM Cunliffec H Phillips b Sharp12      
A Pennc and b Sharp0      
E O'Shaughnessyc H Phillips b Lillywhite0      
+E Hentyb Sharp3      
F Hearnec Mechen b Lillywhite5      
J Braynot out0      
Extras(1 lb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 136 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-23, 3-34, 4-67, 5-81, 6-81, 7-81, 8-88, 9-95, 10-96 (136 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillywhite60   47144--
Sharp42   25346--
Tester13   7200--
Goldsmith10   7140--
Millard11   5120--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*C Sharpb Bray3      
H Whitfeldc Bray b O'Shaughnessy0      
J Phillipsc Henty b O'Shaughnessy4      
+H Phillipsc O'Shaughnessy b Bray7      
HRJ Charlwoodc Harris b O'Shaughnessy1      
WH Millardc Henty b O'Shaughnessy1      
W Mechenb Bray0      
C Howardc Foord-Kelcey b O'Shaughnessy9      
WA Testerb Bray6      
J Lillywhitec F Hearne b Bray14      
G Goldsmithnot out3      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 62.2 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-14, 4-16, 5-20, 6-21, 7-23, 8-34, 9-46, 10-53 (62.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
O'Shaughnessy31   20245--

--> WH Millard made his debut in first-class matches
--> G Goldsmith made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> E O'Shaughnessy achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Sussex first innings (previous best was 6-108)
--> C Sharp achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 3-26)
--> C Sharp achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Kent second innings
--> J Bray achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Sussex second innings (previous best was 5-35)





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