Sussex v Worcestershire
County Championship 1938
VenueThe Manor Sports Ground, Worthing on 18th, 20th, 21st June 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 6 wickets
PointsSussex 12; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresLC Braund, JA Newman
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 214/7 (C Oakes 59*, WL Cornford 0*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 300/6 (Gibbons 114*, Buller 1*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Bullc JG Langridge b Hammond2      
BP Kinglbw b Hammond20      
E Cooperc Hammond b Wood22      
HHIH Gibbonsc JY Oakes b Hammond6      
SH Martinc WL Cornford b Hammond0      
*CJ Lytteltonst WL Cornford b J Langridge38      
J Hortonb Wood12      
+JS Bullernot out18      
R Howorthc Wood b JH Cornford20      
RTD Perksc JG Langridge b Hammond3      
PF Jacksonrun out14      
Extras(10 b, 3 lb)13
Total(all out, 56 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-37, 3-43, 4-43, 5-61, 6-95, 7-117, 8-144, 9-149, 10-168 (56 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JH Cornford20   3471--
Hammond19   3525--
Wood8   0392--
J Langridge9   2171--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Buller b Martin5      
HE Hammondlbw b Perks4      
HW Parkslbw b Martin37      
HT Bartlettb Perks76      
J Langridgec Lyttelton b Perks25      
*AJ Holmeslbw b Perks6      
C Oakesnot out148 176192  
JY Oakesc Perks b Martin0      
+WL Cornfordb Perks16      
DJ Woodb Lyttelton10      
JH Cornfordb Perks0      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(all out, 87 overs)336
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-15, 3-122, 4-123, 5-135, 6-204, 7-205, 8-261, 9-326, 10-336 (87 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks35   11446--
Martin35   71063--
Jackson14   1640--
Lyttelton3   0131--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Bullc JG Langridge b Hammond24      
BP Kingb Wood24      
E Cooperc J Langridge b JH Cornford55      
HHIH Gibbonsc JG Langridge b Wood118 2593-  
SH Martinlbw b JH Cornford1      
*CJ Lytteltonb Wood9      
J Horton hit wkt b Wood49      
+JS Bullerc JH Cornford b Wood10      
R Howorthnot out43      
RTD Perksc C Oakes b Wood8      
PF Jacksonb JH Cornford5      
Extras(15 b, 12 lb, 2 nb)29
Total(all out, 142.3 overs)375
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-57, 3-169, 4-171, 5-186, 6-290, 7-307, 8-320, 9-348, 10-375 (142.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JH Cornford35.24823--
Wood37   6996--
J Langridge31   12530--
C Oakes4   0180--
JG Langridge6   0170--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgenot out84      
+WL Cornfordc Howorth b Martin1      
HW Parksc Martin b Perks5      
HT Bartlettb Howorth64      
J Langridgec Buller b Perks20      
*AJ Holmesnot out25      
HE Hammonddid not bat      
C Oakesdid not bat      
JY Oakesdid not bat      
DJ Wooddid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(8 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(4 wickets, 62.1 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-22, 3-114, 4-149
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks12   0362--
Martin18   6341--
Jackson20   2950--
Howorth12   2301--

--> JS Buller (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> C Oakes (1) passed his previous highest score of 139 in County Championship matches
--> C Oakes (1) passed his previous highest score of 139 in first-class matches
--> HHIH Gibbons (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 79
--> HHIH Gibbons (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 117
--> JG Langridge (2) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 47
--> RTD Perks reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings





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