Surrey v Sussex
County Championship 1931
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 20th, 21st, 22nd May 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 3; Sussex 5
UmpiresW Bestwick, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 54/2 (Bowley 26*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 34/2 (Sandham 16*, Squires 17*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsb Hammond117     
A Sandhamb Tate53     
A Ducatst Cornford b Tate20     
TF Shepherdb Tate5     
HS Squiresb Wensley3     
*PGH Fenderc Duleepsinhji b Tate4     
RJ Gregoryc Duleepsinhji b Tate6     
MJC Allomc Cornford b Tate0     
+EWJ Brooksb Wensley3     
ACT Gearylbw b Wensley1     
AR Governot out6     
Extras(7 b, 7 lb)14
Total(all out, 98.5 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-117, 2-182, 3-202, 4-202, 5-206, 6-222, 7-222, 8-222, 9-225, 10-232 (98.5 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate30   11486--
Hammond16   1661--
J Langridge19   1480--
Cook4   1100--
JG Langridge2   060--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EH Bowleyc Geary b Gregory144     
JG Langridgelbw b Gregory25     
+WL Cornfordb Gregory0     
*KS Duleepsinhjic Shepherd b Gregory162     
TER Cooklbw b Gregory3     
J Langridgenot out51     
MW Tatec and b Gregory34     
AF Wensleyc and b Gover14     
AER Gilligannot out23     
HW Parksdid not bat      
HE Hammonddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 9 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(7 wickets, declared, 131 overs)470
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-54, 3-304, 4-318, 5-357, 6-401, 7-432
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allom38   81060--
Gover27   11101--
Geary28   7770--
Gregory34   31356--
Fender4   0280--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Sandhamnot out16     
A Ducatc Cornford b Wensley0     
TF Shepherdc Duleepsinhji b Tate1     
HS Squiresnot out17     
JB Hobbsdid not bat      
*PGH Fenderdid not bat      
RJ Gregorydid not bat      
MJC Allomdid not bat      
+EWJ Brooksdid not bat      
ACT Gearydid not bat      
AR Goverdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 19 overs)34
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-11
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate10   3241--
Wensley7   381--
Hammond2   120--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> EH Bowley (1) passed 24000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 31
--> AER Gilligan (1) passed 9000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 22
--> RJ Gregory achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Sussex first innings (previous best was 5-34)
--> RJ Gregory achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Sussex first innings (previous best was 5-34)