Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1925
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 19th, 20th August 1925 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 4 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Sussex 5
UmpiresJ Moss, J Stone
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 116/3 (Cook 38*, Cox 40*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Dawsonc Cornford b Browne15      
AW Shipmanb Browne9      
GL Berryb Wensley19      
WE Astillc Gilligan b Tate9      
CH Taylorb Wensley36      
G Gearyb Tate7      
*GHS Fowkest Cornford b Tate0      
HA Smithc and b Wensley3      
+TE Sidwellnot out7      
F Baleb Wensley0      
A Skeldingb Wensley5      
Extras(11 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)20
Total(all out, 70.5 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-33, 3-40, 4-85, 5-96, 6-96, 7-110, 8-113, 9-113, 10-130 (70.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate31   13543--
Browne10   4152--
Cox11   8150--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyc Sidwell b Skelding1      
MW Tatec Fowke b Astill20      
RA Youngb Skelding1      
TER Cookc Fowke b Geary43      
GR Coxc Smith b Astill56      
*AER Gilliganb Shipman30      
RL Holdsworthc Sidwell b Geary9      
AC Watsonc sub b Geary18      
AF Wensleynot out1      
+WL Cornfordlbw b Geary4      
FBR Browneb Geary0      
Extras(3 b, 14 lb)17
Total(all out, 78.4 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-28, 3-28, 4-137, 5-137, 6-155, 7-193, 8-195, 9-200, 10-200 (78.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding10   3182--
Astill22   4642--
Bale11   6140--
Shipman7   0161--
Smith2   160--
Taylor2   050--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Dawsonb Tate9      
AW Shipmanlbw b Tate1      
GL Berryc Cornford b Tate8      
WE Astillc Watson b Wensley55      
CH Taylorb Wensley0      
G Gearyc Cook b Tate10      
*GHS Fowkest Cornford b Wensley37      
HA Smithb Wensley13      
+TE Sidwellb Wensley0      
F Balenot out7      
A Skeldingabsent hurt
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 67.2 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-17, 3-32, 4-33, 5-52, 6-109, 7-129, 8-129, 9-150 (67.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate25   10534--
Browne11   870--
Cox12   4190--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyb Astill13      
MW Tateb Geary23      
RA Younglbw b Geary0      
TER Cookb Astill0      
GR Coxc Taylor b Astill10      
*AER Gilliganb Astill0      
RL Holdsworthnot out21      
AC Watsonnot out14      
AF Wensleydid not bat      
+WL Cornforddid not bat      
FBR Brownedid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 29.4 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-35, 3-41, 4-41, 5-54, 6-54
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Geary15   4342--
Shipman4   0130--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> TE Sidwell (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> MW Tate (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 14
--> MW Tate (2) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2





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