Kent v Middlesex
County Championship 1947
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 6th, 7th, 8th August 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 4; Middlesex 0
UmpiresF Chester, J Tranter
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 423/8 (Wright 25*, Ridgway 17*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 103/1 (Robertson 73*, Edrich 28*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Edrich0     
AE Faggc Robins b Young184 25517- 
LEG Amesc DCS Compton b Young55     
*BH Valentinec Mann b Gray20     
JGW Davieslbw b Young1     
HA Pawsonst LH Compton b Young67     
+TG Evansc Young b DCS Compton22     
RR Doveyb Gray26     
DVP Wrightnot out25     
F Ridgwaynot out17     
NW Hardingdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)6
Total(8 wickets, declared, 129 overs)423
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-157, 3-193, 4-206, 5-299, 6-342, 7-366, 8-386
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edrich23   4781--
Gray27   5852--
Young43   16874--
Sims16   0680--
DCS Compton16   1791--
Robins4   0200--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownrun out31     
JDB Robertsonc Ridgway b Wright18     
WJ Edrichc Evans b Ridgway1     
DCS Comptonc Evans b Wright106 19513- 
FG Mannc Evans b Wright4     
*RWV Robinsb Wright4     
AW Thompsonc Evans b Wright11     
+LH Comptonc Fagg b Davies8     
JM Simsc Todd b Wright27     
LH Graynot out3     
JA Youngc Evans b Ridgway6     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)6
Total(all out, 74.5 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-43, 3-51, 4-82, 5-96, 6-114, 7-135, 8-215, 9-216, 10-225 (74.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding10   1370--
Wright29   7876--
Davies11   1381--
Dovey9   2230--

Middlesex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Brownlbw b Harding2     
JDB Robertsonb Harding140 175131 
WJ Edrichst Evans b Dovey130     
DCS Comptonc Ames b Harding4     
FG Mannlbw b Wright11     
AW Thompsonrun out49     
*RWV Robinsc Ridgway b Harding68     
+LH Comptonc Fagg b Ridgway13     
JM Simsnot out0     
LH Graynot out2     
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(8 wickets, declared, 106.3 overs)429
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-218, 3-222, 4-258, 5-310, 6-400, 7-427, 8-427
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway26   2841--
Wright28   31181--
Dovey27   11201--
Davies10   2360--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Robins b Young12     
JGW Daviesc Edrich b Young12     
LEG Amesst LH Compton b Young1     
*BH Valentineb Gray56     
+TG Evansc LH Compton b Young4     
HA Pawsonb Gray44     
LJ Toddnot out30     
RR Doveynot out16     
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
NW Hardingdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 w)6
Total(6 wickets, 48 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-25, 3-26, 4-30, 5-125, 6-152
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gray8   0362--
Young11   3264--
DCS Compton15   4520--
Robins7   2410--
Sims7   0200--

--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 18
--> FG Mann (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> JM Sims (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> LJ Todd (2) passed 15000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 25
--> JA Young reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> WJ Edrich reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings
--> LH Gray reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings
--> DVP Wright reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex second innings



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