Worcestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1927
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 25th, 27th June 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 10 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 0; Sussex 8
UmpiresJW Day, A Nash
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 169/7 (Hollingdale 57*, Cox 1*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CV Tarboxc Gilligan b Wensley6      
L Wright hit wkt b Wensley2      
AF Laneb JH Parks3      
JW Kinglbw b Wensley24      
CF Rootc Cornford b Cox14      
HO Rogersc Gilligan b JH Parks2      
JJ Bowlesc Hollingdale b JH Parks4      
JB Coventryc Snell b Wensley15      
AJ Wilkesb JH Parks12      
DV Hillc HW Parks b JH Parks0      
*+CB Ponsonbynot out2      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(all out, 58 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-14, 3-18, 4-49, 5-57, 6-63, 7-78, 8-88, 9-89, 10-96 (58 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wensley27   11434--
JH Parks24   10395--
Cox5   501--
Hollingdale2   120--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyc Wilkes b Root8      
JH Parksc Ponsonby b Root0      
AF Wensleyb Root28      
TER Cookb Root4      
E Snellb Root13      
RA Hollingdaleb Root57      
*AHH Gilliganb Tarbox13      
JK Mathewsb Bowles32      
GR Coxb Bowles3      
HW Parksnot out4      
+WL Cornfordc Bowles b Root6      
Extras(9 b, 6 lb, 2 w)17
Total(all out, 62.2 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-34, 3-43, 4-46, 5-73, 6-96, 7-168, 8-174, 9-174, 10-185 (62.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hill12   1390--
Tarbox15   3421--
Bowles11   2252--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CV Tarboxc Bowley b Wensley1      
L Wrightrun out28      
AF Laneb Cox32      
JW Kingc and b Wensley20      
CF Rootc and b Cox2      
HO Rogersc Bowley b Wensley11      
JJ Bowlesb Wensley0      
JB Coventryb JH Parks26      
*+CB Ponsonbyb JH Parks8      
AJ Wilkesnot out3      
DV Hillc HW Parks b JH Parks7      
Extras(5 b, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 61.1 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-61, 3-63, 4-65, 5-84, 6-84, 7-105, 8-129, 9-136, 10-144 (61.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wensley26   7634--
JH Parks15.13313--
Cox15   6322--
Hollingdale5   2120--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleynot out33      
JH Parksnot out21      
AF Wensleydid not bat      
TER Cookdid not bat      
E Snelldid not bat      
RA Hollingdaledid not bat      
*AHH Gilligandid not bat      
JK Mathewsdid not bat      
GR Coxdid not bat      
HW Parksdid not bat      
+WL Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(no wicket, 21.3 overs)59
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root9   5120--
Hill6   0190--
Coventry2   060--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> E Snell made his debut in first-class matches
--> E Snell made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RA Hollingdale (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in County Championship matches
--> RA Hollingdale (1) passed his previous highest score of 41 in first-class matches
--> AJ Wilkes made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AJ Wilkes made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> CF Root reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> AF Wensley reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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