Gloucestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1973
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 8th, 9th, 10th August 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 138 runs
PointsGloucestershire 18 (Batting 3, Bowling 5); Worcestershire 3 (Bowling 3)
UmpiresCS Elliott, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 25/4 (Turner 14*, D'Oliveira 6*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 217/8 (Procter 105*, Mortimore 4*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadc Ormrod b Gifford77      
AW Stovoldc Yardley b Brain0      
RDV Knightc Ormrod b D'Oliveira7      
MJ Procterb Imran Khan40      
Zaheer Abbaslbw b Imran Khan11      
DR Shepherdc Cass b Gifford26      
*AS Brownc Turner b Johnson51      
DA Graveneyc Ormrod b Gifford9      
+R Swetmanb Imran Khan16      
JB Mortimorenot out11      
J Daveyc Turner b Brain4      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 102.4 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-34, 3-114, 4-144, 5-146, 6-211, 7-237, 8-239, 9-259, 10-270 (102.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Inchmore7   0310--
D'Oliveira17   5401--
Imran Khan21   4603--
Gifford28   9543--
Johnson8   3231--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerst Swetman b Mortimore29      
JM Parkerc Procter b Davey1      
JA Ormrodlbw b Procter0      
Imran Khanb Procter0      
+GR Cassc Knight b Procter0      
BL D'Oliveirab Mortimore24      
TJ Yardleyc Swetman b Brown32      
IN Johnsonc Sadiq Mohammad b Graveney3      
*N Giffordlbw b Mortimore18      
BM Brainb Brown3      
JD Inchmorenot out2      
Extras(21 b, 1 lb, 1 w)23
Total(all out, 61.4 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 5-62, 6-67, 7-81, 8-125, 9-131, 10-135 (61.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter10   5143--
Davey9   4101--
Mortimore16   2423--
Graveney4   081--
Knight7   450--
Sadiq Mohammad3   190--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadb Gifford19      
AW Stovoldb Imran Khan20      
RDV Knightlbw b Gifford25      
MJ Procternot out106      
Zaheer Abbasb Imran Khan7      
DR Shepherdc Brain b Johnson22      
*AS Brownlbw b Brain8      
DA Graveneylbw b Brain0      
+R Swetmanb Johnson0      
JB Mortimorenot out4      
J Daveydid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 64 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-47, 3-88, 4-97, 5-176, 6-201, 7-201, 8-202
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brain7   0252--
Inchmore13   0320--
Imran Khan17   1592--
Gifford17   1602--
Johnson10   1352--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Turnerc Zaheer Abbas b Mortimore70      
JM Parkerlbw b Davey0      
BL D'Oliveirac Procter b Sadiq Mohammad25      
JA Ormrodc Sadiq Mohammad b Mortimore40      
TJ Yardleyb Graveney11      
Imran Khanb Mortimore23      
IN Johnsonc Stovold b Mortimore9      
+GR Cassnot out5      
*N Giffordlbw b Mortimore0      
BM Brainc Sadiq Mohammad b Mortimore0      
JD Inchmorec Mortimore b Graveney30      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 88.5 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-50, 3-130, 4-139, 5-150, 6-167, 7-178, 8-178, 9-180, 10-215 (88.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Procter5   290--
Davey5   1141--
Mortimore37   121016--
Brown4   1110--
Sadiq Mohammad10   3331--

--> AW Stovold made his debut in first-class matches
--> AW Stovold made his debut in County Championship matches
--> AS Brown (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> Sadiq Mohammad (2) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> JD Inchmore (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> JB Mortimore reached 1450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> Sadiq Mohammad reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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