Cricket (Grace)/Chapter 12

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CHAPTER XII.


RECORDS AND CURIOSITIES.




COUNTY CRICKET FROM 1870 TO 1890.

1870.

Yorks. Glos. Lanc. Notts. Sussex Midd. Kent Surrey Won. Lost. Dwn.
Yorkshire ... ... ... ... ... ... W D ... ... ... ... ... W W W W 5 - 1
Gloucestershire ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W W 2 - -
Lancashire ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W L 1 1 -
Nottinghamshire ... L D ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W W W L 3 2 1
Sussex ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W L W L 2 2 -
Middlesex ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W L 1 1 -
Kent ... L L ... ... ... ... L L L W ... ... ... ... W L 2 6 -
Surrey ... L L L L L W L W L W L W L W ... ... 5 9 -


1871.

Sussex Notts. Midd. Glos. Yorks. Lanc. Kent Surrey Won. Lost. Dwn.
Sussex ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W W W W 4 - -
Nottinghamshire ... ... ... ... ... ... ... D W W L ... ... ... ... W W 4 1 1
Middlesex ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... D W 1 - 1
Gloucestershire ... ... ... D L ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W W 2 1 1
Yorkshire ... ... ... L W ... ... ... ... ... ... W L ... ... D W 3 2 1
Lancashire ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... L W ... ... L W ... ... 2 2 -
Kent ... L L ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W L ... ... W W 2 3 1
Surrey ... L L L L D L L L D L ... ... L D ... ... - 9 3


1872.

Surrey Notts. Glos. Lanc. Sussex York. Midd. Kent Won. Lost. Dwn.
Surrey ... ... ... D D W L ... ... L W W L W W W W 7 3 2
Nottinghamshire ... D D ... ... D D ... ... ... ... W WD ... ... ... ... 3 1 3
Gloucestershire ... L W D D ... ... ... ... D W W ... ... ... ... ... 3 1 3
Lancashire ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W W ... ... ... ... 2 - -
Sussex ... W L ... ... D L ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W W 3 2 1
Yorkshire ... L W L LD L ... L L ... ... ... ... W ... ... ... 2 6 1
Middlesex ... L L ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... L ... ... ... ... ... - 3 -
Kent ... L L ... ... ... ... ... ... L L ... ... ... ... ... ... - 4 -


1873.

Notts. Glos. Yorks. Kent Midd. Lanc. Sussex Surrey Won. Lost. Dwn.
Nottinghamshire ... ... ... ... ... W D ... ... ... ... ... ... W W W W 5 - 1
Gloucestershire ... ... ... ... ... W W ... ... ... ... ... ... W D W D 4 - 2
Yorkshire ... L D L L ... ... ... ... L ... W W W W W W 6 4 1
Kent ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W ... W L W l 3 2 -
Middlesex ... ... ... ... ... W ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... L W 2 1 -
Lancashire ... ... ... ... ... L L L ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W W 2 3 -
Sussex ... L L L D L L W ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W D 2 6 2
Surrey ... L L L D L L L W W L L L L D ... ... 2 10 2


1874.

Yorks. Glos. Notts. Kent Lanc. Midd. Surrey Sussex Won. Lost. Dwn.
Yorkshire ... ... ... L L W W ... ... W L W D W W W W 8 3 1
Gloucestershire ... W W ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... L W W D 4 1 1
Nottinghamshire ... L L ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W W W W W L 5 3 -
Kent ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... D W ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 - 1
Lancashire ... L W ... ... ... ... D L ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 2 1
Middlesex ... L D ... ... L L ... ... ... ... ... ... L W ... ... 1 4 1
Surrey ... L L W L L L ... ... ... ... W L ... ... D W 3 6 1
Sussex ... L L L D L W ... ... ... ... ... ... D L ... ... 1 5 2


1875.

Notts. Sussex Yorks. Lanc. Glos. Surrey Kent Midd. Won. Lost. Dwn.
Nottinghamshire ... ... ... ... ... W L ... ... W D D W ... ... D W 4 1 3
Sussex ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W L D W W W ... ... 4 1 1
Yorkshire ... L W ... ... ... ... L W W L W W ... ... D W 6 3 1
Lancashire ... ... ... ... ... W L ... ... ... ... ... ... W W ... ... 3 1 -
Gloucestershire ... L D L W L W ... ... ... ... L W ... ... ... ... 3 4 1
Surrey ... D L D L L L ... ... W L ... ... ... ... W W 3 5 2
Kent ... ... ... L L ... ... L L ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - 4 -
Middlesex ... D L ... ... D L ... ... ... ... L L ... ... ... ... - 4 2


1876.

Glos. Yorks. Notts. Kent Midd. Sussex Lanc. Surrey Won. Lost. Dwn.
Gloucestershire ... ... ... W D W W ... ... ... ... W D ... ... W D 5 - 3
Yorkshire ... L D ... ... D L ... ... W D ... ... W W W W 5 2 3
Nottinghamshire ... L L D W ... ... ... ... D D ... ... L W W W 4 3 3
Kent ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... L W L W W L 3 3 -
Middlesex ... ... ... L D D D ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W Tie 1 1 4
Sussex ... L D ... ... ... ... W L ... ... ... ... W L L W 3 4 1
Lancashire ... ... ... L L W L W L ... ... L W ... ... ... ... 3 5 -
Surrey ... L D L L L L L W L Tie W L ... ... ... ... 2 8 2


1877.

Glos. Surrey Kent Lanc. Notts. Yorks. Midd. Sussex Won. Lost. Dwn.
Gloucestershire ... ... W W ... ... ... ... W W D W ... ... W W 7 - 1
Surrey L L ... ... W D ... ... L W W D W W D W 6 2 3
Kent ... ... L D ... ... W W L W ... ... ... ... W W 5 2 1
Lancashire ... ... ... ... L L ... ... L W W W ... ... W W 5 3 -
Nottinghamshire L L W L W L W L ... ... W D W D ... ... 5 5 2
Yorkshire D L L D ... ... L L L D ... ... W D ... ... 1 5 4
Middlesex ... ... L L ... ... ... ... L D L D ... ... ... ... - 4 2
Sussex L L D L L L L L ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - 7 1


1878.

Midd. Glos. Lanc. Notts. Yorks. Kent Surrey Sussex Won. Lost. Dwn.
Middlesex ... ... ... ... ... ... D D W W ... ... W D ... ... 3 - 1
Gloucestershire ... ... ... ... D W D W L D ... ... L D W W 4 2 4
Lancashire ... ... D L ... ... L W W D W W ... ... ... ... 4 2 2
Nottinghamshire D D D L W L ... ... L W W D W W ... ... 5 3 4
Yorkshire L L W D L D W L ... ... ... ... W D L W 6 4 2
Kent ... ... ... ... L L L D ... ... ... ... W D L W 2 4 2
Surrey L D W D ... ... L L L L L D ... ... W W 3 6 3
Sussex ... ... L L ... ... ... ... L L W L L L ... ... 1 7 -


1879.

