Sussex v Somerset
County Championship 1938
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 4th, 5th, 6th May 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 8 wickets
PointsSussex 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresW Reeves, CAG Russell
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 143/4 (Stainton 18*, HW Parks 37*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 201/7 (Seamer 30*, Barnwell 4*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leeb JH Cornford10     
H Gimblettb Hammond91     
MD Lyonb JH Cornford7     
HFT Busest WL Cornford b JH Cornford44     
*EF Longriggb JH Cornford9     
WHR Andrewslbw b JH Cornford18     
AW Wellardb JH Cornford10     
JW Seamerlbw b JH Parks27     
CJP Barnwellrun out4     
+WT Luckesnot out8     
HL Hazellb JH Parks2     
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 83.3 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-36, 3-138, 4-162, 5-168, 6-183, 7-206, 8-211, 9-236, 10-240 (83.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JH Cornford23   7486--
Hammond26   2931--
JH Parks14.31372--
J Langridge11   2230--
JY Oakes3   0210--
JG Langridge6   180--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Parksc Longrigg b Hazell37     
JG Langridgeb Wellard5     
G Coxc Longrigg b Buse15     
*RG Staintonc Lee b Wellard23     
J Langridgec Longrigg b Buse16     
HW Parksc Wellard b Andrews41     
C Oakesb Buse61     
HE Hammondlbw b Wellard0     
JY Oakeslbw b Wellard51     
+WL Cornfordnot out27     
JH Cornfordb Buse4     
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 96 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-52, 3-60, 4-91, 5-147, 6-184, 7-184, 8-248, 9-280, 10-297 (96 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard32   11054--
Andrews16   3561--
Buse28   2804--
Hazell20   5391--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leeb JH Cornford12     
H Gimblettc and b JH Cornford8     
MD Lyonb JH Cornford8     
HFT Busec JH Parks b Hammond37     
*EF Longriggb JH Cornford40     
WHR Andrewslbw b JH Cornford45     
AW Wellardc J Langridge b C Oakes8     
JW Seamerc JH Parks b Hammond34     
CJP Barnwellc JG Langridge b JH Cornford17     
+WT Luckeslbw b JH Cornford0     
HL Hazellnot out1     
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 80 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-21, 3-34, 4-98, 5-123, 6-145, 7-186, 8-220, 9-222, 10-224 (80 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JH Cornford26   2757--
Hammond23   8372--
JH Parks20   9300--
J Langridge8   1410--
C Oakes3   0271--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Parksc Longrigg b Buse19     
JG Langridgest Luckes b Buse67     
G Coxnot out77     
*RG Staintonnot out2     
J Langridgedid not bat      
HW Parksdid not bat      
C Oakesdid not bat      
HE Hammonddid not bat      
JY Oakesdid not bat      
+WL Cornforddid not bat      
JH Cornforddid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(2 wickets, 46 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-140
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard9   1250--
Andrews9   1470--
Buse18   3532--
Hazell9   0280--
Lyon1   0120--

--> JY Oakes made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JY Oakes (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in First-Class matches
--> AW Wellard reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> JH Cornford reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings

At the end of the second day, silver salvers were presented to the Langridge brothers to commemorate the first occasion that two brothers had scored over 2,000 runs for the county in the same year (1937). JH Parks also received a silver salver and 50 pounds in recognition of his world record in 1937 of 3,000 runs and 100 wickets.





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