1893 County Championship

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1893 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket (3 days)
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Yorkshire (1st title)
Participants 9
Matches played 72
Most runs William Gunn
(1,223 for Nottinghamshire)[1]
Most wickets J. T. Hearne
(137 for Middlesex)[2]
1892
1894

The 1893 County Championship was the fourth officially organised running of the County Championship, and ran from 11 May to 28 August 1893. Yorkshire County Cricket Club claimed their first title, ending Surrey's run of three consecutive titles.[3]

Table[edit]

  • One point was awarded for a win, and one point was taken away for each loss.
Team Pld W T L D Pts
Yorkshire 16 12 0 3 1 9
Lancashire 16 9 0 5 2 4
Middlesex 16 9 0 6 1 3
Kent 16 6 0 4 6 2
Surrey 16 7 0 8 1 –1
Nottinghamshire 16 5 0 7 4 –2
Sussex 16 4 0 7 5 –3
Somerset 16 4 0 8 4 –4
Gloucestershire 16 3 0 11 2 –8
Source: [3]

Leading averages[edit]

Most runs
Aggregate Average Player County
1,223 47.03 William Gunn Nottinghamshire
1,178 47.12 Andrew Stoddart Middlesex
1,035 38.33 Albert Ward Lancashire
976 37.53 Arthur Shrewsbury Nottinghamshire
965 35.74 Billy Murdoch Sussex
Source: [1]
Most wickets
Aggregate Average Player County
137 16.04 J. T. Hearne Middlesex
122 16.43 Walter Humphreys Sussex
117 14.99 Arthur Mold Lancashire
108 13.75 Johnny Briggs Lancashire
99 14.34 Tom Richardson Surrey
Source: [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Batting in 1893 County Championship (Ordered by Runs)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Bowling in 1893 County Championship (Ordered by Wickets)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "County Championship 1893 Table". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. 

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