Essex v Surrey
County Championship 1939
VenueCastle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester on 15th, 17th, 18th July 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 10 wickets
PointsEssex 12; Surrey 0
UmpiresHW Lee, CV Tarbox
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 131/2 (Eastman 98*, O'Connor 1*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 16/0 (Gregory 12*, Fishlock 3*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Gregoryc Stephenson b Nichols30      
LB Fishlocklbw b Nichols0      
EW Whitfieldb Nichols2      
HS Squiresc Unwin b Nichols0      
+GS Mobeyb R Smith43      
JF Parkerlbw b TPB Smith21      
GJ Whittakerb Nichols66      
*HM Garland-Wellsc Unwin b TPB Smith16      
FR Brownb Stephenson51      
EA Wattsnot out19      
AR Goverb TPB Smith22      
Extras(12 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 61.2 overs)285
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-2, 3-12, 4-42, 5-97, 6-101, 7-130, 8-234, 9-256, 10-285 (61.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols21   4795--
R Smith13   1811--
Stephenson11   1521--
TPB Smith12.20423--
Taylor4   0160--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LC Eastmanrun out99      
AV Averyc and b Brown28      
FH Vigarlbw b Brown2      
J O'Connorc Fishlock b Gover51      
MS Nicholslbw b Gregory93      
R Smithlbw b Watts8      
RM Taylorb Watts6      
*FS Unwinc Whitfield b Gregory33      
JWA Stephensonc Brown b Gregory27      
+TH Wadeb Parker0      
TPB Smithnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 83.4 overs)361
Fall of wickets:
1-100, 2-125, 3-132, 4-224, 5-236, 6-244, 7-319, 8-360, 9-361, 10-361 (83.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover18   1891--
Watts18   0612--
Brown23   1912--
Parker6   0271--
Garland-Wells3   0180--
Squires8   0350--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Gregoryst Wade b TPB Smith17      
LB Fishlockb Nichols15      
EW Whitfieldb TPB Smith7      
HS Squiresc Eastman b TPB Smith0      
+GS Mobeyb TPB Smith0      
JF Parkerc Vigar b TPB Smith16      
GJ Whittakerc and b TPB Smith7      
*HM Garland-Wellsb TPB Smith13      
FR Brownc R Smith b Nichols3      
EA Wattsnot out14      
AR Goverrun out3      
Extras(3 b, 1 nb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 26.1 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-38, 3-38, 4-38, 5-54, 6-65, 7-65, 8-73, 9-81, 10-100 (26.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nichols13   5312--
R Smith2   0150--
Stephenson1   020--
TPB Smith10.10477--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LC Eastmannot out14      
AV Averynot out12      
FH Vigardid not bat      
J O'Connordid not bat      
MS Nicholsdid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
RM Taylordid not bat      
*FS Unwindid not bat      
JWA Stephensondid not bat      
+TH Wadedid not bat      
TPB Smithdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(no wicket, 5.7 overs)27
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown3   190--
Parker2   050--

--> GJ Whittaker (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in County Championship matches
--> GJ Whittaker (1) passed his previous highest score of 65 in first-class matches
--> FR Brown (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> MS Nichols (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 57
--> RJ Gregory (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 12
--> R Smith reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings





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