Kent v Yorkshire
County Championship 1947
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 2nd, 3rd July 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultKent won by 57 runs
PointsKent 12; Yorkshire 0
UmpiresE Cooke, GM Lee
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 92/4 (Hutton 45*, Smailes 0*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Coxon21      
AE Faggrun out72      
P Hearnb Coxon43      
JGW Davieslbw b Smailes41      
*BH Valentinec Watson b Booth54      
GF Ansonc Hutton b Booth10      
+TG Evansc Coxon b Booth34      
RR Dovey hit wkt b Booth3      
DVP Wrightb Coxon1      
NW Hardingc Yardley b Booth14      
F Ridgwaynot out0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 107.4 overs)303
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-119, 3-187, 4-187, 5-212, 6-285, 7-288, 8-289, 9-293, 10-303 (107.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coxon24   5623--
Smailes18   4381-2
Yardley7   0270--
Robinson16   5380--
Wardle17   4440--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonb Davies74      
W Watsonc Evans b Ridgway0      
H Hallidayb Ridgway1      
NWD Yardleylbw b Wright19      
*AB Sellersrun out16      
TF Smailesc Valentine b Wright8      
A Coxonlbw b Wright0      
JH Wardleb Davies0      
EP Robinsonb Wright5      
+DV Brennanb Davies16      
A Boothnot out1      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb)11
Total(all out, 45.4 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-16, 3-51, 4-80, 5-104, 6-104, 7-115, 8-130, 9-138, 10-151 (45.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding6   1190--
Ridgway10   2252--
Wright15   5544--
Dovey4   0170--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddc Hutton b Coxon2      
AE Fagglbw b Coxon10      
P Hearnc Yardley b Smailes5      
JGW Daviesc Sellers b Smailes16      
*BH Valentineb Robinson15      
GF Ansonb Robinson0      
+TG Evansst Brennan b Smailes7      
RR Doveyb Robinson0      
DVP Wrightst Brennan b Smailes3      
NW Hardingc Sellers b Robinson3      
F Ridgwaynot out0      
Extras(5 b, 1 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 33.2 overs)68
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-19, 3-21, 4-49, 5-49, 6-51, 7-52, 8-61, 9-68, 10-68 (33.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coxon6   0252--
Robinson11   5164--
Booth2   110--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Todd b Wright32      
W Watsonb Harding1      
H Hallidayc Evans b Harding0      
NWD Yardleyc Ridgway b Harding4      
*AB Sellersc Todd b Harding1      
TF Smailesc Ridgway b Wright25      
A Coxonc Fagg b Dovey63      
JH Wardleb Dovey28      
EP Robinsonc Ridgway b Dovey0      
+DV Brennanc Evans b Wright0      
A Boothnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-11, 4-29, 5-54, 6-88, 7-156, 8-156, 9-157, 10-163 (56.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding12   4254--
Ridgway4   1180--
Davies16   7180--
Wright14   1763--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> L Hutton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 33
--> P Hearn (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> JGW Davies (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> A Coxon (2) passed his previous highest score of 51 in County Championship matches
--> A Coxon (2) passed his previous highest score of 56 in first-class matches
--> TF Smailes reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings
--> EP Robinson reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent second innings





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