Kent v Lancashire
County Match 1887
VenueBat and Ball Ground, Gravesend on 27th, 28th June 1887 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by an innings and 62 runs
PointsKent 0; Lancashire 1
UmpiresRP Carpenter, J Lillywhite
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 31/1 (A Hearne 7*, W Hearne 13*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*OP Lancashirerun out45     
RG Barlowb GG Hearne19     
J Ecclesst Pentecost b Martin33     
J Briggsb W Hearne65     
P Dobellc Pentecost b Martin2     
WH Robinsonb Wootton44     
AT Kembleb Wootton13     
G Yatesb Wootton6     
F Wardc Martin b Wootton13     
A Watsonb Wootton20     
+R Pillingnot out14     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 175.3 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-68, 3-151, 4-161, 5-171, 6-220, 7-231, 8-232, 9-264, 10-280 (175.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Hearne29   10490--
Martin28   8542--
W Hearne32   19381--
GG Hearne21   5381--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
F Hearnec Watson b Briggs9     
A Hearneb Watson19     
W Hearneb Briggs18     
GG Hearnec Pilling b Briggs7     
LB Friendc Watson b Briggs7     
FS Irelandb Watson0     
AM Streatfeild-Moorest Pilling b Watson22     
AM Inglisb Briggs4     
J Woottonnot out13     
F Martinb Briggs1     
+JH Pentecostc Eccles b Briggs0     
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 103.1 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-37, 3-55, 4-63, 5-63, 6-63, 7-67, 8-101, 9-106, 10-106 (103.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson50   24533--
Barlow2   130--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
F Hearnec Yates b Watson22     
A Hearneb Watson12     
GG Hearnec Watson b Barlow35     
AM Streatfeild-Moorec Eccles b Barlow6     
LB Friendb Barlow0     
FS Irelandb Barlow0     
W Hearnec Watson b Barlow5     
AM Inglisrun out8     
J Woottonnot out10     
F Martinc Kemble b Watson6     
+JH Pentecostc and b Barlow8     
Total(all out, 90.2 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-64, 3-70, 4-70, 5-70, 6-80, 7-84, 8-90, 9-103, 10-112 (90.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson45   28583--
Briggs18   11260--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> FS Ireland made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> AM Inglis made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> AM Inglis made his debut for Kent in First-Class matches
--> A Watson reached 1000 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> A Watson reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent second innings