Lancashire v Kent
County Match 1885
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 28th, 29th, 30th May 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 42 runs
Close of play day 1Lancashire (2) 19/1 (Barlow 11*, Robinson 6*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 69/3 (Patterson 12*, Jones 15*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Barlowlbw b A Hearne3     
*AN Hornbyb Christopherson2     
E Roperb Christopherson0     
OP Lancashirec Jones b Christopherson3     
WH Robinsonc H Hearne b Christopherson0     
J Briggsc and b Wootton58     
JE Kershawb Christopherson10     
A Watsonb Wootton0     
+R Pillingb Christopherson2     
J Crosslandc Christopherson b A Hearne22     
G Nashnot out0     
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 55.3 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 5-23, 6-53, 7-58, 8-71, 9-106, 10-108 (55.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Christopherson27   13416--
A Hearne11.32272--
Wootton17   7322--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA MacKinnonc Kershaw b Crossland26     
F Hearneb Crossland22     
GG Hearneb Crossland11     
WH Pattersonc Pilling b Barlow31     
RS Jonesst Pilling b Barlow21     
*Lord Harrisb Crossland0     
J Woottonrun out2     
S Christophersonb Barlow13     
A Hearnenot out1     
H Hearneb Watson1     
+JH Pentecostb Barlow5     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 2 w)8
Total(all out, 127.2 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-62, 3-78, 4-113, 5-114, 6-118, 7-133, 8-133, 9-136, 10-141 (127.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson35   23371--
Nash9   460--
Crossland29   9524--
Briggs21   11200--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Barlowc Christopherson b H Hearne35     
OP Lancashireb A Hearne0     
WH Robinsonc Pentecost b Wootton27     
E Roperb Christopherson27     
J Briggsrun out115     
*AN Hornbyb Wootton61     
JE Kershawb Wootton0     
A Watsonnot out18     
+R Pillingc Pentecost b A Hearne1     
J Crosslandc Harris b Wootton0     
G Nashc Harris b Wootton0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 120.2 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-63, 3-65, 4-160, 5-245, 6-255, 7-274, 8-281, 9-284, 10-288 (120.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Christopherson26   3781--
A Hearne41   109021-
H Hearne13   1461--
GG Hearne10   5100--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA MacKinnonb Barlow0     
F Hearneb Barlow22     
GG Hearneb Barlow9     
WH Pattersonb Watson13     
RS Jonesrun out60     
*Lord Harrisc Roper b Crossland33     
J Woottonc and b Watson9     
S Christophersonb Watson0     
A Hearneb Crossland11     
H Hearneb Crossland24     
+JH Pentecostnot out13     
Extras(11 b, 8 lb)19
Total(all out, 186.1 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-20, 3-51, 4-83, 5-125, 6-141, 7-141, 8-167, 9-186, 10-213 (186.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson77   38823--
Barlow85   54583--
Briggs4   230--

--> JE Kershaw made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> G Nash made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> RS Jones (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 3
--> J Briggs (2) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 68
--> H Hearne (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in First-Class matches
--> J Wootton reached 300 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> J Crossland reached 300 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings