Surrey v Sussex
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 10th, 11th, 12th May 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Sussex 5 (Batting 1, Bowling 4)
UmpiresR Aspinall, DO Oslear
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 34/3 (Arnold 0*, Graves 0*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 113/1 (Howarth 63*, Knight 28*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Long b Spencer8     
GP Howarthc Long b Arnold16     
*RDV Knightc and b Barclay55     
GRJ Roopelbw b Spencer2     
Younis Ahmedc Barclay b Cheatle37     
AR Butcherb Barclay15     
RP Bakerb Barclay9     
Intikhab Alamc Long b Imran Khan13     
RD Jackmanc and b Cheatle15     
+CJ Richardsnot out11     
PI Pococknot out5     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 6 nb)15
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-31, 3-42, 4-118, 5-122, 6-142, 7-149, 8-169, 9-188
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan12   7141--
Arnold15   2421--
Spencer18   6292--
Buss3   170--
Barclay29   10513--
Cheatle23   12432--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclayc Younis Ahmed b Pocock14     
GD Mendisc Intikhab Alam b Pocock10     
GG Arnoldc sub b Pocock16     
SJ Storeyb Intikhab Alam4     
PJ Graveslbw b Pocock21     
Imran Khanc Butcher b Pocock20     
JJ Groomeb Jackman50     
MA Bussc Jackman b Intikhab Alam8     
*+A Longlbw b Jackman14     
J Spencerc Edrich b Intikhab Alam13     
RGL Cheatlenot out6     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-34, 3-34, 4-62, 5-93, 6-101, 7-116, 8-146, 9-170, 10-186 (97.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman16   7252--
Baker3   220--
Pocock41   15745--
Intikhab Alam37.318753--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Imran Khan b Barclay21     
GP Howarthc Cheatle b Barclay97     
*RDV Knightc Spencer b Barclay37     
GRJ Roopec Buss b Barclay16     
Intikhab Alamlbw b Spencer0     
RP Bakerc Long b Spencer0     
Younis Ahmedlbw b Spencer3     
AR Butcherc Cheatle b Spencer0     
RD Jackmannot out14     
+CJ Richardsst Long b Barclay0     
PI Pocockc and b Cheatle0     
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(all out, 85.2 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-143, 3-167, 4-176, 5-178, 6-178, 7-180, 8-183, 9-186, 10-195 (85.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan17   6280--
Spencer24   12304--
Barclay26   7725--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclayb Pocock20     
GD Mendisc Richards b Jackman17     
SJ Storeyc Edrich b Intikhab Alam33     
PJ Gravesc and b Intikhab Alam5     
Imran Khanc Knight b Jackman69     
JJ Groomeb Jackman26     
MA Bussst Richards b Pocock15     
*+A Longst Richards b Pocock2     
J Spencernot out6     
GG Arnoldnot out2     
RGL Cheatledid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 8 lb)11
Total(8 wickets, 73 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-45, 3-62, 4-106, 5-163, 6-190, 7-196, 8-197
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman25   1683--
Baker4   1240--
Pocock22   4433--
Intikhab Alam22   7602--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> RDV Knight (1) passed 11500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 28
--> Imran Khan reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings