Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1924
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 23rd, 25th, 26th August 1924 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by an innings and 95 runs
PointsLeicestershire 0; Sussex 5
UmpiresWA Buswell, TM Russell
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 57/3 (Dawson 29*, Fowke 11*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 231/7 (Grimston 34*, Watson 22*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Dawsonc Bowley b Tate31      
SS Coulsonc Roberts b AER Gilligan3      
WE Astillb AER Gilligan1      
JH Kingretired hurt1      
G Gearyc and b AER Gilligan8      
*GHS Fowkec Cornford b Holloway34      
JC Bradshawc Young b Tate0      
GL Berryb Tate5      
+TE Sidwellc Grimston b Holloway4      
AW Shipmanc Young b Holloway3      
A Skeldingnot out3      
Extras(18 b, 2 lb)20
Total(all out, 70.2 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-14, 3-32, 4-62, 5-62, 6-68, 7-73, 8-90, 9-113 (70.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AER Gilligan28   8403--
Tate26   11323--
Bowley3   140--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyb Shipman74      
+WL Cornfordc Sidwell b Geary5      
RA Youngb Astill1      
MW Tateb Shipman53      
AHH Gilliganc and b Shipman3      
*AER Gilliganc and b Shipman0      
TER Cook hit wkt b Shipman23      
GS Grimstonb Skelding47      
AC Watsonc Skelding b Shipman27      
NJ Hollowaynot out4      
HE Robertsb Skelding0      
Extras(6 b, 10 lb)16
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-19, 3-96, 4-100, 5-100, 6-165, 7-182, 8-244, 9-253, 10-253 (84.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman23   11506--
Geary24   8691--
Astill16   5401--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Dawsonb Tate1      
SS Coulsonc Tate b AER Gilligan2      
WE Astillc Tate b AER Gilligan0      
G Gearyb Tate7      
*GHS Fowkec Tate b AER Gilligan0      
JC Bradshawb AER Gilligan2      
GL Berryc Cornford b Tate9      
+TE Sidwellb AER Gilligan5      
AW Shipmanb AER Gilligan6      
A Skeldingnot out10      
JH Kingabsent hurt
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 36.3 overs)45
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-14, 6-17, 7-25, 8-29, 9-45 (36.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AER Gilligan18.310246--
Tate18   8183--

--> AW Shipman (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> MW Tate (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 14
--> GS Grimston made his debut in first-class matches
--> GS Grimston made his debut in County Championship matches
--> A Skelding reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> MW Tate reached 600 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings
--> JH King retired hurt in the Leicestershire first innings having scored 1 (team had lost 2 wickets)





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