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Essex v Sussex
County Championship 1902
VenueCounty Ground, Leyton on 30th June, 1st, 2nd July 1902 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresA White, W Wright
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 424/6 (Ranjitsinhji 184*, Newham 146*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 101/2 (Carpenter 27*, McGahey 32*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Fryc Kortright b Young15     
J Vinec Russell b Young12     
EH Killickc Kortright b McGahey30     
AE Relfb Mead9     
FW Marlowc Russell b Young10     
*KS Ranjitsinhjic Sewell b McGahey230     
G Brannb McGahey0     
W Newhamc Carpenter b Mead153     
FW Tatec Russell b Mead5     
+HR Buttnot out29     
A Cordingleyb McGahey3     
Extras(18 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)24
Total(all out, 158.1 overs)520
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-49, 3-67, 4-82, 5-92, 6-92, 7-436, 8-448, 9-503, 10-520 (158.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mead37   51293--
Young41   7131312
McGahey31.18574--
Reeves8   0480--
Tosetti19   3510--
Buckenham7   13001-
Kortright4   0230--
Sewell9   1200--
Carpenter2   070--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Fanec Butt b Tate31     
HA Carpenterc sub b Tate35     
EHD Sewellc Relf b Tate10     
CP McGaheyrun out104     
CJ Kortrightc sub b Tate9     
CP Buckenhamc Cordingley b Tate1     
G Tosettirun out0     
+TM Russellc sub b Relf47     
W Reeveslbw b Tate6     
HI Youngnot out3     
W Meadc Butt b Relf2     
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(all out, 109.1 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-57, 3-117, 4-135, 5-139, 6-139, 7-243, 8-261, 9-261, 10-266 (109.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate51   14966-1
Relf19.16652--
Killick16   8220-1
Vine11   1350--
Cordingley12   3300--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Fanenot out69     
HA Carpenterc Cordingley b Tate16     
EHD Sewellc Cordingley b Brann99     
CP McGaheydid not bat      
CJ Kortrightdid not bat      
CP Buckenhamdid not bat      
G Tosettidid not bat      
+TM Russelldid not bat      
W Reevesdid not bat      
HI Youngdid not bat      
W Meaddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(2 wickets, 51 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-187 (51 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate18   7421--
Relf12   4220--
Killick8   0480--
Cordingley5   0210--
Brann8   0511--

Notes
--> FW Tate (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> FL Fane (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 20
--> EHD Sewell (2) passed his previous highest score of 55 in County Championship matches
--> EHD Sewell (2) passed his previous highest score of 55 in first-class matches

Ranjitsinhji's 230 took 320 minutes and included 26 fours. Ranjitsinhji and Newman added 344 for the 7th wicket, then a world record and still the English record. McGahey's 104 lasted 200 minutes. Rain stopped play on the 2nd day at 3.45 pm

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