Sussex v Somerset
County Championship 1898
VenueThe Saffrons, Eastbourne on 2nd, 3rd, 4th June 1898 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 108 runs
PointsSussex -1; Somerset 1
UmpiresA Chester, RA Thoms
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 18/0 (Hill 14*, Stanley 4*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*SMJ Woodsb Parris28      
VT Hillb Bland5      
HT Stanleyrun out9      
W Traskb Bland0      
GB Nicholsnot out40      
E Robsonb Parris0      
RP Spurwayb Bland0      
G Fowlerb Bland5      
GC Gillb Bland4      
EJ Tylerb Killick27      
+EW Ebdonrun out4      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 49.4 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-44, 3-45, 4-56, 5-56, 6-59, 7-70, 8-76, 9-121, 10-133 (49.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bland25   6635--
Parris22   6472--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Brannb Gill118 17518-  
FW Marlowb Woods29      
*WL Murdochb Gill9      
W Newhamst Ebdon b Tyler1      
EH Killickb Robson5      
J Vineb Tyler10      
G Beanc Woods b Tyler2      
F Parrisc Fowler b Gill5      
GR Coxnot out5      
+HR Buttlbw b Tyler2      
CHG Blandc Gill b Tyler0      
Extras(9 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 85.1 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-68 (Marlow), 2-88 (Murdoch), 3-108 (Newham), 4-137 (Killick), 5-184 (Vine), 6-190 (Brann), 7-194 (Bean), 8-199 (Parris), 9-202 (Butt), 10-202 (Bland, 85.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gill21   13293-1
Woods9   2301--
Fowler13   5250--
Robson15   63111-
Nichols5   340--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VT Hillb Bland28      
HT Stanleyrun out17      
*SMJ Woodsc and b Bland143 13518-  
W Traskc Butt b Bland28      
GB Nicholsrun out25      
E Robsonb Bland3      
RP Spurwayb Parris0      
G Fowlerb Parris0      
GC Gillb Parris1      
EJ Tylernot out26      
+EW Ebdonc Murdoch b Bland5      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 102.3 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (Hill), 2-90 (Stanley), 3-209 (Woods), 4-246, 5-249, 6-250, 7-250, 8-254, 9-260, 10-287 (102.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Parris32   11843--
Killick9   2300--
Cox21   5600--
Vine3   0150--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Brannc Fowler b Tyler25      
FW Marlowb Fowler5      
*WL Murdochc and b Gill0      
W Newhamb Tyler36      
EH Killickb Tyler8      
J Vinec and b Tyler0      
G Beanb Woods12      
F Parrisnot out14      
GR Coxb Woods0      
+HR Buttb Woods0      
CHG Blandst Ebdon b Tyler0      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb)10
Total(all out, 40.1 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Marlow), 2-14 (Murdoch), 3-40 (Brann), 4-64 (Killick), 5-64 (Vine), 6-93, 7-93, 8-107, 9-107, 10-110 (40.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gill13   5321--
Woods5   3103--
Fowler6   291--
Robson2   180--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Somerset (2) ?/? (Woods 132*, [unknown] ?*)
--> EW Ebdon made his debut in County Championship matches
--> SMJ Woods (2) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 101
--> W Trask (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> RP Spurway made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RP Spurway made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> EW Ebdon made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> EW Ebdon made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> CHG Bland reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> EJ Tyler reached 600 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex second innings





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