Worcestershire v Surrey
County Championship 1938
VenueChester Road North, Kidderminster on 28th, 30th, 31st May 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 0; Surrey 4
UmpiresCAG Russell, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 103/6 (Martin 42*, Buller 6*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 63/7 (Horton 8*, Howorth 12*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc Gibbons b Perks0      
T McMurrayc Martin b Perks3      
RJ Gregoryc Howorth b Perks25      
HS Squiresb Jackson34      
HT Barlingb Perks14      
*ERT Holmesc Lyttelton b Howorth43      
F Berryrun out14      
EA Wattsb Jackson0      
KCW Kingc Martin b Jackson22      
+EWJ Brooksb Jackson22      
AR Governot out9      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 55.2 overs)192
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-27, 3-28, 4-60, 5-112, 6-126, 7-127, 8-159, 9-161, 10-192 (55.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks15   3474--
Martin17   6430--
Howorth13   1571--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BP Kingc and b Watts6      
V Grimshawc Gregory b Gover3      
E Cooperc Brooks b Gover0      
HHIH Gibbonsb Gover9      
SH Martinlbw b Berry52      
*CJ Lytteltonb Berry28      
J Hortonc Brooks b Gover5      
+JS Bullernot out22      
R Howorthb Gover0      
RTD Perksb Gover0      
PF Jacksonb Gover1      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 50.1 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-9, 3-9, 4-35, 5-88, 6-95, 7-117, 8-120, 9-120, 10-132 (50.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watts6   291--
King5   3210--
Berry14   4462--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockb Howorth32      
T McMurraylbw b Jackson2      
RJ Gregorylbw b Perks20      
HS Squireslbw b Perks16      
HT Barlinglbw b Perks1      
*ERT Holmeslbw b Martin0      
F Berryb Perks4      
EA Wattslbw b Perks4      
KCW Kingb Martin1      
+EWJ Brooksb Perks4      
AR Governot out4      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 46.1 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-50, 3-70, 4-80, 5-83, 6-86, 7-90, 8-93, 9-97, 10-101 (46.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin10   7112--
Howorth6   0121--
Jackson13   2271--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BP Kinglbw b Gover15      
V Grimshawlbw b Gover2      
E Cooperc McMurray b Gover7      
HHIH Gibbonsb Gover10      
SH Martinc and b Gover0      
*CJ Lytteltonb Gover0      
J Hortonnot out8      
+JS Bullerlbw b Gover0      
R Howorthnot out12      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
PF Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(7 wickets, 27.1 overs)63
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-24, 3-29, 4-33, 5-33, 6-43, 7-46
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover14   3357--
Watts4   180--
Berry9   5110--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> V Grimshaw made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> V Grimshaw made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> J Horton (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8

Rain delayed the start of the first day until12.40 whilst bad light also reduced play by thirty minutes.
Play began late, at 12.15pm, on Day 2 due to a wet wicket and bad light stopped the match on the same day after Surrey had claimed the extra half-hour.





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