Surrey v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1909
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 3rd, 4th May 1909 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 106 runs
PointsSurrey 1; Northamptonshire -1
UmpiresAJ Atfield, H Bagshaw
Close of play day 1Surrey (2) 12/0 (Smith 7*, Strudwick 5*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Haywardb Thompson9     
JB Hobbsb Thompson12     
EG Hayesc Knight b Smith41     
A Marshalb Thompson16     
JN Crawfordc Hawtin b Thompson29     
A Ducatc Thompson b East16     
*HDG Leveson-Gowerc Thompson b East15     
JW Hitchb Smith0     
WC Smithb Smith17     
WS Leesc Pool b East0     
+H Strudwicknot out0     
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)9
Total(all out, 40 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-23, 3-59, 4-103, 5-113, 6-144, 7-145, 8-147, 9-153, 10-164 (40 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson16   0804-4
Smith13   1443--
East11   2313--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
APR Hawtinc Strudwick b Lees9     
GAT Vialsc Leveson-Gower b Hitch28     
CJT Poolc Smith b Lees0     
SG Smithc Strudwick b Hitch3     
GJ Thompsonlbw b Lees15     
W Eastc Leveson-Gower b Smith4     
W Wellsc Hayward b Crawford41     
C Thorpb Crawford18     
RF Knightb Hitch2     
*TE Manningb Smith21     
+WA Buswellnot out17     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 57.1 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-29, 3-41, 4-46, 5-63, 6-77, 7-126, 8-127, 9-131, 10-168 (57.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lees17   1513-1
Hitch17   74031-
Crawford12   2342--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WC Smithlbw b Smith13     
+H Strudwickb Smith5     
TW Haywardc Buswell b Smith7     
JB Hobbsb East33     
EG Hayesb Smith2     
A Marshalb Smith22     
JN Crawfordc Pool b Smith58     
A Ducatc Smith b Thompson29     
*HDG Leveson-Gowerc Buswell b Thompson14     
JW Hitchnot out3     
WS Leesb Thompson0     
Extras(12 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 58.4 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-29, 3-32, 4-36, 5-86, 6-98, 7-174, 8-201, 9-204, 10-204 (58.4 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith27   47361-
East9   2271--
Knight2   0190--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RF Knightst Strudwick b Lees19     
GAT Vialsc Ducat b Crawford24     
APR Hawtinrun out0     
SG Smithc Ducat b Lees4     
CJT Poolc and b Crawford0     
GJ Thompsonc Strudwick b Lees12     
W Wellsc Hitch b Crawford15     
W Eastb Crawford4     
C Thorpc Strudwick b Crawford2     
+WA Buswellrun out4     
*TE Manningnot out4     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(all out, 43.1 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-45, 3-45, 4-45, 5-59, 6-72, 7-80, 8-83, 9-90, 10-94 (43.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lees21   8253--
Hitch4   0240--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> SG Smith made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JB Hobbs (2) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 9
--> W Wells (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 9
--> WC Smith reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> SG Smith achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Surrey second innings