Leicestershire v Surrey
County Championship 1959
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 19th, 20th, 21st August 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLeicestershire 0; Surrey 4 (Batting 2)
UmpiresTJ Bartley, JB Bowes
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 329/8 (Burch 20*, Savage 0*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 27/1 (Kirby 9*, Carter 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Watsonc Gibson b EA Bedser173      
D Kirbyb Gibson9      
JW Carterb Gibson19      
LR Gardnerc Stewart b Lock13      
J van Gelovenc Gibson b Lock61      
AC Revillb EA Bedser3      
GW Burchnot out20      
RC Smithb Lock6      
CT Spencerb Gibson4      
JS Savagenot out0      
+GA Hickinbottomdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 12 lb)21
Total(8 wickets, declared, 119 overs)329
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-99, 3-137, 4-280, 5-289, 6-297, 7-308, 8-314
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader18   3520--
AV Bedser21   2400--
Gibson21   5513--
Lock36   71043--
EA Bedser23   5612--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc van Geloven b Smith61      
ABD Parsonslbw b Savage42      
TH Clarkb Savage18      
MJ Stewartnot out107      
B Constablelbw b Smith53      
EA Bedserc Revill b Smith6      
+AJW McIntyreb Smith0      
D Gibsonb Smith21      
GAR Locknot out7      
*AV Bedserdid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 8 lb, 5 nb)20
Total(7 wickets, declared, 114.3 overs)335
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-131, 3-131, 4-237, 5-269, 6-269, 7-323
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer18   4560--
van Geloven15   1560--
Savage37   14852--
Kirby8   2260--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Watsonb Lock17      
D Kirbylbw b Gibson29      
JW Carterc Parsons b Lock9      
LR Gardnerlbw b EA Bedser32      
J van Gelovennot out79      
AC Revillb EA Bedser13      
GW Burchnot out37      
RC Smithdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
+GA Hickinbottomdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 74 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-46, 3-64, 4-118, 5-142
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader11   4180--
AV Bedser1   100--
Gibson13   3391--
Lock24   4722--
EA Bedser18   5422--
Constable6   0380--
Clark1   070--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Hickinbottom b Smith33      
ABD Parsonsb Spencer17      
TH Clarkst Hickinbottom b Smith4      
MJ Stewartnot out2      
B Constablenot out0      
EA Bedserdid not bat      
+AJW McIntyredid not bat      
D Gibsondid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
*AV Bedserdid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(3 wickets, 13.5 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-54, 3-61
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer6   1141--
van Geloven5   0350--
Savage1   070--

--> LR Gardner (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> J van Geloven (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 36
--> ABD Parsons (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> W Watson (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 1
--> JW Carter made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JW Carter made his last appearance in County Championship matches





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