Sussex v Essex
County Championship 1931
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 11th, 13th, 14th July 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by an innings and 63 runs
PointsSussex 15; Essex 0
UmpiresEF Field, J Stone
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 477 all out
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 121/3 (O'Connor 52*, Nichols 11*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyc Sheffield b O'Connor137      
JG Langridgeb Farnes19      
*KS Duleepsinhjic and b Nichols133      
TER Cookst Sheffield b Eastman32      
J Langridgeb Farnes12      
HW Parksb Farnes18      
GAK Collinsb Daer31      
AF Wensleylbw b Smith73      
MW Tatec Eastman b Daer4      
HE Hammondc Sheffield b Smith0      
+WL Cornfordnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 6 nb)18
Total(all out, 118.1 overs)477
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-278, 3-322, 4-336, 5-352, 6-368, 7-456, 8-474, 9-474, 10-477 (118.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols24   2891--
Farnes30   11243--
Daer27   3962--
O'Connor13   0621--
Eastman5   2181--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Cutmoreb Cook20      
LC Eastmanc Hammond b Bowley56      
DF Popeb Bowley28      
J O'Connorc JG Langridge b Tate14      
C Brayc Hammond b Tate17      
MS Nicholsc Duleepsinhji b Tate14      
*HM Morrislbw b Tate3      
+JR Sheffieldb Tate1      
AG Daerb Tate17      
TPB Smithst Cornford b Bowley5      
K Farnesnot out2      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(all out, 87 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-109, 3-113, 4-132, 5-154, 6-160, 7-161, 8-162, 9-183, 10-187 (87 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate32   10506--
Wensley14   6290--
Cook19   5371--
Hammond6   1210--
J Langridge8   2210--
Bowley8   0193--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Cutmorelbw b Hammond22      
LC Eastmanc Tate b Wensley4      
DF Popec Duleepsinhji b Tate17      
J O'Connorb Wensley52      
MS Nicholsb J Langridge60      
C Brayst Cornford b J Langridge39      
*HM Morrisb Bowley4      
+JR Sheffieldc JG Langridge b Bowley12      
AG Daerc J Langridge b Bowley5      
TPB Smithc Cornford b Bowley0      
K Farnesnot out2      
Extras(2 b, 8 lb)10
Total(all out, 93.3 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-38, 3-61, 4-125, 5-195, 6-200, 7-214, 8-225, 9-225, 10-227 (93.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate15   2341--
Wensley26   8552--
Cook2   0100--
Hammond17   2501--
J Langridge18.34282--
Bowley15   2404--

--> EH Bowley (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 120
--> EH Bowley (1) passed 24500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> J Langridge (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> TPB Smith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> MW Tate reached 1400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> AF Wensley reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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