South v North
Other First-Class matches in England 1883
VenueHigher Common Ground, Tunbridge Wells on 30th, 31st August 1883 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSouth won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorth won by an innings and 38 runs
UmpiresJ Lillywhite, WH Luck
Close of play day 1North (1) 132/5 (Hall 53*, Mills 13*)

South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Butler b Watson27     
EM Graceb Barlow14     
J Phillipsst Pilling b Watson17     
WA Humphreysc Pilling b Barlow4     
J Cranstonc Pilling b Barlow0     
AFJ Fordb Barlow0     
WR Gilbertb Watson43     
JB Hidec Butler b Watson10     
W Clarkeb Barlow11     
+EW Pooleynot out8     
AB Hideb Watson23     
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 86.1 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-46, 3-55, 4-59, 5-59, 6-93, 7-115, 8-131, 9-135, 10-163 (86.1 ov)
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barlow37   19585--
Wright6   0200--
Mills1   100--

North first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Dixonc Pooley b AB Hide5     
RG Barlowb AB Hide16     
L Hallc and b AB Hide127     
*A Shrewsburyc Ford b WG Grace1     
WH Robinsonc Pooley b Ford31     
W Wrightc Humphreys b Ford4     
E Millsc Clarke b Gilbert41     
F Butlerc Ford b Clarke33     
A Watsonc Humphreys b WG Grace37     
J Crosslandnot out0     
+R Pillinglbw b WG Grace0     
Extras(12 b, 1 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 144 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-35, 3-40, 4-91, 5-91, 6-179, 7-230, 8-309, 9-309, 10-309 (144 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AB Hide48   24753--
WG Grace35   10603--
Ford23   8692--
JB Hide8   2190--
EM Grace4   320--
Gilbert4   1271--
Clarke18   4291--
Humphreys4   0140--

South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Butler b Crossland41     
EM Graceb Crossland0     
WR Gilbertb Crossland26     
WA Humphreysnot out19     
J Cranstonc Butler b Watson11     
J Phillipsb Crossland1     
AFJ Fordb Crossland4     
JB Hideb Crossland0     
W Clarkec Pilling b Crossland1     
+EW Pooleyb Watson1     
AB Hideb Crossland0     
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 57.3 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-66, 3-67, 4-71, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-108 (57.3 ov)
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson15   9122--
Barlow14   5350--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> EW Pooley made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> L Hall (1) passed his previous highest score of 124 in First-Class matches
--> L Hall (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 54
--> WG Grace (2) passed 24000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 13
--> J Crossland achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the South second innings (previous best was 7-14)