South v North
Other First-Class matches in England 1851
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 3rd, 4th, 5th July 1851 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossNorth won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorth won by 60 runs
UmpiresT Barker, D Day
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

North first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Guyc Box b Martingell21     
RC Tinleyb Hillyer1     
+G Chattertonb Wisden30     
G Parrst Box b Caffyn54     
GH Wrightb Sherman7     
H Sampsonrun out0     
G Andersonlbw b Hillyer25     
S Baldwinsonrun out4     
J Grundynot out7     
*W Clarkeb Sherman9     
W Buttressc Box b Hillyer3     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 102.1 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-48, 3-62, 4-79, 5-94, 6-141, 7-145, 8-152, 9-163, 10-166 (102.1 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sherman37   10592--
Wisden17   7241--
Martingell6   1141--
Caffyn9   2121--

South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Caffynb Buttress7     
J Caesarb Clarke7     
W Martingellb Clarke5     
E Bushbyst Chatterton b Clarke9     
F Pilchb Clarke3     
+T Boxb Clarke3     
N Felixrun out43     
J Wisdenst Chatterton b Clarke32     
J Chesterc Tinley b Clarke4     
WR Hillyerrun out11     
T Shermannot out0     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 101 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-19, 3-?, 4-?, 5-23, 6-43, 7-109, 8-?, 9-?, 10-125 (101 ov)
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buttress29   ?421--
Clarke49   ?517--
Grundy12   ?190--
Wright11   ?120--

North second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Guyc Box b Pilch31     
J Grundyrun out26     
G Parrc Bushby b Pilch0     
GH Wrightrun out7     
H Sampsonrun out1     
G Andersonb Pilch0     
S Baldwinsonb Pilch0     
RC Tinleyrun out10     
+G Chattertonb Caffyn23     
*W Clarkenot out0     
W Buttressabsent
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 57 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-81, 3-?, 4-90, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-107 (57 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hillyer9   3160--
Sherman9   4120--
Wisden7   2170--
Martingell8   1190--
Caffyn14   8131--
Pilch10   3214--

South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Caesarb Clarke7     
J Wisdenc Wright b Buttress10     
W Caffync Guy b Clarke6     
W Martingellnot out25     
E Bushbyb Buttress2     
F Pilchb Clarke5     
+T Boxc Buttress b Clarke2     
N Felixc Parr b Clarke12     
J Chesterc Chatterton b Clarke0     
WR Hillyerc Wright b Clarke9     
T Shermanb Clarke7     
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 59 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-88 (59 ov)
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buttress29   11382--
Clarke30   11478--

--> Bowling in the North first innings adds 1 run over
--> G Anderson (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in First-Class matches
--> WR Hillyer reached 1400 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the North first innings
--> W Clarke reached 550 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the South first innings

Mr Houghton selected the Southern Team and Clarke the Northern.
Betting before the match was 6 to 4 on the South.
Buttress could not be found when due to bat in the North 2nd innings.