Surrey v Somerset
County Championship 1939
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 6th, 8th, 9th May 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 6 wickets
PointsSurrey 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresFI Walden, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 104/3 (Fishlock 60*, Brooks 1*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 152/2 (Lee 54*, Andrews 4*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Gover b Berry23     
H Gimblettb Gover17     
NS Mitchell-Innesb Gover0     
WHR Andrewsc Brooks b Gover17     
HFT Busec Brooks b Berry8     
JW Seamerc Barling b Gover8     
HD Burroughc Garland-Wells b Parker29     
*EF Longriggc Brooks b Gover38     
AW Wellardb Gover4     
+WT Luckesc Brooks b Gover1     
HL Hazellnot out0     
Extras(6 b, 6 lb)12
Total(all out, 54.2 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-38, 3-44, 4-58, 5-75, 6-82, 7-134, 8-147, 9-154, 10-157 (54.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watts11   0370--
Berry14   5202--
Squires3   0140--
Parker8   2261--
Gregory2   0100--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Gregoryb Andrews8     
LB Fishlockc and b Hazell90     
HS Squiresb Andrews0     
HT Barlingc Burrough b Wellard33     
+EWJ Brooksc Longrigg b Wellard1     
EW Whitfieldb Buse18     
JF Parkernot out111     
*HM Garland-Wellsb Wellard12     
F Berryc Mitchell-Innes b Andrews11     
EA Wattsb Buse1     
AR Goverb Buse3     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 86 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-25, 3-97, 4-107, 5-137, 6-185, 7-218, 8-263, 9-278, 10-300 (86 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard27   5763--
Andrews28   4933--
Buse19   2673--
Hazell8   0381--
Gimblett4   0140--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Berry b Gover59     
H Gimblettb Watts53     
NS Mitchell-Innesc Squires b Watts36     
WHR Andrewslbw b Gover33     
HFT Busec Garland-Wells b Gover30     
JW Seamerb Berry17     
HD Burroughb Berry5     
*EF Longriggc Garland-Wells b Gregory60     
AW Wellardb Watts26     
+WT Luckesnot out7     
HL Hazelldid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 11 lb, 1 w)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 81.4 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-82, 2-145, 3-162, 4-218, 5-219, 6-240, 7-253, 8-317, 9-339 (81.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover23   1783--
Watts22   1883--
Berry16   1712--
Squires2   070--
Parker8   0510--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RJ Gregoryb Andrews34     
LB Fishlockst Luckes b Buse101     
HS Squiresc Luckes b Wellard2     
HT Barlingnot out21     
*HM Garland-Wellsc Burrough b Wellard23     
JF Parkernot out9     
+EWJ Brooksdid not bat      
EW Whitfielddid not bat      
F Berrydid not bat      
EA Wattsdid not bat      
AR Goverdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)8
Total(4 wickets, 33.6 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-75, 2-78, 3-132, 4-187
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews8   0641--
Buse9   0441--

--> JF Parker (1) equalled his previous highest score of 111 in First-Class matches
--> JF Parker (1) equalled his previous highest score of 111 in County Championship matches
--> H Gimblett (2) passed 5000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 31
--> F Berry reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset first innings