1978 County Championship

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1978 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Kent
1977
1979

The 1978 Schweppes County Championship was the 79th officially organised running of the County Championship.[1] Kent won the Championship title. Sussex and Glamorgan were both deducted six points after a breach of regulations.[2] The Championship was sponsored by Schweppes for the first time.

Table

County Championship table
Team Pld Won Lost Drawn Batting bonus Bowling bonus Points
Kent 22 13 3 6 56 80 292
Essex 22 12 1 9 55 74 273
Middlesex 21 11 5 5 48 75 255
Yorkshire 22 10 3 9 58 55 233
Somerset 22 9 4 9 44 76 228
Leicestershire 22 4 5 13 57 68 173
Nottinghamshire 22 3 7 12 63 67 166
Hampshire 21 4 6 11 53 60 161
Sussex 22 4 7 11 39 64 151*
Gloucestershire 21 4 8 9 42 55 145
Warwickshire 22 4 5 13 39 56 143
Lancashire 21 4 8 9 28 59 135
Glamorgan 22 3 8 11 43 54 133*
Derbyshire 22 3 7 12 33 63 132
Worcestershire 22 2 5 15 56 51 131
Surrey 22 3 7 12 36 58 130
Northamptonshire 20 2 6 12 41 56 121

References

  1. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 493-494. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9.
  2. ^ Wynne-Thomas, Peter (1983). The Hamlyn A-Z of Cricket Records. Hamlyn Publishing Group. ISBN 0-600-34667-6.
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