Warwickshire v Sussex
County Championship 1951
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 5th, 7th, 8th May 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 8 wickets
PointsWarwickshire 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresJS Buller, HL Parkin
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), W Locke (Sussex)
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 4/0 (Gardner 1*, Spooner 3*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 111/4 (JG Langridge 50*, Oakes 43*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgelbw b Grove27      
DV Smithc Townsend b Hollies48      
ASM Oakmanc Dollery b Grove3      
G Coxb Grove8      
*J Langridgec Spooner b Pritchard29      
JY Oakesst Spooner b Hollies14      
KG Suttlec Gardner b Pritchard3      
AE Jamesc Dollery b Pritchard1      
+RT Webbc Ord b Hollies10      
JH Cornfordc Gardner b Pritchard6      
DJ Woodnot out3      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)158
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-82, 3-85, 4-94, 5-113, 6-116, 7-118, 8-142, 9-151, 10-158 (73.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove19   7343--
Hollies28   10463--
Weeks7   2200--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc JG Langridge b Cornford5      
+RT Spoonerc Suttle b James46      
DD Taylorb Oakes66      
JS Ordc JG Langridge b Oakes23      
*HE Dolleryb James71      
AVG Woltonb James1      
A Townsendb Oakes15      
RT Weeksc Smith b Oakes0      
TL Pritchardc JG Langridge b Wood15      
CWC Groveb James19      
WE Holliesnot out3      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 92.5 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-79, 3-126, 4-149, 5-152, 6-193, 7-201, 8-220, 9-255, 10-266 (92.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cornford25   9531--
Wood16   4531--
Oakman9   1370--
Oakes17   4564--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgeb Grove93      
DV Smithb Pritchard0      
ASM Oakmanc Spooner b Pritchard0      
G Coxc Gardner b Hollies9      
*J Langridgeb Weeks6      
JY Oakesc Pritchard b Hollies118      
KG Suttlelbw b Grove4      
AE Jamesb Hollies0      
+RT Webbnot out13      
JH Cornfordc Dollery b Hollies0      
DJ Woodb Pritchard6      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)7
Total(all out, 104.3 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-13, 3-35, 4-51, 5-200, 6-224, 7-235, 8-237, 9-237, 10-256 (104.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove23   6522--
Hollies39   14734--
Weeks10   5251--
Townsend5   0130--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Smith b Wood12      
+RT Spoonernot out94      
DD Taylorb James14      
JS Ordnot out20      
*HE Dollerydid not bat      
AVG Woltondid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
RT Weeksdid not bat      
TL Pritcharddid not bat      
CWC Grovedid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(2 wickets, 34 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-52
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cornford8   0300--
Wood7   0351--
James14   3371--
Oakman2   0180--
Oakes3   0200--

--> DD Taylor made his debut in County Championship matches
--> DD Taylor (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> JY Oakes (2) passed his previous highest score of 99 in County Championship matches
--> JY Oakes (2) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> TL Pritchard reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> DJ Wood reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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