Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1949
VenueBath Grounds, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on 13th, 14th, 15th July 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Sussex 0
UmpiresF Chester, B Flint
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 9/0 (Lester 5*, Chapman 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 238/9 (Riddington 9*, Sperry 9*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Oakesb Sperry60      
DV Smithb Sperry65      
CE Winnb Evans71      
G Coxst Corrall b Walsh26      
J Langridgenot out132  19-  
*HT Bartlettc Jackson b Sperry20      
JY Oakesb Sperry1      
AE Jamesb Evans4      
DJ Woodlbw b Walsh10      
JH Cornfordc Chapman b Jackson34      
+WW Davidsonst Corrall b Walsh6      
Extras(18 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)25
Total(all out, 123.1 overs)454
Fall of wickets:
1-127, 2-144, 3-218, 4-271, 5-296, 6-302, 7-327, 8-353, 9-438, 10-454 (123.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry33   71124--
Evans24   3912--
Jackson22   3551--
Lester10   2310--
Riddington5   0200--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterc Davidson b Wood84      
TA Chapmanc Langridge b Cornford1      
VS Mundenc C Oakes b JY Oakes32      
M Tompkinc Winn b Langridge1      
VE Jacksonb Cornford78      
GS Watsonc Davidson b Wood0      
A Riddingtonnot out20      
JE Walshb Cornford0      
*G Evansc Davidson b Cornford0      
+P Corrallc C Oakes b Langridge4      
J Sperrynot out13      
Extras(17 b, 4 lb, 1 w)22
Total(9 wickets, 121 overs)255
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-79, 3-81, 4-207, 5-207, 6-220, 7-220, 8-220, 9-229
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood30   5572--
Cornford26   12274--
Langridge28   10832--
James16   6210--
JY Oakes14   3331--
Cox4   310--
C Oakes3   1110--

--> CE Winn (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in County Championship matches
--> G Cox (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 5
--> JH Cornford (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in first-class matches
--> JH Cornford (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in County Championship matches
--> VS Munden (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> J Sperry reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings





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