Surrey v Middlesex
County Championship 1901
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 29th, 30th, 31st August 1901 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresT Mycroft, M Sherwin
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 20/0 (Jephson 1*, Baker 15*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (1) 434/5 (Abel 156*, Dowson 4*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PF Warnerb Dowson48     
J Douglasb Smith7     
GW Beldamc Stedman b Richardson20     
WP Robertsonb Dowson14     
RN Douglasb Dowson3     
BJT Bosanquetc Crawford b Smith113 13517- 
CM Wellsb Richardson7     
RE Morec Richardson b Smith28     
AE Trottb Lees44     
JT Rawlinb Jephson16     
JT Hearnenot out5     
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 96.5 overs)319
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-?, 3-93, 4-95, 5-100, 6-111, 7-176, 8-240, 9-305, 10-319 (96.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Richardson28   885211
Dowson23   2703--
Lees14   1511--
Jephson9   0411--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DLA Jephsonc and b Wells20     
A Bakerb Rawlin102  121 
EG Hayesb Bosanquet57     
R Abelnot out205     
TW Haywardlbw b Bosanquet64     
VFS Crawfordb Rawlin8     
EM Dowsonb Rawlin20     
WS Leesc More b Rawlin0     
+F Stedmanb Rawlin36     
WC Smithnot out15     
T Richardsondid not bat      
Extras(31 b, 1 lb)32
Total(8 wickets, declared, 185 overs)559
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-149, 3-254, 4-381, 5-?, 6-450, 7-450, 8-516
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trott36   91170--
Rawlin40   14885--
Wells27   6611--
J Douglas6   0200--
More29   4920--
Bosanquet15   0792--
Hearne32   10700--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PF Warnerb Dowson36     
J Douglasc Hayward b Dowson12     
GW Beldamnot out4     
WP Robertsonnot out0     
RN Douglasdid not bat      
BJT Bosanquetdid not bat      
CM Wellsdid not bat      
RE Moredid not bat      
AE Trottdid not bat      
JT Rawlindid not bat      
JT Hearnedid not bat      
Extras(14 b)14
Total(2 wickets, 24.4 overs)66
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-62
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith5   1140--
Jephson4   150--
Dowson3   172--
Lees2   0100--

--> PF Warner (1) passed 8500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 45
--> A Baker (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in First-Class matches
--> A Baker (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> A Baker (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in County Championship matches
--> A Baker (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> EG Hayes (1) passed 4000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 40
--> R Abel (1) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 57
--> R Abel (1) passed 29500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 190
--> TW Hayward (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 25
--> WS Lees reached 300 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> BJT Bosanquet reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Surrey first innings

Abel 205* in 315 minutes 24 fours.
Rain stopped play at 3.00pm on the 3rd day