Middlesex v Sussex
County Championship 1947
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 24th, 26th May 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 10 wickets
PointsMiddlesex 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresA Skelding, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 43/4 (Cox 20*, Griffith 4*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Parks b Cornford10     
SM Brownc Griffith b Nye3     
WJ Edrichb Cornford106     
DCS Comptonb C Oakes110     
*RWV Robinsc Griffith b C Oakes23     
FG Mannc Duffield b J Langridge69     
AW Thompsonst Griffith b J Langridge12     
+LH Comptonc JG Langridge b J Langridge6     
JM Simsnot out20     
JA Youngc C Oakes b J Langridge0     
LH Grayst Griffith b C Oakes2     
Extras(10 b, 7 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 111 overs)380
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-15, 3-238, 4-252, 5-304, 6-332, 7-346, 8-365, 9-367, 10-380 (111 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye11   2481--
Cornford30   5982--
Duffield28   3880--
J Langridge13   3384--
Cox4   0170--
C Oakes24   5703--
JG Langridge1   020--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec and b Gray4     
C Oakesb Edrich1     
J Langridgec Edrich b Sims6     
G Coxlbw b Edrich22     
HW Parkslbw b Edrich8     
+SC Griffithc Edrich b Sims45     
*HT Bartlettc Sims b Gray19     
JY Oakesnot out25     
J Duffieldlbw b Gray1     
JK Nyec Edrich b Gray0     
JH Cornfordc LH Compton b DCS Compton7     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 52 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-7, 3-22, 4-38, 5-45, 6-101, 7-107, 8-112, 9-112, 10-139 (52 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray12   1284--
Edrich15   3343--
Sims17   2562--
Robins1   020--
Young4   1120--
DCS Compton3   061--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgeb Edrich6     
C Oakesc sub b Gray32     
J Langridgec Mann b Young85     
G Coxlbw b Gray65     
HW Parksb Gray17     
*HT Bartlettc LH Compton b Sims9     
+SC Griffithb Sims16     
JY Oakesnot out16     
J Duffieldc DCS Compton b Sims0     
JK Nyest LH Compton b DCS Compton7     
JH Cornfordc Edrich b Sims0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 93.3 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-44, 3-176, 4-200, 5-214, 6-216, 7-235, 8-235, 9-248, 10-259 (93.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray20   6423--
Edrich15   1551--
Young17   4401--
DCS Compton13   4421--
Robins8   1280--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+LH Comptonnot out19     
SM Brownnot out2     
JDB Robertsondid not bat      
WJ Edrichdid not bat      
DCS Comptondid not bat      
*RWV Robinsdid not bat      
FG Manndid not bat      
AW Thompsondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 4.1 overs)21
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Duffield2   040--
Cornford2   0130--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> LH Gray reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex first innings





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