Kent v Sussex
County Championship 1954
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 19th, 21st, 22nd June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 0; Sussex 4
UmpiresAJB Fowler, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 70/2 (Doggart 32*, Webb 4*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 108/1 (Phebey 51*, Wilson 24*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Parks b Thomson16     
AH Phebeyb James41     
RC Wilsonc and b Wood27     
J Pettifordc Doggart b James26     
P Hearnb James0     
BE Disburyrun out18     
+TG Evansc Webb b Thomson0     
F Ridgwayc Parks b Thomson9     
G Smithc Potter b James12     
RR Doveyb Wood6     
*DVP Wrightnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-90, 3-90, 4-90, 5-124, 6-124, 7-144, 8-144, 9-165, 10-165 (82.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood20   7432--
Thomson22   5493--
Cox5   1120--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DS Sheppardb Ridgway26     
G Potterb Ridgway5     
*GHG Doggartc Pettiford b Dovey77     
+RT Webbb Ridgway4     
JM Parkslbw b Smith24     
KG Suttlenot out100     
G Coxc Pettiford b Wright45     
ASM Oakmannot out4     
NI Thomsondid not bat      
DJ Wooddid not bat      
AE Jamesdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 13 lb)19
Total(6 wickets, declared, 102 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-66, 3-74, 4-124, 5-197, 6-284
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway20   2693--
Smith24   9661--
Wright21   6641--
Dovey25   10411--
Pettiford12   3450--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Sheppard b Oakman27     
AH Phebeyc Oakman b Potter113     
RC Wilsonb Oakman39     
J Pettifordc Wood b Oakman4     
P Hearnc Cox b Potter58     
BE Disburyc Sheppard b Potter6     
+TG Evansc Sheppard b Oakman0     
F Ridgwayc Potter b Thomson40     
G Smithc Parks b Thomson17     
RR Doveynot out16     
*DVP Wrightnot out10     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 129 overs)341
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-133, 3-139, 4-234, 5-243, 6-244, 7-272, 8-309, 9-318
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood18   7360--
Thomson17   3382--
James26   10500--
Oakman42   91104--
Parks3   0140--
Potter23   6823--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DS Sheppardc Ridgway b Smith8     
G Coxc Evans b Smith4     
*GHG Doggartc Pettiford b Wright54     
JM Parksc Wilson b Dovey64     
KG Suttlec Evans b Wright0     
ASM Oakmanc Phebey b Dovey21     
G Potterb Dovey2     
NI Thomsonst Evans b Wright0     
DJ Woodnot out3     
AE Jamesnot out5     
+RT Webbdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 11 lb)16
Total(8 wickets, 34 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-27, 3-122, 4-122, 5-151, 6-165, 7-165, 8-167
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway5   0350--
Smith5   0272--
Wright12   3363--
Dovey11   1633--
Pettiford1   100--

--> BE Disbury made his debut in First-Class matches
--> BE Disbury made his debut in County Championship matches
--> G Potter made his debut in County Championship matches
--> F Ridgway (1) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 9
--> KG Suttle (1) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 9
--> DVP Wright reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings