Players v Australians
Australia in England 1888
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 31st May, 1st June 1888 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers won by 10 wickets
UmpiresRP Carpenter, FH Farrands
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 32/3 (Jarvis 5*, Trott 0*)

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Ulyettc Turner b Trott28     
R Abelb Trott28     
W Barnesc Bannerman b Turner34     
W Gunnb Turner0     
R Peelc and b Turner38     
JM Readlbw b Turner0     
GA Lohmannb Ferris23     
W Flowersb Ferris4     
JM Prestonc Ferris b Trott7     
+H Woodc Turner b Ferris44     
W Wrightnot out14     
Extras(2 b, 9 lb)11
Total(all out, 155 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-64, 3-65, 4-128, 5-128, 6-143, 7-150, 8-164, 9-188, 10-231 (155 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ferris51   29553--
Turner69   32944--
Trott27   6673--
Jones8   440--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GJ Bonnorc Read b Lohmann19     
AC Bannermanb Peel4     
SP Jonesc Read b Lohmann2     
AH Jarvisc Abel b Lohmann11     
GHS Trottc Wood b Barnes41     
CTB Turnerc Ulyett b Wright21     
+JM Blackhamc Peel b Flowers20     
JJ Ferrisb Flowers2     
J Worrallb Barnes0     
JJ Lyonsb Barnes0     
JD Edwardsnot out5     
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 81 overs)127
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-25, 3-27, 4-43, 5-75, 6-115, 7-117, 8-122, 9-122, 10-127 (81 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lohmann33   15453--
Preston9   690--
Peel14   6271--
Wright7   1241--
Flowers10   6122--
Barnes8   583--

Australians second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
GJ Bonnorc and b Lohmann34     
AC Bannermanc Wood b Barnes9     
+JM Blackhamc Read b Barnes4     
SP Jonesb Lohmann6     
AH Jarvisc Lohmann b Barnes10     
GHS Trottc Lohmann b Barnes5     
CTB Turnerc Flowers b Barnes11     
JJ Ferrisb Barnes0     
J Worrallb Lohmann29     
JJ Lyonsb Lohmann0     
JD Edwardsnot out3     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 76.2 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-18, 3-27, 4-40, 5-50, 6-72, 7-74, 8-99, 9-114, 10-114 (76.2 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Peel12   5160--
Barnes34   18546--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Ulyettnot out8     
R Abelnot out4     
W Barnesdid not bat      
W Gunndid not bat      
R Peeldid not bat      
JM Readdid not bat      
GA Lohmanndid not bat      
W Flowersdid not bat      
JM Prestondid not bat      
+H Wooddid not bat      
W Wrightdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 3.2 overs)12
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trott2   090--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JJ Ferris reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Players first innings
--> CTB Turner reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Players first innings