Surrey v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1968
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 4th, 6th, 7th May 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 8 wickets
PointsSurrey 16 (Batting 1, Bowling 5); Northamptonshire 4 (Bowling 4)
UmpiresJF Crapp, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 40/0 (Edrich 23*, Edwards 17*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 22/0 (Prideaux 14*, Steele 6*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RM Prideauxlbw b Storey20     
C Milburnb Jackman0     
DS Steeleb Pocock13     
HM Ackermanc Roope b Storey4     
Mushtaq Mohammadc Edrich b Storey3     
P Willeyb Pocock12     
BS Crumpc Edwards b Storey14     
ME Scottc Harman b Pocock0     
+LA Johnsonb Storey4     
AJ Durosenot out8     
H Sullyb Storey0     
Extras(6 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(all out, 52.4 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-34, 3-34, 4-42, 5-43, 6-55, 7-56, 8-60, 9-87, 10-87 (52.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman7   2101--
Roope5   1130--
Pocock21   8273--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Steele b Durose23     
MJ Edwardslbw b Durose19     
*MJ Stewartc Durose b Willey12     
Younis Ahmedb Crump1     
SJ Storeyb Scott30     
GRJ Roopec Steele b Durose60     
+A Longc and b Crump25     
PI Pocockc Prideaux b Crump0     
RD Jackmannot out12     
R Harmanc Sully b Crump1     
KF Barringtonabsent hurt
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(all out, 83.3 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-53, 3-54, 4-60, 5-97, 6-166, 7-168, 8-186, 9-191 (83.3 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Durose20   2443--
Willey8   4201--
Milburn4   1170--
Scott20   2441--
Mushtaq Mohammad5   2160--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Milburnb Jackman17     
DS Steelelbw b Storey38     
*RM Prideauxc Long b Storey28     
HM Ackermanc Edwards b Harman30     
Mushtaq Mohammadc Long b Jackman0     
P Willeyc Long b Harman4     
BS Crumpc Long b Jackman2     
ME Scottc Long b Jackman2     
+LA Johnsonc Storey b Jackman8     
AJ Durosenot out14     
H Sullyst Long b Harman1     
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 74.1 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-77, 3-121, 4-121, 5-121, 6-126, 7-130, 8-132, 9-145, 10-154 (74.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman22   8365--
Roope9   2290--
Pocock18   8370--
Storey11   6212--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Prideaux b Crump11     
MJ Edwardsc Johnson b Crump18     
*MJ Stewartnot out13     
Younis Ahmednot out9     
SJ Storeydid not bat      
GRJ Roopedid not bat      
+A Longdid not bat      
PI Pocockdid not bat      
RD Jackmandid not bat      
R Harmandid not bat      
KF Barringtondid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 23.5 overs)51
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-29
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Durose7   2150--
Crump10   3222--
Steele2   200--

--> HM Ackerman made his debut in County Championship matches
--> GRJ Roope (1) equalled his previous highest score of 60 in First-Class matches
--> GRJ Roope (1) equalled his previous highest score of 60 in County Championship matches
--> GRJ Roope (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 28
--> C Milburn (2) passed 10000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 9
--> SJ Storey reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings