Surrey v Essex
County Championship 1925
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 13th, 15th, 16th June 1925 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 188 runs
PointsSurrey 5; Essex 0
UmpiresT Flowers, A Warren
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 445 all out
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 213/4 (Shepherd 46*, Hitch 17*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsc Douglas b Eastman107 1959- 
A Sandhamc Nicholas b Louden5     
A Jeacockeb Louden0     
TF Shepherdrun out48     
DR Jardinec Nicholas b Louden79     
HA Peachc Sharp b Louden71     
*PGH Fenderb Eastman79     
JW Hitchb Douglas17     
WCH Sadlerb Louden10     
+H Strudwickb Douglas8     
ACT Gearynot out2     
Extras(11 b, 8 lb)19
Total(all out, 105.4 overs)445
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-21, 3-105, 4-235, 5-251, 6-387, 7-410, 8-429, 9-435, 10-445 (105.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Louden36   41235--
Hipkin14   1650--
Eastman17   0762--
Sharp9   0570--
O'Connor1   020--
Russell6   0200--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JR Freemanc Shepherd b Hitch10     
JA Cutmorenot out61     
J O'Connorc Sadler b Shepherd14     
CAG Russellb Fender30     
FH Gillinghamc Geary b Sadler15     
*JWHT Douglasb Sadler18     
FWH Nicholasb Geary6     
LC Eastmanc Shepherd b Fender28     
AB Hipkinc Sandham b Shepherd11     
RH Sharpc Fender b Shepherd26     
GM Loudenc Peach b Shepherd0     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 93.1 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-54, 3-68, 4-81, 5-101, 6-101, 7-159, 8-188, 9-230, 10-232 (93.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sadler18   25521-
Hitch6   561-1
Peach14   4330--
Fender25   9582-1
Geary12   4321--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsc and b Sharp87     
A Sandhamlbw b Douglas7     
HA Peachc Freeman b Hipkin50     
TF Shepherdnot out46     
DR Jardinec and b Sharp2     
JW Hitchnot out17     
A Jeacockedid not bat      
*PGH Fenderdid not bat      
WCH Sadlerdid not bat      
+H Strudwickdid not bat      
ACT Gearydid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(4 wickets, declared, 31 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-135, 3-173, 4-176
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Louden10   1470--
Douglas6   0421--
Hipkin5   0381--
Eastman3   0370--
Sharp7   0452--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JR Freemanc Strudwick b Geary2     
JA Cutmorec Fender b Sadler4     
J O'Connorc Fender b Hitch17     
CAG Russellb Shepherd38     
FH Gillinghamc Sandham b Peach92     
*JWHT Douglasc Peach b Sadler23     
FWH Nicholasc and b Shepherd4     
LC Eastmanc Fender b Sadler15     
AB Hipkinnot out16     
RH Sharpc Strudwick b Peach3     
GM Loudenb Sadler4     
Extras(4 b, 13 lb, 3 nb)20
Total(all out, 75 overs)238
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-11, 3-54, 4-79, 5-147, 6-157, 7-214, 8-215, 9-229, 10-238 (75 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sadler17   2584--
Geary10   4271--
Shepherd18   7292--
Hitch4   1151--
Fender17   5500-2
Peach9   0392-1

--> JB Hobbs (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 104
--> JB Hobbs (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 104
--> DR Jardine (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 44
--> LC Eastman reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> WCH Sadler reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Essex second innings
--> JA Cutmore retired hurt in the Essex first innings (team had lost 1 wickets) - he returned when the score was 101/5 (hit over the heart by a ball from Sadler)