Surrey v Sussex
County Championship 1968
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 6th, 7th, 8th July 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 5 (Batting 2, Bowling 3); Sussex 1 (Bowling 1)
UmpiresR Aspinall, C Petrie
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 55/1 (Edrich 27*, Smith 4*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (1) 156/3 (Stewart 9*, Barrington 4*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ASM Oakmanc Long b Roope17     
MA Bussc Barrington b Pocock55     
KG Suttleb Pocock0     
AW Greiglbw b Pocock25     
*+JM Parksc Stewart b Pocock1     
MG Griffithb Jackman32     
GC Cooperlbw b Barrington15     
TB Racionzerc Younis Ahmed b Cumbes29     
A Bussb Pocock22     
EJ Lewisnot out1     
JA Snowc Barrington b Cumbes0     
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 97.4 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-63, 3-80, 4-83, 5-112, 6-143, 7-159, 8-200, 9-200, 10-201 (97.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman15   1541--
Pocock34   11555--
Roope7   3191--
Barrington18   8261--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Parks b Oakman70     
MJ Edwardsc and b Lewis20     
WA Smithc Parks b A Buss44     
KF Barringtonnot out29     
*MJ Stewartnot out28     
PI Pocockdid not bat      
Younis Ahmeddid not bat      
GRJ Roopedid not bat      
+A Longdid not bat      
RD Jackmandid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(3 wickets, declared, 82 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-127, 3-150
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow16   2320--
A Buss15   4341--
Lewis25   10521--
MA Buss10   2350--
Oakman13   5281--
Greig3   0100--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Bussc and b Cumbes10     
ASM Oakmanc Roope b Barrington20     
KG Suttlec Roope b Jackman0     
AW Greigc Cumbes b Pocock25     
*+JM Parksc Roope b Barrington12     
MG Griffithnot out64     
GC Cooperlbw b Jackman10     
TB Racionzerb Pocock10     
EJ Lewisc Cumbes b Pocock10     
JA Snownot out2     
A Bussdid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(8 wickets, declared, 75 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-11, 3-54, 4-62, 5-71, 6-118, 7-134, 8-148
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman17   8282--
Cumbes7   2121--
Pocock22   4593--
Barrington29   5642--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Racionzer b Greig15     
MJ Edwardsc Parks b Lewis42     
*MJ Stewartb Lewis5     
PI Pocockc Lewis b Greig0     
KF Barringtonc Cooper b Lewis11     
WA Smithc Lewis b Greig1     
Younis Ahmednot out9     
GRJ Roopenot out11     
+A Longdid not bat      
RD Jackmandid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb)6
Total(6 wickets, 34.3 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-73, 3-73, 4-73, 5-75, 6-79
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow7   0240--
Lewis13   4363--
Greig11   2303--

--> JH Edrich (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 59
--> MG Griffith (2) passed 4000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 14
--> JH Edrich (2) passed 22000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 7
--> Younis Ahmed (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 8
--> PI Pocock reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Sussex first innings