Surrey v Somerset
County Championship 1923
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 20th, 21st, 22nd June 1923 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to field
ResultSurrey won by 8 wickets
PointsSurrey 5; Somerset 0
UmpiresWA Buswell, GP Harrison
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 81/2 (Sandham 33*, Shepherd 0*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 122/5 (Johnson 21*, Young 1*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JCW MacBryanc Shepherd b Abel20     
AES Ripponc Hitch b Reay4     
JM Jonesc Strudwick b Reay2     
+MD Lyonc Ducat b Hitch25     
PR Johnsonc and b Fender50     
KG Blaikiec Strudwick b Hitch6     
A Youngst Strudwick b Abel33     
*J Daniellc Shepherd b Fender2     
JC Whitec Shepherd b Fender3     
E Robsonc Peach b Abel7     
JJ Bridgesnot out10     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-15, 3-50, 4-61, 5-72, 6-143, 7-148, 8-148, 9-158, 10-168 (73.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hitch15   4302--
Peach6   550--
Reay12   2452--
Abel12   6193--
Shepherd6   0200--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsc Lyon b White27     
A Sandhamnot out155 28515- 
A Ducatc Blaikie b Robson21     
TF Shepherdlbw b White4     
A Jeacockeb Bridges39     
WJ Abelc MacBryan b Young4     
*PGH Fenderc Daniell b White3     
JW Hitchc Johnson b White6     
HA Peachc Daniell b White3     
+H Strudwicklbw b Bridges14     
GM Reayc Blaikie b White38     
Extras(12 b, 4 lb)16
Total(all out, 109 overs)330
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-81, 3-90, 4-161, 5-184, 6-192, 7-217, 8-238, 9-261, 10-330 (109 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
White44   101006--
Robson32   4961--
Bridges27   21012--
Young6   0171--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JCW MacBryanc Strudwick b Hitch0     
AES Ripponb Fender24     
JM Jonesc Fender b Abel45     
+MD Lyonb Abel24     
PR Johnsonc Jeacocke b Reay51     
KG Blaikiec Strudwick b Peach0     
A Youngb Fender8     
*J Daniellb Peach39     
JC Whitec Strudwick b Fender17     
E Robsonst Strudwick b Fender30     
JJ Bridgesnot out21     
Extras(12 b, 6 lb)18
Total(all out, 99.3 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-45, 3-92, 4-109, 5-118, 6-144, 7-179, 8-214, 9-221, 10-277 (99.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hitch11   4391--
Peach14   2402--
Shepherd12   3250--
Reay16   4441--
Abel24   10452--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsc White b Robson47     
A Jeacockec White b Robson9     
A Ducatnot out41     
TF Shepherdnot out19     
A Sandhamdid not bat      
WJ Abeldid not bat      
*PGH Fenderdid not bat      
JW Hitchdid not bat      
HA Peachdid not bat      
+H Strudwickdid not bat      
GM Reaydid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 35.2 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-76
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
White9   3280--
Robson16   3302--
Blaikie4   1220--
Lyon2   060--

--> A Sandham (1) passed 9000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 108
--> AES Rippon (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> JB Hobbs (2) passed 23000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 33
--> A Ducat (2) passed 12500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6