Somerset v Surrey
County Championship 1953
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 27th, 28th, 29th May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 32 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Surrey 12
UmpiresK McCanlis, GS Mobey
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 74/3 (Kitson 10*, Buse 0*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 47/1 (Gimblett 24*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherlbw b Hall4      
EA Bedserb Mitchell32      
B Constablec Rogers b Mitchell126      
TH Clarkb Hall1      
REC Prattc Stephenson b Lawrence47      
GJ Whittakerb Lawrence21      
+AJW McIntyrelbw b Lawrence0      
*WS Surridgec Stephenson b Tremlett28      
DF Coxb Tremlett8      
PJ Loaderb Lawrence17      
JWJ McMahonnot out11      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 83.4 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-64, 3-65, 4-146, 5-188, 6-188, 7-235, 8-247, 9-264, 10-300 (83.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall16   2522--
Buse8   2210--
Tremlett20   2682--
Lawrence26   6964--
Stenton2   0260--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc and b Cox36      
MF Tremlettc Fletcher b Loader20      
J Lawrenceb McMahon7      
DL Kitsonnot out52      
HFT Buseb Cox21      
+HW Stephensonst McIntyre b McMahon1      
BG Brocklehurstc and b Cox0      
*SS Rogersb Loader3      
JD Stentonc Cox b McMahon18      
TA Hallc Bedser b McMahon5      
CG Mitchellb McMahon3      
Extras(4 b, 6 lb)10
Total(all out, 71.5 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-57, 3-70, 4-123, 5-124, 6-125, 7-143, 8-166, 9-172, 10-176 (71.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader19   2612--
Cox19   1573--
Bedser6   250--
Surridge3   170--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EA Bedserst Stephenson b Lawrence45      
DGW Fletcherb Stenton55      
B Constablest Stephenson b Lawrence38      
TH Clarkrun out6      
REC Prattc Brocklehurst b Lawrence21      
GJ Whittakerb Hall2      
+AJW McIntyreb Lawrence0      
*WS Surridgeb Hall0      
DF Coxnot out0      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(8 wickets, declared, 56 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-99, 2-109, 3-140, 4-161, 5-172, 6-172, 7-172, 8-172 (56 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall9   1342--
Buse5   1210--
Mitchell4   190--
Tremlett12   2330--
Lawrence22   4524--
Stenton4   0181--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Gimblettc McIntyre b Surridge109      
DL Kitsonlbw b Bedser21      
J Lawrencelbw b Loader3      
MF Tremlettc Constable b McMahon3      
HFT Busec Pratt b McMahon9      
+HW Stephensonc McIntyre b Surridge64      
BG Brocklehurstc and b McMahon0      
*SS Rogersb Loader22      
JD Stentonb Surridge1      
TA Hallnot out15      
CG Mitchellc Surridge b Loader14      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(all out, 87.2 overs)264
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-69, 3-72, 4-106, 5-191, 6-192, 7-228, 8-234, 9-238, 10-264 (87.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cox10   0360--
McMahon31   13633--
Bedser11   4311--
Surridge12   2403--

--> B Constable (1) passed 5000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> HFT Buse (1) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> JD Stenton made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JD Stenton made his debut in first-class matches
--> EA Bedser (2) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 39
--> JD Stenton made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JD Stenton made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> DF Cox achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset first innings (previous best was 3-79)
--> TA Hall reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Surrey second innings
--> JWJ McMahon reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> WS Surridge reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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