Kent v Middlesex
County Championship 1939
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 9th, 10th, 11th August 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 64 runs
PointsKent 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresF Chester, E Robinson
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 276/9 (Smith 32*, Peebles 5*)
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 108/6 (Levett 5*, Foster 0*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Wright14      
BD Carrisb Watt0      
WJ Edrichc Fagg b Davies91      
DCS Comptonlbw b Davies11      
FG Mannc Davies b Lewis45      
GOB Allenlbw b Watt32      
GE Hartlbw b Todd26      
+WFF Priceb Todd6      
JM Simsb Todd3      
CIJ Smithnot out101      
*IAR Peeblesb Todd14      
Extras(11 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)15
Total(all out, 92.7 overs)358
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-31, 3-55, 4-158, 5-179, 6-226, 7-232, 8-237, 9-242, 10-358 (92.7 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watt15   4552--
Wright21   0591--
Davies22   3862--
Lewis13   2501--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggrun out27      
*FGH Chalkc Edrich b Allen0      
LEG Amesc Edrich b Allen15      
BH Valentinec Edrich b Allen40      
LJ Toddc Mann b Allen16      
+WHV Levettnot out20      
PG Fosterb Allen0      
JGW Daviesc Allen b Peebles1      
DVP Wrightc Peebles b Sims6      
AE Wattb Allen5      
C Lewisb Sims0      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 39.1 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-37, 3-74, 4-93, 5-108, 6-108, 7-115, 8-122, 9-129, 10-138 (39.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allen15   1466--
Smith7   0180--
Peebles5   0191--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Fagglbw b Allen7      
*FGH Chalkb Sims14      
LEG Amesc Hart b Sims89      
BH Valentinec Price b Compton7      
LJ Toddc Edrich b Peebles1      
PG Fosterlbw b Peebles3      
JGW Daviesb Peebles6      
DVP Wrightc Carris b Peebles0      
+WHV Levettc Allen b Sims0      
AE Wattrun out16      
C Lewisnot out5      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb)8
Total(all out, 35.5 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-49, 3-74, 4-75, 5-79, 6-97, 7-97, 8-135, 9-136, 10-156 (35.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allen7   0391--
Smith4   070--
Peebles11   2464--
Compton6   1211--

--> CIJ Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 72 in County Championship matches
--> CIJ Smith (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> CIJ Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 83 in first-class matches
--> CIJ Smith (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> BH Valentine (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 2
--> BH Valentine (1) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> AE Watt reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings





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