Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1896
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 13th, 14th, 15th July 1896 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossGentlemen won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGentlemen won by 6 wickets
UmpiresW Hearn, WAJ West
ScorersG Burton, JE West
Close of play day 1Players (1) 114/9 (Lohmann 7*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen (2) 31/1 (Grace 16*, Jones 6*)

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Richardson14      
AE Stoddartlbw b Hearne30      
KS Ranjitsinhjilbw b Briggs47      
LCH Palairetc and b Briggs22      
FS Jacksonb Briggs57      
AC MacLarenb Richardson42      
TC O'Brienb Richardson17      
SMJ Woodsb Briggs14      
AO Jonesnot out12      
E Smithc Abel b Briggs4      
+G MacGregorb Richardson0      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 96.3 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-83, 3-109, 4-116, 5-184, 6-208, 7-237, 8-254, 9-264, 10-268 (96.3 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Briggs31   7885--
Lohmann8   1360--
Hearne19   9271--
Hayward9   1220--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Abelc MacGregor b Woods4      
A Wardc Stoddart b Woods8      
JT Brownb Jackson0      
TW Haywardb Woods23      
W Gunnc Palairet b Grace22      
*FH Suggc MacGregor b Woods33      
+W Storerc MacLaren b Smith3      
GA Lohmannc MacGregor b Woods7      
J Briggsb Smith4      
JT Hearneb Smith8      
T Richardsonnot out2      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 59 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-9, 3-17, 4-46, 5-72, 6-94, 7-100, 8-104, 9-114, 10-116 (59 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woods30   16505--
Jackson13   3231--
Grace11   3251--
Smith5   1163--

Players second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
R Abelb Grace94      
A Wardc MacLaren b Woods13      
JT Brownb Jackson11      
TW Haywardnot out116      
W Gunnc and b Grace1      
*FH Suggc Jones b Grace22      
+W Storerc Ranjitsinhji b Woods3      
GA Lohmannc MacGregor b Grace19      
J Briggsc Woods b Grace6      
JT Hearnest MacGregor b Ranjitsinhji71      
T Richardsonb Jackson13      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 127.1 overs)373
Fall of wickets:
1-66, 2-96, 3-125, 4-127, 5-157, 6-164, 7-190, 8-204, 9-360, 10-373 (127.1 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woods28   9732--
Grace26   4975--
Smith26   9720--
Jones8   2330--
Stoddart13   3310--
Ranjitsinhji6   2141--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Richardson b Hearne54      
AE Stoddartc Brown b Richardson1      
AO Jonesc Gunn b Lohmann33      
KS Ranjitsinhjinot out51      
LCH Palairetb Richardson18      
FS Jacksonnot out40      
AC MacLarendid not bat      
TC O'Briendid not bat      
SMJ Woodsdid not bat      
E Smithdid not bat      
+G MacGregordid not bat      
Extras(26 b, 1 nb)27
Total(4 wickets, 87.3 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-92, 3-108, 4-141
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Richardson28   8582--
Briggs20   2540--
Lohmann14   4301--
Hayward3   180--
Brown1   070--

--> KS Ranjitsinhji (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> FS Jackson (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> TW Hayward (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 116
--> JT Hearne (2) passed his previous highest score of 65 in first-class matches
--> T Richardson reached 150 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gentlemen first innings
--> SMJ Woods reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Players first innings





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