Kent v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1947
VenueBat and Ball Ground, Gravesend on 11th, 12th, 13th June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultKent won by 9 wickets
PointsKent 12; Northamptonshire 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, N Harris
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 22/0 (Brookes 6*, Davis 16*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 215/3 (Timms 29*, Barron 9*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddc Fiddling b Nevell127      
AE Faggb Cox81      
LEG Amesc Clarke b Partridge109      
*BH Valentinec and b Timms1      
P Hearnst Fiddling b Cox54      
R Mayesb Broderick0      
BJK Pryerlbw b Nevell0      
RR Doveyc Barron b Cox10      
DVP Wrightb Nevell8      
F Ridgwaynot out2      
+WHV Levettdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 w)8
Total(9 wickets, declared, 123.4 overs)400
Fall of wickets:
1-193, 2-231, 3-234, 4-360, 5-368, 6-371, 7-385, 8-394, 9-400 (123.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge25   4791--
Nevell26   4973--
Broderick32   10861--
Timms10   4231--
Childs-Clarke10   4410--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Levett b Dovey47      
CP Davisc Mayes b Ridgway35      
AL Coxst Levett b Wright21      
JE Timmslbw b Wright5      
W Barronb Wright41      
V Broderickc Valentine b Wright5      
RJ Partridgeb Dovey3      
*AW Childs-Clarkec Valentine b Wright4      
CB Clarkest Levett b Wright2      
+K Fiddlingnot out4      
WT Nevellb Wright4      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 71 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-103, 3-113, 4-113, 5-126, 6-137, 7-156, 8-166, 9-173, 10-179 (71 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway7   1231--
Todd2   0120--
Wright30   10557--
Dovey28   14552--
Pryer4   0260--

Northamptonshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
D Brookesc Levett b Ridgway69      
CP Davisc Ridgway b Wright21      
AL Coxc Fagg b Ridgway73      
JE Timmsc Ridgway b Wright43      
W Barronc Fagg b Dovey32      
V Broderickb Wright13      
RJ Partridgerun out6      
*AW Childs-Clarkec Ridgway b Dovey4      
CB Clarkelbw b Dovey0      
+K Fiddlingnot out6      
WT Nevellb Wright1      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb)15
Total(all out, 89.5 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-152, 3-199, 4-253, 5-253, 6-260, 7-272, 8-276, 9-276, 10-283 (89.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway13   3512--
Todd6   1100--
Dovey29   10753--
Pryer9   0250--
Hearn4   050--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Barron23      
AE Faggnot out33      
LEG Amesnot out5      
*BH Valentinedid not bat      
P Hearndid not bat      
R Mayesdid not bat      
BJK Pryerdid not bat      
RR Doveydid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
+WHV Levettdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(1 wicket, 23.5 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-57 (Todd)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Partridge4   0150--
Timms4   240--
Nevell6   2100--
Cox3   070--
Broderick3   080--
Davis2   0100--

--> LJ Todd (1) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 112
--> R Mayes made his debut in County Championship matches
--> R Mayes made his debut in first-class matches
--> BJK Pryer made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JE Timms (1) passed 19000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> BJK Pryer made his debut for Kent in first-class matches
--> DVP Wright reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings





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