Yorks. Notts. Lanc. Midd. Surre. Sussex. Glos. Kent. Won. Lost. Dwn.
Yorkshire ... ... D W L W W W W D ... ... W D W L 7 2 3
Nottinghamshire D L ... ... D D D D ... ... ... ... D W W D 3 1 6
Lancashire W L D D ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... W D W D 3 1 4
Middlesex L L D D ... ... ... ... W W ... ... D D ... ... 2 2 4
Surrey L D ... ... ... ... L L ... ... W D L D W W 3 4 3
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1880.

. . . . . . . . Won. Lost. Dwn.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1881.

. . . . . . . . Won. Lost. Dwn.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1882.

. . . . . . . . Won. Lost. Dwn.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1883.

. . . . . . . . Won. Lost. Dwn.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1884.

. . . . . . . . Won. Lost. Dwn.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1885.

. . . . . . . . Won. Lost. Dwn.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1886.

. . . . . . . . Won. Lost. Dwn.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1887.

. . . . . . . . Won. Lost. Dwn.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
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... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1888.

. . . . . . . . Won. Lost. Dwn.
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... - - -


1889.

Notts. Lanc. Surrey. Kent. Midd. Glos. Yorks. Sussex. Won. Lost. Dwn.
Nottinghamshire... ... ... W D W L W L W D W W W D W W 9 2 3
Lancashire ... L D ... ... W W W W L W W L W W W W 10 3 1
Surrey ... L W L L ... ... W W W W W D W W W W 10 3 1
Kent ... L W L L L L ... ... W ... D W W W W W 7 5 1
Middlesex ... L D W L L L L ... ... ... W D W D ... ... 3 5 3
Gloucestireshire ... L L L W L D D L L D ... ... W L D W 3 7 4
Yorkshire ... L D L L L L L L L D L W ... ... L W 2 10 2
Sussex ... L L L L L L L L ... ... D L W L ... ... 1 10 1


1890.

Surrey. Lanc. Kent. Yorks. Notts. Glos. Midd. Sussex. Won. Lost. Dwn.
Surrey ... ... ... W W D L D L L W W W W W W W 9 3 2
Lancashire ... L L ... ... W W D W D W D D L W W W 7 3 4
Kent ... D W L L ... ... L D D D W D W W W W 6 3 5
Yorkshire ... D W D L W D ... ... L D W L W D W W 6 3 5
Nottinghamshire ... W L D L D D W D ... ... L L L W W W 5 5 4
Gloucestireshire ... L L D D L D L W W W ... ... L W L W 5 6 3
Middlesex ... L L W L L L W D W L W L ... ... ... ... 3 8 1
Sussex ... L L L L L L L L L L W L ... ... ... ... 1 11 -


Nottinghamshire has been top county 7 times
Surrey " 4"
Yorkshire " 4"
Gloucestershire " 2"
Lancashire " 2"
Middlesex " 1"
Sussex " 1"




Sussex has been at the bottom 10 times
Surrey " 4"
Gloucestershire " 4"
Kent " 2"
Middlesex " 1"




TOTAL NUMBER OF MATCHES PLAYED.

Won. Lost. Drawn. Total.
Nottinghamshire ... 108 43 70 = 221 +65
Lancashire ... 91 54 34 = 179 +37
Yorkshire ... 108 76 66 = 250 +32
Surrey ... 112 110 50 = 272 +2
Gloucestershire ... 67 75 59 = 201 −8
Middlesex ... 48 70 43 = 161 −22
Kent ... 60 91 31 = 182 −31
Sussex ... 39 114 23 = 176 −75
633 633 376 = 1642


GENTLEMEN AND PLAYERS' MATCHES.

AT LORD'S AND THE OVAL.

1806 Lord's... Gentlemen won by an innings and 14 runs. Beldham and Lambert played for the Gentlemen.
1806 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 82 runs. Lambert played for the Gentlemen.
1819 Lord's... Players won by 6 wickets.
1820 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 70 runs. Howard played for the Gentlemen.
1921 Lord's... Players, 278 runs for 6 wickets: Gentlemen, 60 runs for one innings. Gentlemen gave up the match.
1822 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 6 wickets.
1823 Lord's... Players won by 345 runs.
1824 Lord's... Players won by 101 runs.
1825 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 72 runs. The Gentlemen played 16 men.
1827 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 29 runs. The Gentlemen played 17 men.
1827 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 42 runs. The Gentlemen played 17 men.
1829 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 193 runs. Lillywhite and Broadbridge played for the Gentlemen.
1830 Lord's... Drawn. Pilch and Lillywhite played for the Gentlemen.
1831 Lord's... Players won by 5 wickets. The Players played 9 men; the Gentlemen, 11.
1832 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 34 runs. The size of the Players' wickets was 27 in. by 8 in. ; the Gentlemen's, 22 in. by 6 in.
1833 Lord's... Players won by 9 wickets. The Gentlemen played 6 men.
1834 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 21 runs.
1835 Lord's... Players won by 6 wickets. Cobbett and Redgate played for the Gentlemen.
1836 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 35 runs. The Gentlemen played 18 men.
1837 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 10 runs. Size of Players' wickets, 36 ins. by 12 ins.; Gentlemen's, 27 ins. by 8 ins. The Barn Door Match.
1837 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 38 runs. Gentlemen played 16 men.
1838 Lord's... Players won by 40 runs. Pilch, Cobbett, and Wenman played for the Gentlemen.
1839 Lord's ... Drawn.
1840 Lord's... Players won by 9 wickets.
1841 Lord's... Players won by 3 wickets.
1842 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 95 runs.
1843 Lord's... Gentlemen won by an innings and 20 runs.
1844 Lord's... Players won by 38 runs.
1845 Lord's... Players won by 67 runs.
1846 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 1 wicket.
1847 Lord's... Players won by 147 runs.
1848 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 27 runs.
1849 Lord's... Gentlemen won by an innings and 40 runs.
1850 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 48 runs.
1851 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 14 runs.
1852 Lord's... Players won by 5 wickets.
1853 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 60 runs.
1854 Lord's... Players won by 9 wickets.
1855 Lord's... Players won by 7 wickets.
1856 Lord's... Players won by 2 wickets.
1857 Oval ... Players won by 10 wickets. First match at the Oval .
1857 Lord's... Players won by 13 runs.
1858 Oval ... Players won by 3 wickets.
1858 Lord's... Players won by 285 runs.
1859 Oval ... Players won by an innings and 25 runs.
1859 Lord's... Players won by 169 runs.
1860 Oval ... Players won by 8 wickets.
1860 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 181 runs.
1861 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 60 runs.
1861 Oval ... Players won by an innings and 68 runs.
1862 Oval ... Drawn.
1862 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 157 runs. This match was Gentlemen under thirty years of age v. Players under thirty.
1863 Lord's... Players won by 8 wickets.
1863 Oval ... Players won by 9 wickets.
1864 Oval ... Players won by 205 runs.
1864 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 68 runs.
1865 Oval ... Players won by 118 runs. W. G. Grace's first match for the Gentlemen.
1865 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 8 wickets. The Gentlemen had not won a match since 1853.
1866 Lord's... Players won by 38 runs.
1866 Oval ... Gentlemen won by 98 runs. First win for the Gentlemen at the Oval.
1867 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 8 wickets.
1867 Oval ... Drawn.
1868 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 8 wickets.
1868 Oval ... Gentlemen won by an innings and 87 runs.
1869 Oval ... Gentlemen won by 17 runs.
1869 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 3 wickets.
1870 Oval ... Drawn.
1870 Lord's... Gentleman won by 4 runs
1871 Lords... Drawn
1871 Oval ... Gentlemen won by 5 wickets.
1872 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 7 wickets.
1872 Oval ... Gentlemen won by 9 wickets.
1873 Oval ... Gentlemen won by an innings and 19 runs.
1873 Lord's ... Gentlemen won by an innings and 55 runs.
187 4 Oval ... Gentlemen won by 48 runs.
1874 Lord's... Players won by 2 wickets. The Players had not won a match since 1866.
1875 Oval ... Drawn.
1876 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 262 runs.
1876 Oval ... Drawn.
1876 Lord's... Gentlemen won by an innings and 93 runs. Shrewsbury's first match for the Players.
1877 Oval ... Drawn.
1877 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 1 wicket.
1878 Oval ... Gentlemen won by 55 runs.
1878 Lord's ... Gentlemen won by 206 runs.
1879 Oval ... Gentlemen won by an innings and 126 runs.
1879 Lord's... Drawn.
1880 Oval ... Players won by 37 runs.
1880 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 5 wickets.
1881 Oval ... Gentlemen won by 2 wickets.
1881 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 4 wickets.
1882 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 8 wickets.
1882 Oval ... Players won by 87 runs.
1883 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 7 wickets;
1883 Oval ... A tie match. Players—1st innings, 203; 2nd, 181. Gentlemen. 1st innings, 235;; 2nd, 149.
1884 Oval ... Players won by 9 wickets.
1884 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 6 wickets.
1885 Oval ... Drawn.
1885 Lord's... Players won by 4 wickets.
1886 Lord's... Players won by 5 wickets.
1886 Oval ... Drawn.
1887 Lord's... Players won by an innings and 123 runs.
1887 Oval ... Players won by an innings and 16 runs.
1888 Lord's... Gentlemen won by 5 runs.
1888 Oval ... Players won by an innings and 139 runs.
1889 Oval ... Players won by 8 wickets.
1889 Lord's... Players won by 10 wickets.
1890 Oval ... Players won by 9 wickets.
1890 Lord's... Drawn.
AT PRINCE'S.
1873 Gentlemen won by an innings and 54 runs.
1874 Gentlemen won by 61 runs.
1875 Players won by 43 runs.
1876 Gentlemen won by 5 wickets.
1877 Gentlemen won by 9 wickets.

Matches played, 113: Players won 54; Gentlemen won 45; drawn, 13; tied, 1.

Other matches have been played at Brighton, Scarborough, Hastings, and elsewhere.


BATTING AVERAGES OF SOME OF THE LEADING BATSMEN IN THE GENTLEMEN v. PLAYERS' MATCHES.

GENTLEMEN.

  Completed
Innings.
Runs Average
Mr. W. G. Grace 96 4243 44.19
Mr. W. Yardley 12 435 36. 3
Mr. C. T. Studd 9 313 34. 7
Mr. A. Lubbock 11 313 32. 3
Mr. G. F. Grace 33 355 28 .3
Mr. W. W. Read 23 927 26. 3
Mr. T. C. O'Brien 9 601 26.2
Mr. A. G. Steel 22 236 26.00
Mr. G. H. Longman 12 293 24 .5
Mr. A. E. Stoddart 11 265 24. 1
Mr. A. N. Hornby 47 1101 22.20
Mr. A. W. Ridley 21 491 23. 8
Mr. R. A. H. Mitchell 10 235 23. 5
Mr. I. D. Walker 29 639 22. 1
Mr. A. P. Lucas 32 704 22.00
Mr. R. D. Walker 17 362 21 .5
Mr. F. Penn 12 253 21. 1

PLAYERS.

  Completed
Innings.
Runs Average
T. Hayward 15 552 36.12
T. Hearne 14 474 33.12
W Barnes 33 1055 32. 1
A. Shrewsbury 31 972 31.11
G Ulyett 53 1637 30.47
W Bates 22 632 28.16
W Gunn 20 573 28.13
G Parr 22 618 28. 2
R Daft 35 925 26.15
W Mortlock 15 398 26. 8
R Carpenter 25 599 24. 9
J Wisden 17 390 22.16
Jno. Lilly white 15 338 22. 8
J M. Read 12 265 22. 1
E. Lockwood 54 1179 21.45
H. Tupp 62 1321 12.19

THREE-FIGURE INNINGS SCORED IN THE
GENTLEMEN v;. PLAYERS' MATCHES.

1821 Beagley, 113*
1825 Mr. W. Ward, 102
1827 Saunders, 100
1860 T. Hayward, 132
1861 R. Carpenter, 119
1861 R. Carpenter, 106
1863 T. Hayward, 112*
1864 H. H. Stephenson, 117
1865 T. Hearne, 122*
1866 Mr. A. Lubbock, 107*
1868 Mr. W. G. Grace, 134*
1868 Mr. I. D. Walker, 165
1870 Mr. W. G. Grace, 109
1870 Mr. W. G. Grace, 215
1870 Mr. W. B. Money, 109*
1871 Mr. W. G. Grace, 217
1872 Mr. W. G. Grace, 112
1872 Mr. W. G. Grace, 117
1872 R. Daft, 102
1873 Mr. W. G. Grace, 163
1873 Mr. W. G. Grace, 158
1873 Mr. A. N. Hornby, 104
1874 Mr. W. G. Grace, 110
1875 Mr. W. G. Grace, 152
1876 Mr. W. G. Grace, 169
1877 Mr. A. W. Ridley, 103
1877 Mr. A. N. Hornby, 144
1877 Mr. G. F. Grace, 134
1877 G. Ulyett, 118
1878 Mr. W. G. Grace, 100
1882 Mr. A. P. Lucas, 107
1883 Mr. C. T. Studd, 100
1883 Mr. E. F. S.Tylecote, 107
1884 G. Ulyett, 134
1885 Mr. W. W. Read, 159
1886 A. Shrewsbury, 127
1887 A. Shrewsbury, 111
1889 W. Barnes, 130*

* Not out.

Mr. W. G. Grace has scored it 12 times.
Mr. A. N. Hornby has scored it 2 times
R. Carpenter has scored it 2 times
T. Hayward has scored it 2 times
G. Ulyett has scored it 2 times
A. Shrewsbury has scored it 2 times

PUBLIC SCHOOL MATCHES.


ETON V , HARROW AT LORDS.

