1926 County Championship

The 1926 County Championship was the 33rd officially organised running of the County Championship. Lancashire County Cricket Club won the championship title for the third time.[1]

1926 County Championship
Cricket formatFirst-class cricket
Tournament format(s)League system
ChampionsLancashire (3rd title)
Participants17
1925
1927

Final placings were still decided by calculating the percentage of points gained against possible points available. The matches Yorks vs Notts, Derbys vs Leics, Northants vs Sussex were abandoned without a ball being bowled.[2]

Table

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  • Five points were awarded for a win.
  • Three points were awarded for "winning" the first innings of a drawn match.
  • Two points were awarded for "tying" the first innings of a drawn match.
  • One points were awarded for "losing" the first innings of a drawn match.
  • Final placings were decided by calculating the percentage of possible points.
County Championship table
Team Pld W L DWF DLF T NR Pts %PC
Lancashire 32 17 2 6 3 0 4 106 75.71
Yorkshire 31 14 0 10 4 0 3 104 74.28
Kent 28 15 2 3 8 0 0 92 65.71
Nottinghamshire 29 13 7 4 5 0 0 82 56.55
Surrey 26 7 4 8 3 0 4 62 56.36
Middlesex 24 9 4 0 6 0 5 51 53.68
Hampshire 28 10 5 4 8 0 1 70 51.85
Glamorgan 24 9 9 1 0 0 5 48 50.52
Essex 30 6 9 9 3 1 2 62.5 44.64
Sussex 27 6 10 6 5 0 0 53 39.25
Derbyshire 23 5 7 4 6 0 1 43 39.09
Warwickshire 28 2 9 8 5 0 4 39 32.50
Leicestershire 27 5 12 3 4 0 3 38 31.66
Somerset 26 3 9 3 6 1 4 32.5 29.54
Gloucestershire 30 5 17 3 4 0 1 38 26.20
Northamptonshire 25 3 13 4 5 0 0 32 25.60
Worcestershire 28 3 13 3 4 0 5 28 24.34
  • Essex and Somerset were awarded 2.5 points each for a tie after the match ended with scores tied and with Essex having one wicket remaining.

References

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  1. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 493-494. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9.
  2. ^ Wynne-Thomas, Peter (1983). The Hamlyn A-Z of Cricket Records. Hamlyn Publishing Group. ISBN 0-600-34667-6.