Kent v Lancashire
County Match 1879
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 21st, 22nd, 23rd August 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Goodhew, J Rowbotham
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 29/0 (Hornby 17*, Barlow 12*)
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 59/1 (Absolom 44*, GG Hearne 5*; 38 overs)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AN Hornbyb GG Hearne46     
RG Barlowc Absolom b GG Hearne36     
VPFA Royleb GG Hearne14     
F Taylorc O'Shaughnessy b GG Hearne8     
S Palmerb Absolom8     
*EB Rowleyc O'Shaughnessy b GG Hearne5     
J Crosslandrun out10     
A Applebyb GG Hearne1     
A Watsonb GG Hearne7     
+R Pillingnot out2     
W McIntyreb GG Hearne0     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 116.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-92, 3-108, 4-119, 5-119, 6-130, 7-134, 8-137, 9-144, 10-144 (116.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GG Hearne57.327538--
Bray30   11540--
Foord-Kelcey4   140--
O'Shaughnessy4   180--
Absolom21   11181--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CA Absolomnot out44     
FA MacKinnonc Pilling b Barlow6     
GG Hearnenot out5     
F Penndid not bat      
IFW Blighdid not bat      
W Foord-Kelceydid not bat      
WB Pattissondid not bat      
F Hearnedid not bat      
+E Hentydid not bat      
E O'Shaughnessydid not bat      
J Braydid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(1 wicket, 38 overs)59
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (MacKinnon)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McIntyre11   5170--
Barlow16   4271--
Crossland8   380--
Watson3   130--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> CA Absolom (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30





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