Sussex v Essex
County Championship 1954
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 28th, 30th, 31st August 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 0; Essex 4
UmpiresF Chester, D Davies
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 5/1 (Langridge 0*, Webb 0*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 30/5 (Greensmith 5*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Langridge b James15      
+PA Gibbc Webb b Thomson0      
FH Vigarb Thomson12      
*DJ Insoleb Marlar52      
TE Baileyc Oakman b Thomson83      
B Taylorc Doggart b James70      
LHR Ralphb Marlar7      
MJ Bearb Thomson9      
R Smithb Marlar4      
WT Greensmithlbw b Marlar3      
JA Baileynot out4      
Extras(10 b, 3 lb)13
Total(all out, 106.2 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-23, 3-31, 4-133, 5-229, 6-241, 7-252, 8-260, 9-266, 10-272 (106.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James25   7572--
Oakman20   5530--
Marlar27   9754--
Cox4   0130--
Parks1   020--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Gibb b TE Bailey73      
DV Smithc Gibb b TE Bailey3      
+RT Webbb TE Bailey5      
*GHG Doggartc Gibb b JA Bailey11      
JM Parksb JA Bailey9      
KG Suttlelbw b TE Bailey75      
G Coxc Insole b Smith33      
ASM Oakmannot out13      
AE Jamesc TE Bailey b Smith0      
NI Thomsonb JA Bailey2      
RG Marlarb JA Bailey0      
Extras(2 lb, 2 nb)4
Total(all out, 94.4 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-15, 3-34, 4-51, 5-158, 6-209, 7-217, 8-217, 9-228, 10-228 (94.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey25   8524--
Smith23   8522--
JA Bailey24.44544--
Ralph2   070--
Greensmith16   4400--
Insole3   0130--
Dodds1   060--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Suttle b James1      
+PA Gibbb Thomson7      
FH Vigarc Cox b James1      
*DJ Insolec Langridge b Marlar12      
WT Greensmithlbw b Marlar18      
B Taylorb Marlar0      
LHR Ralphb Thomson8      
R Smithb Thomson9      
TE Baileynot out79      
MJ Bearb Parks33      
JA Baileynot out5      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(9 wickets, declared, 91.5 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-7, 3-18, 4-30, 5-30, 6-45, 7-61, 8-69, 9-171
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson30   10393--
James16   6232--
Oakman8   3100--
Parks8   0241--
Doggart1   020--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Taylor b Smith4      
DV Smithlbw b TE Bailey48      
*GHG Doggartc Insole b Smith13      
JM Parksc JA Bailey b Smith38      
KG Suttlec Dodds b Insole78      
G Coxb TE Bailey3      
ASM Oakmanlbw b Insole14      
NI Thomsonc TE Bailey b Insole0      
RG Marlarrun out1      
AE Jamesnot out2      
+RT Webbnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(9 wickets, 43 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-38, 3-94, 4-143, 5-159, 6-194, 7-194, 8-209, 9-212
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey17   2582--
Smith17   2863--
JA Bailey5   0280--
Insole4   0293--

--> B Taylor (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in first-class matches
--> B Taylor (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in County Championship matches
--> B Taylor (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> JG Langridge (1) passed 33000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> G Cox (1) passed 21500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> ASM Oakman (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> FH Vigar made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> FH Vigar made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> TE Bailey (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 33
--> MJ Bear (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in first-class matches
--> MJ Bear (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in County Championship matches
--> KG Suttle (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 67
--> JA Bailey reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings





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