Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1937
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 21st, 22nd, 23rd July 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSussex 5; Leicestershire 3
UmpiresD Hendren, CV Tarbox
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 13/1 (Berry 9*, Armstrong 0*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 173/4 (J Langridge 9*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Dawkes b Flamson13     
JH Parksb Astill67     
G Coxb Astill30     
TER Cooklbw b Geary4     
J Langridgec Graham b Astill85     
HW Parksc Smith b Astill26     
*AJ Holmesb Geary27     
HE Hammondnot out47     
C Oakeslbw b Smith31     
+WL Cornfordb Smith0     
JH Cornfordc and b Smith2     
Extras(6 b, 13 lb)19
Total(all out, 91.3 overs)351
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-102, 3-107, 4-135, 5-203, 6-262, 7-274, 8-341, 9-341, 10-351 (91.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson29   51001--
Geary17   2512--
Astill21   2794--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrylbw b JH Parks31     
FT Prenticelbw b Hammond0     
NF Armstrongc JG Langridge b Hammond108     
*CS Dempsterc WL Cornford b JH Parks6     
GS Watsonc JG Langridge b JH Parks0     
HC Grahamc HW Parks b Oakes21     
G Gearyc and b Hammond6     
WE Astillb Hammond43     
HA Smithb JH Parks4     
+GO Dawkesnot out1     
WH Flamsonb JH Parks0     
Extras(12 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(all out, 84 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-57, 3-87, 4-87, 5-125, 6-142, 7-219, 8-234, 9-236, 10-236 (84 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hammond24   4764--
JH Cornford15   1360--
JH Parks21   7325--
J Langridge9   1220--
Oakes12   0461--
JG Langridge3   180--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Dawkes b Smith74     
JH Parkslbw b Flamson5     
G Coxb Smith2     
TER Cookc Armstrong b Astill77     
J Langridgenot out9     
HW Parksdid not bat      
*AJ Holmesdid not bat      
HE Hammonddid not bat      
C Oakesdid not bat      
+WL Cornforddid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(4 wickets, 55.1 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-13, 3-157, 4-173 (55.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson13   3431--
Geary12   4240--
Astill10   1531--
Prentice9   2210--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> JH Parks (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 40
--> J Langridge (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 40
--> G Geary reached 2000 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> G Geary reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> C Oakes reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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