Surrey v Leicestershire
County Championship 1959
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 15th, 16th, 17th July 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 4 (Batting 2); Leicestershire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, RSM Lay
ScorersFN Bloxsom (Leicestershire), A Sandham (Surrey)
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 316/8 (Bedser 1*; 120 overs)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 142/0 (Hallam 58*, Watson 78*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Stewartc Burch b Savage23     
ABD Parsonsc Julian b Savage26     
DGW Fletcherrun out121     
TH Clarkc Hallam b Savage30     
B Constablec Spencer b Savage10     
+R Swetmanrun out93     
GAR Lockst Julian b Savage4     
JC Lakerc Spencer b Savage4     
*AV Bedsernot out1     
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
DAD Sydenhamdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(8 wickets, declared, 120 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-51, 3-99, 4-123, 5-307, 6-307, 7-311, 8-316 (120 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer24   3720--
van Geloven33   12750--
Savage44   151026--
Smith19   1630--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Stewart b Laker38     
*W Watsonc Swetman b Bedser3     
J van Gelovenb Loader6     
LR Gardnerb Sydenham8     
AC Revillc Fletcher b Bedser12     
GW Burchc Fletcher b Laker25     
FM Turnerc Fletcher b Laker6     
+R Julianb Laker0     
RC Smithc Swetman b Sydenham9     
CT Spencerc Fletcher b Laker0     
JS Savagenot out6     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 62.3 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-12, 3-33, 4-58, 5-80, 6-101, 7-101, 8-104, 9-104, 10-118 (62.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser21   8382--
Loader10   1311--
Laker14   7115--
Lock4   1100--

Leicestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamb Lock71     
*W Watsonc Stewart b Lock155     
J van Gelovenc Stewart b Lock15     
LR Gardnerc Stewart b Lock9     
AC Revillnot out83     
GW Burchc Fletcher b Lock17     
FM Turnernot out27     
+R Juliandid not bat      
RC Smithdid not bat      
CT Spencerdid not bat      
JS Savagedid not bat      
Extras(16 b, 8 lb)24
Total(5 wickets, 164 overs)401
Fall of wickets:
1-179, 2-236, 3-257, 4-262, 5-324
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser28   5660--
Loader3   1100--
Sydenham29   5810--
Laker33   13610--
Lock49   12985--
Clark12   0320--
Constable10   2290--

--> R Swetman (1) passed his previous highest score of 88 in County Championship matches
--> W Watson (2) passed 20000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 34
--> JS Savage reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> JS Savage reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> GAR Lock reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Leicestershire second innings





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