Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1863
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 2nd, 3rd, 4th July 1863 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers won by 9 wickets
UmpiresT Sewell, T Sewell
Close of play day 1Players (1) 179/6 (Willsher 5*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen (2) 174/8 (Burbidge 6*, Lyttelton 0*)

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RD Walkerc Lockyer b Caffyn40     
EM Gracec Caesar b Atkinson13     
RAH Mitchellc Caesar b Atkinson76     
AWT Danielb Caffyn0     
+CG Lytteltonrun out7     
VE Walkerb Willsher26     
E Dowsonb Atkinson2     
F Burbidgeb Willsher5     
AB Rowleynot out9     
J Walkerc Iddison b Willsher0     
FP Millerb Willsher0     
Extras(3 b, 8 lb)11
Total(all out, 95.2 overs)189
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-96, 3-100, 4-118, 5-157, 6-164, 7-175, 8-181, 9-181, 10-189 (95.2 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Atkinson28   10453--
Hodgson14   5260--
Griffith6   280--
Iddison6   0180--
Caffyn14   5282--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Mortlockc VE Walker b Grace70     
T Hearneb VE Walker36     
R Iddisonc Rowley b Grace49     
G Griffithc Grace b Rowley0     
W Caffync VE Walker b Grace10     
+HH Stephensonc Grace b Rowley0     
E Willsherb Mitchell77     
T Lockyernot out76     
GR Atkinsonc Rowley b Mitchell8     
J Caesarc RD Walker b Grace8     
I Hodgsonb Grace2     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 6 w)17
Total(all out, 201 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-333, 9-351, 10-353 (201 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rowley53   189224-
RD Walker15   5260--
Miller32   8530--
VE Walker24   3421--
Grace55   2110152-
Mitchell22   7222--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RD Walkerc Stephenson b Hodgson37     
EM Gracec and b Hodgson31     
AWT Danielrun out51     
AB Rowleyc Atkinson b Caffyn24     
E Dowsonb Griffith0     
RAH Mitchellb Griffith6     
F Burbidgec Stephenson b Griffith16     
VE Walkerb Caffyn0     
FP Millerc Stephenson b Griffith8     
+CG Lytteltonb Griffith23     
J Walkernot out2     
Extras(3 b, 11 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 81.2 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-161, 8-174, 9-?, 10-213 (81.2 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Atkinson13   5230--
Hodgson10   2312--
Iddison8   0330--
Willsher14   2370--
Caffyn20   5432--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Griffithnot out29     
+HH Stephensonst Lyttelton b RD Walker5     
R Iddisonnot out18     
W Mortlockdid not bat      
T Hearnedid not bat      
W Caffyndid not bat      
E Willsherdid not bat      
T Lockyerdid not bat      
GR Atkinsondid not bat      
J Caesardid not bat      
I Hodgsondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(1 wicket, 19 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Stephenson)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rowley10   4200--
RD Walker6   0311--
Mitchell3   210--

--> RAH Mitchell (1) passed his previous highest score of 71 in First-Class matches
--> R Iddison (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 25
--> E Willsher (1) passed his previous highest score of 73 in First-Class matches
--> E Willsher (1) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 48
--> T Lockyer (1) passed his previous highest score of 70 in First-Class matches
--> VE Walker reached 200 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Players first innings