Northamptonshire v Essex
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 26th, 27th, 28th July 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 46 runs
PointsNorthamptonshire 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Essex 15 (Batting 3)
UmpiresR Julian, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 236/8 (Fletcher 73*, Lever 1*; 88 overs)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 60/2 (McEwan 30*, Fletcher 10*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessc Yardley b TM Lamb11     
BR Hardielbw b Watts43     
KS McEwanb TM Lamb7     
*KWR Fletchernot out82     
KR Pontc Yardley b Sarfraz Nawaz19     
N Phillipb TM Lamb62     
S Turnerc Steele b Griffiths8     
RE Eastc Steele b Griffiths0     
+N Smithc Sharp b TM Lamb1     
JK Levernot out7     
DL Acfielddid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 5 nb, 2 w)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 91.3 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-62, 3-68, 4-96, 5-205, 6-228, 7-232, 8-233
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz23   7541--
TM Lamb24   7544--
Watts10   3221--
Willey12   1450--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Cookc McEwan b East49     
W Larkinsc Hardie b Lever60     
DS Steelenot out60     
AJ Lambnot out106     
P Willeydid not bat      
TJ Yardleydid not bat      
*PJ Wattsdid not bat      
+G Sharpdid not bat      
Sarfraz Nawazdid not bat      
TM Lambdid not bat      
BJ Griffithsdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 17 lb, 4 nb)27
Total(2 wickets, declared, 87.1 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-112, 2-122
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever22   1691--
Phillip19   1660--
Turner13   5390--
Acfield7   1300--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennesslbw b Griffiths1     
BR Hardiec Sharp b TM Lamb18     
KS McEwanb TM Lamb31     
*KWR Fletcherc TM Lamb b Sarfraz Nawaz32     
KR Pontb Steele20     
N Phillipc Larkins b Willey0     
S Turnerc Yardley b Steele47     
RE Eastnot out31     
+N Smithlbw b Steele7     
JK Leverc Yardley b Steele0     
DL Acfieldc Steele b Willey3     
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 10 nb)18
Total(all out, 79 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-35, 3-63, 4-100, 5-105, 6-125, 7-175, 8-195, 9-195, 10-208 (79 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz20   7441--
Griffiths13   2411--
TM Lamb8   0202--
Willey14   5392--
Steele24   9464--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Cookc Turner b Lever1     
W Larkinsc Acfield b Lever14     
DS Steelelbw b East21     
AJ Lambc McEwan b East3     
P Willeyst Smith b East2     
TJ Yardleyc Turner b East15     
*PJ Wattsc Pont b East26     
+G Sharpc Smith b East10     
Sarfraz Nawazc Pont b East0     
TM Lambc Hardie b East9     
BJ Griffithsnot out2     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)8
Total(all out, 53.3 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-24, 3-27, 4-37, 5-50, 6-61, 7-85, 8-87, 9-101, 10-111 (53.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever9   2182--
Phillip3   1150--
Acfield18   7290--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> W Larkins (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> DS Steele (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 5
--> AJ Lamb (1) passed his previous highest score of 82 in County Championship matches
--> AJ Lamb (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> AJ Lamb (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> BR Hardie (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> RE East reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 8th wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings
--> RE East reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 8th wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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