Lancashire v Sussex
County Championship 1897
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 15th, 16th, 17th July 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Potter, W Shrewsbury
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 412/6 (Bean 28*, Parris 34*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (1) 291/5 (Tyldesley 117*, Briggs 4*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FW Marlowc Baker b Mold4     
G Brannc Cuttell b Mold69     
KS Ranjitsinhjib Mold87     
*WL Murdochc Smith b Briggs77     
W Newhamb Cuttell61     
J Vinerun out18     
G Beanc Briggs b Mold64     
F Parrisc and b Briggs46     
+HR Buttc Cuttell b Mold11     
CHG Blandb Mold0     
FW Tatenot out4     
Extras(19 b, 15 lb, 1 w)35
Total(all out, 202 overs)476
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-149, 3-184, 4-294, 5-327, 6-342, 7-424, 8-449, 9-461, 10-476 (202 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Briggs66   2017421-
Mold53   28776--
Cuttell38   13641--
Hallam40   14980--
Sugg2   0140--
Baker3   1140--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AC MacLarenc Ranjitsinhji b Bland19     
A Wardc Brann b Parris67     
CR Hartleyb Bland14     
FH Suggb Bland1     
JT Tyldesleyc Vine b Bland174     
GR Bakerb Tate53     
J Briggsb Bland8     
+C Smithb Bland52     
WR Cuttellb Bland11     
AW Hallamb Ranjitsinhji4     
AW Moldnot out0     
Extras(9 b, 6 lb, 2 w)17
Total(all out, 183.4 overs)420
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-63, 3-73, 4-155, 5-285, 6-299, 7-391, 8-409, 9-420, 10-420 (183.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate52   181121--
Parris39   166711-
Vine5   0220--
Marlow7   22301-
Bean4   1130--
Ranjitsinhji8   2141--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FW Marlowc Hartley b Baker61     
G Brannst Smith b Briggs107     
KS Ranjitsinhjic Hallam b Baker0     
J Vinerun out6     
W Newhamlbw b Briggs27     
G Beanc Smith b Hallam9     
F Parrisnot out12     
+HR Buttnot out20     
*WL Murdochdid not bat      
CHG Blanddid not bat      
FW Tatedid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(6 wickets, 120 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-128, 2-128, 3-153, 4-195, 5-218, 6-230
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Briggs60   131322--
Mold8   2130--
Cuttell32   13420-1
Hallam5   2181--
Baker15   5372--

--> WL Murdoch (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 40
--> WL Murdoch (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 46
--> JT Tyldesley (1) passed his previous highest score of 152 in first-class matches
--> JT Tyldesley (1) passed his previous highest score of 152 in County Championship matches
--> CHG Bland reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> CHG Bland reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> GR Baker reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings

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