Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1865
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 10th, 11th July 1865 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGentlemen won by 8 wickets
UmpiresJ Dean, H Royston
Close of play day 1Gentlemen (1) 158/4 (Cooper 59*, Mitchell 26*)

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Humphreyc Cooper b EM Grace38      
J Smithc VE Walker b Evans33      
W Mortlockc Mitchell b EM Grace4      
T Haywardc and b EM Grace9      
RP Carpenterc Cooper b Evans1      
+HH Stephensonc Mitchell b EM Grace16      
*G Parrc Lyttelton b Evans13      
G Bennettc ID Walker b EM Grace2      
J Grundyc WG Grace b Evans2      
G Woottonnot out7      
A Shawc EM Grace b Evans0      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb, 3 w)7
Total(all out, 83.1 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-76, 3-77, 4-82, 5-94, 6-111, 7-122, 8-124, 9-129, 10-132 (83.1 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace13   7160--
Maitland7   0160--
RD Walker9   2140--
ID Walker6   0190--
EM Grace23   10285--

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Gracelbw b Grundy24      
WG Gracerun out3      
RD Walkerb Grundy18      
CG Lytteltonb Bennett24      
+BB Cooperc Shaw b Hayward70      
RAH Mitchellnot out44      
CF Bullerb Hayward0      
FR Evansb Wootton3      
*VE Walkerb Wootton4      
ID Walkerc Carpenter b Hayward0      
WF Maitlandst Stephenson b Wootton0      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 118 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-42, 3-49, 4-102, 5-178, 6-179, 7-186, 8-196, 9-197, 10-198 (118 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bennett27   4561--
Wootton37   13603--
Grundy11   6202--
Shaw22   12200--
Hayward21   8343--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Humphreyc Lyttelton b EM Grace6      
J Smithc Maitland b Evans18      
W Mortlockc Mitchell b EM Grace0      
T Haywardc and b EM Grace7      
RP Carpenterb EM Grace0      
+HH Stephensonc EM Grace b Evans14      
*G Parrst Cooper b RD Walker60      
G Bennettc Lyttelton b Maitland7      
J Grundyb EM Grace3      
G Woottonb EM Grace0      
A Shawnot out17      
Extras(1 lb, 7 w)8
Total(all out, 85.1 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-20, 3-30, 4-33, 5-34, 6-73, 7-76, 8-82, 9-135, 10-140 (85.1 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Maitland14   4281--
RD Walker4   131--
EM Grace39   20506--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Gracec Hayward b Wootton30      
WG Gracec Smith b Wootton34      
CF Bullernot out8      
RD Walkernot out1      
CG Lytteltondid not bat      
+BB Cooperdid not bat      
RAH Mitchelldid not bat      
FR Evansdid not bat      
*VE Walkerdid not bat      
ID Walkerdid not bat      
WF Maitlanddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(2 wickets, 25 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-69
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bennett3   1100--
Wootton7   2262--
Grundy9   6140--
Hayward6   1230--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> T Humphrey (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> G Parr (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 56
--> WG Grace (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in first-class matches
--> FR Evans made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> FR Evans achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Players first innings (previous best was 2-20)
--> FR Evans achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Players first innings
--> HH Stephenson retired hurt in the Players second innings (team had lost 5 wickets) - he returned when the score was 135/9





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