Gloucestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1897
VenueClifton College Close Ground, Clifton on 19th, 20th, 21st August 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWF Collishaw, A Young
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 141/4 (Phillips 47*, Woods 26*)
Close of play day 2No play

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Grace senc Newton b Hedley8      
RW Ricelbw b Tyler6      
H Wrathallb Woods24      
+JH Boardc and b Robson67      
CL Townsendb Woods0      
GL Jessopb Woods90      
WM Hemingwayb Woods20      
WG Grace junb Woods5      
AG Richardsonb Woods0      
HS Goodwinnot out36      
FG Robertsrun out15      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(all out, 91.1 overs)283
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-17, 3-101, 4-101, 5-158, 6-217, 7-224, 8-224, 9-229, 10-283 (91.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hedley20   7661--
Tyler29   2701--
Fowler10   3240--
Robson9   7171--
Nichols4   2140--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VT Hillc WG Grace jun b Townsend18      
LCH Palairetb Roberts29      
GB Nicholsb Townsend6      
WN Roelbw b WG Grace sen12      
FA Phillipsc and b WG Grace sen92      
*SMJ Woodsb Jessop34      
E Robsonb WG Grace sen5      
G Fowlerb Jessop9      
+AE Newtonc Richardson b WG Grace sen2      
EJ Tylerc Hemingway b WG Grace sen3      
WC Hedleynot out5      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 62.2 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-53, 3-55, 4-93, 5-160, 6-171, 7-186, 8-197, 9-206, 10-218 (62.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Townsend17   1862--
Roberts9   2261--
Jessop22   1512--
WG Grace sen14.21525--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Wrathallb Robson0      
+JH Boardc Woods b Hedley0      
GL Jessopc Palairet b Hedley2      
HS Goodwinb Hedley17      
WM Hemingwayb Hedley0      
AG Richardsonb Robson2      
CL Townsendnot out18      
RW Ricenot out13      
*WG Grace sendid not bat      
WG Grace jundid not bat      
FG Robertsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(6 wickets, declared, 33 overs)57
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-2, 4-2, 5-7, 6-29
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hedley15   6224--
Robson14   7162--
Hill2   200--
Roe2   0140--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VT Hillc Rice b Townsend20      
LCH Palairetc Hemingway b Townsend27      
WC Hedleynot out2      
GB Nicholsdid not bat      
WN Roedid not bat      
FA Phillipsdid not bat      
*SMJ Woodsdid not bat      
E Robsondid not bat      
G Fowlerdid not bat      
+AE Newtondid not bat      
EJ Tylerdid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(2 wickets, 14 overs)51
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-51 (14 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Townsend7   1372--
Roberts7   2120--

--> H Wrathall (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> GL Jessop (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 68
--> LCH Palairet (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> FA Phillips (1) passed his previous highest score of 52 in County Championship matches
--> FA Phillips (1) passed his previous highest score of 90 in first-class matches
--> VT Hill (2) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 18
--> SMJ Woods reached 400 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> GL Jessop reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> E Robson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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