Leicestershire v Sussex
County Championship 1938
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 27th, 28th, 29th July 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 4; Sussex 0
UmpiresGM Lee, HW Lee
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 354/8 (Cornford 15*, Tuppin 1*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (1) 354/5 (Watson 59*, Geary 8*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Langridgec Geary b Prentice68     
JH Parksc Dawkes b Sperry6     
HW Parkslbw b Lester87     
G Coxc and b Prentice10     
J Langridgec Thursting b Smith93     
*AJ Holmesb Sperry16     
C Oakesc Berry b Sperry11     
HE Hammondc Watson b Smith35     
+WL Cornfordc Watson b Smith22     
AG Tuppinst Dawkes b Lester18     
JK Nyenot out4     
Extras(5 b, 8 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 141 overs)384
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-130, 3-152, 4-184, 5-222, 6-245, 7-332, 8-353, 9-372, 10-384 (141 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry31   3993--
Smith32   5713--
Geary19   6350--
Prentice31   4762--
Lester24   3732--
Thursting4   0160--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc HW Parks b Tuppin172     
LD Thurstingc JG Langridge b J Langridge20     
NF Armstronglbw b Nye7     
FT Prenticelbw b JH Parks32     
M Tompkinc Hammond b Nye36     
GS Watsonc HW Parks b Tuppin81     
*G Gearylbw b Oakes20     
+GO Dawkesnot out8     
G Lesterc JG Langridge b Oakes5     
HA Smithnot out0     
J Sperrydid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 14 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)22
Total(8 wickets, declared, 130 overs)403
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-95, 3-166, 4-267, 5-354, 6-389, 7-389, 8-403
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nye29   4882--
Hammond15   1590--
JH Parks21   10631--
Tuppin24   3622--
J Langridge32   7861--
Oakes8   0232--
Holmes1   100--

--> HW Parks (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 56
--> M Tompkin (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 24
--> GS Watson (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 6
--> AG Tuppin reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Leicestershire first innings

Berry 172, two 6's, seventeen 4's in 260 minutes. He broke two pavilion windows, the ball having to be replaced as a consequence.





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