Surrey v London County
Other First-Class matches in England 1900
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 16th, 17th, 18th April 1900 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by an innings and 34 runs
UmpiresW Hearn, WAJ West
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 131/3 (Abel 54*, Hayward 35*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (1) 255/7 (Hayward 116*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Abelc Trott b WG Grace sen65      
W Brockwelllbw b Trott24      
EG Hayesc Braund b Trott15      
WH Lockwoodb Trott1      
TW Haywardnot out120      
FP Knoxb WG Grace sen0      
VFS Crawfordc Board b Trott7      
*DLA Jephsonc Townsend b Trott23      
WS Leesc Braund b Trott0      
+H Woodb Smith6      
T Richardsonb Trott28      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb)5
Total(all out, 117 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-?, 3-76, 4-166, 5-166, 6-191, 7-255, 8-?, 9-?, 10-294 (117 ov)
London County bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trott59   221227--
Jessop12   4230--
Smith25   9741--
WG Grace sen10   1332--
Townsend8   1340--
WG Grace jun3   230--

London County first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Grace senc Wood b Lockwood15      
CB Fryc Richardson b Knox58      
LC Braundc Hayes b Knox2      
CL Townsendb Brockwell5      
GL Jessopc Hayward b Brockwell20      
AE Trottb Brockwell2      
SM Tindallb Brockwell0      
WG Grace junst Wood b Knox0      
H Wrathallb Brockwell6      
WC Smithnot out13      
+JH Boardrun out7      
Total(all out, 56.3 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-128 (56.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Richardson11   3260--
Lockwood11   3181--
Knox17   3493--

London County second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Grace senc Hayward b Knox1      
CB Fryb Lees51      
LC Braundb Hayward5      
CL Townsendc Brockwell b Lockwood28      
GL Jessopb Hayward1      
AE Trottnot out10      
SM Tindallb Lees16      
WG Grace junc Hayes b Lockwood4      
H Wrathallb Lockwood0      
WC Smithb Lockwood0      
+JH Boardb Lockwood11      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 42 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-?, 3-66, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-132 (42 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Richardson5   0130--
Lockwood8   385--
Brockwell6   0140--
Knox6   3141--
Lees10   1372--
Hayward7   1412--

--> WC Smith made his debut in first-class matches

This, the opening match of the season, started on Easter Monday, but there were only two hours play on the first day and no play until half-past four on the second day due to rain. Hayward's 120 took 170 minutes and included 1 five and 16 fours. Surrey won with 5 minutes remaining





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