Surrey v Essex
County Championship 1923
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 30th June, 2nd, 3rd July 1923 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 6 wickets
PointsSurrey 5; Essex 0
UmpiresT Flowers, F Parris
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 32/1 (Hobbs 10*, Ducat 20*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 177/4 (Perrin 21*, Douglas 17*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FWH Nicholasb Fender23     
CAG Russellc Jeacocke b Hitch2     
+JR Freemanc Strudwick b Hitch8     
J O'Connorc Jeacocke b Hitch6     
PA Perrinnot out88     
*JWHT Douglaslbw b Fender33     
HM Morrisb Sadler7     
NH Saintb Fender14     
AS Moulec Strudwick b Fender4     
LC Eastmanb Sadler0     
GM Loudenb Sadler10     
Extras(8 b, 10 lb)18
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-14, 3-38, 4-50, 5-127, 6-141, 7-168, 8-190, 9-195, 10-213 (100.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hitch16   5333--
Peach14   7180--
Fender33   6854--
Abel7   470--
Shepherd5   1110--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbslbw b Douglas20     
A Sandhamlbw b Louden2     
A Ducatb Douglas26     
TF Shepherdlbw b Louden43     
A Jeacockelbw b Louden5     
WJ Abelb Louden0     
JW Hitchb Eastman16     
*PGH Fenderb Douglas52     
HA Peachb Louden0     
+H Strudwicknot out7     
WCH Sadlerb Louden3     
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 60.4 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-47, 3-55, 4-64, 5-66, 6-91, 7-169, 8-169, 9-179, 10-186 (60.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas22   4813--
Eastman9   4211--
Russell2   060--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FWH Nicholasb Sadler45     
+JR Freemanc Abel b Fender52     
J O'Connorc Hitch b Fender27     
CAG Russellc Strudwick b Fender6     
PA Perrinb Hitch26     
*JWHT Douglasc Shepherd b Hitch36     
HM Morrisb Hitch20     
NH Saintc Strudwick b Hitch2     
AS Moulenot out11     
LC Eastmanc Strudwick b Peach9     
GM Loudenc Shepherd b Hitch2     
Extras(11 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 92.5 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-123, 3-135, 4-140, 5-186, 6-212, 7-225, 8-225, 9-238, 10-249 (92.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sadler20   46611-
Peach11   3181--
Fender20   5483--
Abel10   2240--
Shepherd4   170--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsc Nicholas b Louden5     
A Sandhamb Douglas41     
A Ducatc Perrin b Douglas114  13- 
TF Shepherdb Douglas66     
A Jeacockenot out44     
WJ Abelnot out1     
JW Hitchdid not bat      
*PGH Fenderdid not bat      
HA Peachdid not bat      
+H Strudwickdid not bat      
WCH Sadlerdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(4 wickets, 76.3 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-79, 3-217, 4-246
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Douglas28   6883--
Eastman13   1440--
Russell6   1250--
Saint2   0110--

--> PA Perrin (1) passed 27000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 48
--> FWH Nicholas (2) passed his previous highest score of 41 in County Championship matches
--> JWHT Douglas (2) passed 19000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 25
--> A Jeacocke (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 28
--> PGH Fender reached 550 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings
--> WCH Sadler achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 3-92)
--> GM Louden reached 300 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> JW Hitch reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Essex second innings