Surrey v Worcestershire
County Championship 1961
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 6th, 8th, 9th May 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 0; Worcestershire 4 (Batting 2)
UmpiresA Jepson, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 59/5 (Davies 24*, Booth 4*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 230/7 (Willett 39*, Bedser 13*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Stewartc Booth b Flavell1     
JH Edrichc Gifford b Coldwell1     
DGW Fletcherc Richardson b Flavell64     
*PBH Mayb Flavell3     
ABD Parsonsc Booth b Flavell1     
+R Swetmanc Slade b Horton27     
MD Willettc Gifford b Horton2     
SJ Storeyb Flavell15     
EA Bedsernot out8     
D Gibsonc Richardson b Gifford1     
PJ Loaderst Booth b Gifford1     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 61.5 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-2, 3-6, 4-8, 5-61, 6-73, 7-114, 8-119, 9-120, 10-128 (61.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell20   9255--
Coldwell9   4111--
Horton14   4372--
Slade11   2280--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonc Willett b Gibson12     
MJ Hortonb Loader0     
RGA Headleyc Swetman b Gibson1     
DW Richardsonc Willett b Loader0     
G Dewsb Loader12     
TE Daviesc Swetman b Loader33     
+R Boothst Swetman b Bedser32     
DNF Sladeb Loader8     
N Giffordc Swetman b Bedser11     
LJ Coldwellc Swetman b Gibson33     
JA Flavellnot out0     
Extras(9 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 67.2 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-10, 3-13, 4-19, 5-39, 6-73, 7-90, 8-111, 9-152, 10-152 (67.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader23   7415--
Storey5   1100--
Bedser13   3392--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Stewartb Gifford31     
JH Edrichb Coldwell3     
DGW Fletcherc Flavell b Coldwell16     
*PBH Mayb Coldwell99     
ABD Parsonsc Headley b Gifford6     
+R Swetmanc Richardson b Flavell21     
MD Willettnot out105     
SJ Storeylbw b Flavell0     
EA Bedserb Coldwell37     
D Gibsonc Kenyon b Gifford15     
PJ Loaderb Horton5     
Extras(1 lb, 1 w)2
Total(all out, 130.5 overs)340
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-34, 3-139, 4-154, 5-158, 6-203, 7-203, 8-286, 9-334, 10-340 (130.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell37   6872--
Coldwell40   7974--
Gifford28   8763--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Kenyonb Gibson14     
MJ Hortonc May b Bedser50     
RGA Headleyc May b Bedser26     
DW Richardsonc Stewart b Bedser4     
G Dewsc Stewart b Gibson21     
TE Daviesc Swetman b Bedser2     
+R Boothc Stewart b Gibson5     
DNF Sladenot out16     
N Giffordnot out3     
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(7 wickets, 89 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-84, 3-95, 4-96, 5-98, 6-110, 7-129
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader22   7500--
Gibson22   8393--
Storey10   4150--
Bedser29   15314--
Willett6   360--

--> LJ Coldwell (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in County Championship matches
--> LJ Coldwell (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in First-Class matches
--> MD Willett (2) passed his previous highest score of 72 in County Championship matches
--> MD Willett (2) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> MD Willett (2) passed his previous highest score of 72 in First-Class matches
--> MD Willett (2) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> MD Willett (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 69
--> N Gifford reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings