Sussex v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1974
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 15th, 16th, 17th May 1974 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 39 runs
PointsSussex 3 (Batting 1, Bowling 2); Northamptonshire 18 (Batting 4, Bowling 4)
UmpiresJF Crapp, GH Pope
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 51/4 (Snow 0*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 26/1 (Morley 10*, Snow 15*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Waller131      
P Willeyb Greig7      
DS Steelec Buss b Waller72      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Morley b Waller24      
G Cookc Faber b Waller19      
*PJ Wattsnot out42      
+G Sharpnot out16      
Sarfraz Nawazdid not bat      
C Milburndid not bat      
RMH Cottamdid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(5 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-160, 3-203, 4-259, 5-270
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow18   3480--
Greig30   51141--
Spencer19   4420--
Waller31   61034--
Buss2   040--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Bussc Watts b Cottam0      
JD Morleylbw b Cottam1      
GA Greenidgelbw b Sarfraz Nawaz25      
PJ Graveslbw b Sarfraz Nawaz20      
JA Snowc Watts b Sarfraz Nawaz23      
*AW Greigc Virgin b Cottam1      
MJJ Faberc Virgin b Dye14      
JJ Groomelbw b Dye6      
+AW Mansellnot out25      
CE Wallerb Dye0      
J Spencerc Mushtaq Mohammad b Sarfraz Nawaz24      
Extras(9 lb, 3 nb, 2 w)14
Total(all out, 60.1 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-5, 3-50, 4-51, 5-58, 6-85, 7-101, 8-102, 9-102, 10-153 (60.1 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cottam19   5593--
Sarfraz Nawaz24.16514--
Dye9   2233--
Mushtaq Mohammad8   660--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginnot out74      
P Willeyb Spencer47      
DS Steeleb Buss0      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Spencer b Buss1      
G Cookc Greig b Buss6      
*PJ Wattsc Greenidge b Buss13      
C Milburnc Morley b Buss6      
Sarfraz Nawaznot out27      
+G Sharpdid not bat      
RMH Cottamdid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(6 wickets, declared, 57 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-71, 3-73, 4-95, 5-120, 6-134
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow12   1390--
Greig5   0180--
Spencer17   3701--
Waller3   0130--
Buss20   8345--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Bussb Cottam0      
JD Morleyc Sarfraz Nawaz b Mushtaq Mohammad47      
JA Snowb Cottam63      
GA Greenidgelbw b Mushtaq Mohammad0      
PJ Gravesst Sharp b Willey20      
*AW Greigb Mushtaq Mohammad70      
MJJ Faberrun out51      
JJ Groomeb Sarfraz Nawaz7      
+AW Mansellc Steele b Mushtaq Mohammad9      
CE Wallerc Milburn b Cottam3      
J Spencernot out13      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 10 nb, 3 w)21
Total(all out, 115 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-86, 3-89, 4-121, 5-152, 6-263, 7-267, 8-279, 9-284, 10-304 (115 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cottam31   7683--
Sarfraz Nawaz20   7571--
Dye14   0470--
Mushtaq Mohammad34   12714--
Willey8   1151--
Steele8   1250--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> JJ Groome made his debut in first-class matches
--> JJ Groome made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RT Virgin (2) passed 17000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 31
--> JA Snow (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 59
--> CE Waller reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> RMH Cottam reached 900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings





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