Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1951
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 23rd, 24th, 25th May 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by an innings and 64 runs
PointsSussex 12; Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, F Chester
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 27/1 (Munden 10*, Tompkin 8*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 72/6 (Smithson 22*, Lester 2*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Smithson b Jackson192      
AP Doggartlbw b Walsh16      
G Coxb Jackson19      
*J Langridgeb Lester0      
GW Leesst Firth b Lester1      
JY Oakeslbw b Palmer54      
ASM Oakmanb Sperry5      
AE Jameslbw b Lester8      
+RT Webblbw b Lester4      
DJ Woodb Jackson24      
JH Cornfordnot out0      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb)5
Total(all out, 120.2 overs)328
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-72, 3-75, 4-83, 5-176, 6-181, 7-227, 8-239, 9-321, 10-328 (120.2 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry14   3341--
Walsh26   2821--
Palmer16   3491--
Munden6   2160--
Lester25   6774--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berrylbw b Cornford4      
VS Mundenc Wood b Cornford10      
M Tompkinc Doggart b J Langridge25      
*CH Palmer hit wkt b J Langridge9      
VE Jacksonc Webb b J Langridge16      
GA Smithsonc J Langridge b Oakes11      
FT Prenticeb Cornford38      
G Lesternot out6      
+J Firthc Oakman b Cornford0      
JE Walshb Cornford12      
J Sperryc Oakman b Wood3      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 84.1 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-27, 3-51, 4-72, 5-75, 6-106, 7-132, 8-132, 9-144, 10-147 (84.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cornford21   9345--
James2   110--
Oakman12   4230--
J Langridge21   10273--
Oakes13   5261--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryb James21      
VS Mundenc JG Langridge b Oakes12      
M Tompkinb James3      
*CH Palmerb James4      
VE Jacksonb James1      
GA Smithsonb J Langridge41      
FT Prenticec Wood b Cornford7      
G Lesterb Cornford7      
+J Firthnot out14      
JE Walshc Cox b Oakes2      
J Sperryc J Langridge b Oakes2      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-36, 3-40, 4-40, 5-48, 6-59, 7-88, 8-110, 9-115, 10-117 (67.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cornford15   5282--
Wood7   3150--
James24   10374--
Oakman2   070--
J Langridge7   3101--

--> JG Langridge (1) passed 27000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 143
--> GW Lees made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> GW Lees made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> GW Lees made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GW Lees made his debut for Sussex in first-class matches
--> JY Oakes reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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