Kent v England
Other First-Class matches in England 1864
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 8th, 9th August 1864 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersKent: 13; England: 11
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by an innings and 83 runs
UmpiresJ Dean, H Royston
Close of play day 1England (1) 121/5 (Carpenter 27*, Hearne 4*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Kelsonb Tarrant0      
G Bennettc Tarrant b Grundy1      
WH Fryerc Buller b Wootton14      
E Willsherc and b Wootton14      
MA Troughtonb Grundy7      
FH Normanc Grundy b Wootton6      
C Payneb Grundy2      
T Sewellc Hayward b Wootton0      
W Goodhewc Grace b Wootton1      
AC Wathenc and b Wootton0      
T Harrisb Wootton3      
R Bennettc Hayward b Wootton0      
HW Barbernot out6      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 51 overs)57
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-2, 3-30, 4-30, 5-38, 6-46, 7-46, 8-48, 9-48, 10-51, 11-51, 12-57 (51 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grundy26   14213--
Wootton17   10158--
Tarrant8   1181--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Graceb G Bennett31      
W Nicholsonb Willsher0      
W Mortlockc Fryer b Harris27      
RP Carpenterc Willsher b Fryer27      
T Haywardb Fryer22      
CF Bullerb Willsher3      
T Hearnec Fryer b Willsher13      
GF Tarrantb Sewell22      
J Grundyc R Bennett b Fryer36      
T Lockyerc Sewell b Willsher30      
G Woottonnot out1      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 2 w)10
Total(all out, 155 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-63, 3-66, 4-109, 5-112, 6-122, 7-136, 8-176, 9-218, 10-222 (155 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sewell20   4431--
Willsher45   24454--
Harris27   7351--
G Bennett25   10381--
Fryer32   10363--
Kelson6   1150--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Kelsonc Wootton b Grundy4      
G Bennettb Grundy11      
WH Fryerc Lockyer b Wootton2      
E Willsherb Wootton7      
MA Troughtonc Carpenter b Wootton4      
FH Normanc Lockyer b Wootton9      
C Paynenot out5      
T Sewellc Grundy b Tarrant11      
W Goodhewb Grundy10      
HW Barberc Lockyer b Grundy3      
AC Wathenb Wootton7      
T Harrisb Grundy0      
R Bennettb Tarrant4      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 60 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-6, 3-?, 4-?, 5-13, 6-?, 7-32, 8-46, 9-50, 10-66, 11-73, 12-82 (60 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grundy30   10425--
Wootton23   8335--
Tarrant7   522--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> T Harris made his debut in first-class matches
--> CF Buller made his debut in first-class matches
--> R Bennett made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> G Wootton reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Kent second innings
--> J Grundy reached 900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent second innings





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