Marylebone Cricket Club v Kent
Other First-Class matches in England 1971
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 28th, 29th, 30th April 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by 3 wickets
UmpiresWL Budd, H Yarnold
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 290/6 (Ealham 22*, Julien 0*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 27/1 (Denness 13*, Woolmer 9*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MH Dennessc and b Hutton7     
BW Luckhurstb Shuttleworth107     
RA Woolmerc Taylor b Hutton31     
+APE Knottc and b Willis50     
SE Learyb Hutton32     
JN Shepherdb Shuttleworth1     
AGE Ealhamnot out22     
BD Juliennot out0     
DL Underwooddid not bat      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 114 overs)260
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-70, 3-199, 4-199, 5-202, 6-260
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shuttleworth20   7372--
Willis18   7301--
Hutton24   7643--
Illingworth22   6480--
Hughes30   13710--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginc Julien b Woolmer51     
MJ Smithc and b Woolmer48     
H Pillingnot out52     
DL Amissc Leary b Julien44     
FC Hayesnot out23     
RA Huttondid not bat      
*R Illingworthdid not bat      
+RW Taylordid not bat      
DP Hughesdid not bat      
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
RGD Willisdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(3 wickets, declared, 98 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-89, 2-104, 3-175
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye16   6310--
Graham9   3250--
Shepherd19   3410--
Woolmer18   4592--
Underwood25   15300--
Julien11   3321--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MH Dennessc and b Hughes37     
BW Luckhurstlbw b Shuttleworth0     
RA Woolmerc Virgin b Hughes24     
AGE Ealhamnot out57     
BD Julienc Smith b Hughes1     
JN Shepherdc Amiss b Shuttleworth9     
SE Learynot out22     
+APE Knottdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
JN Grahamdid not bat      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 62 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-62, 3-76, 4-94, 5-111
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shuttleworth13   5262--
Willis8   2120--
Hutton15   2490--
Illingworth4   0120--
Hughes20   8493--
Smith1   100--
Amiss1   020--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Virginb Dye4     
MJ Smithlbw b Graham4     
FC Hayesc Shepherd b Dye0     
DL Amissc Luckhurst b Graham88     
RA Huttonrun out53     
*R Illingworthc Julien b Graham26     
H Pillingnot out12     
+RW Taylorb Graham0     
DP Hughesnot out0     
K Shuttleworthdid not bat      
RGD Willisdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(7 wickets, 47.1 overs)195
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-4, 3-12, 4-121, 5-177, 6-188, 7-193
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dye18   3632--
Shepherd6   0310--
Underwood6   0250--
Julien3   0210--

--> H Pilling (1) passed 8000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 16
--> RA Hutton (2) passed 5500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 35