Surrey v Kent
County Championship 1938
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 16th, 18th, 19th July 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 6 wickets
PointsSurrey 12; Kent 4
UmpiresF Chester, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 31/0 (Fishlock 13*, Whitfield 14*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 18/3 (Woolley 13*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FE Woolleyb Watts63     
AE Faggc Watts b Gover91     
PR Sunnucksb Watts0     
BH Valentineb Watts73     
LJ Toddc Brooks b Gover42     
*FGH Chalkb Watts10     
TW Spencerc sub b Squires22     
PMW Whitehouseb Parker1     
DVP Wrightlbw b Gover7     
+WHV Levettnot out11     
AE Wattc Fishlock b Squires7     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)10
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)337
Fall of wickets:
1-110, 2-110, 3-224, 4-234, 5-256, 6-300, 7-301, 8-319, 9-324, 10-337 (77.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover23   11183--
Watts17   2764--
Parker21   2981--
Garland-Wells2   070--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc Levett b Wright38     
EW Whitfieldc Levett b Todd34     
RJ Gregorylbw b Wright75     
HS Squiresb Watt15     
HT Barlingc Woolley b Whitehouse86     
JF Parkerc Levett b Whitehouse19     
*ERT Holmesc Levett b Watt5     
HM Garland-Wellsc Levett b Watt22     
EA Wattsb Wright1     
+EWJ Brooksb Whitehouse14     
AR Governot out0     
Extras(5 b, 13 lb, 6 nb)24
Total(all out, 123.5 overs)333
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-89, 3-139, 4-205, 5-259, 6-273, 7-304, 8-305, 9-330, 10-333 (123.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Todd29   4841--
Watt40   10853--
Wright34   5943--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FE Woolleyc Brooks b Watts16     
AE Faggb Watts0     
PR Sunnucksc Brooks b Gover1     
+WHV Levettb Gover2     
BH Valentineb Parker55     
LJ Toddc Brooks b Watts2     
*FGH Chalkc Holmes b Parker34     
TW Spencernot out57     
PMW Whitehouseb Whitfield15     
DVP Wrightc Parker b Gover2     
AE Wattc Gregory b Gover14     
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb)4
Total(all out, 68.3 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-11, 3-18, 4-24, 5-32, 6-91, 7-120, 8-177, 9-186, 10-202 (68.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watts15   3383--
Parker11   2262--
Squires13   1370--
Gregory7   1210--
Whitfield4   1161--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockrun out35     
RJ Gregoryst Levett b Wright32     
HS Squiresc Fagg b Whitehouse13     
HT Barlingnot out56     
JF Parkerc Woolley b Wright44     
EW Whitfieldnot out11     
*ERT Holmesdid not bat      
HM Garland-Wellsdid not bat      
EA Wattsdid not bat      
+EWJ Brooksdid not bat      
AR Goverdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)19
Total(4 wickets, 49 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-82, 3-88, 4-165
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Todd15   1670--
Watt9   1480--
Wright15   3452--
Whitehouse10   1311--

--> FE Woolley (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 33
--> RJ Gregory (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 37
--> EA Watts reached 450 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> AR Gover reached 1150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> HS Squires reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings
--> AE Watt reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> PMW Whitehouse achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Surrey first innings (previous best was 3-49)
--> JF Parker reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent second innings

EWJ Brooks' benefit match. It realised 1,712 pounds 1s 3d.
Gregory was injured whilst fielding, consequently Whitfield opened for Surrey.
Fishlock was run out off a no-ball, after the ball had broken a piece off his bat and gone through to the keeper.