Gloucestershire v Surrey
County Championship 1897
VenueClifton College Close Ground, Clifton on 23rd, 24th, 25th August 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by an innings and 134 runs
PointsGloucestershire -1; Surrey 1
UmpiresWF Collishaw, A Young
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 26/4 (Board 19*, Townsend 3*)
Close of play day 2No play

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Brockwellc Roberts b Jessop5      
R Abelb Jessop5      
TW Haywardb Townsend38      
NF Drucec Roberts b Townsend46      
C Baldwinc and b Townsend81      
DLA Jephsonc Jessop b Townsend82      
LC Braundb Jessop16      
*KJ Keylbw b Townsend2      
WS Leesb Jessop1      
+H Woodc Jessop b Townsend14      
T Richardsonnot out4      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 110.3 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-11, 3-78, 4-112, 5-267, 6-270, 7-278, 8-279, 9-300, 10-304 (110.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Townsend33   0996--
WG Grace sen4   0160--
Roberts20   5670--
WG Grace jun10   2310--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Grace senb Richardson0      
RW Riceb Hayward0      
H Wrathallb Hayward0      
HS Goodwinrun out4      
+JH Boardlbw b Hayward24      
CL Townsendb Richardson6      
GL Jessopc Druce b Hayward18      
WM Hemingwayb Richardson0      
WG Grace junb Richardson0      
AG Richardsonlbw b Richardson0      
FG Robertsnot out1      
Total(all out, 27 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-18, 5-34, 6-52, 7-52, 8-52, 9-52, 10-53 (27 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Richardson14   9185--
Hayward13   5354--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Grace senc Wood b Hayward3      
CL Townsendnot out36      
RW Riceb Hayward4      
HS Goodwinb Richardson3      
H Wrathallb Richardson0      
GL Jessopb Hayward23      
+JH Boardlbw b Richardson6      
WM Hemingwayc Jephson b Richardson22      
WG Grace junb Richardson4      
AG Richardsonb Richardson4      
FG Robertsc Baldwin b Richardson0      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 2 w)12
Total(all out, 50.4 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-7, 3-12, 4-12, 5-43, 6-56, 7-92, 8-100, 9-117, 10-117 (50.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hayward19   8453--
Lees5   1160--
Jephson2   050--
Brockwell1   030--

--> NF Druce (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in County Championship matches
--> T Richardson (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> CL Townsend (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> CL Townsend reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Surrey first innings





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