1894 County Championship

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1894 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket (3 days)
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Surrey (4th title)
Participants 9
Matches played 72
Most runs William Gunn
(851 for Nottinghamshire)[1]
Most wickets Arthur Mold
(144 for Lancashire)[2]
1893
1895

The 1894 County Championship was the fifth officially organised running of the County Championship, and ran from 14 May to 30 August 1894. Surrey reclaimed the title that Yorkshire had taken from them the previous season.[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 A Pts
Surrey 16 13 1 2 0 0 11
Yorkshire 16 12 0 2 1 1 10
Middlesex 16 8 0 5 3 0 3
Kent 16 6 0 6 3 1 0
Lancashire 16 7 1 7 1 0 0
Somerset 16 6 0 7 3 0 –1
Nottinghamshire 16 4 0 8 4 0 –4
Sussex 16 3 0 11 2 0 –8
Gloucestershire 16 2 0 13 1 0 –11
Source: [3]

Leading averages[edit]

Most runs
Aggregate Average Player County
851 37.00 William Gunn Nottinghamshire
754 34.27 Bill Brockwell Surrey
751 26.82 Albert Ward Lancashire
748 25.79 Lionel Palairet Somerset
717 28.68 Frank Sugg Lancashire
Source: [1]
Most wickets
Aggregate Average Player County
144 11.36 Arthur Mold Lancashire
120 11.31 Tom Richardson Surrey
119 14.03 J. T. Hearne Middlesex
99 13.35 Walter Hearne Kent
97 10.17 Ted Wainwright Yorkshire
Source: [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Batting in 1894 County Championship (Ordered by Runs)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Bowling in 1894 County Championship (Ordered by Wickets)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "County Championship 1894 Table". CricketArchive. Archived from the original on 2009-05-03. Retrieved 18 April 2009. 

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