Kent v Middlesex
County Championship 1954
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 4th, 5th, 6th August 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 4; Middlesex 0
UmpiresAJB Fowler, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 7/1 (Allan 0*, Wilson 3*)
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 325/7 (Hearn 37*, Ridgway 5*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Wright b Ridgway18     
JG Dewesc Phebey b Wright93     
*WJ Edrichb Ridgway13     
AW Thompsonb Wright91     
GPS Delislenot out42     
D Bennettb Smith21     
FJ Titmusc Phebey b Allan12     
+LH Comptonc Smith b Allan3     
JJ Warrnot out12     
JA Youngdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)13
Total(7 wickets, declared, 96 overs)318
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-54, 3-216, 4-235, 5-273, 6-293, 7-297
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway21   3492--
Smith21   3601--
Wright14   2462--
Dovey21   3530--
Allan9   0472--
Pettiford10   0500--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyc Compton b Moss0     
JM Allanc Dewes b Young27     
RC Wilsonlbw b Edrich131     
MC Cowdreyc Moss b Young95     
J Pettifordrun out1     
P Hearnnot out37     
+TG Evansc Titmus b Edrich8     
G Smithc Thompson b Young6     
F Ridgwaynot out5     
RR Doveydid not bat      
*DVP Wrightdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(7 wickets, declared, 145 overs)325
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-66, 3-262, 4-265, 5-267, 6-281, 7-315
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss14   4371--
Warr12   5240--
Young53   171023--
Titmus22   9570--
Edrich29   12622--
Bennett5   1120--
Robertson10   6160--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 24000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> JG Dewes (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 43
--> GPS Delisle (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> RC Wilson (1) passed his previous highest score of 74 in County Championship matches
--> RC Wilson (1) passed his previous highest score of 101 in first-class matches
--> RC Wilson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 24
--> MC Cowdrey (1) equalled his previous highest score of 95 in County Championship matches
--> P Hearn (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> JM Allan reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings





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