  Winner. Won by   Winner. Won by
1805 Eton Ins. and 2 runs 1858 Harrow Ins. and 7 runs
1818 Harrow 13 runs 1859 Harrow Ins. and 48 runs
1822 Harrow 87 runs 1860   Drawn
1823 Eton Ins. and 33 runs 1861   Drawn
1824 Eton 9 wickets 1862 Eton 54 runs
1825 Eton 7 wickets 1862   Drawn
1827 Eton 6 wickets 1864 Harrow Ins. and 67 runs
1828 Eton 6 wickets 1865 Harrow Ins. and 51 runs
1832 Eton Ins. and 156 runs 1866 Harrow Ins. and 136 runs
1833 Harrow 8 wickets 1867   Drawn
1834 Harrow 13 runs 1868 Harrow 7 wickets
1835 Eton 165 runs 1869 Eton Ins. and 19 runs
1836 Harrow 9 wickets 1870 Eton 20 runs
1837 Eton 8 wickets 1871 Eton Ins. and 77 runs
1838 Eton Ins. and 30 runs 1872 Eton 6 Wickets
1839 Eton 8 wickets 1873 Harrow 5 Wickets
1840 Eton 31 runs 1874 Eton 5 Wickets
1841 Eton Ins. and 175 runs 1875   Drawn
1842 Harrow 65 runs 1876 Eton Ins. and 24 runs
1843 Harrow 20 runs 1877   Drawn
1844 Eton Ins. and 69 runs 1878 Harrow 20 runs
1845 Eton Ins. and 174 runs 1879   Drawn
1846 Eton Ins. and 135 runs 1880 Harrow 95 runs
1847 Eton 9 Wickets 1881 Harrow 112 runs
1848 Harrow 41 runs 1882   Drawn
1849 Harrow 77 runs 1883   drawn
1850 Eton 7 Wickets 1884   Drawn
1851 Harrow 8 Wickets 1885 Harrow 3 wickets
1852 Harrow 71 runs 1886 Eton 6 Wickets
1853 Harrow 3 wickets 1887 Eton 5 Wickets
1854 Harrow 98 runs 1888 Harrow 150 runs
1855 Harrow Ins. and 66 runs 1889 Harrow 9 wickets
1857 Harrow 10 wickets* 1890   Drawn

* This match was Etonians v. Harrovians under 20.

Matches played, 66: Harrow won 28; Eton won 27; drawn, 11.

ETON v. WINCHESTER.

  Winner. Won by Where   Winner. Won by Where
1826 Winchester 53 runs Lord's 1860 Eton 10 Runs Winc.
1829 Eton 4 Wickets Lord's 1861 Eton 9 wickets Eton
1830 Winchester 8 wickets Lord's 1862 Eton 1 Wicket Winc.
1832 Eton Ins. and 10 runs Lord's 1863 Eton Ins. and 194 runs Eton
1833 Eton 14 runs Lord's 1864 Eton 9 Wickets Winc.
1834 Eton 13 runs Lord's 1865   Drawn Eton
1835 Eton 5 wickets Lord's 1866 Eton 10 Wickets Winc
1836 Eton 2 wickets Lord's 1867 Eton Ins. and 10 runs Eton
1838 Winchester Ins. and 34 runs Lord's 1868 Eton 8 wickets Winc.
1839 Eton 108 runs Lord's 1869 Eton Ins. and 36 runs Eton
1840 Winchester 43 runs Lord's 1870 Winchester 1 wicket Winc.
1841 Winchester 109 runs Lord's 1871 Winchester 8 runs Eton
1842 Eton 7 wickets Lord's 1872 Eton Ins. and 125 runs Winc.
1843 Winchester 8 wickets Lord's 1873 Eton 5 wickets Eton
1844 Eton 27 runs Lord's 1874 Eton Ins and 202 runs Winc.
1845 A tie match—
1875 Eton 5 wickets Eton
  Winchester 111 and 52 Lord's 1876 Eton Ins. and 99 runs Winc.
  Eton 66 and 97 Lord's 1877 Eton Ins.and 121 runs Eton
1846 Eton Ins. and 55 runs Lord's 1878 Winchester 6 wickets Winc.
1847 Eton Ins. and 78 runs Lord's 1879 Eton 45 runs Eton
1848 Eton 65 runs Lord's 1880 Eton 9 runs Winc.
1849 Eton Ins. and 27 runs Lord's 1881 Eton 6 wickets Eton
1850 Eton 5 wickets Lord's 1882 Winchester Ins and 20 runs Winc.
1851 Winchester 26runs Lord's 1883 Winchester 224 runs Eton
1852 Winchester 30 runs Lord's 1884 Eton 5 wickets Winc.
1853 Winchester 35 runs Lord's 1885   Drawn Eton
1854 Winchester 3 wickets Lord's 1886 Eton 8 wickets Winc.
1855 Eton 46runs Eton 1887 Eton 9 Wickets Eton
1856 Eton Ins. and 4 runs Winc. 1888   Drawn Winc.
1857 Eton Ins. and 31 runs Eton 1889 Winchester 114 runs Eton
1858 Winchester 1 wicket Winc. 1890   Drawn Winc.
1859 Winchester 3 Wickets Eton        


Matches played, 61: Eton won 38; Winchester won 18; drawn, 4; tied. 1.

RUGBY v. MARLBOROUGH.

  Winner. Won by Where   Winner. Won by Where
1855 Rugby 10 wickets Lord's 1875 Rugby Ins. and 35 runs Lord's
1856 Rugby 5 wickets Lord's 1876 Marlbro' 5 wickets Lord's
1857 Rugby Ins. and 83 runs Oval 1877 Marlbro' 196 runs Lord's
1860 Rugby Ins. and 50 runs Lord's 1878 Rugby Ins. and 24 runs Lord's
1862 Marlbro' Ins. and 17 runs Lord's 1879 Rugby 97 runs Lord's
1863 Rugby 83 runs Oval 1880 Rugby Ins.and 120 runs Lord's
1864 Rugby Ins. and 33 runs Islgtn. 1881 Rugby 2 wickets Lord's
1865 Rugby 9 wickets Lord's 1882 Marlbro' 5 wickets Lord's
1866   Drawn Lord's 1883   Drawn Lord's
1867 Rugby 6 wickets Oval 1884 Marlbro' 8 wickets Lord's
1868 Rugby Ins. and 133 runs Rugby 1885   Drawn Lord's
1869 Rugby 179 runs Lord's 1886 Rugby 37 runs Lord's
1870 Rugby 5 wickets Marl. 1887 Marlbro' 217 runs Lord's
1871 Marlbro’ 68 runs Lord's 1888 No play, owing to rain
1872 Marlbro' 9 wickets Lord's 1889 Marlbro' 6 wickets Lord's
1873 Rugby 8 wickets Lord's 1890 Marlbro' 145 runs Lord's
1874 Rugby 5 wickets Lord's        

Matches played, 32: Rugby won 19; Marlborough won 11:; drawn, 3.

422 CRICKET.

CHELTENHAM V. MARLBOROUGH.

