Gentlemen of the South v Players of the South
Other First-Class matches in England 1865
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 22nd, 23rd June 1865 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen of the South won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGentlemen of the South won by an innings and 58 runs
UmpiresG Lee, W Mortlock
Close of play day 1

Gentlemen of the South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+BB Cooperb Willsher1     
GM Kelsonc Stephenson b Bennett15     
WG Gracest Stephenson b Bennett0     
CF Bullerst Stephenson b Bennett20     
ID Walkerc Caesar b Lockyer91     
AWT Danielc Stephenson b James Lillywhite jun9     
E Dowsonrun out16     
VE Walkerb James Lillywhite jun6     
F Burbidgec Stephenson b Bennett25     
H Maturinb Lockyer28     
FP Millernot out6     
Extras(8 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 123 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-3, 3-33, 4-36, 5-74, 6-94, 7-108, 8-175, 9-216, 10-233 (123 ov)
Players of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willsher19   9311--
Bennett31   5634--
Griffith25   4420-1
James Lillywhite jun30   11362--
Lockyer18   44521-

Players of the South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Humphreyst Cooper b ID Walker5     
H Juppc Miller b Grace8     
G Bennettst Cooper b ID Walker0     
+HH Stephensonst Cooper b ID Walker0     
T Hearnerun out1     
G Griffithc VE Walker b ID Walker1     
John Lillywhitec Dowson b Grace34     
J Caesarb Grace10     
James Lillywhite junb Grace0     
T Lockyerc ID Walker b Grace13     
E Willshernot out6     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 38.2 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-13, 3-13, 4-14, 5-14, 6-23, 7-40, 8-40, 9-72, 10-79 (38.2 ov)
Gentlemen of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
ID Walker19   6344--

Players of the South second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
T Humphreyb Grace4     
H Juppb Grace39     
E Willsherb ID Walker11     
+HH Stephensonc VE Walker b Grace5     
G Bennettc VE Walker b Grace2     
T Hearnec sub b Grace10     
G Griffithb Grace7     
John Lillywhitenot out11     
J Caesarc Burbidge b Grace0     
James Lillywhite junc Buller b ID Walker2     
T Lockyerc and b Grace1     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-43, 3-56, 4-61, 5-64, 6-74, 7-83, 8-83, 9-92, 10-96 (71.3 ov)
Gentlemen of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
ID Walker36.312522--
Grace35   17408--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WG Grace made his debut in First-Class matches
--> H Maturin (1) equalled his previous highest score of 28 in First-Class matches
--> ID Walker achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Players of the South first innings (previous best was 3-?)
--> WG Grace achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Players of the South first innings