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Surrey v Kent
County Championship 1968
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 14th, 15th, 16th August 1968 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 4 (Batting 1, Bowling 3); Kent 9 (Batting 4, Bowling 5)
UmpiresJ Arnold, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 8/1 (Knott 3*, Asif Iqbal 4*)
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 217/5 (Cowdrey 80*, Dixon 4*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichlbw b Dixon60     
MJ Edwardsc Knott b Brown19     
*MJ Stewartc Leary b Dixon3     
KF Barringtonlbw b Shepherd4     
WA Smithlbw b Dixon33     
SJ Storeyb Underwood25     
GRJ Roopenot out23     
+A Longc Knott b Graham1     
PI Pocockb Underwood5     
R Harmanb Underwood4     
RD Jackmanb Graham5     
Extras(6 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 78 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-34, 3-51, 4-96, 5-143, 6-169, 7-170, 8-175, 9-179, 10-190 (78 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham16   6242--
Brown11   3331--
Dixon21   10403--
Shepherd18   4541--
Underwood12   4313--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BW Luckhurstb Roope1     
+APE Knottlbw b Jackman6     
Asif Iqbalc Edrich b Storey29     
*MC Cowdreyc Barrington b Roope109     
SE Learyb Jackman14     
JN Shepherdc Jackman b Pocock76     
AL Dixonc Smith b Roope19     
A Brownb Roope9     
GW Johnsonnot out24     
DL Underwoodc Edwards b Roope2     
JN Grahamb Jackman0     
Extras(2 lb, 8 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 98.3 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-19, 3-39, 4-62, 5-204, 6-241, 7-254, 8-287, 9-298, 10-300 (98.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackman31.38923--
Roope21   4645--
Storey23   7621--
Harman4   1240--
Pocock19   6471--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichlbw b Dixon5     
MJ Edwardslbw b Underwood21     
*MJ Stewartnot out11     
KF Barringtonnot out5     
WA Smithdid not bat      
SJ Storeydid not bat      
GRJ Roopedid not bat      
+A Longdid not bat      
PI Pocockdid not bat      
R Harmandid not bat      
RD Jackmandid not bat      
Extras0
Total(2 wickets, 15.4 overs)42
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-36
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham2   140--
Brown4   1160--
Dixon1   101--
Shepherd3.41100--
Underwood5   1121--

Notes
--> SJ Storey (1) passed 5500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 10
--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed 16000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 38
--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed 35000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 62
--> JH Edrich (2) passed 22500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 5
--> AL Dixon reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> AL Dixon reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> JN Graham reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings