Warwickshire v Kent
County Championship 1947
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 16th, 17th, 18th July 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 8 runs
PointsWarwickshire 12; Kent 4
UmpiresGP Heaton, A Mitchison
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), ERS Hoskin (Kent)
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 2/0 (Edrich 0*, Levett 1*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 149 all out

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Hillc Pocock b Dovey14      
JS Ordc Levett b Ridgway0      
KA Taylorc Fagg b Harding12      
RH Maudsleyb Harding1      
+HE Dolleryc Fagg b Dovey56      
JJ Hossellb Harding4      
WE Fanthamb Harding1      
*P Cranmerc Fagg b Harding1      
CWC Grovec Murray-Wood b Dovey14      
VHD Canningsb Ridgway0      
WE Holliesnot out0      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-26, 3-26, 4-30, 5-40, 6-48, 7-52, 8-88, 9-90, 10-104 (48.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding16   3385--
Ridgway18   6282--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+WHV Levettlbw b Hollies15      
BR Edrichlbw b Grove12      
LJ Toddb Grove35      
AE Faggb Hollies0      
*BH Valentinest Dollery b Hollies68      
W Murray-Woodb Hollies0      
RR Doveyb Cannings3      
C Lewisnot out4      
F Ridgwayc and b Hollies2      
NW Hardingb Cannings0      
HJ Pocockabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(all out, 65.3 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-56, 3-56, 4-93, 5-94, 6-119, 7-137, 8-143, 9-143 (65.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove18   6252--
Hollies26   7535--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Hillc Fagg b Harding6      
JS Ordb Harding15      
KA Taylorc Edrich b Lewis25      
RH Maudsleyb Lewis8      
+HE Dollerylbw b Ridgway22      
JJ Hossellb Dovey15      
WE Fanthamlbw b Dovey0      
*P Cranmerc Murray-Wood b Harding26      
CWC Groveb Harding6      
VHD Canningsnot out8      
WE Holliesc Edrich b Harding10      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 66.5 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-38, 3-55, 4-63, 5-90, 6-90, 7-118, 8-128, 9-131, 10-149 (66.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway7   2131--
Dovey18   10272--
Murray-Wood3   170--
Lewis18   3382--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddc and b Grove12      
AE Fagglbw b Grove15      
*BH Valentinec Maudsley b Cannings19      
BR Edrichc Dollery b Hollies2      
W Murray-Woodb Hollies8      
RR Doveyb Hollies7      
HJ Pocockb Cannings4      
+WHV Levettc Cranmer b Hollies4      
F Ridgwaynot out18      
C Lewisb Hollies1      
NW Hardingb Cannings0      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 48.4 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-42, 3-55, 4-55, 5-68, 6-77, 7-79, 8-89, 9-101, 10-102 (48.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove12   3232--
Hollies20   3435--

--> CWC Grove (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14
--> CWC Grove reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent first innings





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