Surrey v Essex
County Championship 1910
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 19th, 20th, 21st May 1910 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey 0; Essex 0
UmpiresGP Harrison, GW Webb
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 77/5 (Perrin 33*)
Close of play day 2No play

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsb Mead28     
A Marshallbw b Mead1     
HS Harrisonlbw b Douglas65     
A Ducatc KL Gibson b Buckenham85     
*MC Birdc Tremlin b Mead22     
WE Davislbw b Mead4     
GJW Plattb Buckenham1     
WC Smithb Buckenham0     
NA Knoxb Mead1     
+H Strudwicknot out0     
WS Leeslbw b Buckenham5     
Extras(10 b, 3 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 71.1 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-43, 3-160, 4-215, 5-215, 6-220, 7-220, 8-221, 9-221, 10-226 (71.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mead32   116051-
Tremlin13   0540--
McGahey4   0260--
Douglas4   0201--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Faneb Smith9     
JWHT Douglasc Harrison b Smith0     
PA Perrinb Smith39     
FH Gillinghamc and b Smith14     
JR Freemanc Strudwick b Lees14     
*CP McGaheyb Lees6     
CP Buckenhamc Marshal b Knox10     
AL Gibsonc Lees b Knox15     
+KL Gibsonnot out18     
B Tremlinc Lees b Knox7     
W Meadc Lees b Platt22     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 76.1 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-17, 3-44, 4-67, 5-77, 6-89, 7-93, 8-112, 9-125, 10-155 (76.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith26   8414--
Knox29   4693--
Lees13   3162--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MC Birdb Buckenham24     
JB Hobbsnot out70     
HS Harrisonb Buckenham0     
A Marshallbw b Buckenham1     
A Ducatb Buckenham10     
WE Davisc KL Gibson b Mead12     
GJW Plattnot out3     
WC Smithdid not bat      
NA Knoxdid not bat      
+H Strudwickdid not bat      
WS Leesdid not bat      
Extras(18 b, 2 lb)20
Total(5 wickets, declared, 36 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-70, 3-78, 4-96, 5-125
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mead14   1451--
Buckenham18   3584--
Tremlin4   0170--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Fanec Strudwick b Knox3     
JWHT Douglasc Strudwick b Lees5     
PA Perrinb Smith14     
FH Gillinghamlbw b Lees18     
JR Freemannot out17     
*CP McGaheynot out14     
CP Buckenhamdid not bat      
AL Gibsondid not bat      
+KL Gibsondid not bat      
B Tremlindid not bat      
W Meaddid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(4 wickets, 50 overs)74
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-12, 3-32, 4-46
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lees21   7352--
Knox15   4221-1
Smith9   4111--
Davis2   030--
Platt3   300--

--> MC Bird (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 17
--> AL Gibson (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> KL Gibson (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> KL Gibson (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in First-Class matches
--> JB Hobbs (2) passed 11500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 21

This match was restricted to two playing days as there was no play on 20th May because of the funeral of King Edward VII