Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1888
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 12th, 13th, 14th July 1888 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers won by an innings and 39 runs
UmpiresJ Beaumont, T Bowley
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Gentlemen (2) 34/8 (Woods 5*)

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Ulyettb Woods7     
R Abelb Woods19     
W Gunnb Smith28     
W Barnes hit wkt b Woods0     
JM Readc Grace b Woods3     
FH Suggb Smith28     
R Peellbw b Grace16     
J Briggsb Woods29     
GA Lohmannc Ford b Smith9     
+H Woodc Woods b Dixon23     
W Wrightnot out4     
Extras(5 b, 5 lb)10
Total(all out, 103.3 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-41, 3-41, 4-49, 5-90, 6-93, 7-127, 8-147, 9-147, 10-176 (103.3 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woods40   18585--
Smith41   17713--
Ford6   2150--
Grace12   5171--
Buxton3   150--

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Gracec Ulyett b Peel3     
J Shuterc Wood b Lohmann4     
WH Pattersonst Wood b Peel2     
WW Readc Briggs b Peel33     
W Newhamb Peel0     
JA Dixonc Ulyett b Barnes3     
FGJ Fordc Wood b Barnes16     
CD Buxtonb Barnes1     
SMJ Woodsb Peel0     
+CA Smithb Peel0     
MP Bowdennot out7     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-7, 3-25, 4-41, 5-48, 6-52, 7-55, 8-?, 9-?, 10-76 (48.3 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lohmann17   9231--
Peel24   10346--

Gentlemen second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Gracerun out1     
WH Pattersonb Lohmann0     
W Newhamb Briggs7     
WW Readc Ulyett b Lohmann9     
J Shuterb Briggs4     
JA Dixonst Wood b Briggs3     
FGJ Fordb Briggs0     
CD Buxtonc and b Lohmann2     
SMJ Woodslbw b Briggs6     
+CA Smithnot out8     
MP Bowdenst Wood b Lohmann18     
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 62.2 overs)61
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-5, 3-15, 4-17, 5-23, 6-23, 7-26, 8-34, 9-?, 10-61 (62.2 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Briggs31   18285--