Kent v Sussex
County Match 1849
VenueHigher Common Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 16th, 17th, 18th August 1849 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 18 runs
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 126 all out
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 48/5 (Picknell 6*, Bushby 1*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TM Adamsb Wisden17     
W Pilchc Picknell b Hodson38     
W Martingelllbw b Wisden2     
F Pilchc E Napper b Challen0     
A Mynnb Wisden6     
E Martinb Challen8     
N Felixc Picknell b Wisden19     
+FS Cliffordb Wisden16     
WR Hillyerb Picknell0     
E Hinklyb Wisden8     
TH Brenchleynot out0     
Extras(9 b, 3 w)12
Total(all out)126
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-126
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Hodsonb Hinkly3     
J Challenc Felix b Hillyer3     
J Deanc Hillyer b Hinkly7     
+T Boxb Hinkly0     
G Picknellnot out17     
E Napperb Hinkly4     
W Napperb Hinkly1     
E Bushbyb Hillyer6     
J Wisdenc and b Hillyer10     
HM Curteisrun out0     
GW Kingb Hinkly2     
Extras(1 w)1
Total(all out)54
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-13, 3-13, 4-13, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-46, 9-?, 10-54
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TM Adamsc Curteis b Challen3     
W Pilchb Challen0     
W Martingelllbw b Wisden0     
F Pilchc and b Wisden9     
N Felixc Wisden b Challen6     
A Mynnb Wisden26     
+FS Cliffordrun out0     
E Martinlbw b Wisden3     
TH Brenchleyb Dean2     
WR Hillyerb Wisden1     
E Hinklynot out0     
Extras(2 b, 2 w)4
Total(all out)54
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-51, 9-53, 10-54
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Hodsonc Martin b Hillyer10     
E Napperlbw b Hillyer8     
J Wisdenc Adams b Hillyer7     
G Picknellc Martingell b Hillyer8     
+T Boxb Hinkly11     
J Deanb Hinkly0     
E Bushbyc Clifford b Hinkly25     
W Napperb Hinkly13     
J Challenc Hillyer b Hinkly15     
GW Kingnot out3     
HM Curteisc Clifford b Hillyer2     
Extras(5 b, 1 w)6
Total(all out)108
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-?, 3-29, 4-44, 5-44, 6-?, 7-91, 8-101, 9-?, 10-108
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> W Pilch (1) equalled his previous highest score of 38 in First-Class matches
--> E Martin (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> J Wisden reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings