Surrey v Kent
County Championship 1971
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 22nd, 24th, 25th May 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 4 (Batting 1, Bowling 3); Kent 8 (Batting 3, Bowling 5)
UmpiresLH Gray, GH Pope
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 61/1 (Woolmer 23*, Cowdrey 6*; 19 overs)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 30/0 (Edwards 13*, Lewis 14*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Edwardsc Ealham b Shepherd20     
RM Lewisc Cowdrey b Underwood29     
*MJ Stewartb Woolmer12     
Younis Ahmedc Leary b Shepherd6     
GRJ Roopec and b Underwood24     
SJ Storeyc Denness b Graham66     
+A Longb Underwood10     
RD Jackmanc Leary b Underwood6     
GG Arnoldb Graham3     
CE Wallerc Knott b Graham7     
RGD Willisnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 83.1 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-53, 3-68, 4-86, 5-101, 6-127, 7-182, 8-184, 9-188, 10-193 (83.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Julien3   0100--
Shepherd22   5592--
Woolmer14   1291--
Underwood27   13494--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Dennessb Jackman29     
RA Woolmerc Long b Willis30     
*MC Cowdreyc Long b Waller40     
SE Learyc Roope b Waller6     
AGE Ealhamlbw b Storey0     
+APE Knottnot out128     
JN Shepherdb Storey6     
GW Johnsonlbw b Jackman29     
BD Julienc and b Jackman27     
DL Underwoodb Storey4     
JN Grahamc Roope b Jackman2     
Extras(4 lb, 10 nb)14
Total(all out, 107.5 overs)315
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-80, 3-92, 4-93, 5-165, 6-187, 7-254, 8-297, 9-312, 10-315 (107.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold7   2260--
Willis20   9381--
Waller27   8752--
Storey20   1603--
Roope13   1410--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Edwardsnot out13     
RM Lewisnot out14     
*MJ Stewartdid not bat      
Younis Ahmeddid not bat      
GRJ Roopedid not bat      
SJ Storeydid not bat      
+A Longdid not bat      
RD Jackmandid not bat      
GG Arnolddid not bat      
CE Wallerdid not bat      
RGD Willisdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(no wicket, 17 overs)30
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Graham9   3160--
Shepherd3   080--
Underwood5   330--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> APE Knott (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in First-Class matches
--> APE Knott (1) passed his previous highest score of 102 in County Championship matches
--> BD Julien (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in County Championship matches
--> BD Julien (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 15