Kent v Somerset
County Championship 1939
VenueMote Park, Maidstone on 12th, 13th July 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 8 wickets
PointsKent 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresF Chester, FJ Durston
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 195/1 (Fagg 68*, Ames 41*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Fagg b Todd44      
H Gimblettc Levett b Harding68      
HFT Buseb Todd2      
J Priddyb Harding3      
*EF Longriggc Fagg b Todd0      
WHR Andrewsb Todd0      
+WT Luckesnot out10      
AJP Lingc Harding b Todd0      
GM Bennettb Todd0      
AW Wellardb Harding5      
HL Hazellc Longfield b Watt15      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)16
Total(all out, 46.4 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-99, 2-115, 3-129, 4-130, 5-132, 6-132, 7-132, 8-132, 9-139, 10-163 (46.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding14   2493--
Todd16   3466--
Wright4   1140--
Longfield3   080--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb Andrews77      
*FGH Chalkc Luckes b Andrews73      
LEG Amesc Lee b Wellard52      
BH Valentineb Wellard14      
PG Fosterb Wellard7      
LJ Toddc Lee b Wellard12      
TC Longfieldb Wellard1      
NW Hardingc sub b Andrews1      
DVP Wrightc Longrigg b Wellard23      
AE Wattnot out14      
+WHV Levettrun out1      
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 3 nb)18
Total(all out, 61.7 overs)293
Fall of wickets:
1-105, 2-210, 3-227, 4-233, 5-249, 6-253, 7-254, 8-266, 9-288, 10-293 (61.7 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Andrews22   11213--
Buse13   0460--
Hazell5   1240--
Priddy1   090--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FS Leec Todd b Watt1      
H Gimblettc Levett b Todd21      
HFT Busec Valentine b Watt8      
J Priddyc Harding b Todd6      
*EF Longriggc Longfield b Watt2      
WHR Andrewsc Levett b Watt0      
+WT Luckesc Harding b Watt0      
AJP Lingb Wright25      
GM Bennettc and b Todd72      
AW Wellardc Foster b Wright21      
HL Hazellnot out15      
Extras(10 b, 4 lb)14
Total(all out, 42.3 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-36, 3-36, 4-41, 5-41, 6-47, 7-47, 8-117, 9-143, 10-185 (42.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding8   0440--
Watt12   4225--
Wright7   0622--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggnot out29      
*FGH Chalkb Wellard11      
LEG Amesc Longrigg b Wellard7      
BH Valentinenot out7      
PG Fosterdid not bat      
LJ Todddid not bat      
TC Longfielddid not bat      
NW Hardingdid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
AE Wattdid not bat      
+WHV Levettdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(2 wickets, 9.6 overs)56
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-44
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wellard5   0212--
Andrews2   0210--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> FS Lee (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 25
--> BH Valentine (2) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> WHR Andrews reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> LJ Todd reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> LJ Todd reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset second innings
--> AE Watt reached 550 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Somerset second innings





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