Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1870
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 14th, 15th, 16th July 1870 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Mortlock, HH Stephenson
Close of play day 1Players (1) 58/4 (Daft 4*, Shaw 4*; 0 overs)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen (2) 264/1 (WG Grace 175*, Ottaway 26*)

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Gracec Pooley b Southerton6     
JW Daleb Wootton3     
CJ Ottawayc Pooley b Silcock24     
WB Moneyb Shaw70     
*ID Walkerc Willsher b Southerton6     
B Pauncefotec Southerton b Wootton20     
GF Gracec and b Silcock0     
CE Greennot out39     
CA Absolomb Shaw0     
A Applebyrun out11     
+RB Halliwellb Shaw16     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 135.2 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-11, 3-58, 4-80, 5-124, 6-125, 7-145, 8-145, 9-169, 10-198 (135.2 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wootton22   13252--
Southerton46   15732--
Silcock21   8302--
Willsher11   5190--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Humphreyc Absolom b Appleby7     
H Juppc and b Absolom10     
F Silcockc Money b GF Grace21     
+EW Pooleyb Absolom11     
R Daftc Halliwell b Absolom27     
A Shawst Halliwell b GF Grace8     
G Griffithc Pauncefote b GF Grace6     
W Priceb Absolom4     
E Willshernot out22     
G Woottonc Dale b GF Grace27     
J Southertonb GF Grace2     
Extras(1 lb, 2 w)3
Total(all out, 115.2 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-17, 3-42, 4-52, 5-67, 6-81, 7-89, 8-100, 9-137, 10-148 (115.2 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Absolom52   25684--
GF Grace31.213385--
Appleby31   20371--
Money1   020--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Graceb Shaw215     
JW Daleb Shaw55     
CJ Ottawayb Wootton26     
WB Moneynot out109     
B Pauncefoteb Willsher48     
*ID Walkerc Price b Shaw26     
CE Greenc Humphrey b Shaw0     
GF Gracest Pooley b Shaw0     
CA Absolomc Jupp b Southerton9     
A Applebyrun out1     
+RB Halliwellc Southerton b Shaw2     
Extras(9 b, 13 lb)22
Total(all out, 248.3 overs)513
Fall of wickets:
1-164, 2-264, 3-329, 4-445, 5-488, 6-488, 7-489, 8-504, 9-511, 10-513 (248.3 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wootton23   6521--
Southerton52   121341--
Silcock11   1320--
Willsher39   12761--
Price22   10310--
Griffith32   15410--
Daft7   0260--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Humphreyc and b GF Grace48     
H Juppc Halliwell b Appleby20     
F Silcockc Appleby b GF Grace34     
+EW Pooleyb GF Grace2     
R Daftnot out2     
A Shawdid not bat      
G Griffithdid not bat      
W Pricedid not bat      
E Willsherdid not bat      
G Woottondid not bat      
J Southertondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, 54.2 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-90, 3-98, 4-109 (54.2 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Absolom16   6380--
GF Grace15.21193--
Appleby9   5121--
Money6   1190--
WG Grace8   1280--

--> G Griffith (1) passed 6000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 3
--> WB Money (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 40
--> T Humphrey (2) passed 5500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 13
--> J Southerton reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gentlemen first innings
--> G Wootton reached 900 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gentlemen first innings
--> GF Grace achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Players first innings (previous best was 4-31)
--> GF Grace achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Players first innings
--> A Shaw reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Gentlemen second innings