Kent v Sussex
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 10th, 12th, 13th June 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to field
ResultKent won by 9 wickets
PointsKent 18 (Batting 3, Bowling 3); Sussex 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresR Julian, B Satyaji Rao
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 23/0 (Woolmer 11*, Rowe 11*; 11 overs)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 80/6 (Cheatle 12*, Buss 6*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclayb Shepherd28      
GD Mendisc Ealham b Shepherd20      
JJ Groomeb Woolmer5      
CP Phillipsonc Cowdrey b Shepherd67      
Imran Khanc Downton b Woolmer41      
SJ Storeyc Woolmer b Shepherd34      
MA Bussc Rowe b Underwood1      
*+A Longnot out21      
J Spencernot out25      
ACS Pigottdid not bat      
RGL Cheatledid not bat      
Extras(11 lb)11
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-49, 3-57, 4-109, 5-189, 6-202, 7-206
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jarvis22   4670--
Shepherd39   91094--
Woolmer16   9272--
Underwood13   6241--
Asif Iqbal10   4150--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GW Johnsonc Barclay b Spencer16      
CJC Rowec Mendis b Phillipson40      
RA Woolmerc Long b Spencer3      
CJ Tavaréc Long b Cheatle73      
Asif Iqbalc Buss b Phillipson47      
*AGE Ealhamc Cheatle b Spencer57      
CS Cowdreyc Long b Phillipson2      
JN Shepherdc Long b Spencer2      
+PR Downtonb Spencer3      
DL Underwoodc Phillipson b Imran Khan0      
KBS Jarvisnot out2      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 4 nb, 4 w)16
Total(all out, 95.3 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-41, 3-92, 4-187, 5-207, 6-238, 7-247, 8-259, 9-259, 10-261 (95.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan19   5431--
Pigott7   1230--
Cheatle11   5291--
Storey8   1250--
Phillipson20   1723--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclayc Tavaré b Shepherd12      
GD Mendisc Ealham b Jarvis13      
JJ Groomec Tavaré b Shepherd13      
CP Phillipsonc Downton b Jarvis4      
Imran Khanc Johnson b Asif Iqbal18      
SJ Storeyb Asif Iqbal1      
RGL Cheatlec Tavaré b Underwood49      
MA Bussc Woolmer b Jarvis29      
*+A Longb Underwood3      
J Spencernot out0      
ACS Pigottc Downton b Jarvis0      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 86.4 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-27, 3-35, 4-58, 5-62, 6-63, 7-143, 8-147, 9-149, 10-149 (86.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd31   10612--
Woolmer3   300--
Underwood8   382--
Asif Iqbal8   3122--
Johnson14   4160--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJC Rowenot out79      
RA Woolmerc Long b Phillipson19      
CJ Tavarénot out40      
GW Johnsondid not bat      
Asif Iqbaldid not bat      
*AGE Ealhamdid not bat      
CS Cowdreydid not bat      
JN Shepherddid not bat      
+PR Downtondid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
KBS Jarvisdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(1 wicket, 42 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-39 (Woolmer)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer8   1200--
Cheatle13   3470--
Storey9   3190--
Phillipson8   0341--
Barclay4   0180--

--> 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 County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> CP Phillipson (1) passed his previous highest score of 52 in County Championship matches
--> JJ Groome (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> RGL Cheatle (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in County Championship matches
--> RGL Cheatle (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in first-class matches
--> JN Shepherd reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> CP Phillipson reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent first innings





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