Sussex Second XI v Middlesex Second XI
Second Eleven Championship 1978
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 12th, 13th, 14th July 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex Second XI won the toss and decided to field
ResultSussex Second XI won by 24 runs
PointsSussex Second XI 18 (Batting 2, Bowling 4); Middlesex Second XI 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4)
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Sussex Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KB Smithst Fisher b Butcher16     
SP Hoadleyc Fisher b Jones0     
Javed Miandadc Patel b Jones30     
JJ Groomec Slack b Burrow36     
K Churchwardc Burrow b Butcher2     
*IA Greiglbw b Butcher46     
+TJ Headc Cowans b Patel9     
ACS Pigottc Patel b Featherstone5     
MC Carterc Butcher b Burrow1     
GS le Rouxc Fisher b Butcher29     
CDB Fletchernot out0     
Total(all out, 76.5 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-42, 3-74, 4-85, 5-131, 6-159, 7-170, 8-177, 9-204, 10-206 (76.5 ov)
Middlesex Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones19   7322-4
Cowans11   141018
Burrow21   65021-
Patel7   4171--
Featherstone5   321--

Middlesex Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SJ Poulterc Javed Miandad b Fletcher54     
WN Slacklbw b le Roux10     
RO Butcherc Head b Carter46     
NG Featherstoneb Fletcher98     
RP Mouldingc Head b le Roux22     
SP Gattingc Head b le Roux0     
AS Patelb le Roux0     
S Burrowlbw b le Roux8     
+PB Fisherc Head b Fletcher4     
AA Jonesnot out8     
NG Cowansb le Roux1     
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-76, 3-146, 4-217, 5-217, 6-229, 7-233, 8-239, 9-251, 10-252 (50.2 ov)
Sussex Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux20.25856--
Pigott5   1360--
Carter5   0311-1
Fletcher13   2593--
Greig7   0400--

Sussex Second XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KB Smithc Moulding b Patel62     
SP Hoadleylbw b Jones2     
Javed Miandadc Fisher b Slack196     
JJ Groomec Fisher b Slack40     
K Churchwardnot out33     
*IA Greigb Cowans17     
ACS Pigottnot out17     
+TJ Headdid not bat      
MC Carterdid not bat      
GS le Rouxdid not bat      
CDB Fletcherdid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, declared, 101 overs)398
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Hoadley), 2-200, 3-303, 4-334, 5-360
Middlesex Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones22   479137
Cowans13   3521-6
Burrow21   578012
Butcher4   0210--
Patel18   3611--
Featherstone14   2530--
Slack9   2232--

Middlesex Second XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SJ Poulterlbw b le Roux24     
WN Slackb Fletcher50     
RO Butcherc Head b Javed Miandad95     
NG Featherstonelbw b le Roux80     
RP Mouldinglbw b Javed Miandad14     
SP Gattinglbw b Greig34     
AS Patelc Greig b le Roux2     
S Burrow hit wkt b Greig5     
+PB Fishernot out2     
AA Jonesb le Roux0     
NG Cowansb le Roux12     
Total(all out, 78.3 overs)328
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-125, 3-189, 4-211, 5-293, 6-300, 7-314, 8-314, 9-314, 10-328 (78.3 ov)
Sussex Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux20.33715--
Pigott14   1700--
Fletcher13   0551--
Greig12   0522-3
Javed Miandad19   3702-1

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs