Sussex v Worcestershire
County Championship 1923
VenueCentral Recreation Ground, Hastings on 7th, 9th July 1923 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 7 wickets
PointsSussex 5; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresAJ Atfield, JH Board
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (2) 27/3 (Fox 2*, Foster 14*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CR Preecec Bowley b Tate4      
FA Pearsonc Watson b AER Gilligan5      
WV Foxc Street b Tate6      
*MK Fosterc Street b Cox22      
JES Walfordc AER Gilligan b Tate11      
JB Coventryc Street b AER Gilligan5      
HL Higginsc Street b AER Gilligan2      
+JF MacLeanc Street b Tate6      
CF Rootc AHH Gilligan b AER Gilligan1      
ST Jaggerb AER Gilligan2      
JN Langnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 36.2 overs)72
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-14, 3-42, 4-48, 5-56, 6-60, 7-67, 8-68, 9-70, 10-72 (36.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts8   3150-1
Cox5   1191--
AER Gilligan10   5115--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyc Jagger b Pearson21      
AHH Gilliganb Pearson4      
AJ Holmeslbw b Root14      
+GB Streetb Root3      
TER Cookc Preece b Root3      
*AER Gilliganc Walford b Pearson0      
JE Frazerb Pearson4      
MW Tatec Lang b Root45      
AC Watsonc MacLean b Root0      
HE Robertsc MacLean b Pearson0      
GR Coxnot out6      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 38.3 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-39, 3-39, 4-45, 5-46, 6-50, 7-50, 8-50, 9-63, 10-107 (38.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson19   1505--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HL Higginsb Tate4      
CR Preecerun out2      
*MK Fosterb Cox46      
JES Walfordc Bowley b AER Gilligan5      
WV Foxc Street b Bowley21      
FA Pearsonc Street b AER Gilligan3      
+JF MacLeanc Cox b Bowley20      
JB Coventryst Street b Cox16      
CF Rootc Cox b AER Gilligan20      
ST Jaggerc Cox b AER Gilligan2      
JN Langnot out1      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 70.2 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-16, 4-77, 5-80, 6-106, 7-117, 8-143, 9-145, 10-147 (70.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AER Gilligan26.26514--
Tate17   3461--
Cox18   4312--
Bowley9   5122--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleynot out44      
AHH Gilliganb Lang47      
AJ Holmesb Lang0      
+GB Streetc Foster b Root1      
TER Cooknot out21      
*AER Gilligandid not bat      
JE Frazerdid not bat      
MW Tatedid not bat      
AC Watsondid not bat      
HE Robertsdid not bat      
GR Coxdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(3 wickets, 26.4 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-75, 2-75, 3-86
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root12   4401--
Pearson6   0340-1
Lang7   2262--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JES Walford made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JES Walford made his debut in first-class matches
--> EH Bowley (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 18
--> EH Bowley (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 26
--> GR Cox reached 1400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> AER Gilligan reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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