1892 County Championship

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1892 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket (3 days)
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Surrey (3rd title)
Participants 9
Matches played 72
Most runs Herbie Hewett
(1,047 for Somerset)[1]
Most wickets William Lockwood
(114 for Surrey)[2]
1891
1893

The 1892 County Championship was the third officially organised running of the County Championship in cricket in England, and ran from 18 May to 27 August 1892. Surrey County Cricket Club claimed their third successive title by winning 13 of their 16 games.[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
Surrey 16 13 0 2 1 11
Nottinghamshire 16 10 0 2 4 8
Somerset 16 8 0 5 3 3
Lancashire 16 7 0 5 4 2
Middlesex 16 7 0 6 3 1
Yorkshire 16 5 0 5 6 0
Gloucestershire 16 1 0 8 7 –7
Kent 16 2 0 9 5 –7
Sussex 16 1 0 12 3 –11
Source:[3]

Leading averages[edit]

Most runs
Aggregate Average Player County
1,047 40.26 Herbie Hewett Somerset
920 41.81 Arthur Shrewsbury Nottinghamshire
896 40.72 Walter Read Surrey
861 39.13 Stanley Scott Middlesex
848 30.28 Andrew Stoddart Middlesex
Source:[1]
Most wickets
Aggregate Average Player County
114 13.26 William Lockwood Surrey
104 13.70 Arthur Mold Lancashire
102 13.87 George Lohmann Surrey
100 16.23 J. T. Hearne Middlesex
97 12.79 William Attewell Nottinghamshire
Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Batting in 1892 County Championship (Ordered by Runs)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. (subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ a b "Bowling in 1892 County Championship (Ordered by Wickets)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. (subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ a b "County Championship 1892 Table". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. (subscription required (help)). 

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