Surrey v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1953
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 6th, 8th, 9th June 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 4; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresF Chester, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 341/9 (AV Bedser 9*, Lock 4*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 105/2 (Livingston 60*, Barrick 0*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherb Nutter79     
EA Bedserc and b Nutter29     
B Constableb Brown1     
PBH Mayc and b Brown136     
TH Clarkc Clarke b Starkie57     
GJ Whittakerc Reynolds b Brown4     
JC Lakerc Starkie b Brown2     
*WS Surridgest Reynolds b Nutter12     
AV Bedsernot out9     
+GNG Kirbyc Livingston b Nutter2     
GAR Locknot out4     
Extras(4 b, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(9 wickets, declared, 119 overs)341
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-56, 3-189, 4-307, 5-311, 6-314, 7-315, 8-327, 9-329
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nutter35   4964--
Clarke26   5860--
Brown34   7694--
Tribe9   0460--
Starkie12   1321--
Broderick3   160--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+BL Reynoldsb AV Bedser0     
V Broderickc Laker b AV Bedser15     
L Livingstonb Lock27     
DW Barrickc Surridge b Lock23     
AP Arnoldc Lock b Laker3     
*FR Brownc Surridge b Laker38     
GE Tribeb Lock18     
DG Greasleyc Clark b Lock1     
AE Nutterc Surridge b Lock4     
RW Clarkec Surridge b Lock18     
S Starkienot out0     
Extras(6 b, 7 lb)13
Total(all out, 80.2 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-37, 3-64, 4-75, 5-113, 6-119, 7-122, 8-126, 9-153, 10-160 (80.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser9   3202--
Surridge9   2300--
Laker29   14352--
EA Bedser2   170--

Northamptonshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
V Broderickb Surridge0     
+BL Reynoldsc AV Bedser b Laker35     
L Livingstonc AV Bedser b Laker120     
DW Barrickb Clark73     
AP Arnoldst Kirby b Laker27     
*FR Brownc Lock b Clark11     
GE Tribenot out44     
DG Greasleyb AV Bedser8     
AE Nutterc AV Bedser b EA Bedser7     
RW Clarkenot out13     
S Starkiedid not bat      
Extras(28 b, 13 lb, 2 w)43
Total(8 wickets, 166 overs)381
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-104, 3-211, 4-282, 5-297, 6-298, 7-332, 8-357
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser37   91051--
Surridge16   1471--
Lock14   6200--
Laker47   18803--
EA Bedser25   9431--
Constable12   3280--
Clark15   8152--

--> EA Bedser (1) passed 9000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 18
--> GAR Lock reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings