Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1879
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 3rd, 4th, 5th July 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGentlemen won by an innings and 126 runs
UmpiresJ Southerton, J Street
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Gentlemen (1) 247 all out

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Graceb Shaw26     
AP Lucasb Emmett14     
A Lytteltonc Pooley b Barlow47     
AW Ridleyb Barlow5     
J Shuterc Midwinter b Barlow12     
*AN Hornbyb Shaw22     
GF Vernonb Lockwood34     
AG Steelnot out46     
+EFS Tylecoteb Morley13     
IFW Blighb Barlow10     
AH Evansb Shaw7     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 184.3 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-83, 3-103, 4-110, 5-117, 6-153, 7-199, 8-216, 9-241, 10-247 (184.3 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley43   16691--
Midwinter24   13330--
Emmett12   6121--
Barlow32   12504--
Lockwood14   3221--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Ulyettc Ridley b Steel0     
H Jupplbw b Steel10     
*E Lockwoodc Evans b Steel0     
RG Barlowb Evans14     
W Oscroftb Steel0     
J Selbyc Bligh b Evans10     
WE Midwinterlbw b Steel19     
T Emmettb Evans7     
A Shawc Evans b Steel0     
+EW Pooleyb Steel0     
F Morleynot out10     
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(all out, 66.3 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-11, 4-11, 5-36, 6-39, 7-55, 8-62, 9-62, 10-73 (66.3 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans33   16433--

Players second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Ulyettb Evans2     
H Juppc Shuter b Evans0     
*E Lockwoodc Grace b Evans1     
RG Barlowc Vernon b Steel8     
W Oscroftb Evans0     
J Selbyc Grace b Evans16     
WE Midwinterst Tylecote b Steel8     
T Emmettrun out1     
A Shawc and b Evans7     
+EW Pooleyc and b Evans4     
F Morleynot out0     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 50.1 overs)48
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-9, 4-9, 5-23, 6-32, 7-32, 8-42, 9-48, 10-48 (50.1 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans25   12317--

--> RG Barlow reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gentlemen first innings
--> AH Evans reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Players first innings
--> AH Evans achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Players second innings (previous best was 7-86)
--> AG Steel reached 200 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Players second innings