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COUNTY CRICKET. In the match with Warwickshire at Birmingham, Lancashire on Friday morning, continued their second innings, in which 16 had been scored over- night without loss, and remained in until nearly six o'clock, compiling the excellent total of 317. Nine members Jf the side reached double figures, and the bigost scorers were Rowley, Albert "Ward, and Paul. Warwickshire began their second innings 436 behind, and when stumps were drawn they had lost four wickets for 56. The Australians sustained the first defeat of the tour at the hands of M.C.C. on F si day, by the heavy difference of an innings and eighteen runs. Having scored a first innings of 18 on Thursday, the >Jolonials followed on, and at the fall of the sixth wicket only 33 had been put together. Then Darlitig and Eady made a stand which realised 112, and the innings closed for 183. At Bradford, Yorkshire beat Essex by seven wickets; at the Oval, Surrey gained a victory over Hampshire by an innings and 114 runs; and at Cambridge, the University won their game against Somersetshire by ten wickets. Lancashire won tneir match against v. arwickshire at Birmingham on Saturday by 293 runs. The second of the matches arranged between the Australians and Yorkshire began at Leeds on Monday. The colonial team went in first and scored an innings of 144, and Yorkshire made 96 for seven wickets. A match between Leicester- shire and Surrey opened at Leicester. The home eleven made 170 in their first innings. Surrey began badly, as half the side were got out in 40 minutes for 42 runs. When stumps were drawn the champiors h id scored 109 for seven wickets. The return match between Derbyshire and Notts, which opened at Derby, was for the benefit of William Chart. rton. Notts were batting all day, and made 345 for six wickets. At the drawing of stu nps Gunn was not out 1L 7. The Somerset and Hants match, at Taunton, was stopped at four o'clock by a violent downpour of rain. Up to that hour Somerset had made 214 for five wickets. L. C. H. Palairet was not out 93. Tonbridge cricket week began with a match between Kent and Middlesex. The feature of the day was an innings of 163 bv the lev. W. Ilashliegh for Kent, whose totHl score reached 257. Middlesex made 115 for six wickets. At. Lord's Warwiekshire met an M.C.C. eleven. Thelattercompletedaninninggof 159, and then dismissed Warwickshire for 185. Cambridge Universitv, playing against an M.C.C. eleven, were at the wickets ail day, and scored 38-3 for five wickets. Owing to rain, play at Leeds did not begin until five o'clock on Tu-sday afternoon. The Yorkshire innings—which reached 96 for seven wickets on Monday—was only carried to 108, and then the Australians, 36 runs ahead, made 31 for 1 wicket. At Tonbridge, Middlesex completed their first innings for 186, and Kent then played a sjcond innings of 277. J. T. Hearne performed the bat trick," dismissing Rasbieigb, Marchaut, and Simp- son in successive balls. Middlesex began their! second innings badly. They scored only nine for three wickets, and they are now 339 runs behind. At Leicester, dairey'e first iutiings concluded for 129, leaving them in a deficiency of 41. Leicester- shire's second innings realised 129, and Surrey then scored 67 for two wickets. The champions, with eight wickets in hand. thu3 want 95 to win. Thunderstorms limited the play at Derby to two and a half hours. Notts completed their innings for 466, Gunncarryingont his bat for 207. Warwick- shire won their match agn",186 the M.C.C. eleven at Lorcl's bv seven wickets. There was lel's tllan two hours' play at Taunton in the Somersetshire and Hants match. The home team increased their score from 214 for five wickets to 337 for nine. Palairet is 147 not out. At Cambridge the Uni- versity's innings closed for 413, and M.C.C. replied w-th an innings of 355, of which Ranjitsinhji made 146. Rain on Wednesday prevented any further pro- gress in the Australians and Yorkshire, and the Somersetshire and Hants matches (which are there- fore abandoned). Play was greatly curtailed in other matches, and only one—that between Surrey aud Leicestershire—was brought to a conclusion. Surrey just managed to win. Play did not start until after half-past three, and the champions, with two wickets down, wanted 95 for a victory. Rain stopped for a time, and when 41 runs were still ungot there were only forty-oue minutes left. The number, however, was hit off with seven minutes to spare, Surrey winning by four wickets. At Derby, play began at four o'clock upon a very treacherous wicket. Derbyshire's first innings only lasted a couple of hours, and realized 93, as against 466 mnde by Notts. At the end of the home team's innings play ceased and the game was drawn. There wa only a quarter of an hour's play in the Kent and Middlesex match. The rain stood be- tween Kent and a very probable victory, for when stumps wore drawn Middlesex were 316 behind with seven wickets to fall. The Cambridge and M.C.C. match was drawn in favour of the University. The Cantabs began their second innings 58 to the good, and when they had scored 213 for five the innings was declared. The Club had put together 163 for seven when the time for play expired. Lancashire met Surrey at Old Trafford on Thurs- day. The scoring on both sides was poor, but the Surrey men were, conspicuously weak in batting, and they failed to such an extent before the splen- did bowling of Mold that their first innings only realised 78 runs. Lancashire had made 149 for eight wickets when, soon after five o'clock, rain stopped play. Yorkshire gave a fine exhibition at the wickets at Leicester against Leicestershire. They were batting all day, and when stumps were drawn had scored 397 for five wickets. Brown made 131. The biggest total of the day was made at Lord's, where Middlesex, playing against Gloucestershire, put together 420 for 8 wickets. Dr i'liornton made the rtmarkabie score of 161 and had a uo less extraordinary r in of luck, being let off" 110 fewer than seven times. At Tonbridge, on the ither hand, the bowiers bad matters mostly their own way, and 23 wickets ieil for 310 runs. Kent, playing dlt-ro against Sussex, scoied a first innings of 122, and Sussex made 144. Kent began a second innings, aud lost three wickets fur 44. The Australians gave a poor- batting display at Bir- mingham against a Midland Counties eleven. In the first hour the Colonials lost sevtn batsmen for 53, II ultne taking six wickets for 24 runs. After I.b"t matters irtproved, and the total was taken up to 138 beforo tue last wicket fell. The Midland eleven bad made 68 for the L.ss of three wickets when I stumps were drawn. A second eleven match bt-tueen Lati ashirc and Surrey opened at the Oval. The visitors did badly, and being dismissed for 127 whilst S'ir;ey scored 367 for six wickets.

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