Surrey v Northamptonshire
Schweppes County Championship 1981
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 27th, 29th, 30th June 1981 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 8 (Batting 4, Bowling 4); Northamptonshire 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresA Jepson, Shakoor Rana
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 21/0 (Cook 8*, Larkins 13*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 52/1 (Roope 19*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GS Clintonc Cook b TM Lamb5     
GRJ Roopec AJ Lamb b Griffiths2     
*RDV Knightc Sharp b Willey77     
DM Smithc Williams b Willey18     
MA Lynchc Sharp b Wild38     
Intikhab Alamc Cook b TM Lamb71     
DJ Thomasc Sharp b TM Lamb29     
+CJ Richardsc Sharp b TM Lamb3     
ST Clarkeb Griffiths24     
RD Jackmannot out28     
PI Pococknot out11     
Extras(2 b, 10 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(9 wickets, declared, 101 overs)320
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-23, 3-60, 4-117, 5-179, 6-245, 7-251, 8-266, 9-279
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffiths22   3692--
TM Lamb29   6774--
Carter3   0170--
Willey26   10542--
Wild17   4611--
Williams4   2280--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Cooklbw b Jackman14     
W Larkinsc Thomas b Clarke20     
RG Williamsc Clarke b Knight16     
AJ Lambc Intikhab Alam b Knight14     
P Willeyb Intikhab Alam45     
TJ Yardleyc Roope b Jackman14     
RM Carterc Roope b Jackman4     
+G Sharpc Smith b Intikhab Alam36     
DJ Wildc Thomas b Intikhab Alam22     
TM Lambc Pocock b Intikhab Alam16     
BJ Griffithsnot out6     
Extras(7 b, 8 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-40, 3-66, 4-83, 5-108, 6-124, 7-169, 8-178, 9-217, 10-224 (97.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clarke25   7411--
Jackman24   6483--
Intikhab Alam20.38504--
Knight11   2232--
Thomas7   0240--
Pocock10   5210--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GS Clinton hit wkt b TM Lamb26     
GRJ Roopenot out96     
*RDV Knightb Williams48     
DM Smithc Larkins b Williams2     
Intikhab Alamb Griffiths4     
MA Lynchnot out6     
DJ Thomasdid not bat      
+CJ Richardsdid not bat      
ST Clarkedid not bat      
RD Jackmandid not bat      
PI Pocockdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(4 wickets, declared, 56 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-151, 3-173, 4-194
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffiths15   5531--
TM Lamb16   2451--
Carter3   0230--
Wild11   1360--
Williams11   2252--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Cookrun out11     
W Larkinsnot out55     
RG Williamsc Clinton b Thomas77     
AJ Lamblbw b Pocock24     
P Willeyc Roope b Pocock38     
TJ Yardleyc Jackman b Pocock3     
RM Carterc Roope b Intikhab Alam1     
+G Sharpnot out14     
DJ Wilddid not bat      
TM Lambdid not bat      
BJ Griffithsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(6 wickets, 75.3 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-85, 3-154, 4-162, 5-166, 6-181
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clarke5   090--
Jackman11   4210--
Intikhab Alam26.331051--
Knight7   2280--
Thomas3   0141--
Pocock21   10403--
Lynch2   060--

--> Surrey score at 100 overs in the first innings was 317-9
--> Intikhab Alam (1) passed 14000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 37
--> DJ Wild (1) equalled his previous highest score of 22 in First-Class matches
--> RG Williams reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Surrey second innings
--> TM Lamb reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey second innings