Marylebone Cricket Club v Nottinghamshire
Other First-Class matches in England 1885
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 28th, 29th May 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by an innings and 59 runs
UmpiresRO Clayton, J Wheeler
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 173/7 (Davenport 6*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Dixonc Newton b Fothergill13     
WH Scottonc Fothergill b Grace10     
W Barnesc and b Grace0     
W Gunnc Hearn b Grace14     
W Flowersrun out0     
HB Daftb Grace23     
J Selbyc Hearn b Grace15     
W Wrightc Welman b Grace4     
C Shorenot out6     
*A Shawc Fothergill b Grace9     
+M Sherwinb Mycroft0     
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 86.3 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-21, 3-35, 4-37, 5-39, 6-72, 7-79, 8-79, 9-93, 10-96 (86.3 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fothergill28   13401--
Grace43   26407--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Gunn63     
JS Russel hit wkt b Flowers19     
W Hearnc Dixon b Barnes3     
GB Studdc Scotton b Gunn28     
SC Newtonb Wright2     
H Rossc Sherwin b Shore40     
AJ Fothergillb Wright5     
G Davenportnot out17     
+FT Welmanb Flowers2     
VA Titchmarshc Gunn b Flowers9     
W Mycroftb Flowers4     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 176.3 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-61, 3-109, 4-120, 5-120, 6-137, 7-173, 8-176, 9-194, 10-199 (176.3 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright26   9372--
Barnes20   8231--
Shore36   16521--
Gunn19   6272--
Dixon6   390--
Daft11   590--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JA Dixonb Mycroft0     
WH Scottonc Mycroft b Grace12     
W Barnesb Grace2     
W Gunnc Studd b Grace3     
W Flowersc Welman b Grace1     
HB Daftnot out10     
J Selbyc Welman b Grace0     
W Wrightb Grace4     
C Shoreb Grace2     
*A Shawb Grace0     
+M Sherwinc Mycroft b Grace7     
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 70.1 overs)44
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-5, 3-11, 4-12, 5-26, 6-26, 7-30, 8-32, 9-32, 10-44 (70.1 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mycroft35   23211--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> HB Daft made his debut in First-Class matches
--> WG Grace (1) passed 25500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 39