Sussex v Kent
County Championship 1939
VenueCentral Recreation Ground, Hastings on 12th, 14th, 15th August 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 108 runs
PointsSussex 0; Kent 12
UmpiresF Chester, E Robinson
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 440/8 (Wright 36*, Harding 6*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 62/0 (Stainton 34*, Langridge 28*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb Wood25      
*FGH Chalkc Cornford b JH Parks124      
LEG Amesb Wood6      
BH Valentinec Griffith b Wood104      
LJ Toddc HW Parks b Wood63      
PG Fosterb Wood25      
TG Evansb Nye8      
DVP Wrightnot out56      
AE Wattb JH Parks9      
NW Hardingnot out6      
+WHV Levettdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 5 nb)14
Total(8 wickets, declared, 113 overs)440
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-52, 3-267, 4-267, 5-315, 6-336, 7-405, 8-429
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye24   01121--
Cornford16   3690--
JH Parks37   101162--
Wood30   4905--
Langridge2   0130--
Holmes1   090--
Cox3   0170--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Staintonb Wright12      
JG Langridgec Levett b Watt26      
HW Parksc and b Watt28      
JH Parksb Wright36      
HT Bartlettb Harding1      
G Coxb Wright0      
*AJ Holmeslbw b Wright29      
+SC Griffithb Wright6      
JK Nyenot out23      
DJ Woodc Watt b Wright15      
JH Cornfordlbw b Watt0      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 5 nb)15
Total(all out, 42.1 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-47, 3-80, 4-86, 5-95, 6-135, 7-148, 8-155, 9-191, 10-191 (42.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding12   1521--
Todd5   1140--
Wright14   2696--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggnot out131      
PG Fosterc Langridge b Wood12      
LEG Amesc Langridge b Wood56      
BH Valentinelbw b JH Parks12      
TG Evansc HW Parks b JH Parks1      
LJ Toddnot out5      
*FGH Chalkdid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
AE Wattdid not bat      
NW Hardingdid not bat      
+WHV Levettdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(4 wickets, declared, 36 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-167, 3-182, 4-200
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye10   3400--
Cornford8   0550--
JH Parks8   0542--
Wood10   0682--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Staintonrun out46      
JG Langridgec Levett b Harding141      
HW Parkslbw b Wright25      
G Coxc Fagg b Watt82      
HT Bartlettb Todd10      
*AJ Holmesc Evans b Wright7      
+SC Griffithb Wright8      
JH Parksnot out18      
JK Nyeb Wright1      
DJ Woodc Fagg b Watt6      
JH Cornfordb Watt3      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 5 nb)17
Total(all out, 72.7 overs)364
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-167, 3-276, 4-287, 5-306, 6-327, 7-339, 8-342, 9-360, 10-364 (72.7 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding13   0771--
Todd18   2581--
Wright21   01254--

--> FGH Chalk (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 122
--> FGH Chalk (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 104
--> LEG Ames (1) passed 27000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> DJ Wood (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> DVP Wright reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex first innings





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