Kent v England
Other First-Class matches in England 1881
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 1st, 2nd August 1881 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersKent: 13; England: 11
TossEngland won the toss and decided to field
ResultEngland won by 10 wickets
UmpiresFH Farrands, W Goodhew
Close of play day 1England (1) 148/6 (Mitchell 14*, Vernon 18*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IFW Blighb Morley10     
FA MacKinnonb Morley0     
+EFS Tylecotelbw b Barnes5     
HW Renny-Tailyourc and b Morley0     
E O'Shaughnessyb Morley0     
A Pennb Barnes3     
WH Pattersonretired hurt3     
W Foord-Kelceyc Vernon b Barnes12     
GG Hearneb Morley19     
MC Kempnot out19     
G Collinsc Lyttelton b Steel0     
F Hearneb Steel4     
J Woottonc Lyttelton b Steel4     
Extras(12 b, 3 lb)15
Total(all out, 69.1 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-19, 3-19, 4-19, 5-22, 6-22, 7-44, 8-75, 9-86, 10-86, 11-94 (69.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley35   22335--
Barnes19   10253--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+A Lytteltonc O'Shaughnessy b Penn12     
AN Hornbyb Foord-Kelcey3     
CT Studdb Foord-Kelcey20     
*ID Walkerc Foord-Kelcey b Penn6     
AJ Webbec Collins b Foord-Kelcey41     
AG Steelst Tylecote b GG Hearne14     
RAH Mitchellb GG Hearne27     
GF Vernonst Tylecote b GG Hearne41     
CI Thorntonb GG Hearne24     
W Barnesnot out7     
F Morleyst Tylecote b Wootton5     
Extras(17 b, 4 lb, 3 w)24
Total(all out, 126.2 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-29, 3-51, 4-57, 5-101, 6-121, 7-183, 8-202, 9-217, 10-224 (126.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foord-Kelcey50   208533-
Penn41   12752--
GG Hearne22   12264--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MC Kempb Morley0     
E O'Shaughnessyc Lyttelton b Morley8     
GG Hearnec Thornton b Barnes28     
IFW Blighc Lyttelton b Morley4     
FA MacKinnonb Morley25     
+EFS Tylecotec Vernon b Barnes17     
HW Renny-Tailyourc Barnes b Morley0     
A Pennc Vernon b Barnes8     
W Foord-Kelceyc Steel b Morley8     
G Collinsc Vernon b Steel36     
F Hearnec Walker b Steel20     
J Woottonnot out0     
WH Pattersonabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 125.2 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-17, 3-21, 4-58, 5-80, 6-84, 7-89, 8-100, 9-100, 10-154, 11-157 (125.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley51   31556--
Barnes43   26543--
Studd3   050--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+A Lytteltonnot out17     
W Barnesnot out9     
AN Hornbydid not bat      
CT Studddid not bat      
*ID Walkerdid not bat      
AJ Webbedid not bat      
AG Steeldid not bat      
RAH Mitchelldid not bat      
GF Vernondid not bat      
CI Thorntondid not bat      
F Morleydid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(no wicket, 12 overs)28
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foord-Kelcey6   2150--
Wootton6   0110--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> FA MacKinnon (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6
--> G Collins (2) passed his previous highest score of 20 in First-Class matches
--> CT Studd made his debut for England in First-Class matches
--> GF Vernon made his debut for England in First-Class matches
--> WH Patterson retired hurt in the Kent first innings having scored 3 (team score 44/7)