Gloucestershire v Sussex
County Match 1878
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 19th, 20th August 1878 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by an innings and 24 runs
UmpiresC Payne, CK Pullin
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 198 all out

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Smith b Greenfield2      
WR Gilbertc WA Humphreys b Hide42      
WO Moberlyc Weighell b Greenfield19      
GF Gracec and b Hide25      
EM Graceb Hide0      
F Townsendb Hide41      
W Fairbanksb Hide1      
P Hattersley-Smithnot out51      
ER Molineb Weighell3      
J Cranstonc Payne b Hide3      
+JA Bushb Hide0      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 181.2 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-35, 3-95, 4-95, 5-96, 6-102, 7-180, 8-194, 9-197, 10-198 (181.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Greenfield70   12712--
Smith21   103001-
Lillywhite40   31130--
Tester4   1100--
Weighell10   4151--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Humphreysc GF Grace b WG Grace0      
+GT Humphreysc and b WG Grace0      
J Phillipsc and b WG Grace7      
*FFJ Greenfieldc and b Gilbert0      
HRJ Charlwoodc and b WG Grace15      
J Lillywhitec Cranston b Gilbert0      
W Paynec and b WG Grace2      
WA Testerb Gilbert0      
WB Weighellb Gilbert1      
JB Hideb WG Grace1      
A Smithnot out0      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 31.1 overs)29
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-2, 4-12, 5-16, 6-23, 7-27, 8-28, 9-29, 10-29 (31.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace16   9186--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*FFJ Greenfieldb Gilbert5      
A Smithc Bush b WG Grace1      
J Phillipsnot out77      
HRJ Charlwoodc Bush b GF Grace43      
J Lillywhiteb WG Grace5      
WB Weighellc EM Grace b WG Grace1      
WA Testerb GF Grace3      
WA Humphreysc and b WG Grace5      
+GT Humphreysc Fairbanks b WG Grace2      
JB Hidec and b WG Grace0      
W Paynest Bush b WG Grace1      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 92.1 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-7, 3-97, 4-108, 5-114, 6-119, 7-124, 8-138, 9-142, 10-145 (92.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace46.111887--
Gilbert28   7381--
GF Grace18   10172--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> ER Moline made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> J Phillips (2) passed his previous highest score of 58 in first-class matches
--> HRJ Charlwood (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 39
--> JB Hide achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 4-59)
--> JB Hide achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Gloucestershire first innings





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