Kent v Middlesex
County Match 1883
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 9th, 10th August 1883 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 9 wickets
UmpiresH Holmes, J Lillywhite
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 169/5 (CT Studd 49*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Wilsonc Lyttelton b CT Studd0     
IFW Blighc Vernon b CT Studd42     
GG Hearnec Pearson b CT Studd17     
*Lord Harris hit wkt b Walker79     
+EFS Tylecotelbw b Burton9     
WH Pattersonc Lyttelton b CT Studd24     
C Wilsonb Walker9     
HW Renny-Tailyourst Lyttelton b Walker0     
W Foord-Kelceyc GB Studd b CT Studd8     
LE Blighnot out10     
J Woottonc Lyttelton b CT Studd10     
Extras(7 b, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 118.2 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-60, 3-68, 4-109, 5-172, 6-180, 7-183, 8-190, 9-192, 10-216 (118.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CT Studd51.223796--
Burton25   11361--
Robertson17   6480--
de Paravicini4   0140--
Webbe3   160--
Walker18   5253--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+A Lytteltonc Tylecote b Wootton22     
CI Thorntonb Wootton43     
*ID Walkerc Patterson b Harris37     
AJ Webbeb Wootton2     
CT Studdnot out105     
TS Pearsonb Wootton9     
GB Studdb LE Bligh25     
GF Vernonb Foord-Kelcey17     
PJ de Paravicinib Foord-Kelcey0     
J Robertsonb Hearne17     
G Burtonlbw b Wootton6     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 138 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-68, 3-72, 4-150, 5-169, 6-214, 7-241, 8-245, 9-275, 10-294 (138 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foord-Kelcey37   11992--
Wootton55   19885--
LE Bligh14   6221--
Hearne22   1561--
Harris10   5181--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*Lord Harrisretired not out32     
LE Blighc Lyttelton b CT Studd0     
GG Hearneb Burton26     
+EFS Tylecotest Lyttelton b CT Studd26     
WH Pattersonlbw b CT Studd0     
IFW Blighst Lyttelton b Burton0     
L Wilsonc CT Studd b Burton9     
C Wilsonnot out16     
HW Renny-Tailyourb Burton1     
W Foord-Kelceyb CT Studd7     
J Woottonc Robertson b Burton0     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 97.1 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-84, 3-84, 4-84, 5-84, 6-98, 7-102, 8-117, 9-118 (97.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CT Studd42   22454--
Robertson7   4120--
de Paravicini8   490--
Walker10   6180--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+A Lytteltonnot out21     
PJ de Paravicinib Wootton10     
J Robertsonnot out10     
CI Thorntondid not bat      
*ID Walkerdid not bat      
AJ Webbedid not bat      
CT Studddid not bat      
TS Pearsondid not bat      
GB Studddid not bat      
GF Vernondid not bat      
G Burtondid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 17.2 overs)41
Fall of wickets:
1-16 (de Paravicini)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wootton9   3261--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> HW Renny-Tailyour made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> WH Patterson (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 19
--> G Burton reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings
--> G Burton reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent second innings
--> Lord Harris retired not out in the Kent second innings having scored 32 (team score 40/1)