Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1891
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 2nd, 3rd July 1891 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGentlemen won by an innings and 54 runs
UmpiresJ Beaumont, H Wood
Close of play day 1Gentlemen (1) 144/4 (Read 50*, Douglas 4*)

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Shrewsburyc Smith b Jackson17      
*G Ulyettc Dixon b Woods22      
W Gunnc and b Woods11      
R Abelc Douglas b Woods27      
W Barnesb Woods5      
JM Readst MacGregor b Grace27      
R Peelnot out22      
GA Lohmannc Stoddart b Grace6      
J Briggsc MacGregor b Woods13      
JW Sharpec Stoddart b Woods5      
+D Hunterlbw b Grace0      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(all out, 96.1 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-55, 3-55, 4-64, 5-113, 6-115, 7-135, 8-155, 9-165, 10-165 (96.1 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ferris18   6310--
Woods48   23696--
Jackson9   3281--

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracelbw b Briggs8      
AE Stoddartc Gunn b Sharpe39      
TC O'Brienc Sharpe b Briggs19      
WW Readb Briggs50      
JA Dixonb Sharpe20      
RN Douglasb Briggs30      
E Smithc Ulyett b Lohmann76      
FS Jacksonc Hunter b Briggs5      
+G MacGregorc Read b Briggs11      
SMJ Woodsrun out11      
JJ Ferrisnot out2      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 120.1 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-55, 3-73, 4-140, 5-144, 6-187, 7-209, 8-239, 9-275, 10-278 (120.1 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Briggs51   161046--
Sharpe26   11692--
Peel10   4140--
Ulyett2   070--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Shrewsburyc Stoddart b Woods14      
*G Ulyettc Woods b Ferris10      
W Gunnc Smith b Ferris5      
R Abelc Grace b Ferris0      
W Barneslbw b Woods0      
JM Readc Grace b Ferris1      
R Peelc Smith b Ferris5      
GA Lohmannc O'Brien b Woods7      
J Briggsc and b Ferris4      
JW Sharpenot out8      
+D Hunterc Stoddart b Ferris1      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 41 overs)59
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-22, 3-27, 4-33, 5-34, 6-34, 7-42, 8-48, 9-52, 10-59 (41 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ferris21   10287--
Woods20   9273--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> SMJ Woods reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Players first innings





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