Date. Where Played. Winner. Won by
1856 Cheltenham Cheltenham 77 runs.
1857 Marlborough Cheltenham 4 wickets.
1858 Cheltenham Cheltenham 6 wickets.
1859 Marlborough Marlborough 32 runs.
1860 Cheltenham   Drawn.
1861 Marlborough Cheltenham 7 wickets.
1862 Cheltenham   Drawn.
1863 Marlborough Cheltenham 36 runs.
1864 Cheltenham   Drawn.
1865 Marlborough Marlborough 10 wickets.
1866 Cheltenham   Drawn.
1867 Marlborough   Drawn.
1868 Cheltenham Cheltenham 10 wickets.
1869 Marlborough Marlborough Innings and 12 runs
1870 Cheltenham Cheltenham 6 wickets.
1871 Marlborough Cheltenham 7 wickets.
1872 Cheltenham Marlborough 7 wickets.
1873 Marlborough Marlborough 84 runs.
1874 Cheltenham Cheltenham 232 runs.
1875 Marlborough   Drawn.
1876 Cheltenham Marlborough 6 wickets.
1877 Marlborough Marlborough Innings and 170 runs.
1878 Cheltenham Marlborough 6 wickets.
1879 Marlborough Marlborough 15 runs.
1880 Cheltenham   Drawn.
1881 Marlborough Cheltenham 4 wickets.
1882 Cheltenham Marlborough 70 runs.
1883 Marlborough Marlborough Innings and 102 runs.
1884 Cheltenham   Drawn.
1885 Marlborough   Drawn.
1886 Cheltenham Cheltenham 5 wickets.
1887 Marlborough Cheltenham 7 wickets.
1888 Cheltenham Cheltenham Innings and 71 runs.
1889 Marlborough Marlborough 9 wickets.
1890 Cheltenham Marlborough 39 runs.

Matches played 35 : Cheltenham won 13 ; Marlborough won 13; drawn, 9.

CLIFTON v. CHELTENHAM.

Date. Where Played. Winner. Won by
1872 Clifton Clifton 6 wickets.
1873 Cheltenham Clifton Innings and 44 runs.
1874 Clifton   Drawn.
1875 Cheltenham Clifton Innings and 107 runs.
1876 Clifton   Drawn.
1877 Cheltenham Clifton Innings and 209 runs.
1878 Clifton Clifton 9 wickets.
1879 Cheltenham Cheltenham 19 runs.
1880 Clifton   Drawn.
1881 Cheltenham Cheltenham 8 wickets.
1882 Clifton Cheltenham 99 runs.
1883 Cheltenham Clifton 4 wickets.
1884 Clifton   Drawn.
1885 Cheltenham Clifton 5 wickets.
1886 Clifton Clifton 10 wickets.
1887 Cheltenham Cheltenham 9 wickets
1888 Clifton Cheltenham 10 wickets.
1889 Cheltenham   Drawn.
1890 Clifton Clifton Innings and 53 runs.

Matches played, 19: Clifton won 9; Cheltenham won 5 ; drawn, 5.

ENGLISH TEAMS IN AUSTRALIA.


First Team—1862.

  • H. H. Stephenson (Capt.), Surrey.
  • W. Caffyn, Surrey.
  • G. Griffith, Surrey.
  • W. Mortlock, Surrey.
  • W. Mudie, Surrey.
  • T. Sewell, Surrey.
  • C. Lawrence, Surrey.
  • G. Bennett, Kent.
  • T. Hearne, Middlesex.
  • G. Wells, Sussex.
  • R. Iddison, Yorkshire.
  • E. Stephenson, Yorkshire.

Matches played, 12 against Eighteen, 1; against Twenty-two, 11. England won 6; lost 2; drawn 4.

Second Team—1864.

  • Geo. Parr (Capt.), Notts.
  • A. Clarke, Notts.
  • T. Jackson, Notts.
  • R. C. Tinley, Notts.
  • W. Caffyn, Surrey.
  • J. Caesar, Surrey.
  • T. Lockyer, Surrey.
  • R. Carpenter, Cambridgeshire.
  • T. Hayward, Cambridgeshire.
  • G. Tarrant, Cambridgeshire.
  • Mr. E. M. Grace, Glo'stershire.
  • G. Anderson, Yorkshire.

Matches played, 16 all against Twenty-two. England won 10; lost none; drawn 6.

Third Team—1873-74.

  • Mr. W. G. Grace (Capt.), Glos.
  • Mr. G. F. Grace, Glo'stershire.
  • Mr. J. A. Bush, Glo'stershire.
  • Mr.W. R. Gilbert, Glo'stershire.
  • R. Humphrey, Surrey.
  • H. Jupp, Surrey.
  • Mr. F. H. Boult, Surrey.
  • J. Southerton, Surrey.
  • M. Mclntyre, Notts.
  • W. Oscroft, Notts.
  • A. Greenwood, Yorkshire.
  • Jas. Lillywhite, Sussex.

Matches played, 15 against Fifteen, 2; against Eighteen, 3 against Twenty-two, 10. England won 10; lost 3; drawn 2.

Fourth Team—1876-77.

  • Jas. Lillywhite (Capt.), Sussex.
  • H. Charhvood, Sussex.
  • A. Greenwood, Yorkshire.
  • T. Armytage, Yorkshire.
  • T. Emmett, Yorkshire.
  • A. Hill, Yorkshire.
  • G. Ulyett, Yorkshire.
  • H. Jupp, Surrey.
  • J. Southerton, Surrey.
  • E. Pooley, Surrey.
  • A. Shaw, Notts.
  • J. Selby, Notts.

Matches played, 23.
Eleven-a-side, 3 : England won 1; lost 1 ; drawn 1.
Against odds, 20 : England won 10 ; lost 3 ; drawn 7.


BATTING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Innings. Not out. Highest. Total. Average.
Ulyett 5 0 94* 243 48.3
Hill 5 2 35* 103 34.1
Emmett 5 0 48* 91 18.1

* Not out.

BOWLING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Overs. Maidens. Runs. Wickets. Average.
A. Shaw 260 133 200 16 12.8
Hill 135 63 190 11 17.3
Lillywhite 125 50 176 10 17.6

Fifth Team. 1878-79.

  • Lord Harris (Capt.), Kent.
  • Mr. C. A. Absolom, Kent.
  • Mr. F. A. Mackinnon, Kent.
  • Mr. F. Penn, Kent.
  • Mr. A. N. Hornby, Lancashire.
  • Mr. V. F. Royle, Lancashire.
  • Mr. S. S. Schultz, Lancashire
  • Mr. A. P. Lucas, Surrey.
  • Mr. A. J. Webbe, Middlesex.
  • Mr. H. C. Maul.Warwickshire
  • Mr. L. Hone, Ireland.
  • T. Emmett, Yorkshire.
  • G. Ulyett, Yorkshire.

Matches played, 13.
Eleven-a-side, 5 : England won 2 ; lost 3.
Against odds, 8 : England won 3; lost none; drawn 5.

BATTING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Innings. Not out. Highest. Total. Average.
Ulyett 9 0 71 306 34.00
Lord Harris 9 0 67 289 32.1
Mr. V. F. Royle 8 0 75 213 26.5
BOWLING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Overs. Maidens. Runs. Wickets. Average.
Emmett 482 255 521 45 11.26

Sixth Team 1881-82.

  • A. Shaw (Capt.), Notts.
  • Shrewsbury, Notts.
  • Selby, Notts.
  • Scotton, Notts.
  • Bates, Yorkshire.
  • Peate, Yorkshire.
  • Emmett, Yorkshire.
  • Ulyett, Yorkshire.
  • Barlow, Lancashire.
  • Pilling, Lancashire.
  • Midwinter, Gloucestershire.
  • Lilly white, Sussex.

Matches played, 25.
Eleven a-side, 7 : England won 3 ; lost 2 ; drawn 2.
Against odds, 18 : England won 10 ; lost 1 ; drawn 7.

