Essex v Kent
County Championship 1949
VenueValentine's Park, Ilford on 18th, 19th, 20th May 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 0; Kent 4
UmpiresD Davies, GM Lee
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 144/2 (Fagg 95*, Hearn 6*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 228/4 (Vigar 83*, Pearce 4*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddslbw b Wright19      
AV Averylbw b Ridgway90      
SJ Crayb Wright10      
FH Vigarc Fagg b Ridgway22      
TE Baileyb Ridgway0      
*TN Pearcest Evans b Crush22      
R Smithc Evans b Dovey1      
TPB Smithc Evans b Dovey5      
+TH Wadec Ames b Crush17      
EJ Pricenot out5      
GR Pullingerb Ridgway7      
Extras(3 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 74.2 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-63, 3-142, 4-143, 5-144, 6-151, 7-165, 8-188, 9-189, 10-202 (74.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crush10   1302--
Wright19   3762--
Dovey21   11452--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Wade b Bailey129      
LJ Toddb R Smith31      
LEG Amesc Wade b Price8      
P Hearnb Bailey43      
+TG Evansc Wade b Bailey5      
BR Edrichb Bailey43      
*DG Clarkb Bailey4      
E Crushc Bailey b R Smith4      
RR Doveyb Pullinger8      
DVP Wrightnot out6      
F Ridgwayb Bailey0      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-97, 2-114, 3-193, 4-209, 5-236, 6-242, 7-259, 8-275, 9-285, 10-289 (100.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pullinger20   0881--
R Smith30   4772--
TPB Smith14   4290--
Price10   1221--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddslbw b Crush51      
AV Averyc Evans b Crush8      
SJ Crayst Evans b Crush7      
FH Vigarc Ames b Dovey136      
TE Baileyb Edrich65      
*TN Pearcenot out111      
R Smithnot out14      
TPB Smithdid not bat      
+TH Wadedid not bat      
EJ Pricedid not bat      
GR Pullingerdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 12 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(5 wickets, declared, 115 overs)410
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-49, 3-76, 4-212, 5-371
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway25   3790--
Crush22   1943--
Wright23   4850--
Dovey23   3671--
Edrich14   7471--
Todd8   2200--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggnot out56      
LJ Toddlbw b Pullinger2      
LEG Amesnot out61      
P Hearndid not bat      
+TG Evansdid not bat      
BR Edrichdid not bat      
*DG Clarkdid not bat      
E Crushdid not bat      
RR Doveydid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(1 wicket, 40 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Todd)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey5   2150--
Pullinger8   2181--
TPB Smith7   1180--
Price12   1350--
R Smith4   270--
Vigar4   0260--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Essex (2) ?/? (Pearce 111*, [unknown] ?*)
--> FH Vigar (2) passed his previous highest score of 125 in County Championship matches
--> FH Vigar (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 53
--> E Crush reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> TE Bailey achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 6-94)





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