Surrey v Yorkshire
County Championship 1931
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 22nd, 24th, 25th August 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 5; Yorkshire 3
UmpiresF Chester, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 184/8 (Robinson 6*, Verity 6*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (1) 169/3 (Hobbs 73*, Block 70*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Holmesc Brooks b Allom51     
H Sutcliffeb Allom26     
E Oldroydb Fender15     
M Leylandc Brooks b Allom15     
*FE Greenwoodb Peach40     
W Barberb Peach14     
E Robinsonc Gregory b Fender21     
+A Woodc Gregory b Fender3     
GG Macaulaylbw b Allom0     
H Verityc Sandham b Fender24     
WE Bowesnot out5     
Extras(12 b, 7 lb)19
Total(all out, 125 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-64, 3-90, 4-122, 5-168, 6-169, 7-175, 8-175, 9-225, 10-233 (125 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allom30   10484--
Peach15   7282--
Brown28   6620--
Gregory24   12250--
Fender28   8514--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsnot out133     
A Sandhamlbw b Bowes0     
HS Squiresb Verity14     
TF Shepherdc Greenwood b Verity3     
SA Blockb Macaulay70     
RJ Gregoryc Wood b Bowes7     
*PGH Fenderb Bowes2     
FR Brownc Robinson b Bowes4     
HA Peachb Macaulay0     
MJC Allomc Oldroyd b Robinson38     
+EWJ Brooksst Wood b Verity18     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 106 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-47, 3-51, 4-169, 5-179, 6-182, 7-194, 8-195, 9-277, 10-300 (106 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bowes42   8924--
Robinson14   2461--
Verity30   5813--
Macaulay19   5632--
Leyland1   070--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Holmesb Brown37     
H Sutcliffenot out101     
E Oldroyd hit wkt b Brown24     
H Verityc Allom b Gregory0     
+A Woodc Brooks b Block4     
M Leylanddid not bat      
*FE Greenwooddid not bat      
W Barberdid not bat      
E Robinsondid not bat      
GG Macaulaydid not bat      
WE Bowesdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)12
Total(4 wickets, 86.2 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-163, 3-166, 4-178 (86.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allom12   5110--
Peach4   180--
Brown27   5692--
Gregory24   9301--
Fender8   0170--
Squires11   2310--

--> JB Hobbs (1) passed 36000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 117
--> SA Block (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in County Championship matches
--> MJC Allom (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in County Championship matches
--> E Robinson reached 900 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> WE Bowes reached 300 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings