Whitehaven v United Eleven
United Eleven matches 1881
VenueThe Playground, Whitehaven on 23rd, 24th, 25th June 1881 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersWhitehaven: 20; United Eleven: 11
TossToss not known
ResultUnited Eleven won by 86 runs
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

United Eleven first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Gilbertc Platts b Atkinson38     
A Shrewsburyb Barlow6     
LM Dayc Hartley b Barlow0     
J Selbyb Barlow21     
R Humphrey hit wkt b Platts1     
HRJ Charlwoodc Platts b Atkinson37     
Ensorc Austen b Platts1     
JT Parnhamb Platts2     
FE McDonnellnot out1     
+EW Pooleyb Atkinson1     
McLoughlinc [unknown] b Platts6     
Total(all out, 107.3 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-116 (107.3 ov)
Whitehaven bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barlow36   ?233--
Gregory6   ?180--
Jacques4   ?120--

Whitehaven first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Barlowc Pooley b Gilbert7     
Gregoryc Selby b Parnham5     
J Braithwaiteb Parnham6     
J Atkinsonrun out7     
HJ Birkettst Pooley b Parnham2     
JTBD Plattsc McDonnell b Parnham0     
R Westrayb Parnham23     
FW Goslingst Pooley b Gilbert9     
T Hartleyc Shrewsbury b Parnham7     
HS Braithwaitec Selby b Gilbert9     
Highetb Parnham2     
SAB Dykesc Gilbert b Parnham0     
JH Austenst Pooley b Parnham10     
R Suttonc McLoughlin b Gilbert10     
W Jacksonc Humphrey b Parnham8     
F Milliganc McDonnell b Parnham4     
J Hannahb Parnham0     
WS Gatec Charlwood b Parnham2     
T Towersonnot out0     
JR Jacquesb Parnham0     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 100 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-?, 16-?, 17-?, 18-?, 19-117 (100 ov)
United Eleven bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gilbert50   ?535--
Parnham49   ?5813--
Charlwood1   010--

United Eleven second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Gilbertb Gregory49     
A Shrewsburyc Jackson b Platts23     
LM Daylbw b Platts10     
J Selbyc and b Atkinson28     
R Humphreyc Jackson b Barlow5     
HRJ Charlwoodc and b Platts4     
Ensornot out1     
JT Parnhamc Barlow b Platts15     
FE McDonnellb Platts4     
+EW Pooleyc Platts b Barlow14     
McLoughlinlbw b Platts3     
Total(all out, 137.1 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-156 (137.1 ov)
Whitehaven bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jacques4   ?70--
Gregory2   ?31--

Whitehaven second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Barlowrun out12     
Gregoryb Parnham4     
J Braithwaitec Gilbert b Parnham1     
J Atkinsonb Parnham3     
HJ Birkettb Gilbert0     
JTBD Plattsc and b Gilbert0     
R Westrayst Pooley b Parnham4     
FW Goslingc Charlwood b Gilbert0     
T Hartleyc Shrewsbury b Gilbert10     
HS Braithwaiterun out0     
Highetc Gilbert b Parnham8     
SAB Dykesc McLoughlin b Gilbert1     
JH Austennot out2     
R Suttonc Pooley b Parnham15     
W Jacksonc McLoughlin b Parnham0     
F Milliganc Pooley b Parnham3     
J Hannahc Humphrey b Gilbert1     
WS Gatec Shrewsbury b Gilbert4     
T Towersonc Gilbert b Parnham1     
JR Jacquesc Shrewsbury b Parnham0     
Total(all out, 48 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-?, 16-?, 17-?, 18-?, 19-69 (48 ov)
United Eleven bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gilbert25   ?407--
Parnham23   ?2910--

--> Bowling in the Whitehaven first innings adds 1 run over
--> Wickets given to bowlers do not agree with batting scorecard for the Whitehaven first innings
--> Bowling in the United Eleven second innings adds 1 run under

McLoughlin was c Braithwaite in the first innings but the score did not say which one
Platts played a ball which lodged in his shirt, whereupon he ran about the ground with the Eleven at his heels; being caught and the ball secured the umpire to the astonishment of the Eleven gave him "not out."