BATTING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Innings. Not out. Highest. Total. Average.
Ulyett 14 0 149 549 39.3
Shrewsbury 12 2 82 382 38.2
Barlow 14 1 75 391 30.1
BOWLING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Overs. Maidens. Runs. Wickets.
Bates 410 205 520 30 17.10
Peate 494 234 552 303 18.12

Seventh Team— 1882-83.

  • Hon. Ivo Bligh (Capt.), Kent.
  • Mr. E. F. S. Tylecote, Kent.
  • Mr. C. T. Studd, Middlesex.
  • Mr. C. F. H. Leslie, Middlesex.
  • Mr. G. B. Studd, Middlesex.
  • Mr. G. F. Vernon, Middlesex.
  • Mr. W. W. Read, Surrey.
  • Mr. A. G. Steel, Lancashire.
  • Barnes, Notts.
  • Morley, Notts.
  • Bates, Yorkshire.
  • Barlow, Lancashire.

Matches played, 17.
Eleven-a-side, 7 : England won 4 ; lost 3.
Against odds, 10 : England won 5 ; lost none ; drawn 5.

BATTING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Innings. Not out. Highest. Total. Average.
Mr. A. G. Steel 11 1 135 * 41.5
Mr. C. F. H. Leslie 11 1 144   310 31.0
Barlow 12 2 80   281 28.1
* Not out.
BOWLING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Overs. Maidens. Runs. Wickets. Average.
Mr. A. G. Steel 283 113 401 24 16.17
Bates 311 150 429 23 18.15
Barlow 375 203 473 24 19.17

Eighth Team—1884-85.

  • A. Shaw (Capt.), Notts,
  • Barnes, Notts.
  • Scotton, Notts.
  • Attewell, Notts.
  • Flowers, Notts.
  • Shrewsbury, Notts.
  • Peel, Yorkshire.
  • Hunter, Yorkshire
  • Ulyett, Yorkshire.
  • Bates, Yorkshire.
  • Lillywhite, Sussex.
  • J. M. Read, Surrey.
  • Briggs, Lancashire.

Matches played, 33.
Eleven-a-side, 8 : England won 6 ; lost 2.
Against odds, 25: England won 10; lost none; drawn 15.

BATTING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Innings. Not out. Highest. Total. Average.
Barnes 13 134   520 43.4
Shrewsbury 14 3 105 * 440 40.0
Bates 12 0 68 363 30.3
Not out.
BOWLING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Overs. Maidens. Runs. Wickets. Average.
Barnes 280 148 344 26 13.6
Flowers 297 158 332 22 15.2
Attewell 527 332 428 28 15.8

Ninth Team—1886-87.

  • A. *Shrewsbury (Capt.), Notts.
  • Barnes, Notts.
  • Gunn, Notts.
  • Scotton, Notts.
  • A. Shaw, Notts.
  • Flowers, Notts.
  • Sherwin, Notts.
  • Lohmann, Surrey.
  • J. M. Read, Surrey.
  • Briggs, Lancashire.
  • Barlow, Lancashire.
  • Lillywhite, Sussex.
  • Bates, Yorkshire.

Matches played, 29.
Eleven-a-side, 10 : England won 6. ; lost 2 ; drawn 2.
Against odds, 19: England won 6; lost none ; drawn 13.

BATTING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Innings. Not out. Highest. Total. Average,
Shrewsbury 18 4 144 438 34.9
Barnes 12 1 109 319 29.0
Bates 17 0 86 379 22.5
BOWLING IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES.
  Overs. Maidens. Runs. Wickets. Average.
Barnes 374 225 338 25 13.13
Flowers 356 195 345 24 14.9
Lohmann 763 345 915 59 15.30
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REPRESENTATIVE MATCHES PLAYED IN ENGLAND—ENGLAND v. AUSTRALIA.


Date. Played at Result
1880 Oval England won by 5 wickets.
1882 Oval Australia won by 7 runs.
1884 Manchester Drawn.
1884 Lord's England won by an innings and 5 runs.
1884 Oval Drawn.
1886 Manchester England won by 4 wickets.
1886 Lord's England won by an innings and 106 runs.
1886 Oval England won by an innings and 217 runs.
1888 Lord's Australia won by 61 runs.
1888 Oval England won by an innings and 137 runs.
1888 Manchester England won by an innings and 21 runs.
1890 Lord's England won by 7 wickets.
1890 Oval England won by 2 wickets,

England won 9 ; lost 2 ; drawn 2.


BATTING AVERAGES OF THE LEADING ENGLISH BATSMEN AGAINST THE AUSTRALIANS
IN ELEVEN-A-SIDE MATCHES TO THE END OF 1890.


  Innings. Not out Highest
Innings.
Runs. Aver.
Mr. W. G. Grace 95 5 170 3035 33.65
Shrewsbury 112 15 232 3244 33.43
Mr. A. G. Steel 61 4 148 1779 31.12
Mr. W. W. Read 90 4 183 2593 30.13
CENTURIES SCORED.
Mr. W. G. Grace, eight 165 152 148 116* 110 107 101
Mr.W. W. Read, six 183a 142a* 119a 117 109 102
Shrewsbury, five 206 164 144a 105a*
Mr. A. G. Steel, three 148 135a* 134

a Signifies made in Australia. * Not out.

ENGLISH TEAMS IN AMERICA AND CANADA.


First Team (Parr's),—1859.

  • G. Parr.
  • John Lillywhite.
  • A. Diver.
  • W Caffyn.
  • T. Lockyer.
  • T. Hayward.
  • R. Carpenter.
  • J. Wisden.
  • J. Jackson.
  • J. Grundy.
  • Julius Cæsar.
  • H. H. Stephenson.

Matches played, 5; all against odds. Parr's Team won 5.


Second Team (Willsher's).— 1868.

  • E. Willsher.

G. Griffith. T. Humphrey.

  • H. Jupp.
  • E. Pooley.
  • Jas. Lillywhite, jun.
  • H. Charlwood.
  • J. Rowbotham.
  • Jno. Smith (C.)
  • A. Shaw.
  • G. Tarrant.
  • G. Freeman.

Matches played, 6 ; all against odds.
Willsher's Team won 5 ; drawn 1.


Third Team (Mr. Fitzgerald's).— 1872.

  • Mr. R. A. Fitzgerald.
  • Mr. A. Lubbock.
  • Mr. E. Lubbock.
  • Mr. A. Appleby.
  • Hon . G. (no w Lord ) Harris.
  • Mr. W. H. Hadow.
  • Mr. C. J. Ottaway.
  • Mr. C. K. Francis.
  • Mr. A. N. Hornby.
  • Mr. F. P. U. Pickering.
  • Mr. W. M. Rose.
  • Mr. W. G. Grace.

Matches played, 8 ; all against odds.
Mr. Fitzgerald's Team won 7; drawn 1.


Fourth Team (Daft's).—1879.

  • R. Daft.
  • A. Shaw.
  • J. Selby.
  • A. Shrewsbury.
  • W. Oscroft.
  • W. Barnes.
  • F. Morley.
  • T. Emmett.
  • G. Ulyett.
  • E. Lockwood.
  • W. Bates.
  • G. Pinder.

Matches played, 12. Eleven-a-side, 1 : Daft's Team won 1.
Against odds, 11 : Daft's Team won 8; drawn 3.

