Surrey v Essex
Britannic Assurance County Championship 1987
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 23rd, 25th, 26th May 1987 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4); Essex 4 (Bowling 4)
UmpiresR Julian, KJ Lyons
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 16/1 (Redpath 1*, Topley 2*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NJ Falknerc Fletcher b Lever0     
DJ Bicknelllbw b Pringle39     
MA Lynchc Redpath b Lever19     
TE Jestylbw b Topley29     
+DM Wardc Hardie b Pringle7     
*IA Greigc East b Pringle29     
DJ Thomasc East b Childs40     
CK Bullenb Pringle0     
KT Medlycottnot out74 165   
ST Clarkec Pringle b Topley5     
MP Bicknellnot out9     
Extras(1 b, 8 lb)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 100 overs)260
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-28, 3-79, 4-97, 5-112, 6-147, 7-149, 8-199, 9-214
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever19   3632--
Pringle33   12794--
Topley24   3842--
Miller8   2120--
Childs16   9131--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Gladwinlbw b Clarke0     
I Redpathc Clarke b MP Bicknell16     
TD Topleyc Jesty b Clarke12     
BR Hardieb Clarke2     
*KWR Fletcherb Clarke15     
G Millerc Medlycott b Greig7     
DR Pringlec Lynch b Jesty21     
AW Lilleyc DJ Bicknell b Clarke28     
+DE Eastc Bullen b Clarke6     
JK Levernot out11     
JH Childsc Medlycott b Clarke0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 45 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-24, 3-27, 4-40, 5-58, 6-58, 7-96, 8-107, 9-124, 10-124 (45 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clarke17   6317--
MP Bicknell11   4261--
Greig4   0231--
Thomas9   2300--
Jesty4   091--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
C Gladwinc Lynch b Greig30     
I Redpathc Ward b MP Bicknell13     
BR Hardieb Clarke53     
*KWR Fletcherc Lynch b Thomas30     
G Millerc Ward b Thomas4     
DR Pringlenot out7     
AW Lilleynot out8     
TD Topleydid not bat      
+DE Eastdid not bat      
JK Leverdid not bat      
JH Childsdid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 13 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)28
Total(5 wickets, 51 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-51, 3-128, 4-132, 5-155
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clarke12   4411--
MP Bicknell8   2231--
Greig4   0181--
Thomas15   2542--
Medlycott8   4110--
Bullen4   400--

--> KT Medlycott (1) passed his previous highest score of 61 in County Championship matches
--> KT Medlycott (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 69
--> DR Pringle reached 400 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> TD Topley reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> ST Clarke achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 7-34)
--> ST Clarke achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 7-53)