Worcestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1973
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 7th, 9th, 10th July 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 8 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 16 (Batting 1, Bowling 5); Gloucestershire 3 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresAE Fagg, GH Pope
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 13/1 (Sadiq Mohammad 7*, Swetman 3*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 195/7 (Knight 59*, Graveney 29*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RGA Headleyc Knight b Davey12      
KW Wilkinsonc Swetman b Knight19      
JA Ormrodrun out45      
RJ Lanchburyc Swetman b Davey12      
BL D'Oliveirac Swetman b Davey0      
TJ Yardleyc Sadiq Mohammad b Mortimore39      
IN Johnsonb Brown55      
+GR Cassc Swetman b Brown49      
BM Brainc Davey b Brown23      
JD Inchmoreb Brown0      
J Cumbesnot out5      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 104.2 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-45, 3-70, 4-74, 5-135, 6-138, 7-208, 8-250, 9-251, 10-270 (104.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey24   4693--
Knight26   7631--
Sadiq Mohammad9   3230--
Mortimore14   5231--
Graveney3   250--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadc Ormrod b Brain7      
RB Nichollslbw b Cumbes3      
+R Swetmanc Cass b Cumbes6      
RDV Knightb Cumbes6      
Zaheer Abbasb Brain3      
DR Shepherdc Cass b Brain0      
MST Dunstanlbw b Brain4      
*AS Brownb Inchmore40      
DA Graveneynot out27      
JB Mortimoreb Brain2      
J Daveyb Brain0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 37.3 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-14, 3-16, 4-25, 5-25, 6-27, 7-29, 8-88, 9-105, 10-105 (37.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cumbes10   3203--
D'Oliveira7   480--
Inchmore8   2341--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadc Cass b D'Oliveira28      
RB Nichollsc Cass b Inchmore26      
RDV Knightc Yardley b Inchmore62      
Zaheer Abbasb Inchmore10      
DR Shepherdc Cass b Johnson20      
MST Dunstanb Brain5      
*AS Brownc Lanchbury b Cumbes6      
+R Swetmanlbw b Cumbes2      
DA Graveneyc Cass b Brain30      
JB Mortimorec Yardley b Brain1      
J Daveynot out0      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(all out, 73.4 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-54, 2-57, 3-86, 4-113, 5-126, 6-138, 7-140, 8-199, 9-201, 10-201 (73.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brain17   3473--
Cumbes13   2292--
D'Oliveira14   4391--
Johnson13   4311--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RGA Headleyc Shepherd b Brown2      
KW Wilkinsonc Sadiq Mohammad b Davey9      
JA Ormrodnot out21      
RJ Lanchburynot out5      
BL D'Oliveiradid not bat      
TJ Yardleydid not bat      
IN Johnsondid not bat      
+GR Cassdid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
JD Inchmoredid not bat      
J Cumbesdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(2 wickets, 8.4 overs)38
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-32
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown4   0181--

--> IN Johnson (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in first-class matches
--> IN Johnson (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in County Championship matches
--> MST Dunstan made his debut in County Championship matches
--> DR Shepherd (2) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 10
--> J Davey reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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