Surrey v Somerset
County Championship 1959
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 23rd, 25th, 26th May 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 9 wickets
PointsSurrey 12; Somerset 4 (Batting 2)
UmpiresTJ Bartley, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 331/5 (Tripp 33*, Tremlett 8*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 21/0 (Stewart 11*, Edrich 10*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxb EA Bedser53      
G Atkinsonb Lock79      
PB Wightc Barrington b Lock88      
CL McCoolc Constable b Lock54      
GM Trippnot out33      
WE Alleyb EA Bedser8      
*MF Tremlettnot out8      
KE Palmerdid not bat      
+HW Stephensondid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
KD Biddulphdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb)8
Total(5 wickets, declared, 122 overs)331
Fall of wickets:
1-108, 2-172, 3-259, 4-300, 5-322
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader20   3750--
AV Bedser21   5460--
Laker29   12580--
Lock29   7883--
EA Bedser16   3342--
Barrington7   0220--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Stewart hit wkt b McCool84      
JH Edrichb Biddulph0      
KF Barringtonc Stephenson b Palmer73      
*PBH Mayst Stephenson b McCool5      
B Constableb McCool0      
EA Bedserc Alley b McCool10      
+R Swetmannot out9      
GAR Lockc Biddulph b McCool6      
JC Lakerc Lomax b Langford0      
PJ Loaderc McCool b Langford0      
AV Bedserb McCool0      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 81.4 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-128, 3-137, 4-137, 5-151, 6-176, 7-182, 8-183, 9-183, 10-188 (81.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph13   5331--
Lomax10   4140--
Palmer14   3421--
Langford16   8242--
Wight1   050--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxb Loader0      
G Atkinsonlbw b Loader23      
PB Wightc Swetman b Loader2      
CL McCoolb Loader7      
GM Trippc Swetman b Loader0      
WE Alleyc Lock b Loader21      
*MF Tremlettb Loader4      
KE Palmernot out14      
+HW Stephensonc Swetman b Loader8      
BA Langfordb AV Bedser0      
KD Biddulphlbw b AV Bedser0      
Total(all out, 28 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-3, 3-13, 4-13, 5-41, 6-45, 7-58, 8-78, 9-79, 10-79 (28 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader14   3468--
AV Bedser14   2332--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Stewartlbw b McCool104      
JH Edrichnot out104      
KF Barringtonnot out13      
*PBH Maydid not bat      
B Constabledid not bat      
EA Bedserdid not bat      
+R Swetmandid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(1 wicket, 64.2 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-191 (Stewart)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Biddulph12   2410--
Lomax12   1250--
Palmer8   1140--
Langford7   0320--
Wight7   0190--
Tremlett2   1130--

--> MJ Stewart (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> G Atkinson (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> GAR Lock reached 1600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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