Kent v Lancashire
County Match 1883
VenueBat and Ball Ground, Gravesend on 20th, 21st August 1883 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 21 runs
UmpiresW Clarke, J Street
Close of play day 1Kent (2) 48/4 (Harris 18*, Hearne 1*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*Lord Harrisc Pilling b Barlow4     
WH Pattersonb Barlow21     
GG Hearneb Barlow4     
+EFS Tylecotec Hornby b Barlow5     
C Wilsonc Pilling b Watson9     
FM Atkinsc Barlow b Watson1     
F Marchantc Pilling b Watson24     
S Christophersonb Crossland19     
C Collinsb Watson2     
IFW Blighc Pilling b Watson1     
J Woottonnot out1     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-24, 3-33, 4-36, 5-44, 6-49, 7-80, 8-85, 9-89, 10-92 (71.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barlow35   16534--
Crossland1   101--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AN Hornbyrun out5     
RG Barlowb Wootton4     
F Taylorb Wootton0     
J Briggsc Tylecote b Wootton33     
WH Robinsonc Patterson b Collins28     
VPFA Royleb Wootton2     
JH Payneb Wootton4     
A Watsonb Collins4     
J Crosslandb Wootton3     
+R Pillingnot out4     
G Nashc and b Wootton8     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 30 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-10, 4-55, 5-67, 6-77, 7-82, 8-82, 9-85, 10-97 (30 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wootton13   3477--
Christopherson8   5180--
Hearne1   050--
Collins8   1252--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IFW Blighc Nash b Barlow18     
FM Atkinsc Pilling b Barlow0     
WH Pattersonb Barlow7     
*Lord Harrisc Briggs b Crossland50     
+EFS Tylecoteb Barlow4     
GG Hearnerun out16     
C Wilsonst Pilling b Crossland14     
F Marchantb Crossland0     
S Christophersonb Crossland0     
C Collinsc and b Watson0     
J Woottonnot out0     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-25, 3-26, 4-32, 5-83, 6-113, 7-113, 8-118, 9-118, 10-118 (84.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barlow35   18504--
Watson36   22381--
Nash6   2160--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AN Hornbyb Christopherson4     
RG Barlowlbw b Christopherson1     
F Taylorc Tylecote b Wootton28     
J Briggsc Christopherson b Wootton18     
WH Robinsonc Tylecote b Collins1     
VPFA Royleb Collins0     
JH Paynec Tylecote b Wootton2     
A Watsonc Patterson b Wootton4     
J Crosslandnot out27     
+R Pillingc Marchant b Wootton0     
G Nashc Patterson b Wootton3     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 68 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-17, 3-46, 4-55, 5-55, 6-58, 7-58, 8-81, 9-83, 10-92 (68 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wootton35   20376--
Christopherson16   5322--
Collins17   5192--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> F Marchant made his debut in First-Class matches
--> Lord Harris (2) passed 7000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 39
--> GG Hearne (2) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> J Crossland reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Kent second innings
--> A Watson reached 650 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent second innings