Surrey v Lancashire
County Championship 1961
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 10th, 12th, 13th June 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 2 wickets
PointsSurrey 4 (Batting 2); Lancashire 12
UmpiresR Aspinall, AE Fagg
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 21/1 (Booth 11*, Clayton 1*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (1) 116/4 (Grieves 9*, Bond 0*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Stewartb Hilton29     
ABD Parsonsrun out14     
MD Willettc Grieves b Higgs36     
*PBH May hit wkt b Hilton4     
B Constablerun out27     
RAE Tindallb Greenhough19     
+R Swetmanc Bond b Barber33     
GAR Lockc Higgs b Barber44     
EA Bedserc Barber b Marner13     
D Gibsonnot out15     
PJ Loaderc Grieves b Greenhough0     
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 95.2 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-48, 3-53, 4-106, 5-122, 6-135, 7-206, 8-213, 9-239, 10-239 (95.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hilton16   1692--
Higgs18   5401--
Marner34   10511--
Collins8   1210--
Barber7   1162--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RW Barberc Swetman b Loader9     
BJ Boothc Lock b Bedser30     
+G Claytonb Lock48     
PT Marnerc Swetman b Lock20     
KJ Grievesc Swetman b Gibson17     
JD Bondc May b Lock2     
A Boltonc and b Lock2     
R Collinsc May b Bedser15     
K Higgsnot out12     
T Greenhoughnot out8     
C Hiltondid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, declared, 95 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-73, 3-91, 4-112, 5-126, 6-127, 7-133, 8-151
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader16   5311--
Gibson18   4311--
Lock33   18524--
Willett9   4220--
Bedser19   10272--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Stewartc Clayton b Hilton0     
ABD Parsonsc Bond b Grieves42     
MD Willettc Marner b Grieves18     
*PBH Maynot out7     
B Constablenot out0     
RAE Tindalldid not bat      
+R Swetmandid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
EA Bedserdid not bat      
D Gibsondid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(3 wickets, declared, 26 overs)72
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-49, 3-70
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hilton4   361--
Marner4   230--
Collins9   3250--
Grieves9   2332--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BJ Boothb Loader37     
A Boltonc Tindall b Bedser10     
PT Marnerc Lock b Bedser39     
JD Bondlbw b Loader23     
+G Claytonc Swetman b Bedser4     
*RW Barbernot out23     
KJ Grievesc Lock b Loader1     
R Collinsc and b Loader0     
K Higgsc and b Loader10     
T Greenhoughnot out1     
C Hiltondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(8 wickets, 29.5 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-77, 3-78, 4-86, 5-93, 6-118, 7-125, 8-144
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader10   2255--
Gibson2   080--
Lock7   0500--

--> MD Willett (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 15
--> G Clayton (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 25
--> R Collins (1) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> T Greenhough reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> GAR Lock reached 1900 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Lancashire first innings