Surrey v Kent
County Match 1871
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 24th, 25th July 1871 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 10 wickets
UmpiresG Griffith, WH Luck
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 142/5 (Harris 37*, Hilton 13*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Jupplbw b Willsher15     
R Humphreyb Willsher9     
T Humphreyc White b Lipscomb32     
HH Stephensonb Absolom3     
+EW Pooleyc Henty b Absolom7     
*JC Gregoryb Willsher16     
EC Hanburyb Thornton17     
CT Hoareb Lipscomb35     
WG Martenb Lipscomb6     
J Streetc Hilton b Thornton1     
WJ Carternot out2     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 105 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-29, 3-32, 4-48, 5-62, 6-68, 7-133, 8-139, 9-140, 10-145 (105 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willsher41   23473--
Absolom32   16512--
Lipscomb20   7313--
Thornton12   8142--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EA Whitec Stephenson b Carter24     
W McCanlisb Marten24     
W Pennb Marten0     
GRC Harrisc Marten b Street51     
GM Kelsonb Marten0     
CI Thorntonc T Humphrey b Street36     
P Hiltonb Street74     
E Willsherb Street21     
+E Hentynot out7     
CA Absolomc Gregory b Street0     
R Lipscombc Jupp b Street5     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 3 w)12
Total(all out, 118.2 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-51, 3-53, 4-53, 5-120, 6-185, 7-230, 8-249, 9-249, 10-254 (118.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marten47   199131-
Carter10   421122
T Humphrey9   5100--
Gregory3   0120--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Juppc Thornton b Willsher5     
R Humphreyb Willsher1     
T Humphreyb Willsher5     
CT Hoarest Henty b Lipscomb25     
HH Stephensonc Kelson b Absolom11     
*JC Gregoryc Willsher b Lipscomb38     
EC Hanburyst Henty b Willsher6     
WJ Carternot out21     
J Streetc White b Willsher4     
WG Martenc and b Kelson0     
+EW Pooleyabsent hurt
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 82.2 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-6, 3-15, 4-42, 5-48, 6-71, 7-107, 8-117, 9-117 (82.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willsher38   21375--
Absolom16   7251--
Lipscomb20   7312--
Thornton4   1150--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EA Whitenot out9     
W McCanlisnot out1     
W Penndid not bat      
GRC Harrisdid not bat      
GM Kelsondid not bat      
CI Thorntondid not bat      
P Hiltondid not bat      
E Willsherdid not bat      
+E Hentydid not bat      
CA Absolomdid not bat      
R Lipscombdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(no wicket, 1.3 overs)11
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marten1   060--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> EC Hanbury made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CT Hoare made his debut in First-Class matches
--> WJ Carter made his debut in First-Class matches
--> JC Gregory (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 15
--> P Hilton (1) passed his previous highest score of 43 in First-Class matches
--> P Hilton (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 42