Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1948
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 24th, 26th, 27th July 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 6 wickets
PointsLeicestershire 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresA Lockett, K McCanlis
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 8/0 (Berry 3*, Watson 3*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 22/1 (Parks 16*, James 3*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Watson b Walsh67      
HW Parksc Howard b Jackson81      
C Oakesc Lester b Cornock16      
G Coxrun out1      
J Langridgec Walsh b Lester61      
PDS Blakec Corrall b Jackson17      
+SC Griffithc Jackson b Walsh5      
JY Oakesst Corrall b Sperry64      
AE Jamesnot out5      
DJ Woodnot out1      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 124 overs)330
Fall of wickets:
1-137, 2-158, 3-169, 4-182, 5-208, 6-219, 7-315, 8-327
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry34   11501--
Cornock11   3371--
Jackson22   6582--
Walsh28   31102--
Lester29   14631--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc and b Cox13      
GS Watsonc JG Langridge b C Oakes101  151  
FT Prenticec Wood b Cornford80      
M Tompkinlbw b C Oakes62      
VE Jacksonc Cornford b James65      
G Lesterlbw b J Langridge2      
WB Cornockb Cornford6      
J Howardc JY Oakes b Cornford13      
JE Walshc Cox b Wood27      
+P Corrallb Cornford0      
J Sperrynot out4      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 122.3 overs)388
Fall of wickets:
1-75, 2-134, 3-254, 4-284, 5-306, 6-313, 7-346, 8-380, 9-380, 10-388 (122.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cornford25   4744--
Cox14   3491--
C Oakes17   3712--
James26   12611--
J Langridge17   3371--
JY Oakes5   0160--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgeb Sperry2      
HW Parksc Watson b Jackson28      
AE Jamesb Walsh5      
C Oakesb Jackson42      
PDS Blakec Cornock b Walsh9      
J Langridgec Walsh b Jackson16      
G Coxc Jackson b Walsh15      
+SC Griffithc and b Jackson5      
JY Oakesb Walsh38      
DJ Woodc Howard b Walsh15      
JH Cornfordnot out4      
Extras(3 b, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 53.3 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-31, 3-61, 4-80, 5-92, 6-115, 7-125, 8-125, 9-166, 10-183 (53.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry11   3241--
Cornock2   140--
Jackson16   4554--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Berryc J Langridge b Wood6      
GS Watsonc Cox b Wood17      
FT Prenticec Blake b C Oakes24      
M Tompkinc sub b C Oakes26      
VE Jacksonnot out36      
G Lesternot out14      
WB Cornockdid not bat      
J Howarddid not bat      
JE Walshdid not bat      
+P Corralldid not bat      
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)3
Total(4 wickets, 41.1 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-25, 3-66, 4-95
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood9   1222--
Cornford13   2280--
James7   0250--
C Oakes8   1362--
J Langridge4   1110--

--> J Langridge (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 25
--> HW Parks (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 1
--> C Oakes (2) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 10
--> JH Cornford reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> JE Walsh reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> C Oakes reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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