Sussex v Leicestershire
County Championship 1927
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 20th, 21st, 22nd July 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsSussex 0; Leicestershire 8
UmpiresRD Burrows, J Stone
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 59/1 (Dawson 31*, Berry 2*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 81/2 (Bowley 55*, Cook 15*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MW Tatec Sidwell b Skelding14      
EH Bowleyc Astill b Shipman64      
AF Wensleyc Armstrong b Skelding19      
TER Cookc Shipman b Astill5      
J Langridgeb Shipman30      
JH Parkslbw b Snary1      
HW Parksrun out4      
JK Mathewsb Astill27      
*AER Gilligannot out29      
RA Hollingdalec Geary b Skelding6      
+WL Cornfordb Skelding4      
Extras(5 b, 14 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(all out, 81.3 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-50, 3-62, 4-137, 5-138, 6-148, 7-151, 8-196, 9-213, 10-223 (81.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman14   2342--
Astill19   7332--
Geary10   0290--
Snary15   3271--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Dawsonc Gilligan b Bowley36      
AW Shipmanc and b Tate23      
GL Berryc Gilligan b Bowley3      
JC Bradshawb Langridge26      
WE Astillc HW Parks b Langridge45      
NF Armstrongc Bowley b Langridge8      
G Gearynot out26      
*GHS Fowkeb Gilligan29      
+TE Sidwellb Gilligan0      
HC Snaryc Cornford b Gilligan1      
A Skeldingc and b Gilligan0      
Extras(13 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 108.1 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-61, 3-66, 4-115, 5-137, 6-146, 7-196, 8-196, 9-208, 10-215 (108.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate38   11641--
Wensley11   2280--
Bowley26   8432--
Langridge21   8473--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MW Tateb Shipman8      
EH Bowleyb Astill61      
AF Wensleyc Sidwell b Skelding0      
TER Cookc and b Astill41      
J Langridgerun out2      
JH Parksc Astill b Geary7      
JK Mathewsc Dawson b Geary9      
*AER Gilliganb Geary24      
HW Parksc Snary b Astill0      
RA Hollingdalelbw b Astill9      
+WL Cornfordnot out8      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 75.1 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-43, 3-93, 4-107, 5-123, 6-123, 7-148, 8-158, 9-158, 10-177 (75.1 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shipman4   1101--
Skelding8   2331--
Geary30   8743--
Snary6   450--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Dawsonb Gilligan52      
AW Shipmanc Cornford b Bowley39      
GL Berryc Tate b Gilligan36      
*GHS Fowkec Langridge b Tate16      
WE Astillc Cornford b Tate14      
JC Bradshawc Cornford b Tate2      
+TE Sidwelllbw b Wensley2      
NF Armstrongnot out13      
G Gearynot out7      
HC Snarydid not bat      
A Skeldingdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(7 wickets, 65 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-129, 3-140, 4-158, 5-163, 6-166, 7-170
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate20   2543--
Wensley9   3201--
Bowley10   0271--
Gilligan11   1352--
Langridge7   4120--
Hollingdale2   0160--
JH Parks6   1170--

--> EH Bowley (1) passed 13000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 44
--> EW Dawson (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> AW Shipman (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 32
--> J Langridge achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-70)
--> AER Gilligan reached 500 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings
--> J Langridge achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 2-53)





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