Surrey v Middlesex
County Championship 1947
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 9th, 11th, 12th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 11 runs
PointsSurrey 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresJA Smart, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 537/2 (Edrich 157*, DCS Compton 137*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 82/3 (Barling 7*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownb Surridge98     
JDB Robertsonc and b EA Bedser127     
WJ Edrichnot out157  18- 
DCS Comptonnot out137  9- 
FG Manndid not bat      
*RWV Robinsdid not bat      
AW Thompsondid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
LH Graydid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 6 nb)18
Total(2 wickets, declared, 118 overs)537
Fall of wickets:
1-211, 2-250
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover17   0840-1
AV Bedser20   3670-4
Surridge18   2771-1
Parker21   3830--
Squires17   0950--
EA Bedser19   0821--
Holmes3   0130--
McIntyre3   0180--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc LH Compton b Gray16     
DGW Fletcherlbw b DCS Compton42     
HS Squiresst LH Compton b DCS Compton98     
HT Barlingc LH Compton b Sims16     
JF Parkerc and b DCS Compton15     
*ERT Holmesb Sims61     
+AJW McIntyrec Robins b DCS Compton51     
EA Bedserc Robertson b Sims16     
WS Surridgec Mann b DCS Compton1     
AV Bedsernot out3     
AR Goverc Mann b DCS Compton4     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)334
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-93, 3-154, 4-177, 5-216, 6-284, 7-326, 8-327, 9-327, 10-334 (100.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray20   45512-
LH Compton8   1320--
Sims27   51003--
DCS Compton27.34946--
Robins3   0110--
Young15   4310--

Surrey second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc LH Compton b DCS Compton44     
DGW Fletcherb Young8     
HS Squiresb Robins20     
HT Barlingb DCS Compton44     
JF Parkerrun out12     
+AJW McIntyrec and b DCS Compton0     
*ERT Holmesb DCS Compton2     
EA Bedserlbw b DCS Compton10     
WS Surridgec DCS Compton b Robins23     
AV Bedserc and b DCS Compton14     
AR Governot out5     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 64.5 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-60, 3-82, 4-103, 5-103, 6-105, 7-123, 8-160, 9-181, 10-192 (64.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray8   2140--
Young7   2231--
Sims17   2470--
DCS Compton24.56806--
Robins8   1182--

--> SM Brown (1) passed 4500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 96
--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 29
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 15000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 30
--> DCS Compton reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Surrey second innings
--> DCS Compton reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Surrey second innings
--> DCS Compton reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Surrey second innings