Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1900
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 16th, 17th, 18th July 1900 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGentlemen won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers won by 2 wickets
UmpiresJ Phillips, J Wheeler
Close of play day 1Players (1) 66/2 (Abel 29*, Quaife 4*)
Close of play day 2Players (2) 44/1 (Quaife 15*, Brown 20*)

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AO Jonesc Ward b Trott9      
CB Fryb Rhodes68      
CL Townsendrun out30      
RE Fosternot out102      
JR Masonb Trott2      
DLA Jephsonlbw b Rhodes9      
GL Jessopc Lilley b Rhodes18      
*SMJ Woodsc Lilley b Rhodes7      
E Smithc Rhodes b Gunn26      
CJ Kortrightb Gunn4      
+H Martync Brown b Gunn3      
Extras(15 b, 4 lb)19
Total(all out, 95.3 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-99, 3-127, 4-132, 5-177, 6-201, 7-216, 8-273, 9-277, 10-297 (95.3 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rhodes30   4934--
Trott27   11662--
Mead21   5580--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*R Abelb Jessop30      
A Wardc Jones b Mason16      
TW Haywardb Jessop8      
WG Quaifec Foster b Jessop9      
JT Brownc Foster b Mason18      
HA Carpenterrun out14      
+AFA Lilleyb Mason10      
AE Trottc Foster b Mason9      
JR Gunnc Martyn b Kortright4      
W Rhodesnot out1      
W Meadb Kortright4      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb)13
Total(all out, 52.4 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-61, 3-67, 4-79, 5-97, 6-111, 7-120, 8-125, 9-131, 10-136 (52.4 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jephson4   090--
Mason17   7404--
Jessop14   5283--
Jones5   0160--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AO Jonesb Rhodes5      
CB Fry hit wkt b Ward72      
CL Townsendb Rhodes22      
RE Fosterc Brown b Trott136      
JR Masonc Lilley b Trott27      
DLA Jephsonnot out18      
GL Jessopb Trott18      
*SMJ Woodsc Carpenter b Ward0      
E Smithc Brown b Trott16      
CJ Kortrightc sub b Trott12      
+H Martync Quaife b Trott4      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 67.2 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-43, 3-238, 4-258, 5-260, 6-298, 7-302, 8-306, 9-306, 10-339 (67.2 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rhodes15   2512--
Mead14   1570--
Gunn7   3230--
Ward10   3392--
Quaife1   0180--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Wardc Martyn b Jessop4      
WG Quaifelbw b Jones29      
JT Brownc Jones b Smith163      
*R Abelc Jones b Jessop98      
TW Haywardc Martyn b Kortright111      
HA Carpenterb Woods9      
+AFA Lilleyb Mason30      
AE Trottnot out22      
JR Gunnb Kortright3      
W Rhodesnot out7      
W Meaddid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 8 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)26
Total(8 wickets, 156.5 overs)502
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-81, 3-246, 4-348, 5-379, 6-448, 7-469, 8-485
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kortright18   4602--
Jephson14   2460--
Mason34   11921-4
Jessop28   8742--
Jones23   4691--
Smith18   3571--
Townsend2   080--

--> JT Brown (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> TW Hayward (2) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 60
--> WG Quaife (2) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> JT Brown (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 82
--> W Rhodes reached 150 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gentlemen first innings
--> CJ Kortright reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Players first innings
--> JR Mason reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Players first innings
--> AE Trott reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gentlemen second innings

Foster became the first batsman from either side to score two centuries in the same match in this series. His 102* included 15 fours and his 136, made in 105 minutes, 24 fours.This was only the second time a score of over 500 had been made in the fourth innings. Brown hit 1 five and 29 fours in his innings of 163 which lasted 285 minutes. Over 10,000 spectators were present on the first day





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