Essex v Kent
County Championship 1936
VenueSouthchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea on 12th, 13th August 1936 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by an innings and 216 runs
PointsEssex 15; Kent 0
UmpiresF Chester, E Cooke
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 408/6 (Vere Hodge 60*, Stephenson 39*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LG Crawleyb Davies63      
*DR Wilcoxc Chalk b Davies16      
MS Nicholsb Freeman110      
J O'Connorlbw b Todd100      
RM Taylorc Davies b Freeman1      
N Vere Hodgec Ashdown b Freeman77      
TPB Smithc Ashdown b Freeman3      
JWA Stephensonlbw b Freeman65      
LC Eastmanc Watt b Freeman3      
+TH Wadenot out1      
K Farnesc Wright b Davies7      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 10 nb, 2 w)19
Total(all out, 158.4 overs)465
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-86, 3-295, 4-296, 5-315, 6-323, 7-439, 8-454, 9-458, 10-465 (158.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Todd30   5881--
Watt30   8720--
Freeman30   5926--
Wright26   8660--
Ashdown9   2430--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ashdownb Farnes14      
AE Fagglbw b Stephenson6      
FE Woolleyb Nichols9      
+LEG Amesb Farnes11      
LJ Toddc Smith b Nichols23      
*BH Valentinec Taylor b Smith15      
JGW Daviesb Smith0      
FGH Chalkb Eastman23      
DVP Wrightc and b Smith23      
AE Wattc Farnes b Smith10      
AP Freemannot out0      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(all out, 58 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-22, 3-33, 4-53, 5-90, 6-90, 7-90, 8-130, 9-151, 10-151 (58 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes14   0432--
Nichols11   4192--
Stephenson10   6151--
Smith15   3314--
Eastman8   2261--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ashdownc Smith b Farnes14      
FE Woolleylbw b Farnes53      
+LEG Amesc Eastman b Stephenson1      
LJ Toddb Stephenson1      
*BH Valentinec Eastman b Farnes2      
JGW Daviesc Wade b Farnes0      
AE Faggb Stephenson1      
DVP Wrightb Farnes1      
FGH Chalkrun out4      
AE Wattc Crawley b Farnes20      
AP Freemannot out0      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 24.5 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-35, 3-53, 4-56, 5-56, 6-57, 7-68, 8-75, 9-97, 10-98 (24.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols4   2110--
Stephenson8   3173--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> J O'Connor (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 55
--> N Vere Hodge made his debut in County Championship matches
--> N Vere Hodge made his debut in first-class matches
--> JWA Stephenson (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in County Championship matches
--> BH Valentine (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> AP Freeman reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Essex first innings
--> AP Freeman reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Essex first innings
--> TPB Smith reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Kent first innings





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