Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1887
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 11th, 12th July 1887 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultPlayers won by an innings and 123 runs
UmpiresT Mycroft, J West
Close of play day 1Players (1) 337/7 (Briggs 32*, Peel 25*)

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Shrewsburyc Read b Grace111      
G Ulyettc and b Grace36      
W Gunnb Buckland30      
JM Readc Key b Buckland12      
W Barnesc Forster b Grace36      
W Batesc Forster b Grace29      
W Flowersb Grace7      
J Briggsnot out66      
R Peelb Buckland25      
GA Lohmannb Forster19      
+M Sherwinb Forster0      
Extras(20 b, 5 lb)25
Total(all out, 200.2 overs)396
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-135, 3-155, 4-223, 5-246, 6-262, 7-277, 8-353, 9-396, 10-396 (200.2 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Appleby28   11430--
Grace55   171165--
Roller37   20550--
Buckland44   14983--

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Gunn b Barnes24      
AE Stoddartc Ulyett b Barnes15      
MB Hawkeb Barnes8      
WW Readc Lohmann b Barnes1      
KJ Keyb Barnes0      
HW Forsternot out12      
F Marchantc Gunn b Barnes0      
EH Bucklandb Briggs4      
+H Philipsonb Ulyett19      
A Applebyc Sherwin b Peel0      
WE Rollerabsent hurt
Extras(19 b)19
Total(all out, 100.2 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-48, 3-51, 4-51, 5-56, 6-60, 7-66, 8-97, 9-102 (100.2 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lohmann9   3160--
Briggs36   24311--
Barnes34   24236--
Ulyett5   321--

Gentlemen second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Barnes49      
AE Stoddartc Peel b Flowers13      
MB Hawkeb Barnes27      
WW Readb Briggs3      
HW Forsterc and b Barnes0      
KJ Keyc and b Barnes10      
F Marchantnot out33      
EH Bucklandrun out26      
+H Philipsonc Sherwin b Lohmann0      
A Applebyrun out5      
WE Rollerabsent hurt
Extras(2 b, 3 lb)5
Total(all out, 90 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-86, 3-?, 4-?, 5-100, 6-106, 7-156, 8-160, 9-171 (90 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lohmann15   6281--
Briggs19   9231--
Barnes16   7354--
Peel10   3190--
Ulyett6   0160--
Flowers17   7211--
Bates7   1240--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> A Shrewsbury (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 110
--> WG Grace (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 41
--> A Appleby made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> WG Grace reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Players first innings
--> W Barnes reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gentlemen first innings





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