Fifth Team (Gentlemen of Ireland).—1879.

  • Mr. W. Hone, sen.
  • Mr. W. Hone, jun.
  • Mr. N. Hone.
  • Sir G. Colthurst.
  • Mr. D. N. Trotter.
  • Mr. H. W. Brougham.
  • Mr. J. H. Nunn.
  • Mr. G. D. Casey.
  • Mr. G. Hone.
  • Mr. H. Hamilton.
  • Mr. A. G. Exham.
  • Mr. R. A. Miller.
  • Mr. H. Gore.

Matches played, 12.
Eleven-a-side, 4 : Gentlemen of Ireland won 3; lost 1.
Against odds, 8 : Gentlemen of Ireland won 6 ; drawn 2.

Sixth Team (Mr. Sanders').—1885.

  • Mr. E. T. Sanders.
  • Mr. W. E. Roller.
  • Mr. C. E. Horner.
  • Mr. J. A. Turner.
  • Mr. T. R. Hine Haycock.
  • Mr. A. R. Cobb.
  • Mr. A. E. Newton.
  • Mr. H. O. Whitby.
  • Mr. W. E. Bolitho.
  • Mr. H. Bruen.
  • Mr. A. J. Thornton.
  • Rev. R. T. Thornton.

Matches played, 8.
Eleven-a-side, 5: Mr. Sanders' Team won 3; lost 1 ; drawn 1.
Against odds, 3 : Mr. Sanders' Team won 3.


Seventh Team (Mr. Sanders').—1886.

  • Mr. E. J. Sanders.
  • Mr. W. E. Roller.
  • Mr. J. A. Turner.
  • Mr. A. R. Cobb.
  • Mr. T. R. Hine Haycock.
  • Mr. H. W. Bainbridge.
  • Mr. C. E. Cotterill.
  • Mr. H. Rotherham.
  • Mr. F. T. Welman.
  • Mr. E. H. Buckland.
  • Mr. K. J. Key.
  • Rev. A. T. Fortescue.

Matches played, 9.
Eleven-a-side, ,5 : Mr. Sanders' Team won 5.
Against odds, 4 ; Mr. Sanders' Team won 3; drawn 1.


Eighth Team (Gentlemen of Ireland).—1888.

  • Mr. J. Dunn.
  • Mr. J. M. Meldon.
  • Mr. D. Gillman.
  • Mr. W. Synnott.
  • Mr. J. W. Hynes.
  • Mr. J. P. Fitzgerald.
  • Mr. W. Johnston.
  • Mr. T. Tobin.
  • Mr. J. P. Maxwell.
  • Mr. E. Fitzgerald.
  • Mr. D. Gronin.
  • Mr. F. Kennedy.

Matches played, 13.
Eleven-a-side, 5 : Gentlemen of Ireland won 2 ; lost 2 ; drawn 1.
Against odds, 8 : Gentlemen of Ireland won 3 ; drawn 5.

Eleven-a-side matches played by the Eight teams, 20.
English Elevens won 14 ; lost 4 ; drawn 2.

Against odds, 53: English Elevens won 40; lost none; drawn 13.


AMERICAN AND CANADIAN TEAMS IN ENGLAND.


Gentlemen of Philadelphia.—1884.

  • Mr. R. S. Newhall.
  • Mr. C. A. Newhall.
  • Mr. F. E. Brewster.,
  • Mr. Wm. Brockie, jun.
  • Mr. H. Brown
  • Mr. E. W. Clark, jun.
  • Mr. J. M. Fox.
  • Mr. S. Law.
  • Mr. Wm. C. Lowry.
  • Mr. H. McNutt. '
  • Mr. W. C. Morgan, jun.
  • Mr. J. A. Scott.
  • Mr. D. P. Stoever.
  • Mr. J. B. Thayer, jun.

Matches played, 18 all against Eleven-a-side.
Gentlemen of Philadelphia won 8 ; lost 5 ; drawn 5.

Gentlemen of Canada.—1887.

  • Mr. W. A. Henry.
  • Mr. D. W. Saunders.
  • Mr. A. C. Allan.
  • Mr. G. W. Jones.
  • Mr. W. J. Fleury.
  • Mr. W. C. Little.
  • Mr. A. Gillespie.
  • Mr. W. W. Jones.
  • Mr. C. J. Annand.
  • Mr. W. W. Vickers.
  • Mr. G. G. S. Lindsay,
  • Mr. R. B. Ferric.
  • Dr. E. R. Ogden.

Matches played, 19 all against Eleven-a-side.
Gentlemen of Canada won 5; lost 5; drawn 9.


