Gentlemen of England v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1878
VenueNorth Marine Road, Scarborough on 9th, 10th September 1878 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Lillywhite, W Martingell
Close of play day 1Gentlemen of England (1) 36/2 (Ridley 21*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Bannermanb Steel0      
C Bannermanc Lyttelton b Appleby21      
TP Horanc Lyttelton b Steel16      
FR Spofforthb Steel16      
*DW Gregoryb Appleby15      
WL Murdochnot out44      
TW Garrettc Lyttelton b Steel8      
GH Baileyb Appleby9      
HF Boylec Webbe b Steel6      
+JM Blackhamst Lyttelton b Ridley14      
FE Allanc Webbe b Steel3      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 95.2 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-30, 3-45, 4-71, 5-72, 6-84, 7-95, 8-122, 9-147, 10-157 (95.2 ov)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans15   10240--
Appleby33   15363--
Ridley4   2121--

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+A Lytteltonb Garrett39      
*CI Thorntonb Garrett13      
AW Ridleyb Spofforth23      
AJ Webbeb Spofforth13      
AN Hornbyb Spofforth0      
AG Steelst Blackham b Spofforth3      
TS Pearsonb Garrett6      
WF Forbesb Spofforth0      
WH Hadowb Spofforth4      
A Applebynot out0      
AH Evansb Garrett0      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 73 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-76, 3-84, 4-84, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-109 (73 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spofforth31   12446--
Garrett25   11324--
Allan11   3150--
Boyle6   3100--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Bannermanc Lyttelton b Steel2      
C Bannermanc Evans b Appleby54      
TP Horanc Evans b Appleby16      
FR Spofforthc and b Pearson18      
WL Murdochb Thornton49      
TW Garrettc Webbe b Pearson3      
GH Baileyb Thornton40      
HF Boyleb Appleby9      
+JM Blackhamnot out30      
FE Allannot out1      
*DW Gregorydid not bat      
Extras(16 b, 7 lb, 4 w)27
Total(8 wickets, 135 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-48, 3-78, 4-100, 5-107, 6-194, 7-?, 8-240
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Steel13   3271--
Evans10   1180--
Appleby52   28673--
Ridley7   460--
Pearson28   7682--
Forbes20   10230--
Thornton5   11324-

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> C Bannerman (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> WL Murdoch (2) passed his previous highest score of 47 in first-class matches
--> GH Bailey (2) passed his previous highest score of 39 in first-class matches
--> A Appleby reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Australians second innings





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