Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1837
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 3rd, 4th July 1837 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultPlayers won by an innings and 10 runs
Close of play day 1

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Kynastonc Wenman b Lillywhite5     
N Felixc Wenman b Lillywhite5     
EH Grimstonst Box b Lillywhite13     
*W Wardc Box b Lillywhite2     
CG Taylorb Lillywhite5     
HE Knatchbullb Lillywhite6     
W Meyrickc Box b Lillywhite0     
GT Knightb Lillywhite0     
A Cootenot out7     
RW Keatec Box b Redgate1     
FH Hervey-Bathurstst Box b Lillywhite8     
Extras(1 b, 1 w)2
Total(all out)54
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-54
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Millsb Hervey-Bathurst0     
+T Boxb Taylor0     
T Marsdenb Hervey-Bathurst1     
G Jarvisc Knatchbull b Taylor0     
F Pilch hit wkt b Hervey-Bathurst9     
EG Wenmanb Hervey-Bathurst35     
S Redgatec Ward b Hervey-Bathurst0     
J Taylorb Taylor0     
G Millyardc Felix b Taylor0     
J Cobbettnot out32     
FW Lillywhitest Knatchbull b Knight5     
Extras(8 b, 1 nb, 8 w)17
Total(all out)99
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-17, 9-?, 10-99
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Kynastonc Wenman b Lillywhite8     
N Felixb Lillywhite1     
EH Grimstonb Redgate2     
*W Wardb Lillywhite2     
CG Taylorrun out7     
HE Knatchbullc Lillywhite b Redgate6     
W Meyrickb Redgate0     
GT Knightnot out1     
A Cooterun out1     
RW Keateb Lillywhite6     
FH Hervey-Bathurstc Wenman b Redgate0     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out)35
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-35
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> GT Knight made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> FW Lillywhite equalled his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gentlemen first innings
--> CG Taylor reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Players first innings

In this match known as the 'Barn Door Match' the Players defended a wicket of four stumps 36 in. by 12 in., whereas the Gentlemen defended three stumps of normal size (27 in. by 8 in.). Pilch is given out 'hat knocked on wicket' in Scores and Biographies





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