1938 County Championship

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1938 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Yorkshire (20th title)
1937
1939

The 1938 County Championship was the 45th officially organised running of the County Championship. Yorkshire County Cricket Club won their 20th title.[1] The points system for the Championship was altered as follows[2] -

  • 12 pts for a win
  • 6 pts for a tie
  • 4 pts for a first innings lead in a match either drawn or lost
  • 8 pts for a win in a match under one day rules

Table

County Championship table
Team Pld W L D 1st Inns Loss 1st Inns Draw Pts Average
Yorkshire 28 20 2 6 0 4 256 9.14
Middlesex 22 15 5 2 0 1 184 8.36
Surrey 25 12 6 7 2 5 172 6.88
Lancashire 28 14 6 8 0 6 192 6.85
Derbyshire 25 11 8 6 3 4 160 6.40
Essex 26 12 11 3 3 2 164 6.30
Somerset 25 10 9 6 1 5 144 5.76
Sussex 29 11 9 9 3 3 156 5.37
Kent 27 8 14 5 2 4 120 4.44
Gloucestershire 28 8 13 7 2 4 122* 4.35
Worcestershire 30 9 11 10 2 3 128 4.26
Nottinghamshire 25 7 10 8 2 3 106* 4.24
Warwickshire 22 7 7 8 0 2 92 4.18
Hampshire 30 9 16 5 4 0 124 4.13
Leicestershire 22 4 9 9 1 7 80 3.63
Glamorgan 22 5 9 8 1 3 76 3.45
Northamptonshire 24 0 17 7 3 1 16 0.66
  • includes 2 pts for a tie on first innings of a lost match

References

  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.
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