Surrey v Kent
County Championship 1949
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 16th, 18th, 19th July 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 5 wickets
PointsSurrey 12; Kent 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, CAR Coleman
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 27/2 (Fishlock 10*, Squires 7*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 89/6 (Clark 0*, Crush 0*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc AV Bedser b Lock41     
AH Phebeyb Surridge0     
LEG Amesc Watts b Laker131 205171 
LJ Toddc Lock b Laker3     
BR Edrichc McIntyre b EA Bedser0     
+TG Evansc EA Bedser b Laker1     
*DG Clarkc McIntyre b Lock13     
E Crushb Laker3     
RR Doveyb AV Bedser12     
DVP Wrightnot out3     
F Ridgwayc Surridge b Laker8     
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-75, 3-88, 4-93, 5-110, 6-147, 7-190, 8-197, 9-215, 10-224 (82.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser15   3341--
Surridge13   0491--
Watts3   140--
Lock18   11342--
EA Bedser8   0431--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc Evans b Edrich92     
EA Bedserb Wright10     
GAR Lockc Ames b Wright0     
HS Squiresc Edrich b Ridgway11     
B Constableb Ridgway39     
*MR Bartonnot out101  13- 
+AJW McIntyrec Fagg b Wright14     
EA Wattslbw b Dovey6     
JC Lakerc Evans b Ridgway4     
AV Bedserb Crush0     
WS Surridgec Fagg b Crush7     
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 87.3 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-20, 3-35, 4-105, 5-191, 6-226, 7-239, 8-256, 9-267, 10-288 (87.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway25   3613--
Wright25   41103--
Edrich17   1651--
Dovey11   2241--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Laker b AV Bedser4     
AH Phebeylbw b Laker20     
LEG Amesc Fishlock b Laker23     
LJ Toddc EA Bedser b Laker2     
BR Edrichc AV Bedser b Laker19     
+TG Evansc Squires b Lock15     
*DG Clarkc Fishlock b Laker11     
E Crushb Laker18     
RR Doveyc Surridge b Laker13     
DVP Wrightnot out1     
F Ridgwayc McIntyre b Lock6     
Extras(7 b, 5 lb)12
Total(all out, 57.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-29, 3-35, 4-67, 5-84, 6-89, 7-124, 8-129, 9-137, 10-144 (57.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser14   3421--
Surridge7   2130--
Laker23   6477--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc Edrich b Ridgway1     
EA Bedsernot out46     
HS Squiresb Ridgway1     
B Constablec Ames b Wright0     
*MR Bartonrun out10     
+AJW McIntyreb Wright18     
EA Wattsnot out3     
GAR Lockdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
WS Surridgedid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(5 wickets, 20.5 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-6, 3-7, 4-30, 5-67
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright10   0472--

--> LEG Ames (1) passed 34000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 85
--> MR Barton (1) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 46
--> EA Bedser (2) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 12
--> JC Laker reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Kent first innings