1891 County Championship

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1891 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket (3 days)
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Surrey (2nd title)
Participants 9
Matches played 68
Most runs Bobby Abel
(916 for Surrey)[1]
Most wickets George Lohmann
(132 for Surrey)[2]
1890
1892

The 1891 County Championship was the second officially organised running of the County Championship, and ran from 18 May to 27 August 1891. Surrey County Cricket Club claimed their second successive title by winning 12 of their 16 games.[3]

Table[edit]

  • One point was awarded for a win, and one point was taken away for each loss.
Team Pld W T L D A Pts
Surrey 16 12 0 2 2 0 10
Lancashire 16 8 0 4 3 1 4
Middlesex 16 8 0 5 3 0 3
Nottinghamshire 14 5 0 4 5 0 1
Kent 16 4 0 5 6 1 –1
Somerset 12 5 0 6 1 0 –1
Sussex 14 4 0 7 3 0 –3
Yorkshire 16 5 0 10 1 0 –5
Gloucestershire 16 2 0 10 4 0 –8
Source:[3]

Leading averages[edit]

Most runs
Aggregate Average Player County
916 43.61 Bobby Abel Surrey
794 41.78 Arthur Shrewsbury Nottinghamshire
780 43.33 William Gunn Nottinghamshire
773 33.60 George Bean Sussex
755 35.95 Tim O'Brien Middlesex
Source:[1]
Most wickets
Aggregate Average Player County
132 10.65 George Lohmann Surrey
118 10.33 J. T. Hearne Middlesex
112 12.37 Arthur Mold Lancashire
98 13.10 Frederick Martin Kent
89 12.96 Johnny Briggs Lancashire
Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Batting in 1891 County Championship (Ordered by Runs)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ a b "Bowling in 1891 County Championship (Ordered by Wickets)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 April 2009. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ a b "County Championship 1891 Table". CricketArchive. Archived from the original on 4 May 2009. Retrieved 18 April 2009. (Subscription required (help)). 

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