result
Final, London, Sep 8 1979, Gillette Cup (England)
(56.3/60 ov, target 270)224
Somerset won by 45 runs
player of the match
Viv Richards
Somerset
Somerset INNINGS (60 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Brian Rose (c) b Watts4183915049.40
Peter Denning c †Sharp b Sarfraz Nawaz1921271090.48
Viv Richards  b Griffiths11713618911086.03
Peter Roebuck  b Willey1452391026.92
Ian Botham  b TM Lamb27172150158.82
Vic Marks  b Griffiths917171052.94
Graham Burgess c †Sharp b Watts1420025.00
Dennis Breakwell  b TM Lamb5951055.56
Joel Garner not out 2426342092.31
Derek Taylor not out 11100100.00
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 3)11
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 4.48)269/8
Did not bat: Keith Jennings 
Fall of wickets: 1-34, 2-95, 3-145, 4-186, 5-213, 6-214, 7-219, 8-268
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sarfraz Nawaz1235114.25---00
Jim Griffiths1215824.83---00
Jim Watts1223422.83---00
Tim Lamb1207025.83---00
Peter Willey1224513.75---00
Northamptonshire INNINGS (target: 270 runs from 60 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Cook run out (Roebuck/Jennings)44971225045.36
Wayne Larkins lbw b Garner053000.00
Richard Williams hit wicket b Garner88920100.00
Allan Lamb st †Taylor b Richards781271459061.42
Peter Willey c †Taylor b Garner515120033.33
Jim Yardley c Richards b Burgess2034372058.82
George Sharp  b Garner2230330073.33
Sarfraz Nawaz not out 1621311076.19
Tim Lamb  b Garner4870050.00
Jim Griffiths  b Garner021000.00
Jim Watts (c)absent hurt-----0.00
Extras(b 6, lb 9, nb 7, w 5)27
TOTAL(56.3 Ov, RR: 3.96)224
Fall of wickets: 1-3, 2-13, 3-126, 4-138, 5-170, 6-182, 7-218, 8-224, 9-224
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Joel Garner10.332962.76---00
Ian Botham1032702.70---00
Keith Jennings1212902.42---00
Graham Burgess913714.11---00
Vic Marks402205.50---00
Viv Richards904414.89---00
Dennis Breakwell20904.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossNorthamptonshire, elected to field first
SeriesGillette Cup (England)
Season1979
Player Of The Match
Viv Richards
Viv Richards
Series resultSomerset won the 1979 Gillette Cup (England)
Match daysday match (60-over match)
Umpires
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David Constant
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John Langridge