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The 1978 John Player League was the tenth competing of what was generally known as the Sunday League. The competition was won for the second time by Hampshire County Cricket Club.

1978 John Player League
Administrator(s)Test and County Cricket Board
Cricket formatLimited overs cricket
(40 overs per innings)
Tournament format(s)League
ChampionsHampshire (2nd title)
Participants17
Matches played136
Most runs637 Gordon Greenidge (Hampshire)
Most wickets27 Les Taylor (Leicestershire)
1977
1979

StandingsEdit

Team Pld W T L N/R A Pts R/R
Hampshire (C) 16 11 0 3 0 2 48 5.356
Somerset 16 11 0 3 0 2 48 4.580
Leicestershire 16 11 0 3 0 2 48 4.266
Worcestershire 16 10 0 5 0 1 42 4.567
Lancashire 16 9 0 6 0 1 38 4.632
Essex 16 7 0 6 0 3 34 4.633
Yorkshire 16 7 0 7 0 2 32 4.807
Derbyshire 16 6 0 7 1 2 30 4.569
Sussex 16 6 0 7 0 3 30 4.038
Glamorgan 16 6 0 8 0 2 28 4.501
Kent 16 6 0 8 1 1 28 4.144
Surrey 16 6 0 8 1 1 28 4.090
Northamptonshire 16 5 0 8 1 2 26 4.543
Nottinghamshire 16 4 0 7 0 5 26 4.515
Middlesex 16 5 0 9 0 2 24 4.299
Warwickshire 16 4 0 11 0 1 18 4.438
Gloucestershire 16 3 0 11 0 2 16 4.257
Team marked  (C)  finished as champions.
Source: CricketArchive[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "John Player League 1978 Table". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2011-01-18. (Subscription required (help)). Cite uses deprecated parameter |subscription= (help)