Sussex v Somerset
County Championship 1938
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 4th, 5th, 6th May 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 8 wickets
PointsSussex 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresW Reeves, CAG Russell
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 143/4 (Stainton 18*, HW Parks 37*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 201/7 (Seamer 30*, Barnwell 4*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leeb JH Cornford10      
H Gimblettb Hammond91      
MD Lyonb JH Cornford7      
HFT Busest WL Cornford b JH Cornford44      
*EF Longriggb JH Cornford9      
WHR Andrewslbw b JH Cornford18      
AW Wellardb JH Cornford10      
JW Seamerlbw b JH Parks27      
CJP Barnwellrun out4      
+WT Luckesnot out8      
HL Hazellb JH Parks2      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 83.3 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-36, 3-138, 4-162, 5-168, 6-183, 7-206, 8-211, 9-236, 10-240 (83.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JH Cornford23   7486--
Hammond26   2931--
JH Parks14.31372--
J Langridge11   2230--
JY Oakes3   0210--
JG Langridge6   180--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Parksc Longrigg b Hazell37      
JG Langridgeb Wellard5      
G Coxc Longrigg b Buse15      
*RG Staintonc Lee b Wellard23      
J Langridgec Longrigg b Buse16      
HW Parksc Wellard b Andrews41      
C Oakesb Buse61      
HE Hammondlbw b Wellard0      
JY Oakeslbw b Wellard51      
+WL Cornfordnot out27      
JH Cornfordb Buse4      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 96 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-52, 3-60, 4-91, 5-147, 6-184, 7-184, 8-248, 9-280, 10-297 (96 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard32   11054--
Andrews16   3561--
Buse28   2804--
Hazell20   5391--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leeb JH Cornford12      
H Gimblettc and b JH Cornford8      
MD Lyonb JH Cornford8      
HFT Busec JH Parks b Hammond37      
*EF Longriggb JH Cornford40      
WHR Andrewslbw b JH Cornford45      
AW Wellardc J Langridge b C Oakes8      
JW Seamerc JH Parks b Hammond34      
CJP Barnwellc JG Langridge b JH Cornford17      
+WT Luckeslbw b JH Cornford0      
HL Hazellnot out1      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 80 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-21, 3-34, 4-98, 5-123, 6-145, 7-186, 8-220, 9-222, 10-224 (80 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JH Cornford26   2757--
Hammond23   8372--
JH Parks20   9300--
J Langridge8   1410--
C Oakes3   0271--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Parksc Longrigg b Buse19      
JG Langridgest Luckes b Buse67      
G Coxnot out77      
*RG Staintonnot out2      
J Langridgedid not bat      
HW Parksdid not bat      
C Oakesdid not bat      
HE Hammonddid not bat      
JY Oakesdid not bat      
+WL Cornforddid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(2 wickets, 46 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-140
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard9   1250--
Andrews9   1470--
Buse18   3532--
Hazell9   0280--
Lyon1   0120--

--> JY Oakes made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JY Oakes (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in first-class matches
--> AW Wellard reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> JH Cornford reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings

At the end of the second day, silver salvers were presented to the Langridge brothers to commemorate the first occasion that two brothers had scored over 2,000 runs for the county in the same year (1937). JH Parks also received a silver salver and 50 pounds in recognition of his world record in 1937 of 3,000 runs and 100 wickets.





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