Worcestershire v Sussex
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 14th, 16th, 17th July 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3); Sussex 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3)
UmpiresR Julian, D Shackleton
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 74/1 (Turner 36*, Neale 10*; 23 overs)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 109/3 (Barclay 41*, Parker 0*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsc Hemsley b Patel76      
JRT Barclayb Gifford56      
GD Mendislbw b Patel12      
PWG Parkernot out81      
Imran Khanc and b Patel4      
PJ Gravesb Patel0      
CP Phillipsonc and b Gifford21      
ACS Pigottlbw b D'Oliveira10      
GG Arnoldc and b Gifford7      
*+A Longnot out17      
CE Wallerdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 5 lb)16
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-120, 2-146, 3-158, 4-165, 5-165, 6-239, 7-260, 8-269
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson8   1260--
Pridgeon9   2420--
Cumbes10   2310--
Patel27   9744--
Gifford34   5753--
D'Oliveira12   1361--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Mendis b Barclay118      
JA Ormrodb Phillipson21      
PA Nealec Parker b Barclay108      
EJO Hemsleyc and b Barclay11      
DN Patelb Waller1      
BL D'Oliveirac and b Barclay2      
+DJ Humphriesst Long b Barclay29      
GG Watsonb Barclay5      
*N Giffordnot out6      
J Cumbesnot out4      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)15
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)320
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-231, 3-253, 4-258, 5-265, 6-284, 7-308, 8-311
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan15   4340--
Pigott4   0250--
Waller40   101041--
Phillipson5   1141--
Arnold7   1270--
Barclay29   21016--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsc Hemsley b Gifford54      
JRT Barclayb Cumbes77      
GD Mendisc Hemsley b Gifford8      
GG Arnoldb Gifford2      
PWG Parkerb Patel10      
Imran Khanlbw b Cumbes81      
CP Phillipsonc Ormrod b Cumbes12      
ACS Pigottlbw b Gifford8      
*+A Longnot out7      
PJ Gravesdid not bat      
CE Wallerdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 11 lb)15
Total(8 wickets, declared, 93.4 overs)274
Fall of wickets:
1-83, 2-103, 3-109, 4-122, 5-222, 6-255, 7-256, 8-274 (93.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson4   0260--
Pridgeon3   0170--
Cumbes19   6603--
Patel25   31021--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Phillipson b Waller18      
JA Ormrodb Barclay13      
PA Nealec Parker b Barclay10      
EJO Hemsleyst Long b Waller3      
DN Patelc Wessels b Waller0      
+DJ Humphriesb Arnold34      
GG Watsonc Long b Imran Khan18      
*N Giffordnot out1      
BL D'Oliveirab Imran Khan0      
J Cumbesnot out2      
AP Pridgeondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 6 nb, 5 w)14
Total(8 wickets, 68 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-42, 3-46, 4-46, 5-47, 6-81, 7-109, 8-110
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan18   7222--
Pigott5   0150--
Waller22   9343--
Arnold4   401--
Barclay19   5282--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> KC Wessels (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 52
--> PA Neale (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 68
--> GG Watson made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> J Cumbes reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex second innings





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