Marylebone Cricket Club v Sussex
Other First-Class matches in England 1881
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 16th, 17th May 1881 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by 7 wickets
UmpiresW Price, A Rylott
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 161/6 (Wood 15*, Russel 0*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Ellisb Mycroft68     
MP Lucasc Ford b Mycroft26     
HRJ Charlwoodc Robertson b Mycroft2     
A Payneb Mycroft1     
*FFJ Greenfieldc Vernon b Mycroft32     
J Lillywhitec Law b Robertson9     
CJ Lucasb Mycroft0     
W Paynec Robertson b Mycroft1     
WA Humphreyslbw b Vernon12     
+H Phillipsnot out10     
JW Juniperb Mycroft5     
Extras(13 b, 2 lb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 124.2 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-42, 3-43, 4-96, 5-111, 6-111, 7-113, 8-143, 9-170, 10-182 (124.2 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robertson43   18601--
Ford19   5330--
Vernon8   1121--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AN Hornbyc MP Lucas b Lillywhite68     
J Shuterc Greenfield b Juniper9     
C Boothst Phillips b Lillywhite27     
*GF Vernonc A Payne b Lillywhite35     
G Lawc sub b Lillywhite3     
AFJ Fordc MP Lucas b Lillywhite0     
AH Woodrun out17     
JS Russelnot out24     
J Robertsonc Greenfield b Lillywhite16     
+M Sherwinrun out4     
W Mycroftb Lillywhite0     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 81.3 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-104, 3-140, 4-?, 5-?, 6-161, 7-170, 8-195, 9-210, 10-210 (81.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Juniper38   13751--
W Payne4   0130--
Humphreys3   0220--
Greenfield12   0330--
Ellis1   1001-

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Ellislbw b Robertson4     
+H Phillipsc Booth b Robertson1     
MP Lucasb Robertson7     
HRJ Charlwoodc Law b Mycroft6     
A Paynec Mycroft b Robertson31     
*FFJ Greenfieldb Robertson5     
J Lillywhitec Shuter b Robertson13     
CJ Lucasb Mycroft12     
W Payneb Robertson0     
WA Humphreysb Mycroft6     
JW Junipernot out0     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 71.2 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-11, 3-18, 4-18, 5-29, 6-45, 7-73, 8-?, 9-?, 10-91 (71.2 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mycroft36   24293--
Vernon2   0100--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Shuternot out38     
JS Russelc CJ Lucas b Juniper9     
AH Woodc MP Lucas b Humphreys10     
AFJ Fordst Phillips b Humphreys1     
G Lawnot out3     
AN Hornbydid not bat      
C Boothdid not bat      
*GF Vernondid not bat      
J Robertsondid not bat      
+M Sherwindid not bat      
W Mycroftdid not bat      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(3 wickets, 24 overs)64
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-36, 3-?
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillywhite7   1150--
Juniper11   3301--
Humphreys5   282--
Greenfield1   080--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> FFJ Greenfield (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 18
--> JS Russel (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> A Payne (2) passed his previous highest score of 23 in First-Class matches
--> RT Ellis retired hurt in the Sussex first innings (team score 42/2) - he returned when the score was 43/3