Somerset v Sussex
County Championship 1927
VenueRecreation Ground, Bath on 23rd, 25th, 26th July 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 5; Sussex 3
UmpiresJH King, A Nash
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 57/3 (Bowley 33*, Langridge 7*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 299/7 (Case 107*, Hunt 13*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Leec Eaton b AER Gilligan3      
A Youngc Eaton b AER Gilligan36      
RA Ingleb Wensley1      
EF Longrigglbw b Wensley8      
PR Johnsonc Eaton b Cox0      
GF Earleb Cox11      
*JC Whitec Cox b Bowley17      
CCC Casenot out44      
WT Greswellc Cook b Wensley2      
+WT Luckesc Parks b Bowley4      
GE Huntc Parks b Bowley13      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 89.5 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-11, 3-25, 4-28, 5-44, 6-67, 7-83, 8-97, 9-119, 10-142 (89.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AER Gilligan17   3352--
Wensley26   12333--
Cox27   9422--
Langridge1   100--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyc Longrigg b Greswell36      
HW Parksst Luckes b White5      
AF Wensleyc Greswell b White1      
TER Cooklbw b White8      
J Langridgelbw b Young7      
*AER Gilliganb Greswell8      
AHH Gilliganlbw b Greswell1      
JK Mathewsrun out0      
GR Coxst Luckes b White4      
RA Hollingdalenot out7      
+VJ Eatonc Earle b White0      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 57.2 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-28, 3-42, 4-59, 5-61, 6-65, 7-70, 8-71, 9-81, 10-85 (57.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greswell16   7343--
Hunt5   2110--
Lee8   3110--
Young7   531--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Leelbw b AER Gilligan2      
A Youngst Eaton b Bowley41      
RA Inglec Bowley b AER Gilligan0      
EF Longriggb Wensley27      
PR Johnsonlbw b Bowley0      
CCC Casenot out107      
*JC Whiteb Hollingdale7      
GF Earleb Hollingdale24      
WT Greswellst Eaton b Cox54      
+WT Luckesb Cox0      
GE Huntnot out13      
Extras(12 b, 10 lb, 2 nb)24
Total(9 wickets, declared, 113 overs)299
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-16, 3-67, 4-67, 5-94, 6-107, 7-137, 8-243, 9-263
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AER Gilligan22   5492--
Wensley27   6591--
Cox29   11502--
Bowley23   3882--
Hollingdale12   4292--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyc Lee b White61      
GR Coxlbw b White24      
AF Wensleyc and b White2      
TER Cookc Young b White47      
J Langridgelbw b Hunt12      
*AER Gilliganc Longrigg b Greswell10      
AHH Gilliganc Case b Greswell45      
JK Mathewsb Greswell0      
HW Parksc Hunt b White3      
RA Hollingdalenot out0      
+VJ Eatonnot out1      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb)9
Total(9 wickets, 120 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-55, 3-132, 4-137, 5-149, 6-207, 7-209, 8-212, 9-212
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greswell26   8483--
Hunt26   9481--
White45   21715--
Lee6   480--
Young14   4190--
Earle3   0110--

--> VJ Eaton made his debut in County Championship matches
--> CCC Case (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> TER Cook (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 30
--> A Young reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings





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