The Rest v Lancashire
Champion County Match 1926
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 11th, 13th, 14th September 1926 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossThe Rest won the toss and decided to bat
ResultThe Rest won by 374 runs
UmpiresHR Butt, H Chidgey
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 84/0 (Makepeace 32*, Hallows 44*)
Close of play day 2The Rest (2) 291/2 (Woolley 65*, Hendren 15*)

The Rest first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JB Hobbsb Sibbles1     
H Sutcliffec Duckworth b McDonald6     
FE Woolleylbw b RK Tyldesley21     
EH Hendrenc and b Sibbles100     
APF Chapmanb McDonald43     
GTS Stevensb Sibbles2     
W Rhodesc Woolley b McDonald10     
G Gearyc Watson b RK Tyldesley9     
MW Tatec Sibbles b RK Tyldesley1     
H Larwoodb McDonald8     
+H Strudwicknot out4     
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 64.5 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-9, 3-36, 4-100, 5-115, 6-163, 7-191, 8-198, 9-206, 10-217 (64.5 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sibbles17   4483--
RK Tyldesley13   2543--
Woolley7   2160--
Iddon8   2140--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWH Makepeaceb Larwood43     
C Hallowslbw b Rhodes73     
GE Tyldesleyb Larwood17     
FB Watsonb Larwood0     
J Iddonst Strudwick b Rhodes6     
FM Sibblesc Strudwick b Geary3     
*L Greennot out4     
EA McDonaldb Tate0     
RK Tyldesleyb Tate3     
A Woolleyb Tate10     
+G Duckworthlbw b Tate0     
Extras(14 b, 4 lb)18
Total(all out, 81.3 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-106, 2-145, 3-150, 4-151, 5-156, 6-160, 7-163, 8-167, 9-177, 10-177 (81.3 ov)
The Rest bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larwood24   5613--
Geary18   6271--
Stevens5   0140--
Rhodes7   2172--

The Rest second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JB Hobbsc Makepeace b Sibbles62     
H Sutcliffec McDonald b Iddon136     
FE Woolleynot out172     
EH Hendrennot out77     
APF Chapmandid not bat      
GTS Stevensdid not bat      
W Rhodesdid not bat      
G Gearydid not bat      
MW Tatedid not bat      
H Larwooddid not bat      
+H Strudwickdid not bat      
Extras(15 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)21
Total(2 wickets, declared, 76 overs)468
Fall of wickets:
1-157, 2-225
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McDonald19   01130--
Sibbles20   3871--
RK Tyldesley6   0530--
Woolley18   0990--
Iddon13   0951--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWH Makepeacec Strudwick b Larwood2     
C Hallowsc Woolley b Tate7     
GE Tyldesleylbw b Tate1     
FB Watsonb Stevens15     
J Iddonst Strudwick b Stevens34     
*L Greenc Woolley b Stevens11     
FM Sibblesnot out25     
EA McDonaldc Geary b Stevens0     
RK Tyldesleyb Stevens10     
A Woolleyc Hendren b Stevens4     
+G Duckworthb Tate19     
Extras(5 b, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 43.4 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-3, 3-16, 4-57, 5-62, 6-75, 7-79, 8-89, 9-95, 10-134 (43.4 ov)
The Rest bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larwood3   071--
Stevens12   4526--
Rhodes10   2200--

--> The match was scheduled for four days but completed in three.
--> Day 3 Lunch: The Rest (2) ?/? (Woolley 172*, [unknown] ?*)
--> A Woolley made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> FE Woolley (1) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 10
--> FE Woolley (1) passed 32500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 7
--> EH Hendren (1) passed 26500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 16
--> MW Tate reached 1200 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> MW Tate completed a hat-trick in the Lancashire second innings (Woolley, Duckworth (in the first innings), Tyldesley)