Kent v Surrey
County Match 1879
VenueHigher Common Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 14th, 15th July 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 8 wickets
UmpiresWH Luck, J Street
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 46/4 (Howell 8*, LA Shuter 2*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Absolomc Strachan b Blamires18      
FA MacKinnonb Southerton8      
GG Hearnec Blamires b Strachan27      
F Pennb Blamires48      
*Lord Harrisc J Shuter b Strachan6      
IFW Blighc Blamires b Strachan1      
CM Cunliffec and b Blamires21      
E O'Shaughnessyb Blamires0      
+E Hentynot out2      
J Brayc Potter b Blamires2      
F Hearneabsent hurt
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 123.3 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-29, 3-91, 4-101, 5-102, 6-110, 7-118, 8-133, 9-135 (123.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Southerton26   18151--
Strachan31   16303--
Potter20   11240--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Lucasb Bray6      
J Shuterc Harris b O'Shaughnessy0      
H Juppb Bray18      
J Potterrun out8      
R Howellb Bray8      
LA Shuterb O'Shaughnessy23      
*G Strachanc Absolom b O'Shaughnessy8      
R Humphreyst Henty b O'Shaughnessy16      
+EW Pooleynot out10      
J Southertonc Absolom b O'Shaughnessy3      
E Blamiresrun out5      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 109.1 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-12, 3-31, 4-42, 5-51, 6-60, 7-93, 8-96, 9-106, 10-111 (109.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bray50   28483--
GG Hearne9   580--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Absolomb Blamires1      
CM Cunliffeb Blamires0      
GG Hearnec Jupp b Blamires9      
F Pennst Pooley b Southerton8      
*Lord Harrisc Humphrey b Blamires9      
IFW Blighc Potter b Blamires0      
FA MacKinnonrun out3      
E O'Shaughnessynot out1      
+E Hentyc Southerton b Blamires1      
F Hearnerun out0      
J Brayc LA Shuter b Southerton0      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 54.2 overs)38
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-4, 3-15, 4-27, 5-27, 6-33, 7-33, 8-37, 9-37, 10-38 (54.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blamires27   20156--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Lucasnot out31      
H Juppc Bligh b O'Shaughnessy16      
J Shuterb O'Shaughnessy6      
R Howellnot out6      
J Potterdid not bat      
LA Shuterdid not bat      
*G Strachandid not bat      
R Humphreydid not bat      
+EW Pooleydid not bat      
J Southertondid not bat      
E Blamiresdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(2 wickets, 57.3 overs)63
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-53
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
O'Shaughnessy28   10372--
GG Hearne4   320--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> H Jupp (2) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> R Howell made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> E Blamires achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 5-51)





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