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Surrey v Essex
County Championship 1959
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 4th, 6th, 7th July 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 136 runs
PointsSurrey 14 (Batting 2); Essex 0
UmpiresJG Langridge, JH Parks
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 14/0 (Barker 6*, Savill 6*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 170/1 (Edrich 87*, Fletcher 32*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichlbw b Bailey0     
MJ Stewartc Clarke b Ralph140     
DGW Fletcherlbw b Ralph89     
TH Clarklbw b Clarke13     
B Constablec Taylor b Clarke8     
D Gibsonc and b Bailey11     
GAR Lockc Bear b Knight23     
+AJW McIntyrec Savill b Clarke13     
JC Lakernot out10     
PJ Loaderc Insole b Clarke1     
*AV Bedserb Insole1     
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 103.3 overs)312
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-171, 3-210, 4-224, 5-249, 6-269, 7-300, 8-300, 9-302, 10-312 (103.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey23   2742--
Ralph25   3622--
Knight16   1511--
Clarke19   4564--
Insole10.31241--
Greensmith10   1420--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb Gibson10     
LA Savillc McIntyre b Gibson21     
+B Taylorc Stewart b Bedser0     
*DJ Insolec McIntyre b Bedser62     
TE Baileyc McIntyre b Lock53     
MJ Bearc Lock b Bedser8     
GJ Smithlbw b Lock0     
BR Knightc Bedser b Gibson0     
WT Greensmithc Bedser b Lock0     
LHR Ralphc Laker b Lock9     
CB Clarkenot out0     
Extras(2 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 69.1 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-21, 3-47, 4-137, 5-155, 6-157, 7-157, 8-157, 9-166, 10-166 (69.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader13   3220--
Bedser17   5423--
Gibson13.12273--
Laker9   0230--
Lock17   5494--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichnot out103     
MJ Stewartc Smith b Clarke36     
DGW Fletchernot out40     
TH Clarkdid not bat      
B Constabledid not bat      
D Gibsondid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
+AJW McIntyredid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
*AV Bedserdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 8 lb)16
Total(1 wicket, declared, 56 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-59 (Stewart)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey12   3310--
Ralph12   1330--
Knight11   2320--
Clarke13   1491--
Insole2   0120--
Greensmith6   0220--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb Lock23     
LA Savillc Lock b Laker26     
+B Taylorc Loader b Laker23     
*DJ Insolec McIntyre b Loader65     
TE Baileyc Stewart b Laker7     
MJ Bearc McIntyre b Lock8     
GJ Smithc and b Bedser33     
BR Knightb Loader13     
WT Greensmithb Loader0     
LHR Ralphc Bedser b Lock0     
CB Clarkenot out0     
Extras(5 b, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-66, 3-77, 4-100, 5-112, 6-178, 7-198, 8-198, 9-198, 10-205 (88.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader13.22343--
Bedser16   3381--
Gibson14   4360--
Laker17   3333--
Lock28   4573--

Notes
--> AJW McIntyre (1) passed 11000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 10
--> TE Bailey (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 31
--> TE Bailey (1) passed 18500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 37
--> JH Edrich (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 21
--> JH Edrich (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 45
--> AV Bedser reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> PJ Loader reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex second innings