Gloucestershire v Nottinghamshire
County Match 1879
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 21st, 22nd, 23rd August 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 6 wickets
UmpiresRP Carpenter, CK Pullin
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 5/0 (Oscroft 2*, A Shrewsbury 3*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (2) 2/1 (A Shrewsbury 2*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Morley27     
WR Gilbertc Selby b Morley12     
WE Midwinterc Barnes b Wright18     
EM Graceb Wright10     
WO Moberlyc Selby b Morley0     
GF Gracec W Shrewsbury b Morley3     
F Townsendc W Shrewsbury b Morley0     
W Fairbanksb Morley1     
J Cranstonnot out30     
HWR Gribbleb Shaw12     
+JA Bushb Shaw1     
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(all out, 108.2 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-58, 3-65, 4-74, 5-74, 6-74, 7-77, 8-84, 9-117, 10-123 (108.2 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley48   28546--
Barnes6   470--
Wright19   12172--
Flowers6   430--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Oscroftc GF Grace b WG Grace2     
A Shrewsburyc Bush b Midwinter4     
J Selbynot out29     
WH Scottonst Bush b Midwinter0     
W Barnesb WG Grace6     
W Flowersc Townsend b Midwinter3     
+F Wyldc EM Grace b WG Grace3     
A Shawc Midwinter b WG Grace0     
W Wrightc EM Grace b Midwinter0     
W Shrewsburyc Midwinter b WG Grace4     
F Morleyc Townsend b WG Grace9     
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-6, 3-6, 4-26, 5-31, 6-41, 7-43, 8-43, 9-47, 10-65 (68.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace34.117376--
Midwinter34   22234--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec A Shrewsbury b Shaw33     
WR Gilbertc Flowers b Morley0     
WE Midwinterc Oscroft b Morley26     
EM Gracelbw b Shaw25     
WO Moberlyb Shaw1     
GF Gracec and b Flowers2     
F Townsendnot out14     
W Fairbanksb Shaw5     
J Cranstonst Wyld b Flowers3     
HWR Gribblelbw b Shaw0     
+JA Bushrun out2     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(all out, 76 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-45, 3-90, 4-90, 5-96, 6-96, 7-107, 8-110, 9-117, 10-119 (76 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shaw18   9145--
Morley22   11322--
Barnes7   1220--
Wright10   3220--
Flowers19   11212--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Shrewsburylbw b WG Grace87     
WH Scottonc Gribble b Midwinter0     
W Barnesb Midwinter53     
*W Oscroftnot out15     
J Selbyb WG Grace12     
W Flowersnot out5     
+F Wylddid not bat      
A Shawdid not bat      
W Wrightdid not bat      
W Shrewsburydid not bat      
F Morleydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 2 w)6
Total(4 wickets, 147.3 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-146, 3-146, 4-168
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WG Grace52   28462--
EM Grace4   0110--
Gilbert13   8160--
GF Grace13   3270--
Townsend7   3120--

--> WE Midwinter (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> W Barnes (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1




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