Middlesex v Gloucestershire
County Match 1885
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 18th, 19th June 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 8 wickets
UmpiresE Henty, E Willsher
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 214/7 (Brain 39*, Gregg 11*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdc Brain b Woof0      
*AJ Webbeb Grace0      
TC O'Brienb Gregg54      
SW Scottnot out135      
SC Newtonb Woof4      
JE Westlbw b Page41      
EM Hadowc Bush b Page13      
CE Cottrellc Grace b Woof29      
J Robertsonrun out6      
+W Williamsb Gregg0      
G Burtonc Townsend b Grace14      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 107.2 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-14, 3-75, 4-90, 5-166, 6-184, 7-254, 8-281, 9-281, 10-308 (107.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof36   9863--
Gregg19   3482--
Page17   2542--
Townsend4   0140--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Hadow b Burton69      
JR Painterb Cottrell15      
F Townsendc Webbe b Burton25      
WWF Pullenb Hadow13      
HV Pagec Williams b Burton13      
WR Gilbertc Williams b Robertson12      
JH Brainc Webbe b Cottrell45      
ACM Croomeb Robertson5      
T Greggb Burton18      
WA Woofc Cottrell b Burton10      
+JA Bushnot out9      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb)16
Total(all out, 114.2 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-106, 3-119, 4-133, 5-144, 6-177, 7-197, 8-227, 9-229, 10-250 (114.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cottrell31   10672--
West14   3350--
Robertson18   7382--
Hadow9   2171--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdc Pullen b Woof21      
*AJ Webbeb Woof7      
TC O'Brienc Painter b Woof2      
SW Scottc Woof b Grace21      
SC Newtonc Gregg b Woof0      
JE Westst Bush b Woof1      
EM Hadownot out22      
CE Cottrellc Bush b Grace0      
J Robertsonc Brain b Woof25      
+W Williamsb Grace5      
G Burtonb Grace9      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 51 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-38, 3-57, 4-57, 5-58, 6-59, 7-59, 8-96, 9-103, 10-119 (51 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof25   8646--
Grace26   9494--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Williams b Hadow54      
WR Gilbertb Hadow38      
F Townsendnot out45      
WWF Pullennot out35      
JR Painterdid not bat      
HV Pagedid not bat      
JH Braindid not bat      
ACM Croomedid not bat      
T Greggdid not bat      
WA Woofdid not bat      
+JA Bushdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(2 wickets, 94 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-85, 2-102
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burton32   18300--
Cottrell17   7290--
West10   2300--
Robertson16   5290--
Hadow19   4542--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> SW Scott (1) passed his previous highest score of 126 in first-class matches
--> ACM Croome made his debut in first-class matches
--> CE Cottrell reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> WA Woof reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex second innings





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