Gentlemen of the South v Players of the South
Other First-Class matches in England 1870
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 21st, 22nd, 23rd July 1870 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen of the South won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers of the South won by 2 wickets
UmpiresJ Caesar, W Mortlock
Close of play day 1Players of the South (1) 109/3 (Pooley 25*, Charlwood 14*)
Close of play day 2Players of the South (2) 30/1 (Jupp 8*, Killick 11*)

Gentlemen of the South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Gracec Pooley b Lillywhite66     
JW Dalec Killick b Lillywhite38     
WB Moneyb Silcock17     
ID Walkerb Silcock15     
B Pauncefotec and b Silcock2     
CI Thorntonst Pooley b Lillywhite0     
GF Graceb Lillywhite4     
JF Greenb Silcock12     
CK Francisnot out21     
+GTS Nixonb Lillywhite15     
CA Absolomb Lillywhite1     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 117.1 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-95, 2-116, 3-138, 4-140, 5-141, 6-141, 7-154, 8-163, 9-190, 10-196 (117.1 ov)
Players of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Silcock40   18574--
Southerton21   5510--
Griffith19   4380--

Players of the South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Humphreyc Money b WG Grace17     
H Juppst Nixon b Absolom34     
H Killickc Nixon b Absolom16     
+EW Pooleynot out87     
HRJ Charlwoodc Thornton b Money22     
F Silcockc Nixon b Absolom6     
G Griffithb Francis0     
J Lillywhitec GF Grace b Absolom0     
HH Stephensonc WG Grace b Francis14     
T Hearnec Walker b Francis10     
J Southertonc Green b GF Grace19     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 125.3 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-67, 3-76, 4-149, 5-158, 6-161, 7-162, 8-189, 9-203, 10-230 (125.3 ov)
Gentlemen of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Absolom60   221104--
Francis44   22573--
GF Grace8.34201--
WG Grace7   0201--
Pauncefote3   220--
Money3   0161--

Gentlemen of the South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Gracec Jupp b Lillywhite26     
JW Daleb Lillywhite3     
WB Moneyc Lillywhite b Southerton36     
ID Walkerb Griffith17     
B Pauncefotest Pooley b Southerton14     
CI Thorntonlbw b Southerton0     
CK Francisst Pooley b Southerton24     
GF Gracec Jupp b Southerton24     
JF Greennot out11     
+GTS Nixonst Pooley b Southerton18     
CA Absolomb Southerton5     
Extras(19 b, 2 lb)21
Total(all out, 101.2 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-42, 3-85, 4-100, 5-109, 6-115, 7-150, 8-167, 9-187, 10-199 (101.2 ov)
Players of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Silcock21   7400--
Lillywhite51   26512--
Griffith5   2181--

Players of the South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Humphreylbw b Francis6     
H Juppb Absolom29     
H Killickb GF Grace32     
+EW Pooleyb GF Grace0     
HRJ Charlwoodc Walker b Absolom61     
F Silcockc and b Absolom16     
G Griffithb GF Grace0     
J Lillywhiteb Absolom5     
HH Stephensonnot out1     
T Hearnenot out2     
J Southertondid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 3 lb, 1 w)14
Total(8 wickets, 84.1 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-71, 3-71, 4-101, 5-157, 6-157, 7-161, 8-162
Gentlemen of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Francis14   5321--
GF Grace26   11383--
Pauncefote2   0100--
Dale2   0120--

--> JF Green made his debut in First-Class matches
--> GTS Nixon made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> J Lillywhite reached 450 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gentlemen of the South first innings