England v New Zealand
New Zealand in British Isles 1931 (2nd Test)
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 29th, 30th, 31st July 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by an innings and 26 runs
UmpiresF Chester, J Hardstaff
Close of play day 1England (1) 312/3 (Hammond 35*, Ames 9*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (2) 22/1 (Mills 10*, Page 0*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Sutcliffest James b Vivian117 220 - 
AH Bakewellrun out40     
KS Duleepsinhjic Weir b Allcott109 13513- 
WR Hammondnot out100     
+LEG Amesc James b Vivian41     
*DR Jardinenot out7     
FR Browndid not bat      
GOB Allendid not bat      
MW Tatedid not bat      
IAR Peeblesdid not bat      
H Veritydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(4 wickets, declared, 131.3 overs)416
Fall of wickets:
1-84 (Bakewell), 2-262 (Duleepsinhji), 3-271 (Sutcliffe), 4-401 (Ames)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cromb30   5970--
Allcott44   71081--
Weir10   1360--
Merritt12   0750--
Blunt1   020--

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Millsb Allen27     
GL Weirb Allen13     
RC Bluntc Ames b Allen2     
ML Pagec Peebles b Tate12     
HG Vivianc Ames b Allen3     
*TC Lowryc Jardine b Brown62 105 - 
JL Kerrc Ames b Allen34     
+KC Jameslbw b Brown4     
IB Crombc Hammond b Verity8     
WE Merrittc Hammond b Verity8     
CFW Allcottnot out5     
Extras(2 b, 9 lb, 4 nb)15
Total(all out, 95.1 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-42 (Mills), 2-44 (Blunt), 3-45 (Weir), 4-53 (Vivian), 5-92 (Page), 6-157 (Kerr), 7-167 (Lowry), 8-168 (James), 9-188 (Merritt), 10-193 (Cromb, 95.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate18   9151--
Brown29   12522--
Peebles12   3350-2
Allen13   7145-1
Hammond1   0100--

New Zealand second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JE Millsb Brown30     
GL Weirb Peebles6     
ML Pageb Tate3     
RC Bluntb Peebles43 140 - 
HG Vivianc Brown b Peebles51 95 1 
*TC Lowryc Duleepsinhji b Peebles0     
JL Kerrb Tate28     
+KC Jamesc Peebles b Verity10     
IB Crombnot out3     
WE Merrittlbw b Tate4     
CFW Allcottc Allen b Verity1     
Extras(6 b, 10 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(all out, 84.3 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Weir), 2-38 (Page), 3-51 (Mills), 4-139 (Vivian), 5-143 (Lowry), 6-162 (Blunt), 7-189 (Kerr), 8-189 (James), 9-196 (Merritt), 10-197 (Allcott, 84.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allen13   4230--
Tate21   6223--
Peebles22   4634--
Brown16   6381--

--> FR Brown made his debut in Test matches
--> H Verity made his debut in Test matches
--> HG Vivian made his debut in Test matches
--> WE Merritt made his last appearance in Test matches
--> H Sutcliffe (1) 100 in 210 minutes
--> H Sutcliffe (1) passed 3500 runs in Test matches when he reached 104
--> AH Bakewell (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in Test matches
--> KS Duleepsinhji (1) 100 in 130 minutes
--> WR Hammond (1) 100 in 104 minutes with 13 fours
--> GL Weir (1) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 3
--> TC Lowry (1) passed 8500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 31
--> HG Vivian (2) 50 in 95 minutes with 4 fours and 1 six
--> FR Brown made his debut for England in First-Class matches
--> H Verity made his debut for England in First-Class matches
--> HG Vivian made his debut for New Zealand in First-Class matches
--> GOB Allen achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed GL Weir in the New Zealand first innings (previous best was 2-47)
--> GOB Allen achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the New Zealand first innings
--> MW Tate reached 150 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed JL Kerr, his 2nd wicket in the New Zealand second innings