Sussex v Middlesex
County Championship 1939
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 5th, 7th, 8th August 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJJ Hills, CWL Parker
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 41/3 (Edrich 17*, Mann 3*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (1) 234/3 (Edrich 125*, Mann 79*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc JH Parks b Nye4      
BD Carrislbw b JH Cornford10      
WJ Edrichb JH Parks161      
DCS Comptonc WL Cornford b JH Parks4      
FG Mannc Hammond b Nye88      
GE Hartc JH Cornford b Nye5      
RWV Robinsst WL Cornford b JH Parks16      
+WFF Priceb Hammond20      
CIJ Smithc Cox b Hammond0      
JM Simsnot out5      
*IAR Peeblesc and b JH Parks0      
Extras(8 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(all out, 72.2 overs)328
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-18, 3-32, 4-255, 5-263, 6-282, 7-321, 8-323, 9-323, 10-328 (72.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye23   2773--
JH Cornford14   2531--
JH Parks17.21784--
Hammond8   0362--
J Langridge6   0500--
Cox4   0190--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgeb Peebles21      
JH Parksc Sims b Smith18      
HW Parksc Price b Smith15      
G Coxc Price b Peebles16      
J Langridgelbw b Compton4      
HT Bartlettc Robertson b Compton23      
*AJ Holmesb Mann79      
HE Hammondb Compton12      
+WL Cornfordnot out44      
JK Nyest Price b Mann5      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)16
Total(9 wickets, 53.6 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-53, 3-66, 4-78, 5-80, 6-118, 7-143, 8-238, 9-253 (53.6 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith12   1302--
Edrich5   1190--
Robins7   0350--
Peebles8   0362--
Compton8   1343--
Carris10   1490--
Sims2   0180--

--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 87
--> FG Mann (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in County Championship matches





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