Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1927
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 25th, 26th, 27th May 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 8; Sussex 0
UmpiresWA Buswell, F Chester
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 43/1 (Shipman 20*, Armstrong 13*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 133/8 (Cox 25*, HW Parks 3*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MW Tatec Sidwell b Geary50     
JH Parksb Shipman1     
AF Wensleyc Astill b Bale35     
TER Cooklbw b Astill0     
J Langridgec Armstrong b Shipman63     
RA Hollingdaleb Skelding3     
AHH Gilliganc Berry b Tyler61     
*AER Gilliganc Geary b Skelding4     
GR Coxc Sidwell b Skelding1     
+WL Cornfordnot out0     
HW Parksc Sidwell b Skelding0     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-71, 3-76, 4-99, 5-112, 6-208, 7-219, 8-223, 9-223, 10-223 (77.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman13   1352--
Geary10   3281--
Astill14   5471--
Bale11   5281--
Armstrong3   0140--
Tyler4   231--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanb JH Parks31     
GL Berryb Tate1     
NF Armstrongrun out19     
JC Bradshawc Cornford b Hollingdale10     
WE Astillrun out4     
G Gearyb Tate31     
*GHS Fowkeb JH Parks45     
B Tylerb Tate0     
+TE Sidwelllbw b Wensley6     
F Balec sub b JH Parks15     
A Skeldingnot out5     
Extras(13 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 94.2 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-48, 3-59, 4-63, 5-72, 6-132, 7-132, 8-152, 9-171, 10-182 (94.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate36   19513--
Wensley24   7491--
Hollingdale13   4281--
JH Parks16.25333--
Cox5   260--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MW Tateb Astill51     
JH Parksb Skelding5     
AF Wensleyb Geary9     
J Langridgec Bale b Astill5     
RA Hollingdalec Bradshaw b Geary7     
AHH Gilliganb Geary0     
*AER Gilliganb Geary3     
GR Coxnot out35     
+WL Cornfordb Geary17     
HW Parksb Skelding8     
TER Cookabsent hurt
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 72.1 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-67, 3-73, 4-84, 5-84, 6-84, 7-89, 8-125, 9-148 (72.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman7   1250--
Geary26   10455--
Astill19   10212--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Shipmanlbw b Tate11     
GL Berryc Hollingdale b JH Parks29     
NF Armstrongb Tate0     
JC Bradshawc Cox b JH Parks51     
WE Astillc Langridge b Tate70     
G Gearyc Hollingdale b Tate4     
*GHS Fowkenot out4     
B Tylerb Wensley1     
+TE Sidwellnot out10     
F Baledid not bat      
A Skeldingdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 1 w)11
Total(7 wickets, 107.1 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-27, 3-54, 4-154, 5-169, 6-176, 7-177
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate38   11464--
Hollingdale10   3150--
JH Parks18   5302--
Cox6   0100--
Langridge15   5310--
HW Parks2   0110--

--> G Geary (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> GHS Fowke (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11





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