Surrey v Kent
County Championship 1931
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 25th, 27th, 28th July 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 3; Kent 5
UmpiresJ Hardstaff, J Stone
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 176/5 (Fairservice 55*, Todd 41*)
Close of play day 2No play

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HTW Hardingec Brooks b Sheffield1     
WH Ashdownc Brooks b Gover6     
FE Woolleyb Gover6     
+LEG Amesc Brooks b Gover2     
*APF Chapmanc Brooks b Gover59     
C Fairservicelbw b Squires87     
LJ Toddrun out88     
TF Mitchellnot out2     
AE Wattdid not bat      
AP Freemandid not bat      
CS Marriottdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)6
Total(7 wickets, declared, 96.2 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-12, 3-14, 4-18, 5-101, 6-255, 7-257 (96.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover25   2734--
Sheffield19   5351--
Gregory19   9450--
Wellings16   3620--
Fender15   4360--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsc Ashdown b Freeman7     
A Sandhamlbw b Marriott11     
HS Squireslbw b Freeman0     
TF Shepherdc Mitchell b Marriott33     
DR Jardinec Mitchell b Marriott0     
*PGH Fenderb Freeman37     
RJ Gregorylbw b Freeman7     
EM Wellingsc Fairservice b Marriott10     
+EWJ Brooksc Chapman b Marriott12     
AR Governot out0     
EJ Sheffieldabsent hurt
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 31.4 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-18, 3-18, 4-18, 5-60, 6-86, 7-108, 8-117, 9-121 (31.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Freeman16   3584--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*APF Chapmanb Fender4     
FE Woolleyb Squires25     
+LEG Amesnot out34     
LJ Toddc sub b Squires3     
HTW Hardingedid not bat      
WH Ashdowndid not bat      
C Fairservicedid not bat      
TF Mitchelldid not bat      
AE Wattdid not bat      
AP Freemandid not bat      
CS Marriottdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(3 wickets, declared, 14.2 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-59, 3-67 (14.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover4   0290--
Fender7   0341--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsb Freeman28     
*PGH Fenderrun out0     
TF Shepherdc Watt b Freeman17     
DR Jardineb Freeman25     
A Sandhamlbw b Marriott12     
HS Squiresc Woolley b Marriott15     
RJ Gregorynot out18     
EM Wellingsnot out6     
+EWJ Brooksdid not bat      
AR Goverdid not bat      
EJ Sheffielddid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb)13
Total(6 wickets, 51 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-18, 3-70, 4-87, 5-109, 6-112
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Freeman26   7673--
Marriott25   9542--

--> EM Wellings made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> WH Ashdown (1) passed 12500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6
--> C Fairservice (1) passed his previous highest score of 51 in First-Class matches
--> C Fairservice (1) passed his previous highest score of 51 in County Championship matches
--> FE Woolley (2) passed 32000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 22