Kent v Gentlemen of Marylebone Cricket Club
Other First-Class matches in England 1871
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 9th, 10th August 1871 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
Players12 per side
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGentlemen of Marylebone Cricket Club won by an innings and 45 runs
UmpiresWH Fryer, H Royston
Close of play day 1Gentlemen of Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 184/2 (Grace 97*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Pennst Turner b Rose27      
A Lubbockb Dale29      
CI Thorntonb Grace14      
GM Kelsonb Grace7      
E Lubbockc Rose b Grace11      
P Hiltonc Walker b Grace6      
N Morrisc Rose b Grace16      
HB Sutherlandc Akroyd b Rose4      
Lord Cliftonb Rose1      
E Willsherc Ponsonby b Grace2      
+E Hentynot out1      
R Lipscombb Grace1      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 71.3 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-61, 3-71, 4-83, 5-89, 6-110, 7-114, 8-115, 9-118, 10-118, 11-120 (71.3 ov)
Gentlemen of Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rose32   15473--
Dale4   251--

Gentlemen of Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Gracec Kelson b Willsher117      
JW Dalec Henty b Sutherland36      
WH Hadowst Henty b Willsher29      
SH Akroydb Lipscomb6      
ID Walkerb Willsher65      
RAH Mitchellc Kelson b Willsher0      
HN Tennentc A Lubbock b Willsher14      
FC Cobdenb Lipscomb4      
+M Turnerb Sutherland18      
EW Trittonb A Lubbock0      
JH Ponsonbyc Morris b Willsher4      
WM Rosenot out0      
Extras(13 b, 6 lb, 5 w)24
Total(all out, 167 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-107, 2-184, 3-199, 4-219, 5-219, 6-257, 7-302, 8-307, 9-307, 10-312, 11-317 (167 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willsher66   35936--
Lipscomb57   161232--
E Lubbock17   8230--
Sutherland13   3322--
A Lubbock9   3121--
Thornton5   21005-

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Pennb Grace4      
A Lubbockb Rose10      
E Lubbockc and b Grace54      
GM Kelsonb Rose23      
CI Thorntonb Grace19      
P Hiltonst Turner b Grace6      
N Morrisst Turner b Rose19      
HB Sutherlandc Ponsonby b Grace3      
Lord Cliftonnot out7      
+E Hentyc and b Rose0      
E Willsherc and b Rose0      
R Lipscombc Ponsonby b Rose0      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb)7
Total(all out, 55.2 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-15, 3-53, 4-84, 5-106, 6-131, 7-145, 8-146, 9-146, 10-152, 11-152 (55.2 ov)
Gentlemen of Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grace28   6775--
Cobden6   1160--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> E Lubbock (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in first-class matches
--> HB Sutherland made his debut in first-class matches
--> WM Rose made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> E Lubbock made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> E Lubbock (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> E Lubbock made his debut for Kent in first-class matches
--> WG Grace reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Kent first innings





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