1988 Benson & Hedges Cup

The 1988 Benson & Hedges Cup was the seventeenth competing of cricket’s Benson & Hedges Cup.

1988 Benson & Hedges Cup
Administrator(s)Test and County Cricket Board
Cricket formatLimited overs cricket
(55 overs per innings)
ChampionsHampshire (1st title)
Participants20
Matches played47
Most runs398 Graham Gooch (Essex)
Most wickets18 Stephen Jefferies (Hampshire)
1987
1989

The competition was won by Hampshire County Cricket Club.

Fixtures and resultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L NR A Pts Rp100
Derbyshire 4 3 0 1 0 7 64.891
Warwickshire 4 2 1 1 0 5 74.015
Leicestershire 4 2 1 0 1 5 60.101
Lancashire 4 1 3 0 0 2 68.258
Scotland 4 0 3 0 1 1 50.101

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L NR A Pts Rp100
Worcestershire 4 2 1 0 1 5 68.788
Nottinghamshire 4 2 1 1 0 5 65.366
Northamptonshire 4 2 1 1 0 5 56.465
Yorkshire 4 1 1 2 0 4 63.462
Minor Counties 4 0 3 0 1 1 50.202

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L NR A Pts Rp100
Essex 4 3 1 0 0 6 72.154
Middlesex 4 3 1 0 0 6 70.016
Kent 4 2 2 0 0 4 73.536
Sussex 4 1 3 0 0 2 60.909
Surrey 4 1 3 0 0 2 58.900

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L NR A Pts Rp100
Glamorgan 4 3 1 0 0 6 63.368
Hampshire 4 3 1 0 0 6 62.613
Gloucestershire 4 3 1 0 0 6 61.020
Somerset 4 1 3 0 0 2 67.476
Combined Universities 4 0 4 0 0 0 51.942

Quarter-FinalsEdit

25, 26 May 1988
(scorecard)
Middlesex
110 all out (46 overs)
v
Derbyshire
111/1 (30.3 overs)
Keith Brown 32
Devon Malcolm 5/27 (9 overs)
Kim Barnett 69*
Angus Fraser 1/27 (10 overs)
Derbyshire won by 9 wickets
County Ground, Derby
Umpires: Jack Birkenshaw & Ken Palmer
Player of the match: Devon Malcolm (Derbyshire)
  • Reserve day used. Derbyshire were 33/0 at the close of the first day's play
25 May 1988
(scorecard)
Warwickshire
219/7 (55 overs)
v
Essex
223/1 (47.2 overs)
Andy Lloyd 87
Derek Pringle 3/56 (11 overs)
Graham Gooch 117*
Asif Din 1/26 (4 overs)
Essex won by 9 wickets
County Ground, Chelmsford
Umpires: John Hampshire & Nigel Plews
Player of the match: Graham Gooch (Essex)
25, 26 May 1988
(scorecard)
Nottinghamshire
220/8 (55 overs)
v
Glamorgan
221/4 (49.2 overs)
Tim Robinson 60
Greg Thomas 2/34 (11 overs)
Matthew Maynard 108
Kevin Cooper 2/20 (9 overs)
Glamorgan won by 6 wickets
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
Umpires: David Shepherd & Peter Wight
Player of the match: Matthew Maynard (Glamorgan)
  • Reserve day used. No play first day
25, 26, 27 May 1988
(scorecard)
Worcestershire
169 all out (54.2 overs)
v
Hampshire
170/7 (53.1 overs)
Martin Weston 50
Stephen Jefferies 4/34 (10.2 overs)
Robin Smith 87*
Neal Radford 3/29 (11 overs)
Hampshire won by 3 wickets
New Road, Worcester
Umpires: Dickie Bird & Barrie Leadbeater
Player of the match: Robin Smith (Hampshire)
  • Two reserve days used. No play first day. Worcestershire were 111/5 at the close of the second day's play.

Semi-FinalsEdit

8, 9 June 1988
(scorecard)
Essex
238/6 (55 overs)
v
Hampshire
239/3 (53.4 overs)
Graham Gooch 41
Nigel Cowley 2/31 (11 overs)
Paul Terry 109
Neil Foster 1/30 (11 overs)
Hampshire won by 7 wickets
County Ground, Chelmsford
Umpires: Barry Dudleston & Alan Whitehead
Player of the match: Paul Terry (Hampshire)
  • Reserve day used. Hampshire were 192/1 at the close of the first day's play
8, 9, 10 June 1988
(scorecard)
Derbyshire
217/8 (55 overs)
v
Glamorgan
203 all out (54.2 overs)
Bruce Roberts 44
Steve Barwick 3/45 (11 overs)
Alan Butcher 31
Michael Holding 5/31 (10.2 overs)
Derbyshire won by 14 runs
St Helen’s, Swansea
Umpires: Barrie Leadbeater & Barrie Meyer
Player of the match: Michael Holding (Derbyshire)
  • Two reserve days used. Glamorgan were 130/5 at the close of the first day's play. No play on the first reserve day.

FinalEdit

9 July 1988
(scorecard)
Derbyshire
117 all out (46.3 overs)
v
Hampshire
118/3 (31.5 overs)
John Morris 42
Stephen Jefferies 5/13 (10 overs)
Robin Smith 38
Ole Mortensen 1/19 (5 overs)
Alan Warner 1/19 (5.5 overs)
Hampshire won by 7 wickets
Lord's, London
Umpires: David Constant & Nigel Plews
Player of the match: Stephen Jefferies (Hampshire)

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit

Benson & Hedges Cup