Herbert Sutcliffe, Yorkshire, Percy Holmes, Leyton, Essex
County Championship Cricket. Yorkshire against Essex at County Ground, Leyton on 15th, 16th, 17th June 1932 . Opening batsmen for Yorkshire Percy Holmes and Herbert Sutcliffe set a world record partnership for any wicket of 555. This remained the world record for any wicket till 1945???46 and it was not until 1976???77 that it was beaten for the first wicket. It remains the record partnership for any wicket in England. Sutcliffe's share of the stand was 313, his career highest score. Picture shows the scoreboard at the end of their innings.16th June 1932
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