Lancashire v Gloucestershire
County Match 1879
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 24th, 25th July 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by an innings and 49 runs
UmpiresCK Pullin, J Smith
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 184 all out

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AN Hornbyb GF Grace28      
RG Barlowc WG Grace b Miles32      
AG Steelc Bush b WG Grace20      
EL Chadwickc EM Grace b Gilbert24      
VPFA Royleb Midwinter17      
DQ Steelb Gilbert4      
F Taylorb WG Grace17      
*EB Rowleyc EM Grace b WG Grace19      
A Watsonnot out10      
W McIntyrec GF Grace b WG Grace7      
+R Pillingc Bush b WG Grace0      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 159 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-58, 3-108, 4-110, 5-116, 6-143, 7-157, 8-174, 9-184, 10-184 (159 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GF Grace20   10261--
WG Grace45   17555--
Midwinter46   26481--
Townsend12   6110--
Miles13   7121--
Gilbert23   10262--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Gracelbw b AG Steel5      
*WG Gracec and b McIntyre14      
WE Midwinternot out20      
F Townsendrun out1      
GF Gracec and b McIntyre0      
WR Gilbertb McIntyre0      
J Cranstonb McIntyre3      
HWR Gribblest Pilling b AG Steel2      
EJ Taylorc Pilling b McIntyre6      
+JA Bushb AG Steel0      
RF Milesb AG Steel0      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 66.3 overs)52
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-22, 3-23, 4-23, 5-27, 6-35, 7-40, 8-49, 9-50, 10-52 (66.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McIntyre33   23225--
AG Steel32.317284--
Watson1   010--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Gracec Pilling b McIntyre16      
WE Midwinterb AG Steel14      
F Townsendst Pilling b AG Steel3      
J Cranstonc Barlow b McIntyre9      
*WG Graceb AG Steel5      
WR Gilbertb AG Steel2      
GF Gracec and b McIntyre15      
HWR Gribblenot out9      
EJ Taylorb AG Steel0      
+JA Bushb McIntyre4      
RF Milesb McIntyre0      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 52 overs)83
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-35, 3-38, 4-50, 5-50, 6-55, 7-73, 8-76, 9-83, 10-83 (52 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McIntyre26   10425--
AG Steel26   12355--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WG Grace reached 1300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings





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