Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1946
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 14th, 15th, 16th August 1946 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 5 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresH Elliott, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 118/5 (Jackson 10*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 27/1 (Prentice 13*, Lester 4*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgelbw b Jackson2      
HW Parksc Howard b Jackson39      
PDS Blakeb Riddington2      
G Coxc and b Walsh11      
J Langridgest Corrall b Walsh2      
C Oakeslbw b Walsh0      
*+SC Griffithb Riddington43      
RG Huntst Corrall b Walsh31      
HE Hammondlbw b Walsh5      
PAH Careynot out5      
JH Cornfordlbw b Walsh3      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb)15
Total(all out, 59.5 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-9, 3-33, 4-41, 5-41, 6-79, 7-134, 8-147, 9-150, 10-158 (59.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson24   9302--
Riddington12   1222--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc JG Langridge b Cox32      
FT Prenticelbw b Oakes11      
G Lesterb Oakes27      
M Tompkinlbw b Oakes19      
GS Watsonb Oakes14      
VE Jacksonc Oakes b J Langridge21      
A Riddingtonst Griffith b Hammond11      
TA Chapmanb J Langridge0      
J Howardc and b J Langridge8      
JE Walshc Carey b J Langridge14      
+P Corrallnot out2      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-65, 3-92, 4-93, 5-118, 6-136, 7-139, 8-144, 9-160, 10-166 (82.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carey9   3210--
Hammond15   5251--
Cornford5   2140--
Oakes24   5514--
J Langridge26.28414--
Cox3   071--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgest Corrall b Walsh19      
HW Parksc Lester b Walsh15      
C Oakeslbw b Walsh21      
G Coxlbw b Walsh10      
J Langridgenot out81      
PDS Blakeb Jackson27      
*+SC Griffithc Lester b Jackson0      
RG Huntb Walsh0      
HE Hammondlbw b Walsh5      
PAH Careyb Walsh3      
JH Cornfordb Walsh6      
Extras(11 b, 6 lb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 91.5 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-50, 3-61, 4-90, 5-159, 6-162, 7-163, 8-179, 9-189, 10-205 (91.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson25   9522--
Riddington10   2220--
Lester18   11130--
Prentice4   1100--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berrylbw b Oakes9      
FT Prenticec Blake b J Langridge49      
G Lesterc Hammond b J Langridge17      
M Tompkinc Hammond b J Langridge21      
GS Watsonlbw b Oakes0      
VE Jacksonnot out68      
A Riddingtonnot out30      
TA Chapmandid not bat      
J Howarddid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)5
Total(5 wickets, 87.3 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-53, 3-75, 4-76, 5-127
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carey7   0270--
Hammond9   1280--
Cornford7   2140--
J Langridge33   15433--
Cox4   280--

--> HW Parks (1) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> PDS Blake made his debut in County Championship matches
--> PDS Blake made his debut in first-class matches
--> SC Griffith (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> C Oakes (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 16
--> HE Hammond made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> HE Hammond made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> G Lester (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> VE Jackson (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 58
--> JE Walsh reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> JE Walsh achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Sussex second innings (previous best was 7-46)





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