Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1881
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 11th, 12th July 1881 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGentlemen won by 5 wickets
UmpiresH Nixon, F Wyld
Close of play day 1Players (2) 0/0 (Peate 0*, Morley 0*)

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Ulyettc Trevor b Evans2     
*WE Midwinterb Grace12     
E Lockwoodb Evans9     
W Barnesc Grace b Steel28     
RG Barlowc Grace b Steel10     
W Batesb Steel0     
J Selbyb Evans15     
T Emmettb Grace3     
+R Pillingnot out9     
E Peateb Evans0     
F Morleyb Evans0     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 67 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-17, 3-34, 4-59, 5-59, 6-70, 7-77, 8-95, 9-95, 10-95 (67 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans14   6255--
Grace33   13412--
Steel20   7223--

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Graceb Peate29     
*AN Hornbyb Peate21     
AP Lucasc Pilling b Bates21     
F Pennc Barlow b Peate1     
CFH Lesliec and b Peate3     
CT Studdrun out7     
AH Trevorst Pilling b Barlow4     
+A Lytteltonc Pilling b Barlow16     
AG Steelb Barlow12     
GF Vernonnot out4     
AH Evansb Barlow0     
Extras(11 b, 2 lb)13
Total(all out, 136.2 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-56, 3-58, 4-72, 5-94, 6-94, 7-107, 8-126, 9-131, 10-131 (136.2 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates17   8271--
Morley17   7290--
Peate51   35314--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Peateb Evans4     
F Morleyc Steel b Studd0     
G Ulyettst Lyttelton b Studd18     
E Lockwoodc Studd b Steel5     
W Barnesc Vernon b Steel13     
RG Barlowc Vernon b Studd8     
W Batesc Vernon b Lucas34     
J Selbyc Grace b Studd2     
*WE Midwinterb Studd7     
T Emmettb Steel13     
+R Pillingnot out6     
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 66.2 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-22, 3-24, 4-29, 5-40, 6-54, 7-58, 8-58, 9-89, 10-112 (66.2 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans13   4231--
Grace3   080--
Steel19   8303--
Studd30   13455--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Graceb Barlow2     
*AN Hornbyb Barlow1     
AP Lucasb Barlow19     
F Pennb Bates28     
CFH Leslierun out6     
AH Trevornot out16     
CT Studdnot out4     
+A Lytteltondid not bat      
AG Steeldid not bat      
GF Vernondid not bat      
AH Evansdid not bat      
Extras(1 w)1
Total(5 wickets, 83 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-6, 3-44, 4-56, 5-57
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates29   19121--
Barlow21   10243--
Peate26   10270--
Barnes5   350--
Emmett2   080--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> CT Studd (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6