South v North
Other First-Class matches in England 1885
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 25th, 26th, 27th June 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSouth won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorth won by 8 wickets
UmpiresT Bowley, E Willsher
Close of play day 1North (1) 146/2 (Scotton 22*, Gunn 63*)
Close of play day 2South (2) 131/7 (Roller 22*, Tester 17*)

South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Gilbertb Wright17     
HW Bainbridgelbw b Wright4     
JM Readc and b Wright1     
*WW Readb Wright2     
+EJ Diverb Wright27     
GG Hearneb Wright26     
WE Rollerc and b Peate4     
R Abelb Peate4     
WA Testerc Grimshaw b Peate1     
J Beaumontc Briggs b Peate5     
WA Woofnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 108.1 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-11, 3-17, 4-36, 5-69, 6-82, 7-90, 8-90, 9-96, 10-96 (108.1 ov)
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wright54   39326--
Bates3   240--

North first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AN Hornbyc Roller b Hearne27     
L Hallc WW Read b Roller26     
WH Scottonc Gilbert b Woof37     
W Gunnb Beaumont68     
W Batesc Roller b Beaumont7     
I Grimshawc Tester b Woof24     
J Briggsc JM Read b Beaumont35     
T Emmettb Beaumont0     
W Wrightc Hearne b Woof19     
+M Sherwinnot out1     
E Peatec Woof b Beaumont8     
Extras(7 b, 7 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 171.1 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-55, 3-159, 4-167, 5-184, 6-203, 7-203, 8-244, 9-259, 10-267 (171.1 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof40   14823--
Hearne24   18191--
Roller33   18351--
Tester6   290--
JM Read6   4170--
WW Read3   230--
Bainbridge2   110--
Abel1   030--

South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WR Gilbertc Grimshaw b Wright30     
HW Bainbridgec Sherwin b Wright5     
JM Readst Sherwin b Peate7     
*WW Readc Briggs b Peate21     
+EJ Diverb Wright2     
GG Hearneb Wright4     
WE Rollerb Briggs65     
R Abelst Sherwin b Peate13     
WA Testerc sub b Peate38     
J Beaumontc Hall b Peate19     
WA Woofnot out3     
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 215 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-32, 3-39, 4-55, 5-69, 6-79, 7-97, 8-194, 9-216, 10-219 (215 ov)
North bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Peate74   48525--
Wright76   41834--
Bates21   11280--
Emmett16   13130--
Briggs17   6291--
Gunn11   920--

North second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Batesc Abel b Roller15     
W Gunnc Abel b Hearne12     
L Hallnot out4     
I Grimshawnot out16     
*AN Hornbydid not bat      
WH Scottondid not bat      
J Briggsdid not bat      
T Emmettdid not bat      
W Wrightdid not bat      
+M Sherwindid not bat      
E Peatedid not bat      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(2 wickets, 30.1 overs)50
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-29
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Beaumont11   8110--
Woof7   0200--
Roller5   281--

--> WE Roller (2) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 20
--> W Wright reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the South first innings
--> E Peate reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the South second innings