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Lancashire v Sussex
Schweppes County Championship 1978
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 3rd, 4th, 5th May 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire 0 (Batting 2, Bowling 4, fielding an unregistered player -6); Sussex 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresDGL Evans, J van Geloven
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 120/3 (CH Lloyd 55*, Hayes 34*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 25/0 (Barclay 11*, Mendis 13*)


Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclaylbw b Lee2     
GD Mendisb Croft0     
SJ Storeyc Lyon b Lee5     
PJ Gravesc CH Lloyd b Hughes31     
Imran Khanb Hughes72     
MA Bussc and b Hughes15     
CP Phillipsonc Lyon b Hughes9     
*+A Longc Hughes b Simmons26     
GG Arnoldc Lyon b Croft7     
J Spencerc Hayes b Hughes13     
RGL Cheatlenot out16     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 18 nb)27
Total(all out, 81 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-10, 3-11, 4-112, 5-140, 6-141, 7-179, 8-179, 9-193, 10-223 (81 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Croft17   4602--
Lee8   2262--
Hogg11   3230--
Simmons21   8411--
Hughes24   9465--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Woodb Arnold8     
D Lloydb Arnold0     
H Pillinglbw b Arnold19     
CH Lloydnot out114     
*FC Hayesc and b Arnold50     
DP Hughesb Spencer2     
J Simmonsb Arnold3     
+J Lyonb Arnold1     
CEH Croftlbw b Arnold4     
W Hogglbw b Cheatle2     
PG Leec Spencer b Cheatle1     
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-9, 3-34, 4-154, 5-157, 6-172, 7-178, 8-184, 9-197, 10-213 (58.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Imran Khan13   3490--
Arnold22   6447--
Phillipson4   0310--
Spencer10   1331--
Barclay4   0260--
Cheatle5.20212--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JRT Barclaynot out11     
GD Mendisnot out13     
SJ Storeydid not bat      
PJ Gravesdid not bat      
Imran Khandid not bat      
MA Bussdid not bat      
CP Phillipsondid not bat      
*+A Longdid not bat      
GG Arnolddid not bat      
J Spencerdid not bat      
RGL Cheatledid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(no wicket, 10.4 overs)25
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Croft5.42160--
Hogg5   280--

Notes
--> There was no play on the final day.
--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> H Pilling (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> CH Lloyd (1) passed 20500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 95
--> JRT Barclay (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> J Simmons reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings

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