Sussex v Somerset
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 5th, 6th, 7th September 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 9 wickets
PointsSussex 20 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Somerset 7 (Batting 4, Bowling 3)
UmpiresJVC Griffiths, BJ Meyer
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 65/0 (Wessels 46*, Barclay 15*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 10/2 (Lloyds 0*, Roebuck 0*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Breakwellc Mendis b Imran Khan46      
PA Slocombec Head b Wells16      
JW Lloydsc Cheatle b Barclay43      
PM Roebuckc Head b Wells63      
*PW Denningc Hoadley b Wells46      
VJ Marksb Phillipson19      
IT Bothamb Pigott40      
NFM Popplewellc Imran Khan b Pigott4      
+DJS Taylorc Head b Pigott1      
CH Dredgenot out8      
HR Moseleyc Head b Pigott15      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 9 nb, 1 w)21
Total(all out, 100 overs)322
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-66, 3-164, 4-190, 5-226, 6-274, 7-283, 8-293, 9-302, 10-322 (100 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan15   3401--
Pigott17   3654--
Wells19   8373--
Phillipson20   3621--
Barclay15   2491--
Cheatle14   2480--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsc Dredge b Popplewell146      
*JRT Barclaylbw b Dredge37      
GD Mendisst Taylor b Breakwell61      
PWG Parkerb Dredge90      
Imran Khanc Roebuck b Dredge36      
SP Hoadleyc Taylor b Breakwell14      
CM Wellsrun out5      
CP Phillipsonb Dredge0      
ACS Pigottnot out8      
RGL Cheatledid not bat      
+TJ Headdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 11 lb, 3 nb, 4 w)22
Total(8 wickets, declared, 97.4 overs)419
Fall of wickets:
1-135, 2-224, 3-314, 4-377, 5-402, 6-409, 7-409, 8-419 (97.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham27   6860--
Moseley17   2820--
Dredge22   1754--
Marks3   0200--
Popplewell14   2611--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PA Slocombelbw b Imran Khan6      
NFM Popplewellc Head b Pigott4      
JW Lloydsc Wells b Imran Khan3      
PM Roebuckb Pigott30      
*PW Denningc Head b Imran Khan64      
VJ Marksc Cheatle b Imran Khan18      
IT Bothamb Barclay15      
+DJS Taylornot out50      
D Breakwellc Pigott b Imran Khan11      
CH Dredgec Head b Pigott9      
HR Moseleyb Imran Khan10      
Extras(9 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 64.4 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-18, 4-82, 5-130, 6-131, 7-145, 8-176, 9-198, 10-232 (64.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan21.43536--
Pigott20   5743--
Wells10   3340--
Barclay7   1431--
Cheatle6   1160--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsnot out81      
*JRT Barclayb Roebuck56      
GD Mendisnot out0      
PWG Parkerdid not bat      
Imran Khandid not bat      
SP Hoadleydid not bat      
CM Wellsdid not bat      
CP Phillipsondid not bat      
ACS Pigottdid not bat      
RGL Cheatledid not bat      
+TJ Headdid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(1 wicket, 33.1 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-135 (Barclay)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moseley4   2190--
Dredge6   2190--
Marks10   2450--
Popplewell9   2360--
Roebuck1   021--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> JW Lloyds (1) passed his previous highest score of 35 in first-class matches
--> JW Lloyds (1) passed his previous highest score of 35 in County Championship matches
--> PWG Parker (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 87
--> PW Denning (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 17
--> KC Wessels (2) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 56
--> SP Hoadley made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> SP Hoadley made his last appearance in first-class matches





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