Kent v Middlesex
County Match 1885
VenueMote Park, Maidstone on 27th, 28th, 29th August 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 4 wickets
UmpiresJ Lillywhite, J Street
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 76/2 (Tonge 40*, Patterson 22*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 55/1 (Rashleigh 26*, GG Hearne 1*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Stoddartb Wootton21     
EH Bucklandb Wootton51     
TC O'Brienc Jones b Christopherson13     
EM Hadowc Pentecost b Christopherson3     
*AJ Webbeb Christopherson28     
WJ Fordb Christopherson44     
JE Westc Jones b Wootton18     
PJ de Paravicinib Wootton0     
J Robertsonc Christopherson b Wootton0     
+W Williamsc F Hearne b Christopherson5     
G Burtonnot out4     
Total(all out, 83.3 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-62, 3-72, 4-96, 5-141, 6-178, 7-178, 8-178, 9-179, 10-187 (83.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wootton42   17995--
A Hearne12   8140--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
F Hearneb Robertson5     
JN Tongerun out54     
GG Hearneb Robertson8     
WH Pattersonc Buckland b Burton84     
W Rashleighb West8     
RS Jonesst Williams b Burton7     
AM Streatfeild-Moorec Buckland b Burton3     
S Christophersonc de Paravicini b Burton0     
J Woottonnot out5     
A Hearnec O'Brien b Burton0     
+JH Pentecostrun out11     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 169.1 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-23, 3-114, 4-130, 5-161, 6-173, 7-173, 8-173, 9-175, 10-193 (169.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
West37   17491--
Robertson53   34542--
Buckland40   25360--
Hadow2   080--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Stoddartc Pentecost b Christopherson8     
EH Bucklandb Christopherson5     
TC O'Brienc Streatfeild-Moore b Christopherson0     
EM Hadowb Christopherson0     
*AJ Webbec F Hearne b Christopherson0     
WJ Fordc Streatfeild-Moore b Christopherson75     
JE Westc Streatfeild-Moore b Wootton10     
PJ de Paravicinic F Hearne b Christopherson0     
J Robertsonc Rashleigh b Wootton23     
+W Williamsb GG Hearne0     
G Burtonnot out21     
Extras(1 w)1
Total(all out, 61.3 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-11, 4-11, 5-36, 6-53, 7-73, 8-101, 9-101, 10-143 (61.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Hearne5   2120--
Christopherson28   14737--
GG Hearne8   3101--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Rashleighc sub b Buckland59     
JN Tongec and b Buckland28     
GG Hearnec Burton b Buckland1     
WH Pattersonc sub b Buckland16     
RS Jonesc Buckland b Burton3     
F Hearnenot out29     
AM Streatfeild-Moorec Williams b Webbe1     
S Christophersonnot out0     
J Woottondid not bat      
A Hearnedid not bat      
+JH Pentecostdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(6 wickets, 108.2 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-55, 3-73, 4-82, 5-134, 6-135
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
West6   3200--
Robertson15   7290--
Burton41   26321--
de Paravicini7   1160--
Webbe7   621--

--> AM Streatfeild-Moore made his debut in First-Class matches
--> JN Tonge (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in First-Class matches
--> WJ Ford (2) passed his previous highest score of 74 in First-Class matches
--> WJ Ford (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 63
--> W Rashleigh (2) passed his previous highest score of 54 in First-Class matches
--> S Christopherson reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex first innings