Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1884
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 3rd, 4th, 5th July 1884 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers won by 9 wickets
UmpiresFH Farrands, EW Pooley
Close of play day 1Gentlemen (1) 51/1 (Shuter 26*, Lucas 9*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen (2) 198 all out

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Barnesb Whitby14     
*G Ulyettc Robertson b Lucas134     
RG Barlowb Whitby26     
A Shrewsburyc Robertson b Whitby25     
L Hallc Hine-Haycock b Page27     
W Flowersc Welman b Whitby14     
W Batesc Diver b Lucas5     
J Briggsb Grace15     
JM Readnot out11     
+R Pillingrun out3     
E Peatec Hine-Haycock b Grace3     
Extras(12 b, 10 lb)22
Total(all out, 155.3 overs)299
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-111, 3-213, 4-221, 5-237, 6-246, 7-277, 8-291, 9-295, 10-299 (155.3 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitby44   16964--
Page36   17561--
Robertson21   8420--
Lucas20   6342--

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Shuterc and b Ulyett32     
TR Hine-Haycockb Ulyett10     
AP Lucasb Peate13     
EJ Diverb Peate0     
TC O'Brienc Ulyett b Peate15     
*WG Gracenot out35     
WW Readb Barlow11     
HV Pagec Read b Flowers5     
+FT Welmanc Pilling b Flowers5     
J Robertsonc Ulyett b Peate11     
HO Whitbyb Peate1     
Extras(10 b)10
Total(all out, 112.1 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-61, 3-61, 4-66, 5-83, 6-104, 7-122, 8-127, 9-146, 10-148 (112.1 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ulyett27   12392--
Barnes6   250--
Barlow15   5231--
Flowers14   6162--

Gentlemen second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Ulyett b Barlow66     
AP Lucasc Pilling b Barnes37     
J Shuterc Pilling b Barlow0     
WW Readc Pilling b Barlow0     
TC O'Brienc Read b Barnes42     
EJ Diverc Peate b Bates0     
HV Pageb Barnes1     
TR Hine-Haycocknot out22     
+FT Welmanb Peate8     
J Robertsonc Pilling b Peate13     
HO Whitbyc Read b Barlow1     
Extras(2 b, 6 lb)8
Total(all out, 113.3 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-86, 2-86, 3-86, 4-147, 5-147, 6-152, 7-153, 8-173, 9-?, 10-198 (113.3 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Peate35   17372--
Ulyett18   5480--
Barnes20   11303--
Flowers7   2220--
Briggs2   150--
Bates16   5251--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Barnesnot out16     
A Shrewsburyb Whitby6     
W Batesnot out25     
*G Ulyettdid not bat      
RG Barlowdid not bat      
L Halldid not bat      
W Flowersdid not bat      
J Briggsdid not bat      
JM Readdid not bat      
+R Pillingdid not bat      
E Peatedid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(1 wicket, 20 overs)48
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Shrewsbury)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitby9   5151--
Page5   0140--
Grace2   090--
Robertson1   030--
Lucas3   160--

--> JM Read (1) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> J Robertson (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> RG Barlow completed a hat-trick in the Gentlemen second innings (Grace, Shuter, Read)