Combined Universities v Sussex
Benson and Hedges Cup 1977 (Group C)
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 30th April, 2nd May 1977 (55-over match)
Balls per over6
TossCombined Universities won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 7 wickets
PointsCombined Universities 0; Sussex 3
UmpiresR Julian, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Combined Universities 104/4 (Parker 14*, Hignell 9*; 40 overs)
Man of the MatchCP Phillipson

Combined Universities inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
G Pathmanathanb Buss0     
PM Roebuckc Graves b Phillipson40     
CJ Tavaréc Long b Phillipson26     
*VJ Marksc Buss b Waller8     
PWG Parkerrun out21     
AJ Hignellc Long b Phillipson9     
IA Greigc Buss b Phillipson7     
AR Wingfield Digbyc Buss b Phillipson2     
+PB Fisherb Greig7     
DR Gurrnot out29     
RL Savagenot out1     
Extras(9 lb, 3 w)12
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 55 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-67, 3-72, 4-80, 5-104, 6-112, 7-115, 8-129, 9-150
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Buss11   4171--66.001.55
Spencer7   0300---4.29
Waller11   3191--66.001.73
Barclay4   0240---6.00
Phillipson11   0325--13.202.91
Greig11   0281--66.002.55

Sussex inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
JRT Barclayc Roebuck b Wingfield Digby30     
KC Wesselsc Parker b Gurr69     
Javed Miandadc and b Marks1     
RDV Knightnot out48     
*AW Greignot out3     
PJ Gravesdid not bat      
MA Bussdid not bat      
+A Longdid not bat      
J Spencerdid not bat      
CP Phillipsondid not bat      
CE Wallerdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 2 nb, 3 w)12
Total(3 wickets, 52.5 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-58, 3-149
Combined Universities bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Gurr10   2381--60.003.80
Savage11   2290---2.64
Marks11   3151--66.001.36
Wingfield Digby11   1301--66.002.73

--> The match was scheduled for one day but extended to two.
--> DR Gurr passed his previous highest score of 15 in List A matches
--> IA Greig made his debut in England in List A matches
--> CP Phillipson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in List A matches in the Combined Universities innings (previous best was 4-25)
--> CP Phillipson achieved his first five wickets in an innings in List A matches in the Combined Universities innings