Surrey v Worcestershire
County Championship 1959
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 3rd, 4th, 5th June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSurrey won by 9 wickets
PointsSurrey 14 (Batting 2); Worcestershire 0
UmpiresN Oldfield, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 149/4 (Clark 26*, EA Bedser 2*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 198/6 (Dews 42*, Booth 12*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonb AV Bedser1     
LF Outschoornlbw b AV Bedser19     
RGA Headleyc Stewart b AV Bedser30     
DW Richardsonc Willett b AV Bedser0     
RG Broadbentc Stewart b AV Bedser4     
G Dewsb Loader8     
DNF Sladeb Gibson15     
+R Boothb AV Bedser9     
DB Pearsonc Willett b Loader3     
JA Flavellnot out0     
LJ Coldwellb Loader4     
Extras(4 b, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 44.5 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-38, 3-40, 4-48, 5-65, 6-78, 7-86, 8-94, 9-95, 10-99 (44.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser18   4466--
Gibson15   3321--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Stewartc Broadbent b Flavell64     
JH Edrichc Booth b Pearson40     
REC Prattc Dews b Pearson4     
TH Clarkc Broadbent b Pearson64     
MD Willettc Booth b Flavell9     
EA Bedserlbw b Flavell5     
+R Swetmanc Slade b Flavell4     
GAR Lockc Booth b Coldwell22     
D Gibsonc Dews b Coldwell2     
PJ Loadernot out11     
*AV Bedserc Booth b Coldwell5     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(all out, 85 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-80, 3-103, 4-140, 5-171, 6-174, 7-217, 8-219, 9-219, 10-235 (85 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell28   4894--
Coldwell16   3343--
Pearson29   8773--
Slade12   4300--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Swetman b Gibson74     
LF Outschoornb Loader0     
RGA Headleyc Lock b AV Bedser19     
DW Richardsonc Edrich b Loader25     
RG Broadbentc Swetman b Gibson9     
G Dewslbw b Loader46     
DNF Sladelbw b Lock4     
+R Boothc Swetman b AV Bedser17     
DB Pearsonc AV Bedser b Loader2     
JA Flavellb Loader9     
LJ Coldwellnot out0     
Extras(13 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 88.5 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-57, 3-116, 4-131, 5-139, 6-161, 7-204, 8-212, 9-222, 10-222 (88.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader23   4585--
AV Bedser25.58472--
Gibson19   2602--
Lock16   3321--
EA Bedser5   380--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Stewartc Booth b Pearson15     
JH Edrichnot out44     
REC Prattnot out21     
TH Clarkdid not bat      
MD Willettdid not bat      
EA Bedserdid not bat      
+R Swetmandid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
D Gibsondid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
*AV Bedserdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 w)7
Total(1 wicket, 24.2 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-47 (Stewart)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell4   0250--
Coldwell5   1110--
Pearson12   2371--

--> LF Outschoorn (1) passed 14500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> RGA Headley (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in County Championship matches
--> DB Pearson reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Surrey first innings