Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1875
VenuePrince's Cricket Ground, Chelsea on 22nd, 23rd July 1875 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers won by 43 runs
UmpiresE Henty, E Willsher
Close of play day 1Players (2) 41/1 (Jupp 23*, Greenwood 6*)

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*H Jupplbw b WG Grace13      
E Lockwoodc and b WG Grace11      
A Greenwoodc Wyatt b WG Grace12      
W Oscroft hit wkt b WG Grace9      
J Selbyc sub b WG Grace8      
+EW Pooleyc Townsend b Gilbert9      
T Emmettc Smith b Gilbert0      
A Shawc and b Gilbert0      
A Hillb WG Grace1      
J Southertonc and b WG Grace3      
F Morleynot out2      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)70
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-24, 3-39, 4-47, 5-62, 6-62, 7-62, 8-63, 9-63, 10-70 (58.2 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace29.216237--
Gilbert29   7453--

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Southerton20      
JM Cotterillc Pooley b Southerton18      
RP Smithc Emmett b Shaw1      
F Townsendb Southerton5      
+GF Gracec Selby b Shaw7      
GN Wyattc Pooley b Southerton0      
WR Gilbert hit wkt b Southerton0      
HW Renny-Tailyourb Shaw6      
CI Thorntonc Selby b Southerton0      
W Williamsnot out2      
CJ Brunest Pooley b Shaw0      
Total(all out, 57.1 overs)59
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-33, 3-43, 4-44, 5-44, 6-44, 7-52, 8-52, 9-57, 10-59 (57.1 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Southerton29   13386--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*H Juppc GF Grace b Gilbert23      
E Lockwoodc Renny-Tailyour b WG Grace12      
A Greenwoodrun out14      
W Oscroftc Gilbert b WG Grace18      
J Selbyb Gilbert1      
+EW Pooleyb Townsend18      
T Emmettb Townsend28      
A Shawc Williams b Townsend1      
A Hillc Gilbert b WG Grace6      
J Southertonc Gilbert b WG Grace3      
F Morleynot out1      
Total(all out, 109.3 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-41, 3-54, 4-68, 5-68, 6-111, 7-113, 8-121, 9-121, 10-125 (109.3 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace54.321644--
Gilbert44   18482--
Townsend11   4133--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CI Thorntonb Southerton0      
GN Wyattc Greenwood b Southerton11      
JM Cotterillc Southerton b Shaw5      
RP Smithb Southerton3      
*WG Gracec Jupp b Shaw5      
+GF Graceb Southerton25      
F Townsendb Southerton9      
W Williamsb Shaw9      
HW Renny-Tailyourc Pooley b Southerton1      
WR Gilbertb Morley8      
CJ Brunenot out10      
Extras(7 b)7
Total(all out, 80 overs)93
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-15, 3-18, 4-19, 5-32, 6-51, 7-66, 8-70, 9-80, 10-93 (80 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Southerton40   21396--
Shaw39   17473--
Morley1   101--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> CJ Brune made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> WG Grace reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 7th wicket in the Players first innings
--> WG Grace reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Players first innings
--> F Townsend achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Players second innings (previous best was 3-29)





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