Essex Second XI v Kent Second XI
Minor Counties Championship 1954
VenueLondon Hospital Cricket Club Ground, Walthamstow on 16th, 17th June 1954 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent Second XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex Second XI won by 7 wickets
PointsEssex Second XI 10; Kent Second XI 0
UmpiresCE Dunn, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1

Kent Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AF Woollettc Stanyard b Vickers1     
BE Disburyc and b Vickers35     
S O'Linnc Preston b Vickers5     
BH Lockc Horrex b Vickers0     
J Spaldingc Preston b Vickers0     
FC Lucasc Ralph b Shott10     
AW Cattb Ralph0     
TA Crawfordc Spencer b Preston4     
AG Marshallc Shott b Preston11     
BW Luckhurstc Shott b Vickers0     
JCT Pagenot out0     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 45.2 overs)68
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-10, 3-10, 4-10, 5-37, 6-37, 7-46, 8-61, 9-68, 10-68 (45.2 ov)
Essex Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston16   3252--
Ralph9   5111--
Cousens1   100--
Shott3   161--

Essex Second XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Shottb Page19     
GW Horrexc Marshall b Page19     
MJ Bearc Catt b Disbury7     
LHR Ralphc O'Linn b Lucas5     
B Taylorlbw b Lucas41     
P Gunaryb Marshall12     
AR Stanyardc Catt b Marshall10     
WG Spencerc Woollett b Luckhurst49     
KC Prestonb Page11     
R Vickersnot out16     
P Cousensb Marshall5     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-46, 3-50, 4-69, 5-108, 6-108, 7-128, 8-178, 9-181, 10-200 (58.2 ov)
Kent Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Page17   5633--
Disbury7   2141--
Lucas10   1242--
Luckhurst4   0271--

Kent Second XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AF Woollettc Taylor b Preston74     
BE Disburyb Preston5     
S O'Linnc Gunary b Preston7     
BH Lockc Shott b Preston74     
J Spaldinglbw b Preston2     
FC Lucaslbw b Cousens1     
AW Cattb Preston8     
TA Crawfordc and b Preston2     
AG Marshalllbw b Cousens3     
BW Luckhurstst Taylor b Bear2     
JCT Pagenot out11     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 108.4 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-32, 3-161, 4-163, 5-168, 6-176, 7-178, 8-181, 9-187, 10-201 (108.4 ov)
Essex Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston40   10857--
Vickers15   4380--
Ralph7   2140--
Cousens31   19142--
Stanyard3   150--
Gunary2   080--
Spencer2   050--

Essex Second XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
P Shottc Woollett b Page17     
GW Horrexb Page0     
MJ Bearnot out22     
LHR Ralphc Spalding b Page12     
B Taylornot out15     
P Gunarydid not bat      
AR Stanyarddid not bat      
WG Spencerdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
R Vickersdid not bat      
P Cousensdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(3 wickets, 24.2 overs)72
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-21, 3-55
Kent Second XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Page12   2223--
Marshall7   1200--
Disbury5   1200--

--> BW Luckhurst made his debut in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> BH Lock (2) passed 2500 runs in Minor Counties Championship matches when he reached 67
--> JCT Page (2) equalled his previous highest score of 11 in Minor Counties Championship matches
--> R Vickers achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Minor Counties Championship matches in the Kent Second XI first innings (previous best was 5-32)
--> KC Preston reached 50 wickets in Minor Counties Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent Second XI second innings