Hampshire v Kent
County Championship 1953
VenueCounty Ground, Southampton on 23rd, 25th, 26th May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultHampshire won by 47 runs
PointsHampshire 12; Kent 0
UmpiresD Davies, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Hampshire (1) 279/9 (Shackleton 17*, Cannings 1*)
Close of play day 2Hampshire (2) 124/6 (Hill 13*, Prouton 3*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NH Rogersc Phebey b Wright30      
JR Grayc Fagg b Wright19      
DE Blakeb Ridgway2      
C Walkerlbw b Wright1      
H Hortonlbw b Wright33      
*EDR Eagarc Murray-Wood b Page112      
G Hillc Ridgway b Dovey21      
+RO Prouton hit wkt b Murray-Wood34      
RA Dareb Murray-Wood0      
D Shackletonnot out17      
VHD Canningsnot out1      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 114 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-53, 3-53, 4-54, 5-113, 6-167, 7-248, 8-248, 9-270
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway28   13431--
Dovey25   8421--
Wright36   111044--
Page17   2551--
Murray-Wood8   3262--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Cannings b Shackleton43      
AH Phebeyb Gray32      
P Hearnb Cannings2      
+TG Evansb Cannings0      
R Mayesc Hill b Gray4      
DG Uftonc Eagar b Hill10      
*W Murray-Woodb Shackleton16      
RR Doveyc Gray b Cannings19      
DVP Wrightnot out1      
F Ridgwayb Cannings6      
JCT Pagec Blake b Cannings4      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 73.4 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-76, 3-76, 4-82, 5-93, 6-93, 7-130, 8-130, 9-137, 10-141 (73.4 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton19   8372--
Walker4   0130--
Gray18   7322--
Dare4   160--
Hill9   2231--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NH Rogersb Dovey31      
JR Graylbw b Dovey2      
DE Blakec Ufton b Wright25      
C Walkerc Fagg b Page22      
H Hortonlbw b Wright0      
*EDR Eagarb Ridgway28      
G Hillnot out25      
+RO Proutonc Ufton b Dovey6      
RA Dareb Ridgway10      
D Shackletonnot out16      
VHD Canningsdid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, declared, 50 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-48, 3-74, 4-74, 5-82, 6-120, 7-133, 8-148
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway14   4362--
Dovey12   4353--
Wright15   1632--
Page7   0291--
Murray-Wood2   120--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Hill b Shackleton7      
AH Phebeyc Gray b Cannings6      
P Hearnc Eagar b Cannings1      
+TG Evansc Dare b Shackleton93      
R Mayesc Gray b Cannings78      
DG Uftonb Shackleton14      
*W Murray-Woodb Shackleton9      
RR Doveyb Shackleton8      
DVP Wrightlbw b Cannings6      
F Ridgwayc Horton b Shackleton30      
JCT Pagenot out1      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-13, 3-18, 4-132, 5-154, 6-178, 7-200, 8-213, 9-226, 10-256 (82.2 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cannings20   8454--
Gray12   1550--
Dare19   5530--
Hill1   060--

--> DE Blake (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> TG Evans (2) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 71
--> DVP Wright reached 1650 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Hampshire first innings





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