Sussex v Middlesex
County Championship 1937
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 31st July, 2nd August 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 351 runs
PointsSussex 0; Middlesex 15
UmpiresW Bestwick, W Reeves
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 284/4 (Hendren 132*, Human 2*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Robins b Smith5     
JH Parksc Compton b Smith34     
G Coxb Owen-Smith7     
TER Cookc Price b Gray29     
J Langridgeb Gray8     
HW Parksc Edrich b Gray0     
*AJ Holmesc Gray b Owen-Smith3     
HE Hammondb Owen-Smith5     
C Oakesc and b Owen-Smith0     
+WL Cornfordnot out2     
JK Nyeb Owen-Smith3     
Extras(4 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 35.5 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-31, 3-57, 4-75, 5-75, 6-80, 7-96, 8-96, 9-96, 10-101 (35.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray12   5303--
Smith9   1172--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Websterc Cornford b Nye31     
+WFF Pricec Cornford b Hammond10     
WJ Edrichlbw b JH Parks37     
EH Hendrenc JG Langridge b Hammond187     
DCS Comptonlbw b JH Parks61     
JH Humanst Cornford b Hammond125     
*RWV Robinsc Cornford b Hammond48     
HGO Owen-Smithc Cook b Oakes38     
JM Simsnot out30     
CIJ Smithnot out44     
LH Graydid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 14 lb, 2 nb)21
Total(8 wickets, declared, 157 overs)632
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-49, 3-116, 4-274, 5-448, 6-489, 7-536, 8-564
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye33   21401--
Hammond45   31734--
JH Parks42   61452--
J Langridge16   1610--
Oakes12   1541--
JG Langridge5   1230--
Cook4   0150--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgelbw b Owen-Smith23     
JH Parksb Owen-Smith46     
G Coxb Owen-Smith0     
TER Cookc Price b Gray29     
J Langridgec Gray b Owen-Smith7     
HW Parksb Owen-Smith5     
*AJ Holmesc Price b Sims19     
HE Hammondnot out31     
C Oakesb Sims2     
+WL Cornfordc and b Sims1     
JK Nyec Webster b Sims11     
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 50.3 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-66, 3-89, 4-109, 5-109, 6-135, 7-149, 8-152, 9-164, 10-180 (50.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray11   2401--
Smith10   1400--
Owen-Smith22   1835--
Robins1   010--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> Day 2 Lunch: Middlesex (1) ?/? (Human ?*, [unknown] ?*)
--> TER Cook (1) passed 20000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> EH Hendren (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 149
--> CIJ Smith (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> JM Sims reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex second innings



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