Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1948
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 22nd, 24th, 25th May 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 9 wickets
PointsSussex 0; Leicestershire 12
UmpiresJJ Hills, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 46/2 (Prentice 5*, Tompkin 6*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 60/4 (Smith 22*, Bartlett 1*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgeb Walsh39      
HW Parkslbw b Walsh46      
DV Smithb Walsh4      
G Coxc Riddington b Sperry24      
J Langridgenot out64      
*HT Bartlettc Lester b Jackson15      
C Oakeslbw b Walsh7      
JY Oakesb Walsh6      
PAH Careyb Walsh5      
+RT Webbst Corrall b Walsh7      
JH Cornfordb Walsh0      
Extras(13 b, 7 lb)20
Total(all out, 113 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-92, 3-95, 4-146, 5-179, 6-193, 7-203, 8-213, 9-237, 10-237 (113 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry24   5461--
Cornock18   5280--
Jackson30   16451--
Walsh35   8738--
Lester6   1250--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Smith b Carey6      
A Riddingtonb Cox25      
FT Prenticec Bartlett b J Langridge47      
M Tompkinc JG Langridge b Cornford7      
*VE Jacksonc and b C Oakes97      
GS Watsonc JG Langridge b Cornford35      
WB Cornockb C Oakes18      
TA Chapmanb C Oakes0      
JE Walshc Carey b J Langridge3      
+P Corrallnot out0      
J Sperryb C Oakes0      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 107.3 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-36, 3-56, 4-112, 5-176, 6-227, 7-231, 8-250, 9-252, 10-252 (107.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carey21   5541--
Cornford27   5662--
Cox13   7181--
JY Oakes9   1380--
J Langridge23   13262--
C Oakes14.31364--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgelbw b Sperry9      
HW Parksc Corrall b Cornock6      
DV Smithc Walsh b Jackson28      
G Coxc Corrall b Walsh10      
J Langridgelbw b Walsh5      
*HT Bartlettb Walsh5      
C Oakeslbw b Walsh6      
JY Oakesb Walsh11      
PAH Careyc and b Walsh2      
+RT Webbnot out3      
JH Cornfordb Walsh0      
Extras(9 b, 2 lb)11
Total(all out, 64.5 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-17, 3-41, 4-47, 5-67, 6-75, 7-91, 8-91, 9-96, 10-96 (64.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry17   5291--
Cornock10   6191--
Jackson16   13101--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesternot out28      
A Riddingtonc JY Oakes b Cornford4      
FT Prenticenot out46      
M Tompkindid not bat      
*VE Jacksondid not bat      
GS Watsondid not bat      
WB Cornockdid not bat      
TA Chapmandid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(1 wicket, 30 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Riddington)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carey13   4290--
Cornford11   3291--
Cox1   040--
C Oakes1   040--
JY Oakes3   080--
Smith1   040--

--> VE Jackson (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> JE Walsh reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Sussex second innings





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