Worcestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1971
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 31st July, 2nd August 1971 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by an innings and 119 runs
PointsWorcestershire 3 (Bowling 3); Gloucestershire 18 (Batting 3, Bowling 5)
UmpiresCS Elliott, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 19/0 (Turner 6*, Stimpson 12*; 8 overs)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Nichollsc Wilcock b D'Oliveira12      
RJ Lanchburyb Holder0      
RDV Knightc Ormrod b D'Oliveira48      
MJ Procterc and b Gifford35      
DR Shepherdc Stewart b Gifford39      
M Bissexc Yardley b D'Oliveira7      
*AS Brownc Stimpson b Gifford16      
JP Sullivanb Holder35      
JB Mortimorenot out44      
+BJ Meyerb Gifford1      
J Daveyb Gifford3      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 15 nb)25
Total(all out, 95.4 overs)265
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-43, 3-99, 4-116, 5-130, 6-170, 7-171, 8-258, 9-261, 10-265 (95.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holder30   6562--
Carter22   2660--
D'Oliveira26   5803--
Griffith2   0120--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Meyer b Brown14      
PJ Stimpsonb Procter13      
DER Stewartb Procter2      
BL D'Oliveirab Brown11      
TJ Yardleyb Procter0      
JA Ormrodlbw b Procter1      
K Griffithlbw b Davey1      
+HG Wilcockb Brown4      
*N Giffordc Meyer b Brown0      
VA Holderb Brown0      
RGM Carternot out0      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(all out, 35 overs)58
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-33, 3-35, 4-35, 5-42, 6-52, 7-56, 8-58, 9-58, 10-58 (35 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter15   6154--
Davey11   6171--
Brown9   4145--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
PJ Stimpsonb Davey16      
JA Ormrodc Brown b Davey0      
DER Stewartb Procter4      
BL D'Oliveirab Procter0      
TJ Yardleyc Meyer b Davey17      
K Griffithb Knight13      
+HG Wilcockc Nicholls b Davey25      
*N Giffordc Bissex b Brown1      
VA Holderc Knight b Brown6      
RGM Carternot out2      
GM Turnerabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 40.3 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-9, 3-9, 4-28, 5-42, 6-61, 7-70, 8-80, 9-88 (40.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter7   2182--
Brown14   6252--
Knight6   0141--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> RJ Lanchbury made his debut in County Championship matches
--> RJ Lanchbury made his debut in first-class matches
--> VA Holder reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> MJ Procter reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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