1902 County Championship

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1902 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket (3 days)
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Yorkshire (6th title)
Participants 15
Matches played 156
Most runs Bobby Abel
(1,570 for Surrey)
Most wickets Fred Tate
(153 for Sussex)
1901
1903

The 1902 County Championship was the thirteenth officially organised running of the County Championship, and ran from 1 May to 6 September 1902. Yorkshire County Cricket Club won their sixth championship title, their third title in successive seasons. Sussex finished in second place, their best placing yet.

Table[edit]

  • One point was awarded for a win, and one point was taken away for each loss. Final placings were decided by dividing the number of points earned by the number of completed matches (i.e. those that ended in a win or a loss), and multiplying by 100.
Team Pld W L D A Pts Fin %Fin
Yorkshire 26 13 1 11 1 12 14 85.71
Sussex 24 7 3 14 0 4 10 40.00
Nottinghamshire 20 6 3 11 0 3 9 33.33
Surrey 28 8 5 15 0 3 13 23.08
Lancashire 24 7 5 11 1 2 12 16.67
Warwickshire 18 6 5 7 0 1 11 9.09
Kent 22 8 8 6 0 0 16 0.00
Somerset 18 7 7 4 0 0 14 0.00
Worcestershire 22 5 6 11 0 -1 11 -9.09
Derbyshire 16 4 5 7 0 –1 9 –11.11
Leicestershire 20 2 4 13 1 –2 6 –33.33
Middlesex 18 3 7 7 1 –4 10 –40.00
Essex 20 2 5 13 0 –3 7 –42.86
Gloucestershire 20 3 9 8 0 –6 12 –50.00
Hampshire 16 2 10 4 0 –8 12 –66.67
Source: [1]

Records[edit]

Most runs
Aggregate Average Player County
1,570 47.57 Bobby Abel Surrey
1,349 40.87 Cuthbert Burnup Kent
1,291 44.51 Johnny Tyldesley Lancashire
1,276 45.57 Tom Taylor Yorkshire
1,153 52.40 Arthur Shrewsbury Nottinghamshire
Source: [2]
Most wickets
Aggregate Average Player County
153 14.28 Fred Tate Sussex
140 12.48 Wilfred Rhodes Yorkshire
138 15.32 Thomas Wass Nottinghamshire
123 11.99 Schofield Haigh Yorkshire
115 17.15 Beaumont Cranfield Somerset
Source: [3]

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