Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1939
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 13th, 15th, 16th May 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 7 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 0; Sussex 12
UmpiresHW Lee, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 181/5 (HW Parks 43*, Oakes 4*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 391/9 (Nye 7*, JH Cornford 1*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Hammond b JH Cornford43      
*CS Dempsterc Hammond b JH Cornford13      
NF Armstronglbw b Hammond40      
FT Prenticec JG Langridge b Hammond0      
GS Watsonc J Langridge b Hammond24      
M Tompkinst WL Cornford b J Langridge39      
+GO Dawkesc JH Parks b Nye39      
G Lesterc WL Cornford b J Langridge2      
JE Walshc JG Langridge b JH Cornford4      
HA Smithb JH Cornford11      
WH Flamsonnot out1      
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 54.1 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-89, 3-89, 4-106, 5-137, 6-202, 7-208, 8-212, 9-218, 10-229 (54.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JH Cornford9.10424--
Nye8   0481--
JH Parks13   2410--
Hammond13   1453--
J Langridge9   1292--
Oakes2   0110--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Dawkes b Flamson30      
JH Parksc Armstrong b Smith1      
G Coxc Flamson b Smith0      
*AJ Holmesc Flamson b Walsh12      
J Langridgec Dawkes b Flamson84      
HW Parkslbw b Flamson141      
C Oakesc Flamson b Walsh56      
HE Hammondb Walsh4      
+WL Cornfordc Watson b Flamson40      
JK Nyenot out7      
JH Cornfordnot out1      
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 98 overs)391
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-37, 4-66, 5-170, 6-257, 7-271, 8-374, 9-387
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson35   51224--
Smith29   31122--
Walsh21   1923--
Armstrong5   0150--
Lester3   0210--
Prentice5   0140--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc JH Parks b JH Cornford32      
*CS Dempsterc WL Cornford b Nye3      
NF Armstrongc JH Parks b Nye29      
FT Prenticec and b J Langridge40      
GS Watsonc JG Langridge b Nye52      
M Tompkinlbw b JH Cornford18      
+GO Dawkesc JG Langridge b J Langridge1      
G Lesterc Hammond b J Langridge2      
JE Walshc Nye b JH Cornford11      
HA Smithc J Langridge b Nye0      
WH Flamsonnot out0      
Extras(18 b, 8 lb, 2 w)28
Total(all out, 54.5 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-38, 3-114, 4-126, 5-165, 6-168, 7-176, 8-212, 9-216, 10-216 (54.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JH Cornford15.51673--
Nye12   1514--
Hammond7   2210--
J Langridge20   4493--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Lester b Smith11      
JH Parksc Watson b Smith9      
G Coxlbw b Walsh5      
*AJ Holmesnot out19      
J Langridgenot out10      
HW Parksdid not bat      
C Oakesdid not bat      
HE Hammonddid not bat      
+WL Cornforddid not bat      
JK Nyedid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(3 wickets, 13.2 overs)55
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-25, 3-27
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson2   090--
Walsh5   0211--

--> HW Parks (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 91
--> HA Smith reached 1000 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings





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