Surrey v Kent
County Championship 1953
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 13th, 15th, 16th June 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSurrey won by an innings and 26 runs
PointsSurrey 12; Kent 0
UmpiresHG Baldwin, F Chester
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 103/3 (Clark 40*, Pratt 15*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 43/0 (Fagg 25*, Phebey 16*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc and b Surridge0      
AH Phebeyc McMahon b Laker27      
BR Edrichc Fletcher b Surridge8      
+DG Uftonlbw b Loader7      
AF Woollettc Surridge b Laker1      
R Mayesc Bedser b McMahon4      
RR Doveyb Loader9      
*W Murray-Woodb Laker7      
DVP Wrightc Kirby b Loader0      
F Ridgwayc McMahon b Laker24      
JCT Pagenot out1      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 52.3 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-13, 3-30, 4-39, 5-50, 6-51, 7-66, 8-66, 9-66, 10-92 (52.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Surridge10   2162--
Loader16   5393--
McMahon9   5121--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherc Phebey b Wright30      
EA Bedserlbw b Ridgway3      
B Constablec Fagg b Dovey8      
TH Clarkc Fagg b Dovey165      
REC Prattc Edrich b Murray-Wood90      
GJ Whittakernot out0      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
*WS Surridgedid not bat      
+GNG Kirbydid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
JWJ McMahondid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(5 wickets, declared, 108.3 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-26, 3-59, 4-309, 5-313 (108.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway27   7651--
Dovey37   12762--
Wright26   6721--
Page14   3690--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Fagglbw b McMahon32      
AH Phebeyc Bedser b McMahon85      
AF Woollettrun out21      
+DG Uftonc Laker b Surridge11      
BR Edrichc Bedser b Surridge0      
R Mayesc Kirby b Laker3      
RR Doveyc Bedser b Laker2      
*W Murray-Woodc Bedser b Surridge25      
DVP Wrightc sub b McMahon0      
F Ridgwaynot out11      
JCT Pageb Laker0      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 108.5 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-96, 3-128, 4-130, 5-139, 6-157, 7-157, 8-162, 9-192, 10-195 (108.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Surridge24   3503--
Loader11   2350--
McMahon24   8373--
Clark1   020--

--> TH Clark (1) passed his previous highest score of 92 in County Championship matches
--> TH Clark (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> TH Clark (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37
--> REC Pratt (1) passed his previous highest score of 47 in first-class matches
--> REC Pratt (1) passed his previous highest score of 47 in County Championship matches
--> AE Fagg (2) passed 23000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 31
--> PJ Loader reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent first innings





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