Essex v Northamptonshire
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueValentine's Park, Ilford on 3rd, 5th, 6th June 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by an innings and 39 runs
PointsEssex 20 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Northamptonshire 2 (Batting 1, Bowling 1)
UmpiresDO Oslear, J van Geloven
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 91/1 (Gooch 32*, McEwan 41*; 21 overs)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 44/0 (Cook 25*, Larkins 16*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Cookc Hardie b Lever0      
W Larkinsc Gooch b Lever9      
DS Steelelbw b Phillip2      
RG Williamsb Lever12      
P Willeyc Smith b Phillip112      
TJ Yardleyb Lever22      
*PJ Wattsc Gooch b Lever1      
+G Sharpb Lever0      
TM Lambc Smith b East16      
A Hodgsonc Gooch b Lever10      
BJ Griffithsnot out0      
Extras(4 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 81.3 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-12, 3-12, 4-40, 5-89, 6-92, 7-92, 8-162, 9-183, 10-195 (81.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever24   6567--
Turner18   2390--
East16   6321--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Sharp b Hodgson16      
GA Goochlbw b Watts129      
KS McEwanc Sharp b Griffiths186      
*KWR Fletcherc Steele b Hodgson31      
BR Hardienot out73      
S Turnerlbw b Griffiths3      
N Phillipnot out8      
RE Eastdid not bat      
+N Smithdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(8 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 112 overs)457
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-339, 3-339, 4-416, 5-439
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hodgson20   11132--
Griffiths30   5922--
Lamb28   5980--
Willey12   3520--
Larkins4   0200--
Steele7   0400--
Watts11   3311--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Cookc Lever b Turner55      
W Larkinsb Lever16      
DS Steelelbw b Lever2      
RG Williamslbw b Turner18      
P Willeyc East b Turner42      
TJ Yardleyc Smith b Lever15      
*PJ Wattsc Smith b Lever30      
+G Sharpc Smith b Turner8      
TM Lambc Smith b Lever6      
A Hodgsonb Lever1      
BJ Griffithsnot out5      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 14 nb, 3 w)25
Total(all out, 72.5 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-49, 3-82, 4-111, 5-144, 6-171, 7-188, 8-213, 9-216, 10-223 (72.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phillip14   1520--
Turner25   10484--
East4   190--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> Day 2 Lunch: Essex (1) ?/? (McEwan 166*, [unknown] ?*)
--> BR Hardie (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> PJ Watts reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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