Sussex v Kent
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 6th, 7th, 8th September 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 45 runs
PointsSussex 17 (Batting 1, Bowling 4); Kent 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
UmpiresR Julian, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 134/2 (Tavaré 4*, Ealham 7*; 46 overs)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 236/8 (Arnold 19*, Spencer 1*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclayb Jarvis22      
SP Hoadleyc Johnson b Shepherd8      
PWG Parkerc Woolmer b Hills33      
Javed Miandadb Woolmer23      
Imran Khanc Johnson b Woolmer8      
KB Smithc Downton b Johnson43      
+TJ Headc Cowdrey b Underwood13      
ACS Pigottb Jarvis11      
GG Arnoldnot out1      
*J Spencerb Jarvis9      
CE Wallerlbw b Jarvis0      
Extras(4 lb, 6 nb)10
Total(all out, 68.5 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-31, 3-92, 4-102, 5-102, 6-128, 7-171, 8-171, 9-181, 10-181 (68.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd10   3351--
Woolmer8   3122--
Hills16   2381--
Underwood13   8201--
Johnson8   4161--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmerlbw b Spencer56      
CJC Roweb Spencer59      
CJ Tavaréc Waller b Arnold13      
*AGE Ealhamc Waller b Pigott19      
CS Cowdreylbw b Arnold0      
JN Shepherdc and b Waller61      
GW Johnsonc Imran Khan b Waller12      
RW Hillsc Javed Miandad b Spencer4      
+PR Downtonnot out11      
DL Underwoodrun out7      
KBS Jarvisc Spencer b Imran Khan12      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 7 nb)13
Total(all out, 87 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-122, 2-123, 3-145, 4-145, 5-170, 6-226, 7-237, 8-237, 9-244, 10-267 (87 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan19   2591--
Arnold21   8392--
Pigott13   2731--
Spencer20   7403--
Waller14   3432--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclayc Woolmer b Hills33      
SP Hoadleyc Tavaré b Jarvis7      
PWG Parkerb Jarvis0      
Javed Miandadc Rowe b Hills76      
Imran Khanc Woolmer b Jarvis46      
KB Smithc Hills b Johnson16      
+TJ Headc Cowdrey b Johnson19      
ACS Pigottlbw b Johnson7      
GG Arnoldc Shepherd b Johnson24      
*J Spencerc Tavaré b Jarvis5      
CE Wallernot out14      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 8 nb)16
Total(all out, 97.2 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-27, 3-98, 4-146, 5-186, 6-192, 7-208, 8-231, 9-240, 10-263 (97.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jarvis20   6624--
Shepherd16   4330--
Hills16   5582--
Underwood29   12630--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RA Woolmerc Waller b Arnold3      
CJC Rowec Head b Waller10      
CJ Tavaréc Head b Arnold35      
*AGE Ealhamc Imran Khan b Waller8      
CS Cowdreyc Parker b Waller9      
JN Shepherdc Spencer b Waller10      
GW Johnsonc Barclay b Arnold0      
RW Hillsc Head b Waller18      
+PR Downtonb Spencer31      
DL Underwoodlbw b Spencer0      
KBS Jarvisnot out0      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 65.2 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-51, 3-61, 4-71, 5-71, 6-71, 7-81, 8-130, 9-130, 10-132 (65.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan11.4690--
Arnold14   5183--
Spencer7   1132--
Barclay2   050--
Javed Miandad4   1100--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> KB Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in first-class matches
--> RA Woolmer (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> CJC Rowe (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 4
--> KBS Jarvis (1) equalled his previous highest score of 12 in first-class matches
--> JRT Barclay (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 27
--> KB Smith made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> KB Smith made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> TJ Head (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in County Championship matches
--> PR Downton (2) equalled his previous highest score of 31 in County Championship matches
--> PR Downton (2) equalled his previous highest score of 31 in first-class matches
--> GW Johnson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> KBS Jarvis reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex second innings





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