Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1857
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 2nd, 3rd July 1857 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers won by 10 wickets
UmpiresG Brockwell, T Sewell
Close of play day 1Gentlemen (1) 63 all out

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Caesarb CDB Marsham10     
J Grundyb CDB Marsham56     
W Caffync J Walker b Miller1     
J Lillywhiteb VE Walker14     
*G Parrb CDB Marsham14     
HH Stephensonc and b VE Walker12     
G Andersonst J Walker b VE Walker6     
J Wisdenc F Walker b Miller46     
+T Lockyerb VE Walker0     
FW Bellc AH Walker b Miller17     
J Deannot out6     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 119.3 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-184 (119.3 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CDB Marsham58   27753--
VE Walker32   7524--
AH Walker2   150--

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
F Walkerb Caffyn3     
ET Drakeb Wisden2     
A Haygarthrun out2     
F Burbidgec Parr b Wisden16     
AH Walkerc Stephenson b Caffyn5     
CJB Marshamb Wisden0     
CDB Marshamc Lockyer b Wisden8     
CG Laneb Wisden6     
FP Millerb Wisden4     
*+J Walkernot out10     
VE Walkerc and b Caffyn5     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 42 overs)63
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-63 (42 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wisden21   9236--
Caffyn21   9383--

Gentlemen second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*+J Walkerb Caffyn5     
FP Millerrun out44     
A Haygarthb Wisden1     
CG Lanec Lillywhite b Wisden11     
F Burbidgenot out22     
F Walkerc Lockyer b Stephenson2     
CDB Marshamc Stephenson b Bell4     
AH Walkerc Lillywhite b Bell1     
ET Drakeb Bell20     
VE Walkerc Lockyer b Stephenson2     
CJB Marshamc and b Bell5     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-80, 6-86, 7-87, 8-115, 9-?, 10-125 (64.2 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wisden16   7322--
Caffyn19   10251--
Stephenson16   8312-1

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FW Bellnot out0     
J Deannot out7     
J Caesardid not bat      
J Grundydid not bat      
W Caffyndid not bat      
J Lillywhitedid not bat      
*G Parrdid not bat      
HH Stephensondid not bat      
G Andersondid not bat      
J Wisdendid not bat      
+T Lockyerdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 4.2 overs)7
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CDB Marsham2.2170--
Miller2   200--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> VE Walker achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Players first innings (previous best was 0-9)