Kent v Middlesex
County Championship 1951
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 8th, 9th, 10th August 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 117 runs
PointsKent 0; Middlesex 12
UmpiresTJ Bartley, D Davies
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 59/2 (Fagg 41*, Edrich 0*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 201/4 (Dewes 43*, LH Compton 6*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Hearn b Dovey52      
SM Brownlbw b Ridgway4      
WJ Edrichst Evans b Wright67      
DCS Comptonc Clark b Dovey63      
JG Dewesb Wright5      
R Routledgenot out1      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
D Bennettdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 5 nb)16
Total(5 wickets, declared, 81.2 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-96, 3-192, 4-199, 5-208 (81.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway16   5321--
Dovey32   6772--
Edrich5   2120--
Cowdrey1   100--
Hearn8   2150--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Brown b Young41      
AH Phebeyb Sims9      
P Hearnrun out1      
BR Edrichlbw b Sims4      
MC Cowdreyc LH Compton b Young31      
R Mayesb Young37      
*DG Clarkb Sims4      
+TG Evansc and b Young27      
RR Doveyc and b DCS Compton3      
DVP Wrightnot out13      
F Ridgwayb Sims4      
Extras(6 b, 10 lb)16
Total(all out, 81.2 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-47, 3-63, 4-63, 5-135, 6-140, 7-142, 8-157, 9-185, 10-190 (81.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Young39   18674--
DCS Compton13   3291--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Wright6      
SM Brownc and b Dovey21      
WJ Edrichst Evans b Hearn76      
DCS Comptonb Edrich29      
JG Dewesb Wright70      
R Routledgenot out6      
+LH Comptonc Edrich b Wright13      
D Bennettc Dovey b Wright1      
JA Youngc Dovey b Wright0      
JM Simsdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(18 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)21
Total(8 wickets, declared, 86 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-50, 3-105, 4-181, 5-211, 6-224, 7-232, 8-243 (86 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway5   0220--
Dovey32   9681--
Edrich10   3191--
Cowdrey3   0130--
Wright34   10965--
Hearn2   041--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb Young25      
AH Phebeyb Robertson28      
+TG Evansc DCS Compton b Young6      
MC Cowdreyc and b DCS Compton25      
*DG Clarkc Moss b Young1      
BR Edrichlbw b Young5      
RR Doveyc Routledge b Young23      
P Hearnc Moss b DCS Compton0      
R Mayesnot out10      
DVP Wrightlbw b DCS Compton2      
F Ridgwayst LH Compton b Young4      
Extras(4 b, 11 lb)15
Total(all out, 56.5 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-46, 3-76, 4-83, 5-91, 6-103, 7-105, 8-137, 9-139, 10-144 (56.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DCS Compton10   1283--
Sims10   2310--
Moss2   090--
Bennett2   030--
Robertson6   1111--

--> DCS Compton (1) passed 27000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 58
--> DCS Compton (2) passed 14000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 20
--> AE Fagg (2) passed 20500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> DG Clark made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JA Young reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Kent first innings
--> RR Dovey reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings
--> DCS Compton reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent second innings
--> JA Young reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent second innings





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