Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1928
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 27th, 28th, 29th June 1928 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 5; Sussex 3
UmpiresLC Braund, RD Burrows
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 125/2 (Armstrong 31*, Berry 42*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 198/5 (Bradshaw 25*, Broughton 7*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyb Skelding0     
MW Tatec Bradshaw b Astill3     
AF Wensleyb Snary33     
HW Parksc Sidwell b Smith18     
J Langridgec Sidwell b Snary29     
TER Cooklbw b Snary10     
KA Sellarb Skelding7     
*AER Gilliganb Smith64     
KRM Carlisleb Smith13     
HE Hammondb Smith0     
+WL Cornfordnot out5     
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(all out, 82.4 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-42, 4-66, 5-93, 6-104, 7-106, 8-150, 9-150, 10-191 (82.4 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding20   8462--
Astill23   6571--
Snary21   12233--
Armstrong4   270--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EW Dawsonc Sellar b Wensley25     
G Gearyc and b Gilligan22     
NF Armstrongb Wensley45     
GL Berryb Tate51     
JC Bradshawnot out121     
WE Astillc Parks b Wensley17     
EA Broughtonc Cook b Bowley33     
+TE Sidwellc Hammond b Gilligan25     
HA Smithst Cornford b Bowley12     
HC Snarynot out8     
A Skeldingdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(8 wickets, declared, 139 overs)374
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-54, 3-137, 4-153, 5-187, 6-257, 7-311, 8-325
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate43   15721--
Wensley40   101093--
Gilligan29   11552--
Hammond6   2210--
Bowley21   11022--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleylbw b Astill20     
HW Parksrun out29     
AF Wensleynot out21     
KA Sellarnot out7     
MW Tatedid not bat      
J Langridgedid not bat      
TER Cookdid not bat      
*AER Gilligandid not bat      
KRM Carlisledid not bat      
HE Hammonddid not bat      
+WL Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(2 wickets, 41 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-60
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding10   3190--
Astill8   3201--
Smith10   2260--
Snary12   780--
Armstrong1   040--

--> HE Hammond made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JC Bradshaw (1) passed his previous highest score of 73 in first-class matches
--> JC Bradshaw (1) passed his previous highest score of 73 in County Championship matches
--> EA Broughton made his debut in County Championship matches
--> EH Bowley (2) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> HC Snary reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> HA Smith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex first innings





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