Worcestershire wind up their Specsavers County Championship programme for 2019 with the encounter with Sussex at the 1st Central County Ground, Hove which got underway today.

Here are the first class records of the previous meetings between the two counties.

Worcestershire – Played: 160 Won: 40 Lost: 67 Drawn: 53

Last match played: Match Drawn at Kidderminster – 18th-21st June 2019

Sussex 255 (BC Brown 80, WD Parnell 4-92) & 424 (LJ Evans 113, EG Barnard 3-68) Worcs 383 (OB Cox 61, OE Robinson 5-84) & 82-2

Highest total – Worcestershire: 491 New Road 2016

Highest total – Sussex: 620-9 dec New Road 2009

Lowest total – Worcestershire: 57 Horsham 1924

Lowest total – Sussex: 47 New Road 1903

Highest score – Worcestershire: GA Hick 186 Hove 1991

Highest score – Sussex: RR Relf 272* Eastbourne 1909

Best innings bowling – Worcs: JA Flavell 9-122 Hastings 1954

Best innings bowling – Sussex: MW Tate 8-18 Horsham 1924

Best match bowling – Worcs: RO Jenkins 15-122 Dudley 1953

Best match bowling – Sussex: M Ahmed 13-140 Hove 2004

Most runs – Worcestershire: D Kenyon 2198 Ave: 34.34

Most runs – Sussex: JM Parks 1948 Ave: 38.96

Most wickets – Worcestershire: JA Flavell 125 Ave: 19.09

Most wickets – Sussex: MW Tate 133 Ave: 13.73

Best partnerships for Worcestershire:

1st 215 DKH Mitchell BL D’Oliveira Hove 2017

2nd 243 VS Solanki GA Hick New Road 1998

3rd 215 JG Cameron MM Ali New Road 2010

4th 208 DKH Mitchell MM Ali New Road 2009

5th 181 PA Neale MJ Weston Kidderminster 1988

6th 219 DA Leatherdale SJ Rhodes New Road 1996

7th 151 PA Neale DJ Humphries Hove 1980

8th 89 EG Arnold WB Burns Eastbourne 1909

9th 95* N Gifford VA Holder New Road 1968

10th 76 RTD Perks ES Baker New Road 1934

Best partnerships for Sussex:

1st 212 MW Goodwin RR Montgomerie Horsham 2001

2nd 178 GD Mendis DK Standing New Road 1983

3rd 213 HW Parks G Cox New Road 1946

4th 282 LJ Wright BC Brown New Road 2015

5th 201 J Langridge AER Gilligan New Road 1928

6th 226 G Cox G Potter New Road 1954

7th 218 TER Cook AF Wensley Eastbourne 1933

8th 209 GA Stannard HE Roberts Hove 1920

9th 120 RSC Martin-Jenkins CJ Liddle Hove 2007

10th 82 AD Thomason A Sakande Kidderminster 2019

*Thanks to Worcestershire CCC analyst-first team scorer Phil Mellish for the above information.