Surrey v Middlesex
Schweppes County Championship 1979
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 7th, 9th, 10th July 1979 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4); Middlesex 4 (Bowling 4)
UmpiresA Jepson, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 12/1 (Gatting 2*; 4.2 overs)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 152/3 (Roope 24*, Smith 32*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR Butcherb Emburey108     
GS Clintonc Emburey b Daniel1     
GP Howarthb Merry6     
*RDV Knightb Selvey5     
GRJ Roopec Edmonds b Selvey3     
DM Smithc Radley b Daniel9     
RD Jackmanc Brearley b Emburey82     
Intikhab Alamb Emburey12     
+CJ Richardsrun out10     
DJ Thomasnot out0     
PHL Wilsonnot out4     
Extras(3 b, 10 lb, 13 nb, 1 w)27
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-34, 3-38, 4-52, 5-58, 6-217, 7-246, 8-262, 9-262
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Daniel16   6352--
Selvey19   3472--
Merry25   5721--
Emburey22   8453--
Edmonds17   6390--
Gatting1   020--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleyc Richards b Wilson5     
MW Gattinglbw b Knight26     
CT Radleyb Jackman50     
GD Barlowc Howarth b Knight14     
RO Butcherb Jackman0     
+IJ Gouldb Jackman1     
PH Edmondsc Roope b Jackman0     
JE Embureyc Knight b Jackman1     
MWW Selveylbw b Knight17     
WW Danielb Jackman9     
WG Merrynot out0     
Extras(7 b, 10 lb, 4 nb, 3 w)24
Total(all out, 56.3 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-54, 3-96, 4-99, 5-101, 6-101, 7-105, 8-128, 9-140, 10-147 (56.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson5   351--
Thomas7   2240--
Intikhab Alam6   1150--
Knight19   4383--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR Butcherc Daniel b Edmonds51     
GS Clintonb Edmonds25     
GP Howarthc Radley b Edmonds11     
GRJ Roopec and b Emburey33     
DM Smithnot out60     
RD Jackmanc Edmonds b Emburey12     
Intikhab Alamnot out2     
*RDV Knightdid not bat      
+CJ Richardsdid not bat      
DJ Thomasdid not bat      
PHL Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 77 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-74, 2-95, 3-98, 4-172, 5-190
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Daniel9   1230--
Selvey7   1160--
Merry2   0110--
Emburey25   4582--
Edmonds32   9793--
Gatting2   070--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleyc Jackman b Intikhab Alam14     
MW Gattingc sub b Jackman2     
CT Radleynot out118     
GD Barlowlbw b Jackman3     
RO Butcherc Howarth b Intikhab Alam0     
+IJ Gouldc sub b Howarth28     
PH Edmondslbw b Intikhab Alam1     
JE Embureynot out91     
MWW Selveydid not bat      
WW Danieldid not bat      
WG Merrydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)14
Total(6 wickets, 97 overs)271
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-28, 3-34, 4-35, 5-90, 6-92
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomas10   1230--
Intikhab Alam37   9943--
Jackman19   5582--
Knight3   040--
Howarth13   6191--
Butcher15   6590--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> MWW Selvey (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> IJ Gould (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 26
--> JE Emburey (2) passed his previous highest score of 49 in First-Class matches
--> JE Emburey (2) passed his previous highest score of 49 in County Championship matches
--> RDV Knight reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> RD Jackman reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings