Somerset v Kent
County Championship 1931
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 23rd, 25th, 26th May 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 7 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Kent 15
UmpiresJJ Bowles, EF Field
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 166 all out
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 19/1 (Hardinge 3*, Todd 5*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Youngc Pearce b Freeman62      
RA Inglec Ashdown b Watt46      
JW Leerun out4      
+MD Lyonc Chapman b Hardinge10      
*JC Whitelbw b Freeman3      
CCC Caselbw b Watt14      
HD Burroughb Freeman2      
GF Earlec Chapman b Watt16      
AW Wellardc Wright b Freeman5      
CK Linneyb Watt1      
HFT Busenot out0      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 50.2 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-86, 3-102, 4-127, 5-127, 6-129, 7-156, 8-161, 9-166, 10-166 (50.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright4   1100--
Ashdown4   0280--
Freeman20   2634--
Hardinge7   2181--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HTW Hardingec Young b Wellard6      
WH Ashdownc Buse b White7      
FE Woolleyc Wellard b White32      
+LEG Amesc Case b Wellard28      
LJ Toddc White b Wellard27      
BH Valentineb Wellard0      
*APF Chapmanc Case b White6      
TA Pearceb Wellard20      
AE Wattlbw b Wellard14      
AC Wrightst Lyon b White5      
AP Freemannot out0      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 68.2 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-27, 3-52, 4-96, 5-100, 6-107, 7-112, 8-137, 9-146, 10-146 (68.2 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard23   9396--
Buse9   2190--
Lee8   2230--
Young4   320--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Youngc Ames b Hardinge39      
RA Inglerun out16      
JW Leest Ames b Freeman6      
+MD Lyonst Ames b Freeman1      
*JC Whiteb Freeman0      
CCC Casec Chapman b Hardinge3      
GF Earlelbw b Freeman2      
HD Burroughb Freeman12      
CK Linneyb Freeman1      
AW Wellardc Chapman b Watt39      
HFT Busenot out2      
Total(all out, 46.2 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-55, 3-58, 4-58, 5-65, 6-67, 7-67, 8-68, 9-103, 10-121 (46.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ashdown3   160--
Freeman20   5526--
Hardinge18   6272--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HTW Hardingeb White33      
WH Ashdownc Lyon b Wellard4      
LJ Toddc Young b White22      
FE Woolleynot out48      
+LEG Amesnot out23      
BH Valentinedid not bat      
*APF Chapmandid not bat      
TA Pearcedid not bat      
AE Wattdid not bat      
AC Wrightdid not bat      
AP Freemandid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(3 wickets, 45 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-52, 3-76
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard14   3531--
Buse10   3210--
Lee5   1120--
White14   1392--
Linney2   050--

--> AW Wellard (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> HTW Hardinge (2) passed 31000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> LJ Todd (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22
--> AP Freeman reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> AP Freeman reached 2000 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Somerset second innings





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