result
Final, London, Sep 2 1978, Gillette Cup (England)
(53.1/60 ov, target 208)211/5
Sussex won by 5 wickets (with 41 balls remaining)
player of the match
Somerset INNINGS (60 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Brian Rose (c)c †Long b Cheatle30----0.00
Peter Denning  b Imran Khan0----0.00
Viv Richards c Arnold b Barclay44----0.00
Peter Roebuck c Mendis b Cheatle9----0.00
Ian Botham  b Imran Khan80----0.00
Vic Marks c Arnold b Barclay4----0.00
Graham Burgess run out 3----0.00
Derek Taylor not out 13----0.00
Joel Garner not out 8----0.00
Extras(lb 10, nb 6)16
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 3.45)207/7
Fall of wickets: 1-22, 2-53, 3-73, 4-115, 5-151, 6-157, 7-194
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Imran Khan1215024.17---00
Geoff Arnold1224303.58---00
John Spencer1232702.25---00
Giles Cheatle1235024.17---00
John Barclay1232121.75---00
Sussex INNINGS (target: 208 runs from 60 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
John Barclay c Roebuck b Botham44----0.00
Gehan Mendis c Marks b Burgess44----0.00
Paul Parker not out 62----0.00
Javed Miandad c †Taylor b Garner0----0.00
Imran Khan c & b Botham3----0.00
Paul Phillipson c †Taylor b Dredge32----0.00
Stewart Storey not out 0----0.00
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 9, w 7)26
TOTAL(53.1 Ov, RR: 3.96)211/5
Fall of wickets: 1-93, 2-106, 3-106, 4-110, 5-207
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Joel Garner1233412.83---00
Colin Dredge1022612.60---00
Ian Botham1216525.42---00
Keith Jennings912903.22---00
Graham Burgess1022712.70---00
Peter Denning0.104024.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossSussex, elected to field first
SeriesGillette Cup (England)
Season1978
Player Of The Match
Paul Parker
Paul Parker
Series resultSussex won the 1978 Gillette Cup (England)
Match days - day match (60-over match)
Umpires
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Barrie Meyer
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Dickie Bird