Kent Second XI v Buckinghamshire
Minor Counties Championship 1931
VenueThe Nevill Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 20th, 21st July 1931 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossBuckinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent Second XI won by 6 wickets
PointsKent Second XI 5; Buckinghamshire 0
UmpiresAJ Bricknell, GA Fuller
Close of play day 1Kent Second XI (1) 143/9 (Blunden 4*)

Buckinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CF Powellb Peach14      
RHJ Brookec Todd b Peach3      
AG Skinnerst Levett b Lewis29      
JWA Stephensonb Lewis10      
*+WB Franklinc Pearce b Watt66  9-  
AJS Jamesc Crawford b Lewis0      
EW Hazeltonc Fagg b Crawford5      
FMR Stephensonc Levett b Lewis5      
BHS Davisb Lewis5      
RH Rutterc Blunden b Watt1      
F Edwardsnot out2      
Extras(3 b, 1 nb, 2 w)6
Total(all out, 74.1 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-18, 3-54, 4-63, 5-63, 6-78, 7-96, 8-116, 9-123, 10-146 (74.1 ov)
Kent Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blunden4   280--
Peach12   4202--
Lewis27   85051-
Crawford11   1311-1

Kent Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Mossst Franklin b Edwards13      
LJ Toddc JWA Stephenson b Skinner78      
TA Pearcec and b Edwards9      
AE Fagglbw b JWA Stephenson4      
TA Crawfordb Edwards5      
*GA Simpsonc Davis b Edwards8      
C Lewisb Skinner3      
AE Wattc and b Skinner0      
+WHV Levettlbw b Skinner5      
A Blundenlbw b Rutter4      
CW Peachnot out1      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)14
Total(all out, 64 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-62, 3-73, 4-86, 5-97, 6-132, 7-132, 8-136, 9-143, 10-144 (64 ov)
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hazelton9   3290--
Rutter5   2111--
Edwards27   11494-3
Brooke7   2160--
JWA Stephenson4   061--
Skinner12   4194--

Buckinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+WB Franklinb Peach6      
CF Powellb Blunden3      
RHJ Brookelbw b Lewis19      
AG Skinnerlbw b Todd15      
JWA Stephensonrun out11      
AJS Jamesb Lewis2      
EW Hazeltonc Levett b Lewis0      
FMR Stephensonb Peach6      
BHS Davislbw b Lewis0      
RH Rutterb Peach12      
F Edwardsnot out0      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 37.2 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-32, 4-55, 5-57, 6-58, 7-59, 8-59, 9-77, 10-78 (37.2 ov)
Kent Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blunden6   116111
Lewis13   5224--
Todd7   2181--

Kent Second XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Mosslbw b Edwards16      
LJ Toddb Edwards6      
TA Pearcenot out28      
AE Fagglbw b Edwards7      
TA Crawfordnot out7      
C Lewisc Franklin b Rutter6      
*GA Simpsondid not bat      
AE Wattdid not bat      
+WHV Levettdid not bat      
A Blundendid not bat      
CW Peachdid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 1 nb, 1 w)11
Total(4 wickets, 35.3 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-31, 3-47, 4-74
Buckinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hazelton2   0801-
Edwards17   7253--
Skinner3   1100--

--> FMR Stephenson made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> LJ Todd made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> AG Skinner achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Kent Second XI first innings (previous best was 1-9)

Sources: Bucks Free Press 24 July and 31 July; AJW sheet: Cricketer 1 August
The match ended at 3.30.
Free Press gives Stevenson 0 and James 10 in 1st innings, but averages favour version shown above.
One source gave Franklin's first innings wicket to Lewis not Watt.





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