Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1949
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 27th, 29th, 30th August 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 51 runs
PointsSussex 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresJT Bell, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 9/0 (Berry 9*, Lester 0*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 9/0 (JG Langridge 3*, Sheppard 0*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgeb Riddington136 22517- 
DS Sheppardc Tompkin b Sperry147 29518- 
GHG Doggartc Corrall b Sperry35     
G Coxc Corrall b Lester2     
J Langridgec Corrall b Sperry14     
C Oakesc Chapman b Lester3     
JY Oakesb Lester0     
*HT Bartlettb Sperry24     
+SC Griffithnot out5     
JH Cornforddid not bat      
DJ Wooddid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(8 wickets, declared, 121.1 overs)374
Fall of wickets:
1-238, 2-318, 3-323, 4-331, 5-341, 6-341, 7-363, 8-374 (121.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans19   1800--
Jackson24   6650--
Walsh16   1620--
Lester13   3313--
Riddington8   2281--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc JY Oakes b Wood141 19518- 
G Lesterb Wood7     
FT Prenticest Griffith b C Oakes12     
M Tompkinlbw b C Oakes4     
VE Jacksonc Griffith b Wood39     
A Riddingtonb Cornford72     
TA Chapmanlbw b Doggart29     
*G Evansc and b J Langridge13     
JE Walshc Wood b J Langridge9     
+P Corrallc Doggart b Wood29     
J Sperrynot out3     
Extras(6 b, 6 lb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 137 overs)371
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-102, 3-114, 4-210, 5-215, 6-283, 7-316, 8-326, 9-361, 10-371 (137 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood33   61114--
Cornford20   4661--
JY Oakes8   3180--
C Oakes31   7832--
Cox9   2180--
Doggart14   6271--
J Langridge22   8352--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgest +Chapman b Walsh60     
DS Sheppardlbw b Sperry22     
GHG Doggartb Jackson46     
G Coxb Walsh28     
J Langridgeb Jackson0     
C Oakesb Jackson32     
JY Oakesnot out11     
*HT Bartlettnot out18     
+SC Griffithdid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
DJ Wooddid not bat      
Extras(30 b, 4 lb, 2 w)36
Total(6 wickets, declared, 64 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-128, 3-152, 4-152, 5-212, 6-220
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry15   3531--
Evans7   2210--
Lester8   1250--
Walsh17   2712--
Jackson17   8473--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrylbw b J Langridge46     
G Lesterrun out31     
FT Prenticec JY Oakes b Wood4     
M Tompkin hit wkt b J Langridge20     
VE Jacksonb J Langridge19     
A Riddingtonc Doggart b J Langridge19     
TA Chapmanc JY Oakes b Wood24     
JE Walshc Wood b C Oakes14     
+P Corrallb C Oakes11     
*G Evansnot out15     
J Sperryc Doggart b Wood1     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 57 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-82, 3-87, 4-113, 5-128, 6-147, 7-167, 8-167, 9-183, 10-205 (57 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood19   3593--
Cornford5   1180--
JY Oakes6   0220--
J Langridge18   3674--
Doggart1   050--
C Oakes8   2332--

--> Day 2 Lunch: Leicestershire (1) ?/? (Berry 115*, [unknown] ?*)
--> GL Berry (1) passed 27500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 74
--> A Riddington (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 68
--> C Oakes reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> J Langridge reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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