Gentlemen of the South v Players of the South
Other First-Class matches in England 1873
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 26th, 27th June 1873 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen of the South won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGentlemen of the South won by 8 wickets
UmpiresW Mortlock, J Street
Close of play day 1Players of the South (1) 60/3 (Charlwood 19*)

Gentlemen of the South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Gracec Howitt b Southerton134      
GH Longmanb Howitt16      
WH Hadowb Fillery7      
FER Fryerb Fillery1      
CE Greenc Henty b Lillywhite0      
ID Walkerb Lillywhite4      
AW Ridleyc and b Southerton11      
GF Gracenot out74      
CK Francisb Fillery24      
N Morrisb Fillery11      
CA Absolomst Henty b Fillery49      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 147.2 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-74, 3-75, 4-94, 5-103, 6-164, 7-185, 8-255, 9-277, 10-339 (147.2 ov)
Players of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Howitt32   3861--
Southerton29   3812--
Lillywhite35   9732--
Silcock7   3130--

Players of the South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Juppb GF Grace31      
R Humphreyb Absolom8      
F Silcockc Morris b Ridley0      
HRJ Charlwoodc Walker b GF Grace23      
R Filleryb GF Grace7      
T Humphreyc and b Absolom7      
J Lillywhiteb Absolom0      
TA Mantlec Francis b GF Grace5      
+E Hentyb GF Grace12      
J Southertonnot out20      
G Howittb GF Grace2      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 74.3 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-15, 3-60, 4-67, 5-83, 6-83, 7-83, 8-92, 9-110, 10-126 (74.3 ov)
Gentlemen of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridley15   4281--
Absolom35   13583--
GF Grace22.36246--
Francis2   150--

Players of the South second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
F Silcockb GF Grace66      
J Lillywhiteb WG Grace38      
H Juppb WG Grace0      
R Humphreyb Ridley21      
HRJ Charlwoodc Ridley b WG Grace49      
T Humphreyb Francis8      
R Filleryc Francis b WG Grace41      
TA Mantlec Hadow b Absolom7      
+E Hentyc Morris b Absolom0      
J Southertonnot out22      
G Howittb GF Grace6      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 126.1 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-94, 2-94, 3-114, 4-156, 5-166, 6-211, 7-225, 8-232, 9-260, 10-266 (126.1 ov)
Gentlemen of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridley21   6381--
Absolom29   7762--
GF Grace34.118442--
Francis12   4361--
WG Grace30   10644--

Gentlemen of the South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ID Walkerb Fillery20      
CK Francisnot out23      
CA Absolomb Howitt5      
FER Fryernot out7      
WG Gracedid not bat      
GH Longmandid not bat      
WH Hadowdid not bat      
CE Greendid not bat      
AW Ridleydid not bat      
GF Gracedid not bat      
N Morrisdid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, 12.1 overs)55
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-43
Players of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Howitt6   1181--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> Day 1 Lunch: Gentlemen of the South (1) ?/? (Grace 106*, [unknown] ?*)
--> F Silcock (2) passed his previous highest score of 49 in first-class matches
--> TA Mantle made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> TA Mantle (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> J Southerton reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gentlemen of the South first innings





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