Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1953
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 4th, 6th, 7th July 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 0; Leicestershire 4
UmpiresGS Mobey, AED Smith
ScorersW Goodenough (Leicestershire), GW Washer (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 253/6 (Smithson 5*, Walsh 14*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 60/2 (Langridge 36*, James 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Sheppard b Thomson44      
MR Hallamb Wood0      
M Tompkinlbw b Cox86      
*CH Palmerrun out72      
VE Jacksonc Webb b James20      
VS Mundenc Suttle b Cox1      
GA Smithsonb Thomson21      
JE Walshb Thomson45      
+J Firthnot out5      
CT Spencernot out2      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 1 w)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 142 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-97, 3-179, 4-214, 5-223, 6-233, 7-293, 8-309
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood27   12571--
Thomson35   11753--
Oakman25   15390--
James38   13851--
Cox17   5402--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DS Sheppardb Goodwin3      
JG Langridgec Jackson b Walsh71      
G Coxb Goodwin21      
AE Jamesc Lester b Walsh18      
KG Suttlec and b Munden115      
JM Parksc Goodwin b Spencer22      
DV Smithb Jackson26      
ASM Oakmanrun out10      
NI Thomsonc Smithson b Goodwin2      
DJ Woodrun out5      
+RT Webbnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 139.4 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-58, 3-105, 4-116, 5-165, 6-209, 7-267, 8-291, 9-296, 10-296 (139.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer33   4951--
Palmer9   790--
Walsh26   8562--
Jackson27   14321--
Munden8   4181--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesternot out3      
MR Hallamnot out0      
M Tompkindid not bat      
*CH Palmerdid not bat      
VE Jacksondid not bat      
VS Mundendid not bat      
GA Smithsondid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+J Firthdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
TJ Goodwindid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 2 overs)3
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Parks1   030--
Sheppard1   100--

--> CH Palmer (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 70
--> KG Suttle (1) passed his previous highest score of 114 in first-class matches
--> KG Suttle (1) passed his previous highest score of 114 in County Championship matches
--> G Cox reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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