Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1937
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 14th, 15th July 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGentlemen won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers won by 8 wickets
UmpiresF Chester, J Hardstaff
Close of play day 1Players (1) 188/7 (Langridge 3*, Wellard 7*)

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RES Wyattlbw b Wellard15      
NS Mitchell-Innesc Ames b Wellard4      
CS Dempsterc Compton b Smith25      
NWD Yardleyb Hammond7      
RCM Kimptonb Wellard59      
HGO Owen-Smithb Smith7      
FR Brownc Ames b Hammond0      
+CRN Maxwellst Ames b Goddard35      
*AB Sellersst Ames b Goddard4      
K Farnesc Ames b Wellard1      
DH Macindoenot out0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 53.5 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-21, 3-50, 4-58, 5-76, 6-77, 7-160, 8-160, 9-165, 10-165 (53.5 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith12   1432--
Wellard21   5624--
Hammond13   2342--
Langridge2   080--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonb Brown34      
CJ Barnettc and b Farnes14      
J Hardstaffc Wyatt b Macindoe39      
*WR Hammondc Maxwell b Farnes68      
E Paynterc Owen-Smith b Brown12      
DCS Comptonst Maxwell b Brown0      
+LEG Amesb Farnes0      
J Langridgenot out24      
AW Wellardc and b Macindoe7      
CIJ Smithb Farnes16      
TWJ Goddardc Maxwell b Farnes0      
Extras(3 b, 11 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 67 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-77, 3-127, 4-178, 5-178, 6-178, 7-178, 8-196, 9-229, 10-229 (67 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes21   2655--
Macindoe17   4622--
Wyatt6   330--
Brown15   1533--
Yardley2   090--
Owen-Smith6   1220--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RES Wyattc Ames b Smith9      
NS Mitchell-Inneslbw b Hammond50      
CS Dempsterc Wellard b Smith0      
NWD Yardleyb Wellard4      
RCM Kimptonc Ames b Goddard3      
HGO Owen-Smithc Ames b Hammond27      
FR Brownc Hardstaff b Goddard47      
+CRN Maxwellb Goddard8      
*AB Sellersnot out20      
K Farnesb Wellard0      
DH Macindoerun out0      
Extras(4 b, 12 lb)16
Total(all out, 61.5 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-15, 3-30, 4-40, 5-102, 6-107, 7-116, 8-179, 9-181, 10-184 (61.5 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith11   0312--
Hammond12   4332--
Langridge4   220--
Goddard17   2583--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonretired hurt1      
CJ Barnettb Farnes20      
J Hardstaffb Brown27      
DCS Comptonnot out34      
E Paynternot out37      
*WR Hammonddid not bat      
+LEG Amesdid not bat      
J Langridgedid not bat      
AW Wellarddid not bat      
CIJ Smithdid not bat      
TWJ Goddarddid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(2 wickets, 28.1 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-56
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes7   0281--
Macindoe6   0240--
Wyatt4   1180--
Brown6   2251--
Owen-Smith2   090--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> RCM Kimpton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 55
--> CRN Maxwell (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> J Hardstaff (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 9
--> WR Hammond (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 64
--> L Hutton retired hurt in the Players second innings having scored 1 (team had lost 0 wickets)





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