Sussex v Nottinghamshire
County Match 1885
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 20th, 21st July 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultNottinghamshire won by an innings and 96 runs
UmpiresW Clarke, E Henty
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 217/6 (Barnes 101*, Attewell 28*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Testerb Flowers10     
*GN Wyattc Shrewsbury b W Wright4     
P Colesst Sherwin b W Wright3     
WA Humphreysb W Wright1     
JB Hideb W Wright0     
CA Smithc Barnes b W Wright33     
W Newhamc Attewell b W Wright2     
G Brannb W Wright19     
J Phillipsc Shrewsbury b W Wright8     
+H Phillipsnot out1     
AB Hidec and b Flowers6     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-20, 3-20, 4-21, 5-21, 6-24, 7-48, 8-82, 9-87, 10-93 (77.2 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
W Wright38   18538--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Scottonb Humphreys10     
A Shrewsburyb Smith1     
W Barnesc H Phillips b Humphreys104     
W Gunnlbw b Humphreys16     
W Flowersb AB Hide2     
CW Wrightst H Phillips b Tester33     
J Selbyrun out19     
W Attewellc H Phillips b Smith32     
W Wrightc H Phillips b Smith6     
*A Shawnot out17     
+M Sherwinb Tester14     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 150 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-28, 3-56, 4-59, 5-122, 6-155, 7-224, 8-230, 9-234, 10-262 (150 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JB Hide16   6330--
Smith38   18483--
Humphreys36   101013--
AB Hide35   23291--
Tester20   10362--
Newham5   370--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Testerb W Wright6     
*GN Wyattc CW Wright b Flowers0     
P Colesb Flowers0     
WA Humphreysc Scotton b W Wright10     
JB Hidec CW Wright b W Wright0     
W Newhamb Attewell24     
G Brannc and b Attewell7     
+H Phillipslbw b W Wright13     
CA Smithc Gunn b Barnes0     
J Phillipsc Sherwin b Flowers6     
AB Hidenot out0     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 127 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-7, 3-7, 4-7, 5-28, 6-50, 7-53, 8-53, 9-72, 10-73 (127 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flowers35   2983--
W Wright50   36324--
Attewell29   20152--
Barnes13   8111--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> P Coles made his debut for Sussex in First-Class matches
--> W Wright achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Sussex first innings (previous best was 8-74)
--> W Attewell reached 250 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> W Flowers bowled 18 consecutive maidens for Nottinghamshire