Middlesex v Sussex
County Championship 1948
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 15th, 17th, 18th May 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 8 wickets
PointsMiddlesex 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 22/1 (JG Langridge 14*, Smith 7*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 262/4 (J Langridge 41*, Bartlett 39*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonrun out147      
HPH Sharpb Oakman43      
WJ Edrichnot out128      
DCS Comptonb Oakman17      
*FG Mannc Oakman b C Oakes28      
RWV Robinsc Smith b Cornford23      
+LH Comptonnot out1      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
PI Bedforddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(5 wickets, declared, 122 overs)392
Fall of wickets:
1-95, 2-263, 3-287, 4-345, 5-388
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carey21   5580--
Cornford25   7831--
C Oakes32   7921--
Oakman22   2872--
J Langridge22   2670--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgelbw b Bedford14      
HW Parksb Gray1      
DV Smithb DCS Compton29      
C Oakesc Edrich b DCS Compton56      
*HT Bartlettc DCS Compton b Bedford11      
J Langridgec LH Compton b DCS Compton15      
JY Oakesst LH Compton b Sims9      
+SC Griffithc Robins b Bedford7      
ASM Oakmanb Sims4      
PAH Careynot out4      
JH Cornfordc Edrich b DCS Compton0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 62.2 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-25, 3-57, 4-76, 5-105, 6-116, 7-141, 8-150, 9-156, 10-156 (62.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray4   351--
Edrich7   1160--
Bedford18   4503--
DCS Compton19.26544--
Robins3   160--
Sims11   4192--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec LH Compton b Robins54      
HW Parksst LH Compton b Robins55      
DV Smithc Young b Robins13      
C Oakesb Edrich48      
J Langridgec LH Compton b DCS Compton70      
*HT Bartlettc sub b Sharp60      
JY Oakeslbw b Edrich63      
+SC Griffithc LH Compton b Edrich41      
ASM Oakmanb Gray2      
PAH Careyrun out10      
JH Cornfordnot out19      
Extras(9 b, 8 lb, 3 nb)20
Total(all out, 147.2 overs)455
Fall of wickets:
1-113, 2-114, 3-155, 4-197, 5-316, 6-326, 7-423, 8-426, 9-426, 10-455 (147.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray22   9341--
Edrich20   3793--
DCS Compton29   4881--
Sims14   0370--
Young21   8380--
Robins18   1733--
Sharp4   1101--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc JY Oakes b Carey137  15-  
HPH Sharpc and b JY Oakes40      
WJ Edrichnot out20      
DCS Comptonnot out16      
*FG Manndid not bat      
RWV Robinsdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
PI Bedforddid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(2 wickets, 60.3 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-125, 2-199
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cornford7   2200--
C Oakes9   0360--
J Langridge13   2430--
JY Oakes18   0601--
Oakman2   0140--

--> HW Parks (2) passed 20500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> DV Smith (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> JY Oakes (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 19
--> JDB Robertson (2) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37





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