Sussex v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 3rd, 5th, 6th June 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSomerset won by 4 wickets
PointsSussex 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Somerset 17 (Batting 3, Bowling 2)
UmpiresWE Alley, RT Wilson
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 29/1 (Denning 18*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 56/4 (Imran Khan 11*, Buss 2*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclayc Taylor b Jennings58     
GD Mendisc Kitchen b Moseley17     
PWG Parkerb Burgess22     
SJ Storeylbw b Jennings57     
Imran Khannot out105     
MA Bussc Denning b Dredge16     
CP Phillipsonc Taylor b Moseley7     
*+A Longnot out1     
J Spencerdid not bat      
ACS Pigottdid not bat      
RGL Cheatledid not bat      
Extras(7 lb, 14 nb, 2 w)23
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)306
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-75, 3-146, 4-221, 5-267, 6-289
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley21   5532--
Dredge22   4851--
Burgess24   4661--
Jennings33   8792--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PW Denningc Barclay b Buss64     
PA Slocombec Buss b Imran Khan7     
IVA Richardsc Long b Imran Khan118     
PM Roebuckb Buss2     
MJ Kitchenc Buss b Spencer0     
+DJS Taylorrun out52     
GI Burgesslbw b Imran Khan0     
CH Dredgeb Spencer7     
KF Jenningslbw b Buss2     
HR Moseleynot out0     
*BC Roseabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)7
Total(all out, 93.4 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-145, 3-151, 4-154, 5-218, 6-218, 7-254, 8-259, 9-259 (93.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan19   3533--
Spencer29   8642--
Phillipson3   0270--
Cheatle14   3390--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclayc Taylor b Burgess22     
GD Mendisc Kitchen b Moseley12     
PWG Parkerc Kitchen b Jennings4     
SJ Storeyc Richards b Burgess0     
Imran Khanlbw b Moseley24     
MA Bussc Burgess b Jennings36     
CP Phillipsonb Jennings8     
*+A Longc Taylor b Jennings16     
J Spencerc Richards b Burgess1     
ACS Pigottlbw b Jennings3     
RGL Cheatlenot out11     
Extras(3 lb, 11 nb)14
Total(all out, 85.5 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-36, 3-36, 4-44, 5-91, 6-115, 7-117, 8-118, 9-122, 10-151 (85.5 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley26   8392--
Dredge9   1360--
Burgess25   12383--
Roebuck2   060--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PW Denningb Spencer14     
PA Slocombec Phillipson b Storey21     
IVA Richardsb Storey82     
PM Roebucklbw b Imran Khan3     
MJ Kitchennot out38     
+DJS Taylorlbw b Imran Khan1     
GI Burgessc Long b Storey2     
*BC Rosenot out20     
CH Dredgedid not bat      
KF Jenningsdid not bat      
HR Moseleydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 9 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)18
Total(6 wickets, 49.3 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-124, 3-133, 4-133, 5-146, 6-153
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan15   5362--
Spencer12   1561--
Buss3   0160--
Storey13   3383--
Barclay3   070--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> GD Mendis (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> SJ Storey (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> ACS Pigott made his debut in County Championship matches
--> ACS Pigott made his debut in first-class matches
--> JRT Barclay (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> KF Jennings achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Sussex second innings (previous best was 4-61)
--> KF Jennings achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Sussex second innings (previous best was 4-61)





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