South v North
Other First-Class matches in England 1885
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 25th, 26th May 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSouth won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth won by 9 wickets
UmpiresFH Farrands, P Stone
Close of play day 1South (1) 52/2 (Gilbert 18*)

South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Price b Mycroft28     
WR Gilbertc Mycroft b Rylott20     
OG Radcliffec Price b Rylott4     
WWF Pullenrun out7     
JR Painterb Rylott4     
RT Thorntonc Brown b Rylott5     
J Jonesc J Wright b Rylott26     
JE Westc Mycroft b Rylott1     
AJ Fothergillnot out29     
+FT Welmanc Royle b Rylott6     
VA Titchmarshc J Wright b Mycroft10     
Extras(8 b, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 90.2 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-52, 3-54, 4-61, 5-67, 6-74, 7-75, 8-113, 9-132, 10-149 (90.2 ov)
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
J Wright3   0160--
Rylott42   18557--
Bowley10   3170--

North first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AN Hornbyc Painter b Grace0     
CW Wrightrun out5     
MB Hawkec Jones b Grace15     
A Pricest Welman b Grace11     
+G Davenportc Radcliffe b Fothergill20     
VPFA Roylec Painter b Fothergill1     
S Brownb Fothergill0     
T Bowleyc West b Fothergill2     
J Wrightlbw b Grace3     
A Rylottnot out5     
W Mycroftc Fothergill b Grace5     
Total(all out, 70.2 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-19, 3-21, 4-42, 5-43, 6-43, 7-49, 8-53, 9-61, 10-67 (70.2 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fothergill22   11274--
Painter9   590--
Titchmarsh4   160--

North second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*AN Hornby hit wkt b Grace23     
CW Wrightrun out1     
MB Hawkeb West33     
A Pricec Gilbert b Fothergill6     
VPFA Royleb Fothergill4     
+G Davenportnot out13     
S Brownb Fothergill0     
T Bowleyc West b Grace11     
J Wrightc Thornton b Fothergill0     
A Rylottc Pullen b Grace0     
W Mycroftc Thornton b Grace6     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 69 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-34, 3-65, 4-67, 5-76, 6-76, 7-91, 8-93, 9-93, 10-104 (69 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grace23   7484--
Fothergill34   15374--
West12   6121--

South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Painternot out15     
RT Thorntonc Mycroft b Brown9     
JE Westnot out0     
*WG Gracedid not bat      
WR Gilbertdid not bat      
OG Radcliffedid not bat      
WWF Pullendid not bat      
J Jonesdid not bat      
AJ Fothergilldid not bat      
+FT Welmandid not bat      
VA Titchmarshdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 13.1 overs)24
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Thornton)
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rylott4   0100--
Brown3   301--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> OG Radcliffe made his debut in First-Class matches
--> J Wright made his debut in First-Class matches
--> J Wright made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> J Jones (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in First-Class matches
--> G Davenport (1) passed his previous highest score of 15 in First-Class matches
--> AJ Fothergill reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the North second innings