Sussex v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1939
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 15th, 17th, 18th July 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 0; Northamptonshire 4
UmpiresF Chester, FJ Durston
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 10/1 (JH Parks 3*, WL Cornford 2*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 94/4 (O'Brien 17*, Nelson 7*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CP Davisb Nye14      
HW Greenwoodb JH Parks45      
D Brookesc J Langridge b Nye3      
JE Timmsb Nye0      
FP O'Brienc J Langridge b Hammond10      
*RP Nelsonnot out123      
+KC Jameslbw b Hammond54      
WE Merrittlbw b JH Cornford12      
RJ Partridgec HW Parks b J Langridge47      
W Kemmeylbw b J Langridge2      
EJ Herbertc Holmes b Hammond2      
Extras(7 b, 11 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)22
Total(all out, 105 overs)334
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-50, 3-50, 4-80, 5-82, 6-178, 7-203, 8-323, 9-328, 10-334 (105 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye23   1903--
JH Cornford16   0571--
JH Parks24   5531--
Hammond22   2543--
J Langridge12   2352--
JG Langridge8   3230--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgeb Herbert4      
JH Parksb Herbert7      
+WL Cornfordb Timms52      
HW Parksc James b Timms38      
G Coxb O'Brien54      
J Langridgec James b Herbert1      
HT Bartlettlbw b Timms81      
*AJ Holmesb Timms31      
HE Hammondnot out16      
JK Nyeb Timms5      
JH Cornfordlbw b Timms0      
Extras(13 b, 8 lb)21
Total(all out, 73.4 overs)310
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-25, 3-105, 4-132, 5-135, 6-232, 7-281, 8-294, 9-310, 10-310 (73.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge23   4800--
Herbert19   0793--
Merritt8   1510--
Nelson7   2170--
O'Brien1   051--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CP Davislbw b JH Cornford1      
HW Greenwoodlbw b JH Parks14      
D Brookesc Cox b Hammond26      
JE Timmslbw b JH Parks14      
FP O'Briennot out26      
*RP Nelsonc JG Langridge b J Langridge8      
+KC Jamesnot out6      
WE Merrittdid not bat      
RJ Partridgedid not bat      
W Kemmeydid not bat      
EJ Herbertdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 9 lb)15
Total(5 wickets, 36.6 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-33, 3-63, 4-63, 5-98
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JH Cornford6   1181--
JH Parks9   1172--
Hammond6   1191--
J Langridge2   041--

--> RP Nelson (1) passed his previous highest score of 110 in County Championship matches
--> RP Nelson (1) passed his previous highest score of 110 in first-class matches
--> HT Bartlett (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 67
--> HT Bartlett (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 40
--> KC James (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> JK Nye reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> EJ Herbert reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings





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