Somerset v Sussex
County Championship 1939
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 17th, 18th, 19th May 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSomerset 4; Sussex 0
UmpiresH Cruice, CWL Parker
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 109/0 (Lee 38*, Gimblett 63*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 149/6 (J Langridge 41*, Oakes 3*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec JG Langridge b Hammond44      
H Gimblettc HW Parks b J Langridge93      
HFT Buselbw b Hammond52      
JW Seamerc Holmes b J Langridge6      
WHR Andrewsb Nye49      
*EF Longriggc JH Parks b Nye17      
CJP Barnwellc JG Langridge b Nye4      
GM Bennettc JH Parks b Nye0      
AW Wellardc and b Hammond1      
+WT Luckesnot out16      
HL Hazellb Hammond1      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)16
Total(all out, 75.3 overs)299
Fall of wickets:
1-116, 2-161, 3-181, 4-245, 5-267, 6-271, 7-271, 8-272, 9-277, 10-299 (75.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye22   2804--
JH Parks11   1410--
J Langridge15   4582--
Oakes5   0330--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Longrigg b Andrews14      
JH Parksc Longrigg b Andrews18      
G Coxlbw b Wellard15      
HT Bartlettc Seamer b Andrews14      
J Langridgec Seamer b Andrews49      
HW Parksc Luckes b Buse17      
*AJ Holmesc Seamer b Wellard19      
C Oakeslbw b Andrews29      
HE Hammondc Lee b Andrews20      
+WL Cornfordnot out7      
JK Nyeb Wellard0      
Extras(8 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 61.7 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-44, 3-66, 4-68, 5-110, 6-137, 7-159, 8-187, 9-210, 10-211 (61.7 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews22   3756--
Buse13   3361--
Hazell8   1220--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Nye b Hammond43      
H Gimblettnot out103      
HFT Buseb Nye1      
JW Seamerb Nye0      
WHR Andrewsc JH Parks b JG Langridge15      
CJP Barnwellnot out13      
*EF Longriggdid not bat      
GM Bennettdid not bat      
AW Wellarddid not bat      
+WT Luckesdid not bat      
HL Hazelldid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 w)8
Total(4 wickets, declared, 29 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-105, 2-106, 3-117, 4-153
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye8   2472--
Hammond8   0631--
JH Parks3   0110--
J Langridge6   1290--
Oakes1   0100--
JG Langridge3   0151--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Luckes b Buse17      
JH Parksc Luckes b Wellard10      
G Coxnot out22      
C Oakeslbw b Hazell15      
J Langridgenot out2      
HT Bartlettdid not bat      
HW Parksdid not bat      
*AJ Holmesdid not bat      
HE Hammonddid not bat      
+WL Cornforddid not bat      
JK Nyedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(3 wickets, 19 overs)71
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-45, 3-66
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard7   2191--
Andrews4   0250--
Buse5   1181--
Hazell3   141--

--> FS Lee (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> WHR Andrews (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> WHR Andrews reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Sussex first innings





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