Surrey v Middlesex
County Championship 1951
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 11th, 13th, 14th August 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 4; Middlesex 0
UmpiresJS Buller, D Davies
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 50/1 (Robertson 25*, Edrich 12*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (1) 102/3 (May 31*, Fishlock 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Surridge b AV Bedser43     
SM Brownlbw b Surridge7     
WJ Edrichc Laker b AV Bedser17     
*DCS Comptonc Surridge b Lock97     
JG Dewesc McIntyre b AV Bedser39     
HPH Sharpb AV Bedser0     
+LH Comptonb Parker4     
D Bennettb Lock11     
JM Simsb Lock33     
JA Youngb AV Bedser7     
AE Mossnot out0     
Extras(15 b, 4 lb)19
Total(all out, 121.5 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-73, 3-80, 4-158, 5-158, 6-183, 7-205, 8-258, 9-271, 10-277 (121.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser38   11565--
Surridge19   2481--
Laker30   10610--
EA Bedser1   010--
Parker5   0161--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EA Bedserb DCS Compton43     
*MR Bartonb Young17     
PBH Maylbw b Young87     
GAR Locklbw b DCS Compton4     
LB Fishlockc Young b DCS Compton22     
JF Parkerc Robertson b Young19     
GJ Whittakerc DCS Compton b Sharp56     
+AJW McIntyrec Sharp b Young4     
JC Lakernot out8     
AV Bedserb Sharp3     
WS Surridgec and b Young11     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 100.2 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-94, 3-98, 4-158, 5-191, 6-208, 7-232, 8-264, 9-268, 10-283 (100.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss13   2370--
Bennett2   110--
Sims11   3250--
DCS Compton16   2563--
Sharp12   3452--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Lock19     
HPH Sharpb AV Bedser1     
JG Dewesb Surridge0     
D Bennettb AV Bedser0     
SM Brownnot out21     
*DCS Comptonnot out51     
WJ Edrichdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(4 wickets, 45 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-6, 3-6, 4-31
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Surridge7   2111--
AV Bedser9   452--
Lock16   6361--
Laker6   1160--
EA Bedser7   0240--

--> DCS Compton (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 50
--> PBH May (1) passed 4000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 43
--> GJ Whittaker (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 43
--> AV Bedser reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> AV Bedser reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> AV Bedser reached 850 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex second innings