1891 English cricket season

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1891 English cricket season
Cricket formats major, including inter-county

The 1891 English cricket season featured no international tours, but the County Championship went into its second season. Surrey won in even more dominant fashion before, winning 12 of 16 games, while debutants Somerset finished fifth out of the nine teams.

Honours[edit]

County Championship[edit]

Final table[edit]

Team P W L D A Pts
1 Surrey 16 12 2 2 0 10
2 Lancashire 16 8 4 3 1 4
3 Middlesex 16 8 5 3 0 3
4 Nottinghamshire 14 5 4 5 0 1
5 Kent 16 4 5 6 1 -1
5 Somerset 12 5 6 1 0 -1
7 Sussex 14 4 7 3 0 -3
8 Yorkshire 16 5 10 1 0 -5
9 Gloucestershire 16 2 10 4 0 -8

Points system:

  • 1 for a win
  • 0 for a draw
  • −1 for a loss

Most runs in the County Championship[edit]

1891 County Championship - leading batsmen
Name Team Matches Runs Average 100s 50s
Bobby Abel Surrey 16 916 43.61 2 4
Arthur Shrewsbury Nottinghamshire 13 794 41.78 2 5
Billy Gunn Nottinghamshire 12 780 43.33 2 3
George Bean Sussex 14 773 33.60 2 4
Tim O'Brien Middlesex 15 755 35.95 2 3

Most wickets in the County Championship[edit]

1891 County Championship - leading bowlers
Name Team Matches Balls bowled Wickets taken Average
George Lohmann Surrey 16 4267 132 10.65
John Hearne Middlesex 15 3434 118 10.33
Arthur Mold Lancashire 15 3781 112 12.37
Frederick Martin Kent 15 4267 98 13.10
Johnny Briggs Lancashire 15 3214 89 12.96

Overall first-class statistics[edit]

Leading batsmen[edit]

1891 English cricket season - leading batsmen
Name Team(s) Matches Runs Average 100s 50s
Billy Gunn MCC, North of England, Nottinghamshire, Players 23 1336 41.75 4 4
Bobby Abel Players, South of England, Surrey 24 1139 33.50 2 5
Arthur Shrewsbury North of England, Nottinghamshire, Players 17 1071 48.68 3 6
George Ulyett North of England, Players, Yorkshire 25 1068 24.83 2 6
George Bean MCC, Players, South of England, Sussex 21 1002 30.36 2 5

Leading bowlers[edit]

1891 English cricket season - leading bowlers
Name Team(s) Matches Balls bowled Wickets taken Average
George Lohmann Players, South of England, Surrey 25 5943 177 11.66
Frederick Martin Kent, MCC, Players, South of England 22 5735 140 13.37
William Attewell MCC, North of England, Nottinghamshire, Players 28 7573 153 13.93
Arthur Mold Lancashire 19 4712 138 12.49
Sammy Woods Cambridge University, Gentlemen, Somerset, South of England 21 4640 134 16.72


Annual reviews[edit]

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