Gloucestershire v Australians
Australia in England 1884
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 18th, 19th, 20th August 1884 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 136 runs
UmpiresL Greenwood, CK Pullin
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 176/2 (Murdoch 65*, Scott 65*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 38/7 (Brain 8*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Graceb Midwinter56      
JH Brainst Blackham b Cooper5      
WWF Pullenst Blackham b Cooper4      
*WG Gracec McDonnell b Cooper0      
JR Painterc Blackham b Giffen34      
F Townsendc and b Giffen27      
HV Pagec Scott b Giffen13      
FA Curteisb Giffen13      
EJ Taylornot out20      
WA Woofc Midwinter b Giffen6      
+JA Bushc Cooper b Giffen0      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 71.1 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-26, 3-26, 4-80, 5-128, 6-128, 7-142, 8-170, 9-178, 10-183 (71.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cooper28   2793--
Palmer18   6330--
Midwinter4   281--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PS McDonnellb WG Grace3      
AC Bannermanc WG Grace b Woof27      
*WL Murdochb Townsend89      
HJH Scottrun out65      
G Giffenc Brain b Woof91      
GJ Bonnorc Painter b WG Grace53      
WE Midwinterc and b Woof6      
+JM Blackhamc WG Grace b Woof20      
GE Palmerc Painter b WG Grace16      
FR Spofforthst Bush b Woof2      
WH Coopernot out2      
Extras(15 b, 8 lb, 5 w)28
Total(all out, 181.2 overs)402
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-65, 3-176, 4-259, 5-341, 6-349, 7-372, 8-390, 9-392, 10-402 (181.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof61   171385--
WG Grace51.2141213--
Curteis13   6210--
Page18   6330--
EM Grace8   2220--
Townsend16   5311--
Painter14   1080--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Murdoch b Spofforth2      
JR Painterst Blackham b Palmer4      
EJ Taylorb Palmer5      
WWF Pullenc Cooper b Palmer5      
F Townsendc Scott b Spofforth5      
EM Graceb Palmer5      
+JA Bushb Palmer0      
JH Brainc McDonnell b Palmer26      
HV Pageb Palmer20      
FA Curteisc Scott b Spofforth4      
WA Woofnot out2      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 59.2 overs)83
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-16, 4-25, 5-25, 6-27, 7-38, 8-67, 9-79, 10-83 (59.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spofforth30   11473--

--> G Giffen (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 87
--> WA Woof reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Australians first innings
--> FR Spofforth reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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