Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1928
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 6th, 7th, 8th June 1928 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGentlemen won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresLC Braund, J Hardstaff
Close of play day 1Gentlemen (1) 421/7 (Arnott 2*)
Close of play day 2Players (1) 250/3 (Shepherd 38*, Davies 54*)

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AES Ripponb Mercer0     
A Jeacockest Sullivan b Mercer6     
M Howelllbw b Astill28     
DR Jardinec Lee b Peach193     
*NE Haigc Young b Peach39     
CN Bruceb Mercer53     
ERT Holmesc Davies b Lee84     
T Arnottnot out2     
IAR Peeblesdid not bat      
WT Greswelldid not bat      
+RS Machindid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(7 wickets, declared, 134.3 overs)421
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-7, 3-61, 4-115, 5-203, 6-363, 7-421 (134.3 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Root26   12480--
Mercer29   8853--
Astill28   10741--
Shepherd6   0240--
Davies8   0310--
Lee3   0251--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Youngc Holmes b Haig6     
HW Leelbw b Greswell56     
HHIH Gibbonsc Machin b Haig84     
TF Shepherdnot out38     
D Daviesnot out54     
HA Peachdid not bat      
WE Astilldid not bat      
CF Rootdid not bat      
*JB Hobbsdid not bat      
+D Sullivandid not bat      
J Mercerdid not bat      
Extras(12 b)12
Total(3 wickets, 81 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-153, 3-155
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Haig27   5632--
Greswell22   6511--
Peebles15   1580--
Holmes3   0220--
Arnott14   2440--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> DR Jardine (1) passed his previous highest score of 176 in first-class matches
--> ERT Holmes (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 75
--> HW Lee (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> TF Shepherd (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9





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