Gentlemen of England v Australians
Australia in England 1886
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 3rd, 4th June 1886 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralians won by 7 wickets
UmpiresFH Farrands, J West
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 150 all out

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Graceb Spofforth7      
CW Rockb Garrett9      
WW Readb Palmer13      
WE Rollerb Palmer2      
GF Vernonc Bonnor b Spofforth15      
*Lord Harrisc Jarvis b Garrett9      
SW Scottc Bonnor b Garrett16      
GB Studdb Palmer15      
+MC Kempnot out0      
S Christophersonb Palmer0      
GG Walkerc Palmer b Garrett3      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 87 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-21, 3-25, 4-50, 5-52, 6-65, 7-94, 8-94, 9-94, 10-99 (87 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer34   18374--
Giffen2   060--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JM Blackhamb Rock20      
SP Jonesc Kemp b Rock8      
*HJH Scottlbw b Grace27      
G Giffenc and b Rock5      
GJ Bonnorc Read b Roller39      
+AH Jarvisb Rock14      
JW Trumblec and b Grace2      
W Brucec and b Rock7      
TW Garrettb Christopherson9      
GE Palmernot out11      
FR Spofforthabsent hurt
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 105.3 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-34, 3-50, 4-105, 5-115, 6-117, 7-127, 8-130, 9-150 (105.3 ov)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rock44   22515--
Walker8   1190--
Grace19   6322--
Roller15   5261--

Gentlemen of England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Graceb Giffen11      
CW Rockc Jarvis b Garrett19      
WW Readc Giffen b Garrett4      
WE Rollerc Scott b Giffen4      
GF Vernonc and b Giffen27      
*Lord Harrisb Palmer8      
SW Scottb Giffen7      
GB Studdc Blackham b Giffen29      
+MC Kempnot out17      
S Christophersonst +Blackham b Giffen1      
GG Walkerb Garrett1      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 103.1 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-29, 3-43, 4-43, 5-59, 6-76, 7-87, 8-128, 9-129, 10-136 (103.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer18   7261--
Garrett38   23313--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JM Blackhamlbw b Walker32      
SP Jonesc Kemp b Roller36      
*HJH Scottb Roller1      
G Giffennot out3      
GJ Bonnornot out13      
+AH Jarvisdid not bat      
JW Trumbledid not bat      
W Brucedid not bat      
TW Garrettdid not bat      
GE Palmerdid not bat      
FR Spofforthdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(3 wickets, 43.3 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-66, 3-71
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rock14   4190--
Walker8   2181--
Grace6   1130--
Christopherson7   2180--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> GB Studd (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> JM Blackham (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 16
--> WG Grace reached 1900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Australians first innings





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