Gloucestershire v Australians
Australia in England 1884
VenueClifton College Close Ground, Clifton on 7th, 8th, 9th August 1884 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresA Greenwood, CK Pullin
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 14/0 (Palmer 7*, Spofforth 7*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 295/8 (Scott 78*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Gracec McDonnell b Midwinter24      
WR Gilbertb Boyle57      
JH Brainb Midwinter3      
*WG Gracenot out116      
F Townsendb Scott40      
WWF Pullenb Palmer3      
JR Painterb Giffen15      
HV Pagelbw b Blackham29      
FA Curteisb Palmer6      
+JA Bushlbw b Midwinter0      
WA Woofc Palmer b Midwinter0      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 129.3 overs)301
Fall of wickets:
1-78, 2-84, 3-86, 4-177, 5-202, 6-227, 7-278, 8-294, 9-299, 10-301 (129.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Giffen23   5691--
Palmer24   5612--
Spofforth12   3420--
Boyle29   4491--
Scott7   0231--
Blackham3   081--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GE Palmerst Bush b Woof7      
FR Spofforthb Woof8      
PS McDonnellb WG Grace62      
*+WL Murdochc WG Grace b Woof12      
AC Bannermanb Woof23      
G Giffenb Townsend48      
HJH Scottb WG Grace79      
GJ Bonnorc WG Grace b EM Grace29      
WE Midwinterb Woof15      
JM Blackhamnot out6      
HF Boylec Curteis b Woof9      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 2 w)16
Total(all out, 180 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-16, 3-42, 4-118, 5-142, 6-215, 7-260, 8-295, 9-297, 10-314 (180 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace53   24962--
Woof83   50826--
Curteis16   8310--
Gilbert7   1160--
Page8   1270--
Townsend9   1311--
EM Grace4   2151--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Graceb Giffen15      
JH Brainlbw b Boyle108      
WWF Pullennot out68      
*WG Gracenot out27      
WR Gilbertdid not bat      
F Townsenddid not bat      
JR Painterdid not bat      
HV Pagedid not bat      
FA Curteisdid not bat      
+JA Bushdid not bat      
WA Woofdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(2 wickets, 78 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-181
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Giffen24   8541--
Boyle25   5731--
Midwinter9   1290--
Scott15   3370--
Murdoch5   0250--

--> WG Grace (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 22
--> HJH Scott (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 79
--> JH Brain (2) passed his previous highest score of 75 in first-class matches
--> JH Brain (2) made his first century in first-class matches
--> WE Midwinter reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings





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