Surrey v Sussex
County Championship 1972
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 29th, 31st July, 1st August 1972 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 3 (Batting 3); Sussex 1 (Bowling 1)
UmpiresF Jakeman, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 328/4 (Roope 93*, Storey 40*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (1) 70/1 (Graves 33*, Prideaux 22*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MJ Stewartc and b Buss20     
RM Lewisc Denman b Spencer37     
DR Owen-Thomasb Phillipson112     
Younis Ahmedc Parks b Joshi13     
GRJ Roopenot out93     
SJ Storeynot out40     
+A Longdid not bat      
PI Pocockdid not bat      
Intikhab Alamdid not bat      
AR Butcherdid not bat      
RD Jackmandid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 11 lb)13
Total(4 wickets, declared, 105 overs)328
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-79, 3-127, 4-248
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer29   7741--
Phillipson17   4481--
Buss16   2571--
Denman21   5620--
Joshi22   5741--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Greenidgec Long b Jackman9     
PJ Gravesnot out69     
RM Prideauxnot out42     
MA Bussdid not bat      
+JM Parksdid not bat      
*MG Griffithdid not bat      
JD Morleydid not bat      
J Denmandid not bat      
J Spencerdid not bat      
UC Joshidid not bat      
CP Phillipsondid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 2 w)7
Total(1 wicket, 55 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Greenidge)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman18   4551--
Butcher7   380--
Roope7   0240--
Intikhab Alam8   540--
Pocock10   3280--
Storey5   410--

--> DR Owen-Thomas (1) passed his previous highest score of 100 in County Championship matches
--> DR Owen-Thomas (1) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 95