Sussex v Lancashire
County Match 1885
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 22nd, 23rd, 24th June 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 33 runs
UmpiresH Holmes, CK Pullin
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 122/5 (JB Hide 17*, Brann 5*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 74/5 (JB Hide 5*, Quaife 0*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Leachc Newham b AB Hide56     
RG Barlowc Quaife b JB Hide3     
OP Lancashireb JB Hide0     
J Briggsc Phillips b JB Hide0     
*AN Hornbyc Brann b Tester14     
CH Haighc Brann b Nicholls73     
WH Robinsonb Tester0     
RC Leachb Tester39     
A Watsonrun out1     
J Crosslandc AB Hide b Nicholls0     
+R Pillingnot out26     
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 100 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-16, 3-16, 4-45, 5-45, 6-105, 7-174, 8-176, 9-177, 10-215 (100 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AB Hide29   11671--
JB Hide28   12463--
Tester21   7413--
Newham11   2330--
Brann4   170--
Nicholls7   0182--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GN Wyattrun out10     
WA Testerc Hornby b Briggs32     
W Newhamc Hornby b Briggs43     
RT Ellislbw b Briggs2     
JB Hideb Barlow17     
W Quaifeb Barlow8     
G Brannrun out57     
HR Edwardsb Briggs0     
+H Phillipsnot out13     
AB Hidec and b Briggs1     
BE Nichollsb Briggs0     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 130.2 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-63, 3-79, 4-92, 5-109, 6-126, 7-129, 8-191, 9-192, 10-192 (130.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson19   11330--
Barlow56   31572--
Crossland9   0220--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WE Leachb Nicholls22     
RG Barlowb AB Hide13     
OP Lancashireb AB Hide27     
J Briggsc Nicholls b AB Hide4     
*AN Hornbyb JB Hide5     
WH Robinsonb JB Hide9     
CH Haighc Phillips b AB Hide5     
RC Leachb JB Hide10     
A Watsonnot out48     
J Crosslandb AB Hide0     
+R Pillingc Tester b AB Hide4     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 95.3 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-57, 3-61, 4-68, 5-78, 6-86, 7-88, 8-126, 9-126, 10-153 (95.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AB Hide27.312376--
JB Hide39   18533--
Tester12   3250--
Newham3   120--
Nicholls14   5301--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+H Phillipsc Lancashire b Barlow4     
WA Tester hit wkt b Watson34     
W Newhamb Watson19     
RT Ellisb Barlow8     
JB Hidec and b Watson8     
G Brannc Pilling b Barlow0     
W Quaifec Pilling b Briggs12     
*GN Wyattnot out36     
HR Edwardsb Barlow0     
AB Hidest Pilling b Briggs11     
BE Nichollsc Hornby b Barlow5     
Extras(5 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 146 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-42, 3-68, 4-74, 5-75, 6-79, 7-113, 8-122, 9-128, 10-143 (146 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson66   45533--
Barlow50   33365--
Briggs30   15482--

--> RC Leach made his debut in First-Class matches
--> HR Edwards made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RC Leach made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> HR Edwards made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> WE Leach (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in First-Class matches
--> WA Tester (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> J Briggs reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> AB Hide achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Lancashire second innings (previous best was 6-45)