Worcestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1939
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 9th, 10th, 11th August 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by an innings and 63 runs
PointsWorcestershire 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresA Dolphin, HW Lee
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 218/5 (Gibbons 32*, Singleton 50*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 40/2 (HW Parks 11*, Cox 8*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgelbw b Martin27      
JH Parksc Howorth b Martin9      
HW Parksc Cooper b Martin1      
G Coxc Singleton b Martin2      
HT Bartlettc Singleton b Martin6      
*AJ Holmesb Perks1      
+SC Griffithb Martin1      
HE Hammondc Gibbons b Martin5      
JK Nyeb Martin1      
DJ Woodb Perks1      
JH Cornfordnot out2      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 27 overs)62
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-27, 3-34, 4-45, 5-48, 6-53, 7-57, 8-59, 9-60, 10-62 (27 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin13   6248--
Perks13   1322--
Howorth1   100--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Howorthb Wood69      
E Cooperb Hammond34      
RHC Humanc Langridge b Wood0      
CH Palmerb Wood4      
HHIH Gibbonsb Nye40      
SH Martinc Holmes b Cornford13      
AP Singletonc Langridge b Cornford57      
*CJ Lytteltonb Wood24      
RO Jenkinsnot out18      
RTD Perksnot out15      
+JS Bullerdid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 10 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)23
Total(8 wickets, declared, 65 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-108, 2-108, 3-113, 4-115, 5-142, 6-234, 7-238, 8-265
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye15   1561--
Cornford15   0782--
Wood16   1574--
JH Parks8   0360--
Hammond10   1381--
Langridge1   090--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgest Buller b Howorth13      
JH Parkslbw b Howorth7      
HW Parkslbw b Perks20      
G Coxlbw b Martin33      
HT Bartlettc Buller b Martin10      
*AJ Holmesb Martin2      
+SC Griffithb Howorth57      
HE Hammondb Martin9      
JK Nyeb Martin8      
DJ Woodnot out5      
JH Cornfordb Howorth3      
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(all out, 47.4 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-24, 3-68, 4-84, 5-88, 6-89, 7-109, 8-155, 9-166, 10-172 (47.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin20   4645--
Perks12   1381--
Singleton3   170--

--> JG Langridge (1) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> JH Cornford (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> CH Palmer (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> CH Palmer (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> SH Martin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Sussex first innings (previous best was 8-66)
--> SH Martin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Sussex first innings (previous best was 8-66)





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