Surrey v Kent
County Championship 1938
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 16th, 18th, 19th July 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 6 wickets
PointsSurrey 12; Kent 4
UmpiresF Chester, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 31/0 (Fishlock 13*, Whitfield 14*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 18/3 (Woolley 13*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FE Woolleyb Watts63      
AE Faggc Watts b Gover91      
PR Sunnucksb Watts0      
BH Valentineb Watts73      
LJ Toddc Brooks b Gover42      
*FGH Chalkb Watts10      
TW Spencerc sub b Squires22      
PMW Whitehouseb Parker1      
DVP Wrightlbw b Gover7      
+WHV Levettnot out11      
AE Wattc Fishlock b Squires7      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)10
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)337
Fall of wickets:
1-110, 2-110, 3-224, 4-234, 5-256, 6-300, 7-301, 8-319, 9-324, 10-337 (77.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover23   11183--
Watts17   2764--
Parker21   2981--
Garland-Wells2   070--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc Levett b Wright38      
EW Whitfieldc Levett b Todd34      
RJ Gregorylbw b Wright75      
HS Squiresb Watt15      
HT Barlingc Woolley b Whitehouse86      
JF Parkerc Levett b Whitehouse19      
*ERT Holmesc Levett b Watt5      
HM Garland-Wellsc Levett b Watt22      
EA Wattsb Wright1      
+EWJ Brooksb Whitehouse14      
AR Governot out0      
Extras(5 b, 13 lb, 6 nb)24
Total(all out, 123.5 overs)333
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-89, 3-139, 4-205, 5-259, 6-273, 7-304, 8-305, 9-330, 10-333 (123.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Todd29   4841--
Watt40   10853--
Wright34   5943--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FE Woolleyc Brooks b Watts16      
AE Faggb Watts0      
PR Sunnucksc Brooks b Gover1      
+WHV Levettb Gover2      
BH Valentineb Parker55      
LJ Toddc Brooks b Watts2      
*FGH Chalkc Holmes b Parker34      
TW Spencernot out57      
PMW Whitehouseb Whitfield15      
DVP Wrightc Parker b Gover2      
AE Wattc Gregory b Gover14      
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb)4
Total(all out, 68.3 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-11, 3-18, 4-24, 5-32, 6-91, 7-120, 8-177, 9-186, 10-202 (68.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watts15   3383--
Parker11   2262--
Squires13   1370--
Gregory7   1210--
Whitfield4   1161--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockrun out35      
RJ Gregoryst Levett b Wright32      
HS Squiresc Fagg b Whitehouse13      
HT Barlingnot out56      
JF Parkerc Woolley b Wright44      
EW Whitfieldnot out11      
*ERT Holmesdid not bat      
HM Garland-Wellsdid not bat      
EA Wattsdid not bat      
+EWJ Brooksdid not bat      
AR Goverdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)19
Total(4 wickets, 49 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-82, 3-88, 4-165
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Todd15   1670--
Watt9   1480--
Wright15   3452--
Whitehouse10   1311--

--> FE Woolley (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 33
--> RJ Gregory (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 37
--> EA Watts reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> AR Gover reached 1150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> HS Squires reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings
--> AE Watt reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> PMW Whitehouse achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Surrey first innings (previous best was 3-49)
--> JF Parker reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent second innings

EWJ Brooks' benefit match. It realised 1,712 pounds 1s 3d.
Gregory was injured whilst fielding, consequently Whitfield opened for Surrey.
Fishlock was run out off a no-ball, after the ball had broken a piece off his bat and gone through to the keeper.





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