Cambridge University v Gentlemen of Philadelphia
Gentlemen of Philadelphia in England 1897
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 14th, 15th June 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossGentlemen of Philadelphia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by an innings and 163 runs
UmpiresRP Carpenter, W Hearn
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 268/3 (Druce 107*, Jessop 57*)

Gentlemen of Philadelphia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GS Pattersonc Bray b Jessop0      
AM Woodnot out73      
JA Lesterc Marriott b Jessop20      
HC Coatesc de Zoete b Wilson0      
+FW Ralstonc Druce b Wilson0      
FH Bohlenb Wilson7      
HC Thayerc and b Jessop7      
EM Cregarb Wilson0      
HP Bailyb Jessop0      
JB Kingc Shine b Wilson2      
PH Clarkc Taylor b Wilson23      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 6 nb)17
Total(all out, 60.3 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-35, 3-40, 4-42, 5-62, 6-77, 7-77, 8-83, 9-93, 10-149 (60.3 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jessop29   6604--
Shine1   010--
de Zoete5   1230--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Burnupc Wood b Patterson30      
F Mitchellc Wood b King47      
HH Marriottc Ralston b Clark20      
*NF Drucec and b King109      
GL Jessopc Baily b Cregar140      
CEM Wilsonc Ralston b Cregar8      
+EH Brayb Baily32      
HBJ Taylorb King0      
HW de Zoeteb Cregar0      
EB Shinec Coates b King7      
AE Fernienot out11      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 111 overs)412
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-81, 3-142, 4-270, 5-358, 6-360, 7-361, 8-363, 9-369, 10-412 (111 ov)
Gentlemen of Philadelphia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King43   101394--
Baily23   4891--
Clark14   2511--
Patterson17   3681--
Cregar10   2333--
Wood4   0240--

Gentlemen of Philadelphia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GS Pattersonc Bray b Shine14      
AM Woodlbw b Wilson25      
JA Lesterc Bray b Wilson4      
HC Coatesb Shine0      
+FW Ralstonb Wilson23      
FH Bohlenc Bray b Shine0      
HC Thayerb Wilson3      
EM Cregarb Shine3      
HP Bailyc Shine b Wilson0      
JB Kingc Bray b Wilson13      
PH Clarknot out1      
Extras(13 b, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 46.3 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-49, 3-49, 4-53, 5-54, 6-69, 7-76, 8-76, 9-95, 10-100 (46.3 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jessop10   0220--
Shine14   2324--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> AM Wood (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> GL Jessop (1) passed his previous highest score of 93 in first-class matches
--> GL Jessop (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> EH Bray (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> HBJ Taylor made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> CEM Wilson reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Gentlemen of Philadelphia second innings





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