Lancashire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1897
VenueAigburth, Liverpool on 26th, 27th, 28th July 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 10 wickets
PointsLancashire 1; Gloucestershire -1
UmpiresWF Collishaw, CE Richardson
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 153/2 (Ward 50*, Baker 11*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (1) 138 all out

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC MacLarenb Jessop68      
A Wardc Board b Grace87      
FH Suggc Brown b Townsend21      
GR Bakerc Townsend b Grace31      
JT Tyldesleyc Townsend b Jessop2      
+C Smithb Townsend24      
J Briggsb Townsend31      
WR Cuttellc Townsend b Roberts5      
AW Hallamnot out27      
*AN Hornbyc and b Jessop7      
AW Moldc Board b Jessop0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)9
Total(all out, 139.4 overs)312
Fall of wickets:
1-106, 2-139, 3-194, 4-201, 5-227, 6-269, 7-270, 8-274, 9-312, 10-312 (139.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Townsend33   8903--
Roberts27   68411-
Grace32   17522--
Brown3   2501-

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Tyldesley b Briggs47      
RW Ricelbw b Briggs47      
FH Bateman-Champainst Smith b Briggs0      
H Wrathallc Hornby b Briggs9      
GL Jessopc Baker b Cuttell2      
CL Townsendst Smith b Cuttell12      
WM Hemingwayc Tyldesley b Briggs0      
+JH Boardb Cuttell10      
HS Goodwinc MacLaren b Cuttell5      
WSA Brownb Briggs0      
FG Robertsnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 66 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-95, 2-98, 3-99, 4-102, 5-114, 6-115, 7-130, 8-138, 9-138, 10-138 (66 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mold16   2390--
Hallam6   3190--
Cuttell22   8394--
Briggs22   8356--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Hornby b Briggs37      
RW Ricec Hornby b Briggs16      
FH Bateman-Champainb Cuttell9      
H Wrathallc Smith b Briggs4      
GL Jessopb Mold49      
CL Townsendc and b Briggs29      
WM Hemingwayc Hornby b Mold9      
+JH Boardst Smith b Briggs5      
HS Goodwinst Smith b Cuttell15      
WSA Brownnot out3      
FG Robertsc Hallam b Cuttell5      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb)5
Total(all out, 82.4 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-59, 3-63, 4-85, 5-122, 6-132, 7-144, 8-174, 9-178, 10-186 (82.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mold6   1192--
Hallam3   090--
Briggs38   16735--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC MacLarennot out8      
A Wardnot out6      
FH Suggdid not bat      
GR Bakerdid not bat      
JT Tyldesleydid not bat      
+C Smithdid not bat      
J Briggsdid not bat      
WR Cuttelldid not bat      
AW Hallamdid not bat      
*AN Hornbydid not bat      
AW Molddid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 4.2 overs)14
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bateman-Champain2   060--

--> AC MacLaren (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 3
--> FG Roberts reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> WG Grace reached 2550 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> WR Cuttell reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> WR Cuttell reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> J Briggs reached 750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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