Gentlemen of the South v Players of the North
Other First-Class matches in England 1877
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 10th, 11th, 12th May 1877 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers of the North won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresED Barratt, R Humphrey
Close of play day 1Gentlemen of the South (1) 22/2 (Bush 1*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen of the South (2) 58/1 (Foord-Kelcey 2*, Penn 3*)

Players of the North first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Shrewsburyc Gilbert b WG Grace119     
RG Barlowlbw b WG Grace15     
F Wyldb WG Grace31     
E Lockwoodb WG Grace23     
W Oscroftc and b Absolom17     
W Barnesnot out21     
+G Pinderb WG Grace0     
M McIntyrest Tylecote b WG Grace10     
RO Claytonc Gilbert b Absolom4     
F Morleyb Absolom9     
W Mycroftlbw b WG Grace9     
Extras(3 b, 6 lb)9
Total(all out, 156.1 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-100, 3-155, 4-208, 5-217, 6-228, 7-232, 8-239, 9-253, 10-267 (156.1 ov)
Gentlemen of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Absolom36   11703--
WG Grace66.128987--
GF Grace19   12220--
Gilbert21   8450--
Foord-Kelcey14   6230--

Gentlemen of the South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Graceb Morley11     
WR Gilbertlbw b McIntyre10     
RE Bushb Morley1     
F Pennc Lockwood b McIntyre9     
GF Gracec Mycroft b Morley28     
CF Bullerc Pinder b Morley27     
CE Greenb Mycroft0     
W Foord-Kelceynot out21     
+EFS Tylecotec Clayton b Mycroft8     
J Cranstonrun out5     
CA Absolomc Barnes b Morley10     
Total(all out, 72 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-22, 3-22, 4-36, 5-75, 6-86, 7-87, 8-96, 9-118, 10-130 (72 ov)
Players of the North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley36   18485--
Mycroft26   10422--
McIntyre10   1402--

Gentlemen of the South second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Graceb Mycroft29     
W Foord-Kelceyb Clayton52     
RE Bushb Clayton3     
F Pennc Barnes b Morley11     
GF Gracec Pinder b Mycroft40     
CE Greenc Shrewsbury b Clayton0     
WR Gilbertc Wyld b Mycroft40     
+EFS Tylecotec Shrewsbury b Morley19     
J Cranstonnot out24     
CA Absolomc Wyld b McIntyre17     
CF Bullerabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 134 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-80, 3-103, 4-116, 5-120, 6-166, 7-181, 8-205, 9-240 (134 ov)
Players of the North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley36   12712--
Mycroft54   29823--
McIntyre4   191--
Lockwood22   10340--
Clayton12   4313--
Oscroft6   380--

--> A Shrewsbury (1) passed his previous highest score of 118 in First-Class matches
--> A Shrewsbury (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 84
--> WG Grace (1) passed 16500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 3
--> CA Absolom reached 250 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Players of the North first innings