Gloucestershire v Essex
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueWagon Works Ground, Gloucester on 10th, 12th, 13th June 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 2 wickets
PointsGloucestershire 5 (Batting 4, Bowling 1); Essex 18 (Batting 4, Bowling 2)
UmpiresAGT Whitehead, TG Wilson
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 51/1 (Denness 19*, McEwan 23*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 129/3 (Shepherd 15*, Procter 6*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Stovoldc and b Lever26      
A Taitc Fletcher b Lever4      
Zaheer Abbaslbw b Lever23      
DR Shepherdc East b Acfield11      
*MJ Procterb Lever203      
JC Foatst Smith b East56      
MD Partridgenot out5      
DA Graveneynot out1      
+AJ Brassingtondid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
JH Childsdid not bat      
Extras(14 lb, 7 nb)21
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-45, 3-70, 4-100, 5-319, 6-347
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever23   5794--
Phillip23   4690--
Turner24   8760--
East20   9551--
Acfield10   3501--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc and b Graveney81      
GA Goochb Brain7      
KS McEwanc and b Graveney73      
*KWR Fletchernot out73      
BR Hardienot out52      
N Phillipdid not bat      
S Turnerdid not bat      
+N Smithdid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(10 lb, 9 nb)19
Total(3 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)305
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-162, 3-169
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brain19   5511--
Procter15   1500--
Childs27   5760--
Partridge9   1370--
Graveney30   8722--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Stovoldc Smith b Lever18      
A Taitc Denness b East36      
Zaheer Abbasc Hardie b Acfield49      
DR Shepherdrun out16      
*MJ Procterc McEwan b Acfield43      
JC Foatnot out53      
MD Partridgec Smith b Phillip1      
DA Graveneynot out34      
+AJ Brassingtondid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
JH Childsdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 7 lb, 6 nb, 2 w)17
Total(6 wickets, declared, 97 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-93, 3-118, 4-144, 5-180, 6-191
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever18   2661--
Phillip16   3481--
Turner7   1180--
East25   11331--
Acfield31   11852--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennesslbw b Procter8      
GA Goochrun out50      
KS McEwanb Childs38      
*KWR Fletcherst +Stovold b Childs14      
BR Hardieb Procter29      
N Phillipc and b Procter134      
S Turnerb Brain9      
+N Smithb Brain0      
RE Eastnot out20      
JK Levernot out2      
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(8 wickets, 63.4 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-84, 3-104, 4-120, 5-226, 6-255, 7-255, 8-311
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brain11   1402--
Childs20   01342--
Graveney20   7920--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> MJ Procter (1) passed his previous highest score of 167 in County Championship matches
--> MJ Procter (1) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> N Phillip (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in County Championship matches
--> N Phillip (2) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> N Phillip (2) passed his previous highest score of 99 in first-class matches
--> N Phillip (2) made his first century in first-class matches
--> RE East reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings





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