1899 County Championship

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1899 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket (3 days)
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Surrey (6th title)
Participants15
Matches150
Most runs Ranji
(2,285 for Sussex)
Most wickets Albert Trott
(146 for Middlesex)
1898
1900

The 1899 County Championship was the tenth officially organised running of the County Championship, and ran from 1 May to 6 September 1899. Surrey County Cricket Club won their sixth championship title, with Middlesex finishing as runners-up for the second season in a row. Worcestershire were admitted to the Championship, increasing the number of counties with first-class status to 15.

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Table

TeamPld W L D A PtsFin%Fin
Surrey 2610214081266.67
Middlesex 181134081457.14
Yorkshire 28144100101855.56
Lancashire 261267161833.33
Sussex 227510021216.67
Essex 2066800120.00
Warwickshire 2045110–19–11.11
Kent 206851–214–14.29
Gloucestershire 205870–313–23.08
Hampshire 204880–412–33.33
Nottinghamshire 1624100–26–33.33
Worcestershire 122550–37–42.86
Leicestershire 182880–610–60.00
Somerset 162860–610–60.00
Derbyshire 182970–711–63.64
Source: CricketArchive [1]

Records

Most runs
Aggregate Average PlayerCounty
2,28576.16 K. S. Ranjitsinhji Sussex
2,13464.66 Bobby Abel Surrey
1,79864.21 Tom Hayward Surrey
1,69456.46 Charlie Townsend Gloucestershire
1,58441.68 Johnny Tyldesley Lancashire
Source: [2]
Most wickets
Aggregate Average PlayerCounty
14615.69 Albert Trott Middlesex
12915.66 Wilfred Rhodes Yorkshire
12518.93 Arthur Paish Gloucestershire
11217.12 Walter Mead Essex
11218.77 Bill Bradley Kent
Source: [3]

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References

  1. "County Championship 1899 Points Table" . CricketArchive. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  2. "Batting and Fielding in County Championship 1899 (Ordered by Runs)" . CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  3. "Bowling in County Championship 1899 (Ordered by Wickets)" . CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 May 2012.