Kent v Essex
County Championship 1949
VenueBat and Ball Ground, Gravesend on 1st, 2nd June 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 47 runs
PointsKent 0; Essex 12
UmpiresFS Lee, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 136/9 (Dovey 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Clark b Wright64      
AV Averyc Dovey b Martin97      
WB Morrisst Walker b Wright19      
FH Vigarst Walker b Wright0      
R Smithb Edrich7      
FS Unwinc Wright b Martin15      
AB Laverslbw b Martin21      
TPB Smithlbw b Wright14      
+TH Wadelbw b Martin5      
EJ Pricec Ames b Crush1      
GR Pullingernot out0      
Extras(15 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 72.5 overs)260
Fall of wickets:
1-110, 2-147, 3-153, 4-168, 5-208, 6-219, 7-227, 8-259, 9-260, 10-260 (72.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crush8   3241--
Dovey10   2400--
Wright22   3744--
Edrich10   2421--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Fagglbw b Price38      
LJ Toddc Morris b Pullinger12      
LEG Amesc Pullinger b Lavers18      
AH Phebeylbw b Price19      
BR Edrichc Unwin b Price7      
*DG Clarkc Unwin b Price13      
E Crushc Pullinger b R Smith9      
+J Walkerrun out0      
JW Martinc and b Price3      
RR Doveyb R Smith0      
DVP Wrightnot out8      
Extras(14 b, 3 lb)17
Total(all out, 53.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-74, 3-100, 4-101, 5-118, 6-129, 7-132, 8-135, 9-136, 10-144 (53.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pullinger8   4111--
R Smith12.32232--
TPB Smith9   0280--
Lavers11   0311--
Price13   3345--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Walker b Martin8      
AV Averyb Crush6      
WB Morrisc Fagg b Wright23      
FH Vigarc Walker b Dovey30      
R Smithc Clark b Martin37      
FS Unwinlbw b Wright8      
AB Laverslbw b Dovey0      
TPB Smithc Clark b Wright18      
+TH Waderun out7      
EJ Pricenot out19      
GR Pullingerc and b Dovey3      
Extras(17 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)22
Total(all out, 54.2 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-16, 3-71, 4-79, 5-94, 6-129, 7-129, 8-151, 9-168, 10-181 (54.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin11   1412--
Crush8   1191--
Wright16   1653--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggst Wade b TPB Smith92      
LJ Toddc Pullinger b Lavers32      
LEG Amesc Pullinger b Lavers33      
AH Phebeyc Wade b Vigar0      
BR Edrichlbw b Lavers33      
*DG Clarkb TPB Smith5      
E Crushb TPB Smith0      
+J Walkernot out19      
JW Martinc Vigar b Lavers10      
RR Doveyc Morris b TPB Smith1      
DVP Wrightst Wade b TPB Smith9      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 84.1 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-94, 2-149, 3-174, 4-196, 5-197, 6-202, 7-210, 8-226, 9-234, 10-250 (84.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pullinger5   2120--
R Smith20   4590--
Price13   1280--
TPB Smith19.14435--
Lavers22   5684--
Morris3   150--
Vigar2   0191--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> AV Avery (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> J Walker made his debut in County Championship matches
--> J Walker made his debut in first-class matches
--> EJ Price (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> AE Fagg (2) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 78
--> J Walker made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> J Walker made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> AB Lavers achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 3-22)
--> TPB Smith reached 1250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Kent second innings
--> AB Lavers achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 3-22)
--> AV Avery retired hurt in the Essex first innings having scored 71 and later returned





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