Worcestershire v Kent
County Championship 1904
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 15th, 16th, 17th August 1904 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 9 wickets
PointsWorcestershire -1; Kent 1
UmpiresRG Barlow, J Carlin
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 151/3 (Humphreys 65*, Mason 72*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 156/3 (Foster 30*, Pearson 8*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Bowleyb Blythe8      
FA Pearsonb Fielder13      
WS Caldwellc Huish b Fielder33      
*HK Fosterb Humphreys23      
EG Arnoldc Mason b Fielder21      
GF Wheldonc Huish b Fielder10      
WB Burnsc Huish b Fielder14      
A Birdc Huish b Mason16      
GA Wilsonc Blaker b Fielder0      
+H Mortimerb Mason4      
JW Keenenot out3      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)8
Total(all out, 69 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-22, 3-50, 4-79, 5-106, 6-112, 7-133, 8-133, 9-150, 10-153 (69 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fielder25   1144621
Blythe27   8671--
Mason8   3202-1
Humphreys7   4101--
Fairservice2   140--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hearneb Arnold4      
E Humphreysc and b Wilson143      
J Seymourb Wilson1      
SH Dayc Foster b Arnold6      
JR Masonb Arnold76      
*CHB Marshamb Bowley73      
RNR Blakerb Wilson66      
+FH Huishb Wilson7      
WJ Fairservicenot out25      
C Blythec Bowley b Wilson10      
A Fielderb Arnold0      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 119.4 overs)420
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-16, 3-25, 4-159, 5-306, 6-310, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-420 (119.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilson39   61435--
Bird13   1540--
Keene9   1270--
Pearson9   0560--
Bowley5   0191--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Bowleyc Mason b Humphreys66      
GF Wheldonc Mason b Humphreys50      
WS Caldwellb Hearne0      
*HK Fosterc Huish b Hearne119      
FA Pearsonc Mason b Fielder26      
EG Arnoldb Hearne11      
A Birdb Hearne28      
GA Wilsonc Mason b Hearne24      
WB Burnsb Blythe1      
+H Mortimerb Blythe7      
JW Keenenot out4      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 151.2 overs)347
Fall of wickets:
1-114, 2-115, 3-117, 4-207, 5-241, 6-303, 7-?, 8-320, 9-339, 10-347 (151.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fielder24   7621--
Blythe36   97021-
Mason20   4470--
Humphreys22   7342--
Fairservice21   75201-

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RNR Blakerc Pearson b Arnold25      
SH Daynot out33      
JR Masonnot out23      
A Hearnedid not bat      
E Humphreysdid not bat      
J Seymourdid not bat      
*CHB Marshamdid not bat      
+FH Huishdid not bat      
WJ Fairservicedid not bat      
C Blythedid not bat      
A Fielderdid not bat      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(1 wicket, 8.5 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-47 (Blaker)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold4   0341--
Wilson4   03301-

--> H Mortimer made his debut in first-class matches
--> H Mortimer made his debut in County Championship matches
--> E Humphreys (1) passed his previous highest score of 131 in County Championship matches
--> E Humphreys (1) passed his previous highest score of 131 in first-class matches
--> RNR Blaker (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45
--> FA Pearson (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 17
--> HK Foster (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 105
--> H Mortimer made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> H Mortimer made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> GA Wilson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Kent first innings

Humphreys' 143 lasted 240 minutes





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