Australian paceman Jackson Bird has impressed with four wickets on his debut for County side Nottinghamshire.
Bird finished with figures of 4-56, as his side dismissed Surrey for just 225 on day two at Trent Bridge.
Earlier, Nottinghamshire scored 446 thanks to a century from Mullaney and half centuries from Wessels, Patel and Read.
Former West Indian bowler Ravi Rampaul also impressed, claiming five wickets for Surrey.
Meanwhile, England Test captain Alistair Cook hit an impressive ton as Essex reached 6-287 at stumps on day two, to edge past Gloucestershire's first innings score of 262.