Surrey v Lancashire
County Match 1888
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 16th, 17th, 18th August 1888 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 9 wickets
PointsSurrey 0; Lancashire 1
UmpiresJ Chatterton, E Henty
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 53/1 (Eccles 30*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 73/2 (Key 5*, Henderson 2*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Abelst Pilling b Steel54     
*J Shuterb Watson51     
GA Lohmannc Yates b Steel5     
WW Readc Pilling b Barlow54     
KJ Keyc Watson b Briggs10     
JM Readlbw b Briggs74     
+MP Bowdenb Briggs13     
R Hendersonc Pilling b Watson14     
CA Trouncerrun out16     
J Beaumontst Pilling b Watson0     
T Bowleynot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 152.1 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-105, 3-115, 4-155, 5-205, 6-240, 7-277, 8-?, 9-?, 10-294 (152.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barlow31   12761--
Steel36   12772--
Watson45   22683--
Yates6   2130--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Ecclesb Lohmann184     
RG Barlowlbw b Lohmann14     
FH Suggc Trouncer b Lohmann4     
F Taylorc Bowden b Lohmann14     
J Briggsc JM Read b Beaumont45     
EE Steelc Lohmann b Beaumont12     
SM Crosfieldc and b Lohmann43     
G Yatesb Lohmann0     
*AN Hornbyc Bowden b Beaumont4     
A Watsonb Beaumont6     
+R Pillingnot out12     
Extras(29 b, 9 lb)38
Total(all out, 201.1 overs)376
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-65, 3-87, 4-177, 5-225, 6-326, 7-334, 8-351, 9-?, 10-376 (201.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lohmann75   221356--
Bowley27   10440--
Abel16   8250--
WW Read6   0270--
JM Read6   3130--
Henderson9   2150--
Trouncer5   1120--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Abelc Taylor b Steel27     
*J Shuterc Pilling b Watson38     
KJ Keyc Yates b Watson6     
R Hendersonc Steel b Briggs36     
JM Readc and b Briggs9     
WW Readc Taylor b Briggs9     
+MP Bowdenc Steel b Briggs12     
GA Lohmannc Pilling b Watson10     
CA Trouncerb Watson0     
J Beaumontb Watson2     
T Bowleynot out2     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 144 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-86, 4-105, 5-117, 6-131, 7-146, 8-146, 9-148, 10-152 (144 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Briggs62   35664--
Barlow3   1150--
Steel10   4141--
Watson69   42565--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Ecclesnot out13     
RG Barlowc Key b Lohmann10     
FH Suggnot out41     
F Taylordid not bat      
J Briggsdid not bat      
EE Steeldid not bat      
SM Crosfielddid not bat      
G Yatesdid not bat      
*AN Hornbydid not bat      
A Watsondid not bat      
+R Pillingdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(1 wicket, 37.2 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Barlow)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lohmann19   10281--
Bowley2   0110--
Beaumont16   10170--
WW Read0.2080--

--> F Taylor made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> R Abel (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 36
--> JM Read (1) passed 8000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 32
--> J Eccles (1) passed his previous highest score of 113 in First-Class matches
--> J Briggs (1) passed 6000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 32
--> SM Crosfield (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 34
--> A Watson reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> A Watson reached 1100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> J Beaumont reached 350 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings