Gentlemen of the South v Players of the North
Other First-Class matches in England 1875
VenuePrince's Cricket Ground, Chelsea on 19th, 20th July 1875 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen of the South won the toss and decided to field
ResultPlayers of the North won by an innings and 94 runs
UmpiresG Shoesmith, E Willsher
Close of play day 1Players of the North (1) 162/5 (Oscroft 27*, Emmett 8*)

Players of the North first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Lockwoodc Thornton b Gilbert69      
J Selbyb WG Grace15      
A Greenwoodc H Ross b Gilbert31      
W Oscroftc sub b Gilbert22      
G Ulyettc Talbot b Gilbert11      
M McIntyrec H Ross b Gilbert7      
T Emmettc Talbot b WG Grace29      
A Shawst H Ross b WG Grace3      
A Hillc Gilbert b WG Grace12      
+G Pinderst H Ross b Gilbert0      
F Morleynot out0      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 170 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-116, 3-119, 4-143, 5-151, 6-171, 7-183, 8-204, 9-205, 10-205 (170 ov)
Gentlemen of the South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace77   34844--
Gilbert61   29636--
GF Grace13   4190--
Brune13   0280--
Thornton6   250--

Gentlemen of the South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Emmett b Shaw9      
GN Wyattc Selby b Morley9      
WR Gilbertlbw b Shaw3      
JM Cotterillst Pinder b Shaw11      
GF Gracec Shaw b Morley18      
HW Renny-Tailyourc Greenwood b Morley1      
MG Talbotb Morley1      
+H Rossb Shaw2      
CI Thorntonb Shaw0      
CHA Rossc Hill b Morley0      
CJ Brunenot out0      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 63.1 overs)56
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-19, 3-29, 4-40, 5-45, 6-49, 7-56, 8-56, 9-56, 10-56 (63.1 ov)
Players of the North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shaw32   22185--

Gentlemen of the South second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Selby b Shaw0      
JM Cotterillc Greenwood b Morley0      
WR Gilbertc Greenwood b Morley3      
GF Gracec Ulyett b Morley18      
CI Thorntonst Pinder b Morley7      
GN Wyattc Greenwood b Morley13      
MG Talbotc Lockwood b Morley0      
CJ Brunec Oscroft b Morley2      
HW Renny-Tailyourb Morley10      
+H Rossb Shaw0      
CHA Rossnot out0      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 64.3 overs)55
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-13, 4-24, 5-32, 6-47, 7-47, 8-52, 9-53, 10-55 (64.3 ov)
Players of the North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley32   21318--
Hill7   550--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> MG Talbot made his debut in first-class matches
--> MG Talbot made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> WR Gilbert achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Players of the North first innings (previous best was 5-50)
--> F Morley achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gentlemen of the South second innings (previous best was 8-104)
--> F Morley reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Gentlemen of the South second innings





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