Victoria v New South Wales
First-Class matches in Australia 1871/72
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 30th March, 1st April 1872 (timeless match)
Balls per over4
TossVictoria won the toss and decided to field
ResultVictoria won by an innings and 26 runs
UmpiresA Sellars, JA Smith
Close of play day 1Victoria (1) 95/6 (Robertson 2*, Boyle 2*)

New South Wales first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Dicksonb Allan0     
+NFD Thomsonc Kelly b Cosstick31     
DW Gregoryb Allan11     
HA Allanb Allan0     
*EJ Gregorylbw b Allan16     
C Bannermanst Gibson b Allan0     
EO Sheridannot out8     
WC Handb Allan0     
CS Gregoryc Kelly b Allan0     
AR Dockerc Campbell b Cosstick5     
G Moorest Gibson b Allan5     
Extras(3 nb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 95 minutes, 53 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-34, 3-46, 4-46, 5-50, 6-65, 7-65, 8-65, 9-70, 10-80 (53 ov)
Victoria bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allan27   13358--
Cosstick24   11372--
Wills2   04013

Victoria first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Goldsmithb Moore12     
SWG Campbellb Moore4     
+GWH Gibsonb Docker41     
BB Cooperc Moore b Docker2     
TJD Kellyc DW Gregory b Moore25     
GP Robertsonb Moore23     
S Cossticklbw b Moore5     
HF Boylec Sheridan b Moore27     
OC Williamsc and b EJ Gregory1     
*TW Willsb EJ Gregory7     
FE Allannot out11     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 225 minutes, 110 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-21, 3-32, 4-86, 5-86, 6-93, 7-138, 8-139, 9-145, 10-161 (110 ov)
New South Wales bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
DW Gregory22   11240--
Thomson11   5120--
Moore26   6566--
Docker18   10242--
Sheridan4   11301-
EJ Gregory25   13272--
Bannerman4   220--

New South Wales second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EO Sheridanc Allan b Cosstick1     
+NFD Thomsonrun out (Robertson->Gibson)15     
DW Gregoryb Allan7     
C Bannermanb Allan5     
HA Allanst Gibson b Allan3     
*EJ Gregoryc and b Cosstick17     
GD Dicksonnot out0     
WC Handc Kelly b Cosstick1     
AR Dockerrun out0     
G Moorest Gibson b Allan0     
CS Gregoryb Allan0     
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 85 minutes, 44.3 overs)55
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-20, 3-26, 4-32, 5-48, 6-53, 7-55, 8-55, 9-55, 10-55 (44.3 ov)
Victoria bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cosstick22   12243--

--> HA Allan made his debut in first-class matches
--> WC Hand made his debut in first-class matches
--> AR Docker made his debut in first-class matches
--> GWH Gibson (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in first-class matches
--> HF Boyle made his debut in first-class matches
--> TW Wills was no-balled for throwing in the New South Wales first innings (three times by A Sellars)
--> G Moore achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Victoria first innings (previous best was 3-39)

12th Men: WF Darke (Vic) and JN Oatley (NSW)
Crowds: 4000, 4000. Total: About 8000. Receipts: No figures published





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