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BATTING RECORDS.
Highest Aggregate Scores:
920 by Orleans Club v. Rickling Green, at Rickling Green, 4th August 1882
813 for 9 wickets by Hampstead v. Stoics, at Hampstead (the greatest number of runs made in one day), 4th August 1886
745 for 4 wickets by West of Scotland v. Priory Park, at Chichester, 13th July 1885
Highest Aggregate Scores in a First-class Match:
803 by Non-Smokers v. Smokers, at East Melbourne, 7th March 1887
775 by New South Wales v. Victoria, at Sydney, 10th February 1882
703 for 9 wickets by Cambridge University v. Sussex, at Brighton, 19th June 1890
698 by Surrey v. Sussex (highest in a County Match), at Oval, 9th August 1888
643 by Australians v. Sussex, at Brighton, 18th May 1882
Highest Aggregate Score at Lord's:
735 by M.C.C. and Ground v. Wiltshire, 13th August 1888
Highest in Gentlemen v. Players' Matches :
513 by the Gentlemen, at Oval, 15th and 16th July 1870
Lowest Aggregate Scores in a First-class Match:
6 by Kent v. Bexley with Lord F. Beauclerk and Hammond, at Dartford, 25th August 1805
12 by Oxford University v. M.C.C. and Ground, at Oxford, 24th May 1877
16 by Surrey v. Nottinghamshire, at Oval, 26th July 1880
19 by M.C.C. and Ground v. Australians, at Lord's, 27th May 1878 Highest Individual Scores:
485 Mr. A. E. Stoddart, for Hampstead v. Stoics, at Hampstead, 4th August 1886
419 not out, Mr. J. S. Carrick, for West of Scotland v. Priory Park, Chichester, i3th July 1885
415 not out, Mr. W. N. Roe, for Emmanuel College L.V.C. v. Caius College L.V.C. , at Cambridge, 12th July 1881
404 not out, Mr. E. F. S. Tylecote, Classicals v. Moderns, Clifton College, May 1868
400 not out, Mr. W. G. Grace, for U.S.E.E. v. Twenty-two of Grimsby and District, 10th July 1876
328 not out, Mr.W. Bruce, for Melbourne C.C. v. Hotham (highest in Australia), January 1884
323 not out, Mr. F. E. Lacey, for Hampshire v. Norfolk, at Southampton, 30th May 1887
Highest in a First-Class Match:
344 Mr. W. G. Grace, for M.C.C. v. Kent, at Canterbury, 11th August 1876
338 Mr.W. W. Read, for Surrey v. Oxford University, at Oval, 28th June 1888
321 Mr. W. L. Murdoch, for New South Wales v. Victoria, at Sydney, 10th February 1882
318 not out, Mr. W. G. Grace, for Gloucestershire v. Yorkshire, at Cheltenham, 17th August (highest in a County Match) 1876
Highest at Lord's :
278, Mr. W. Ward, for Marylebone v. Norfolk, 24th July 1820
266, Barnes, for M.C.C. and Ground v. Leicestershire, 1st June 1882
228, Gunn, for Players of England v. Australians, 19th June 1890
Total Aggregate of Runs in a First-class Match:
1411 for 30 wickets, Victoria v. New South Wales, at Sydney, 10th February 1882
1339 for 39 wickets, Cambridge University v. Sussex, at Brighton, 19th June 1890
1295 for 36 wickets, Middlesex v. Yorkshire, at Lord's, 20th June 1889
1145 for 31 wickets, Gentlemen v. Players, at the Oval, 4th July 1889
Highest Scores for First Wicket:
470 no wicket, Mr. L. Wilson, 246 not out, and Mr. W. G. Wyld, 203 not out, for Beckenham v. Bexley, at Beckenham, 1st August 1885
404, Viscount Throwley and Mr. W. F. Forbes, for Mr. A. E. Fellowes' XI. v. Huntingdonshire, at Huntingdon, 13th July 1881
402, Mr. J. Shuter (304 not out) and Mr. T. Ashdown, for Bexley v. Emeriti, 14th June 1884
Highest for First Wicket in a First-class Match :
283, Mr. W. G. Grace (180) and Mr. B. B. Cooper (101), for Gentlemen of the South v. Players of the South, at the Oval, 15th July 1869
266, Shrewsbury (152) and Mr. A. E. Stoddart (151), for England v. M.C.C. and Ground, Centenary Festival, at Lord's, 13th June 1887
243, Mr. W. Rashleigh (107) and Mr. K. J. Key (143), for Oxford v. Cambridge, at Lord's 1886
238, Mr. W. G. Grace and Mr. T. G. Matthews, for Gloucestershire v. Yorkshire (highest in a County Match), at Sheffield, 2gth July 1872
226, Mr. W. G. Grace and Abel, for South v. North, at Scarborough, 19th September 1889
Highest Scores for Last Wicket :
194, by Mr. W. H. Edgar and Mr. J. M. Swayne, for Oxford Perambulators v . Etceteras, 1st June 1885
173, by Briggs and Pilling, for Lancashire v. Surrey, at Liverpool, 16th July 1885
157, by Parnham and White, for XI. of North v. XI. of South, at Lord's, 14th June 1886
149, by Lohmann and Sharpe, for Surrey v. Essex, at Oval, 20th May 1889
Longest Partnerships :
603 for second wicket by Mr. G. F. Vernon and Mr. A. H. Trevor, for Orleans Club v. Rickling Green, 4th and 5th August 1882
454 for third wicket, by Barnes and Midwinter, for M.C.C. and Ground v. Leicestershire, at Lord's, 1st June 1882
398 for second wicket, Shrewsbury and Gunn, for Nottinghamshire v. Sussex, at Nottingham (highest in a first-class match), 15th May 1890
Centuries and over in First-class Matches:
Mr. W. G. Grace, from 1866 to 1890, 93 (19 of them not out).
Mr. W. W. Read, from 1876 to 1890, 25. Shrewsbury, from 1875 to 1890, 28.
Two Centuries in a First-class Match:
Mr. W. G. Grace, 130 and 102 not out, for South v. North of the Thames, at Canterbury, 3rd August 1868
Mr. W. G. Grace, 101 and 103 not out, for Gloucestershire v. Kent, at Clifton, 25th August 1887
Mr. W. G. Grace, 148 and 153, for Gloucestershire v. Yorkshire, at Clifton, 16th August 1888
W. Lambert, 107 not out and 157, for Sussex v. Epsom, at Lord's, and July 1817
Two Centuries in a Minor Match:
Mr. W. Townshend, at Rossall; Mr. D. G. Spiro, at Cambridge; Mr. F. W. Maude, at Lord's ; Mr. R. A. A. Beresford, at Oundle ; Mr. W. W. Read, at Oval ; Mr. A. Bannerman, in Australia ; and Mr. W. D. Llewellyn, at Oxford.
Biggest Hits:
175 yards, by Mr. H. W. Fellows, Christ Church Ground, Oxford, 1856
168 yards, by Mr. C. I. Thornton.
152 yards, by Mr. C. I. Thornton.
149 yards, by Mr. G. J. Bonnor.
140 yards, by Mr. W. G. Grace.

BOWLING RECORDS.

All Ten Wickets in an Innings in First-class Matches:

  • Mr. G. H. Kirwan, for Eton v. M.C.C. (all bowled), 9th July, 1835.
  • E. Hinkly, for Kent v. England, 11th July, 1848—no analysis.
  • J. Wisden, for North v . South, 15th July, 1850 no analysis (all bowled).
  • Mr. V. E. Walker, for England v. Surrey, 2ist July, 1859, for 74 runs.
  • Mr. E. M. Grace, for M.C.C. v. Kent, 14th August, 1862—no analysis.
  • Mr. V. E. Walker, for Gentlemen of Middlesex v. Gentlemen of Kent, 16th June, 1864, for 37 runs.
  • G. Wootton, for All -England v. Yorkshire, 19th July, 1865—no analysis.
  • Mr. V. E. Walker, for Middlesex v. Lancashire, 22nd July, 1865, for 104 runs.
  • W. Hickton, for Lancashire v. Hants, 2ist July, 1870, for 46 runs.
  • J. C. Shaw, for Notts v. England, 15th Sept., 1870, for 20 runs.
  • Mr. S. E. Butler, for Oxford v. Cambridge, 26th June, 1871, for 38 runs.
  • J. Lillywhite, for South v. North, 7th August, 1872, for 129 runs.
  • A. Shaw, for M.C.C. and Ground v. North, 1st June, 1874, for 73 runs.
  • E. Barratt, for Players v. Australians, 2nd Sept., 1878, for 43 runs.
  • Mr. G. Giffen, for Anglo-Australian XI. v. Combined Australia, 16th February, 1884, for 66 runs.
  • Mr. W. G. Grace, for M.C.C. v. Oxford University, 22nd June, 1886, for 49 runs.
  • G. Burton, for Middlesex v. Surrey, 19th July, 1888, for 59 runs.
  • Mr. S. M. J. Woods, for Cambridge University v. Mr. C. I. Thornton's XI., 12th May, 1890, for 69 runs.

It will be thus seen that Mr. V. E. Walker has done it thrice ; no other bowler has done it more than once.


FIELDING RECORDS.

colspan=3 style="font-style:italic;" Throwing the Cricket Ball :
140|yards, by Billy the Aboriginal, Australia, 19th Dec. 1872
137 yards, by G. Brown (doubtful), Wolverton Common 1819
132 yards, by Mr. W. F. Forbes (18 years old), Eton College Sports, i6th March 1876
130 yards, by Mr. G. J. Bonnor, Australia
128 yards 10½ inches, by Crane (Baseball player), Melbourne, 5th January 1889
127 yards 1 foot 3 inches, by Mr. W. H. Game, Oxford University Sports, 13th March 1873


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