Surrey Second XI v Kent Second XI
Minor Counties Championship 1912
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 27th, 28th May 1912 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey Second XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsSurrey Second XI 3; Kent Second XI 1
UmpiresGA Burton, AE Hoar
Close of play day 1Kent Second XI (1) 167/7 (Morfee 12*)

Surrey Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EG Goatlyc Povey b Collins6     
EB Myersb Collins5     
A Sandhamb F Dutnall16     
WJ Abelc Gore b Morfee148     
RC Alwinlbw b Smith50     
GW Palmerc Morfee b Hickmott1     
WA Springb Smith61     
HG Blacklidgec Morfee b Smith35     
*AWF Ruttyb Morfee26     
+D Sullivannot out2     
T Tidyb Smith0     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)9
Total(all out, 68.5 overs)359
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-12, 3-96, 4-202, 5-203, 6-274, 7-306, 8-352, 9-359, 10-359 (68.5 ov)
Kent Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morfee17   11122-3
Hickmott15   1851--
Collins14   1542-1
F Dutnall8   0291--
W Dutnall1   020--

Kent Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Dutnallb Myers2     
GC Collinsb Tidy107     
F Dutnallb Spring13     
*LHW Troughtonb Myers10     
JHE Whiteheadc Abel b Spring2     
SK Goreb Myers3     
PE Morfeenot out33     
WE Hickmottb Spring5     
RG Draperb Spring1     
+A Poveyb Blacklidge12     
A Smithlbw b Blacklidge1     
Extras(12 b, 4 lb)16
Total(all out, 63.2 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-74, 3-103, 4-108, 5-131, 6-162, 7-167, 8-173, 9-197, 10-205 (63.2 ov)
Surrey Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Myers20   4393--
Tidy10   1421--
Abel7   0280--
Spring16   5404--

Kent Second XI second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
W Dutnallrun out18     
GC Collinsc Goatly b Abel54     
F Dutnallb Myers4     
*LHW Troughtonc Sandham b Goatly123     
JHE Whiteheadc Sullivan b Sandham81     
SK Gorenot out8     
PE Morfeeb Blacklidge83     
WE Hickmottnot out3     
RG Draperdid not bat      
+A Poveydid not bat      
A Smithdid not bat      
Extras(16 b, 2 lb, 1 w)19
Total(6 wickets, declared, 88 overs)393
Fall of wickets:
1-125, 2-163, 3-164, 4-178, 5-373, 6-380
Surrey Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Myers25   39711-
Tidy10   1690--
Abel17   3821--
Blacklidge18   1551--
Spring10   1450--
Sandham4   1171--
Goatly4   191--

Surrey Second XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EG Goatlylbw b Collins24     
EB Myersc Morfee b Smith43     
A Sandhamnot out18     
WJ Abelc Morfee b Smith38     
GW Palmernot out11     
WA Springc Povey b Collins6     
HG Blacklidgec and b Collins8     
RC Alwindid not bat      
*AWF Ruttydid not bat      
+D Sullivandid not bat      
T Tidydid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(5 wickets, 35 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-100, 3-119, 4-123, 5-132
Kent Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morfee4   0220--
Hickmott8   0430--
Collins14   3493--
Smith9   1342--

--> D Sullivan made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Tidy made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> F Dutnall made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> JHE Whitehead made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Povey made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> T Tidy made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> SK Gore made his last appearance in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> WJ Abel (1) passed his previous highest score of 132 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> RC Alwin (1) passed his previous highest score of 41 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GC Collins (1) passed his previous highest score of 77 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> GC Collins (1) made his first century in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> A Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Surrey Second XI first innings (previous best was 2-10)

This card comes from the Minor Counties Research Project - research is continuing on this scorecard which can be expected to change.
This was one of two opening fixtures in the Championship and it ended as a draw after Kent 2nd XI had followed on 154 runs behind on first innings. For the home side, there was 1 six and 20 fours in Abel's 148, an innings of ? hours. Spring scored 61, containing ? fours, and Alwin scored 50 with ? fours. In the Surrey first innings Abel and Alwin put on 106 runs for the fourth wicket. For the visitors, there were ? fours in Troughton's 123, an innings of ? minutes, and 2 sixes and 13 fours in Collins's 107 scored in ? hours. Collins also scored 54 in the second innings with ? fours, Morfee's 83 contained ? fours, and Whitehead's 81 included ? fours. In the Kent second innings ? and ? put on 125 runs for the first wicket and ? and ? 195 runs for the fifth wicket.
[Missing: In Surrey first innings duration of Abel's 148, boundaries in Spring's 61 and Alwin's 50; in Surrey second innings batting order; in Kent first innings duration of Collins's 107; in Kent second innings batting order, duration and breakdown of Troughton's 123, boundaries in Morfee's 83, Whitehead's 81 and Collins's 54, and batsmen involved in first wicket partnership of 125 and fifth wicket partnership of 195; Draper's initials.]
Sources: Surrey Year Book 1912, p 105; Kent Year Book 1913, p 218-219; The Sportsman 28,29 May; Cricket 8 June, p 222.





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