Gentlemen of Norfolk v Gentlemen of Essex
Other matches in England 1870
VenueNorfolk County Ground, East Dereham on 26th, 27th July 1870 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
Players12 per side
TossToss not known
ResultGentlemen of Norfolk won by 1 wicket
UmpiresG Empson, Hanley
Close of play day 1

Gentlemen of Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJ Faneb Wright4      
FR Roundb Willett28      
WH Wathenc Gurdon b Willett2      
G Lawb Brereton27      
J Roundc Fellowes b Brereton5      
TO Nicholaslbw b Brereton0      
EN Buxtonb Willett35      
H Murrayc Fellowes b Brereton9      
P Kiddb Willett2      
CG Merewetherb Brereton3      
Windersb Brereton12      
R Wigramnot out10      
Total(all out, 125 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-164 (125 ov)
Gentlemen of Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright33   ?4711-
Brereton59   ?5363-
Willett21   ?2246-
Fellowes12   ?150--

Gentlemen of Norfolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JP Middletonb Law17      
CH Frostc Buxton b Law2      
AC Chamberlainc [unknown] b Wathen9      
R Digbyrun out0      
EL Fellowesst J Round b Wathen10      
CJ Breretonc Winders b Wathen15      
EH Willettlbw b Wathen8      
HJ Hollwayc Nicholas b Law2      
EW Dowellrun out4      
H Digbyrun out20      
RT Gurdonb Wathen2      
C Wrightnot out1      
Total(all out)98
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-98
Gentlemen of Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen of Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FJ Fanerun out1      
FR Roundb Chamberlain2      
WH Wathenc Chamberlain b Willett0      
G Lawb Willett11      
J Roundc Frost b Chamberlain37      
TO Nicholasnot out40      
EN Buxtonb Fellowes13      
H Murrayb Chamberlain0      
CG Merewetherrun out0      
Windersb Chamberlain0      
R Wigramb Fellowes0      
P Kiddabsent
Total(all out, 86 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-128 (86 ov)
Gentlemen of Norfolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willett19   ?142--
Brereton2   ?20--
Chamberlain21   ?324--
Wright21   ?160--
Fellowes23   ?402--

Gentlemen of Norfolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JP Middletonc Fane b Law2      
CH Frostb Nicholas3      
AC Chamberlainnot out96      
R Digbyc Wathen b Nicholas30      
EL Fellowesc FR Round b Wathen11      
CJ Breretonrun out6      
EH Willettb Law4      
HJ Hollwayb Nicholas0      
EW Dowellb Nicholas4      
H Digbyb Law1      
RT Gurdonb Nicholas21      
C Wrightnot out3      
Total(10 wickets, 90 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?
Gentlemen of Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wathen23   ?551--
Law40   ?643--
Nicholas17   ?445--
Merewether10   ?180--

The match was concluded when Chamberlain made a hit for 7 and was then carried off the field on his team mates shoulders.





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