Gloucestershire v Nottinghamshire
County Match 1879
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 21st, 22nd, 23rd August 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 6 wickets
UmpiresRP Carpenter, CK Pullin
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 5/0 (Oscroft 2*, A Shrewsbury 3*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (2) 2/1 (A Shrewsbury 2*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Morley27      
WR Gilbertc Selby b Morley12      
WE Midwinterc Barnes b Wright18      
EM Graceb Wright10      
WO Moberlyc Selby b Morley0      
GF Gracec W Shrewsbury b Morley3      
F Townsendc W Shrewsbury b Morley0      
W Fairbanksb Morley1      
J Cranstonnot out30      
HWR Gribbleb Shaw12      
+JA Bushb Shaw1      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 108.2 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-58, 3-65, 4-74, 5-74, 6-74, 7-77, 8-84, 9-117, 10-123 (108.2 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley48   28546--
Barnes6   470--
Wright19   12172--
Flowers6   430--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Oscroftc GF Grace b WG Grace2      
A Shrewsburyc Bush b Midwinter4      
J Selbynot out29      
WH Scottonst Bush b Midwinter0      
W Barnesb WG Grace6      
W Flowersc Townsend b Midwinter3      
+F Wyldc EM Grace b WG Grace3      
A Shawc Midwinter b WG Grace0      
W Wrightc EM Grace b Midwinter0      
W Shrewsburyc Midwinter b WG Grace4      
F Morleyc Townsend b WG Grace9      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-6, 3-6, 4-26, 5-31, 6-41, 7-43, 8-43, 9-47, 10-65 (68.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace34.117376--
Midwinter34   22234--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec A Shrewsbury b Shaw33      
WR Gilbertc Flowers b Morley0      
WE Midwinterc Oscroft b Morley26      
EM Gracelbw b Shaw25      
WO Moberlyb Shaw1      
GF Gracec and b Flowers2      
F Townsendnot out14      
W Fairbanksb Shaw5      
J Cranstonst Wyld b Flowers3      
HWR Gribblelbw b Shaw0      
+JA Bushrun out2      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 76 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-45, 3-90, 4-90, 5-96, 6-96, 7-107, 8-110, 9-117, 10-119 (76 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shaw18   9145--
Morley22   11322--
Barnes7   1220--
Wright10   3220--
Flowers19   11212--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Shrewsburylbw b WG Grace87      
WH Scottonc Gribble b Midwinter0      
W Barnesb Midwinter53      
*W Oscroftnot out15      
J Selbyb WG Grace12      
W Flowersnot out5      
+F Wylddid not bat      
A Shawdid not bat      
W Wrightdid not bat      
W Shrewsburydid not bat      
F Morleydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 2 w)6
Total(4 wickets, 147.3 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-146, 3-146, 4-168
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace52   28462--
EM Grace4   0110--
Gilbert13   8160--
GF Grace13   3270--
Townsend7   3120--

--> WE Midwinter (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> W Barnes (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> W Shrewsbury made his last appearance in first-class matches





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