Gloucestershire v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1899
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 8th, 9th, 10th June 1899 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Hearn, A Young
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 438/2 (W Gunn 30*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (1) 229/4 (Townsend 106*, Brown 21*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Shrewsburyc and b Townsend146     
AO Jonesb Brown250     
W Gunnb Townsend38     
*JA Dixonc Brown b Townsend63     
W Attewellb Wrathall57     
FH Guttridgec Cranston b Paish9     
JR Gunnc and b Townsend8     
J Iremongerc Thomas b Paish6     
CE Denchc Townsend b Paish0     
+TW Oatesnot out8     
TG Wassc Wrathall b Townsend6     
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 7 w)16
Total(all out, 200.2 overs)607
Fall of wickets:
1-391, 2-438, 3-460, 4-556, 5-570, 6-584, 7-588, 8-593, 9-596, 10-607 (200.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wilkinson13   0690--
Paish49   111453--
Brown47   22811--
Wrathall18   3831--
Hale3   0160--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JH Boardc Guttridge b Wass4     
H Wrathallb Jones16     
AJ Paishb Wass16     
*W Trouplbw b Jones56     
CL Townsendlbw b Dixon141     
WSA Brownb Jones30     
J Cranstonc Guttridge b Dixon58     
WH Haleb Iremonger0     
JA Healingc sub b Dixon9     
EL Thomasc and b Dixon15     
J Wilkinsonnot out6     
Extras(3 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 6 w)15
Total(all out, 148.2 overs)366
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-26, 3-40, 4-121, 5-243, 6-328, 7-335, 8-335, 9-353, 10-366 (148.2 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wass33   13752--
Jones26   0863--
JR Gunn14   6270--
Attewell16   3440--
Iremonger16   6311--
Guttridge23   7450--
Dench5   380--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CL Townsendc sub b Wass31     
*W Troupnot out64     
WSA Brownb Dench8     
J Cranstonc Oates b Dench0     
H Wrathallb Dench0     
+JH Boardc sub b Dench10     
WH Halenot out72     
AJ Paishdid not bat      
JA Healingdid not bat      
EL Thomasdid not bat      
J Wilkinsondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)8
Total(5 wickets, 89 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-61, 3-61, 4-61, 5-77
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wass18   10201--
JR Gunn5   370--
Attewell13   10100--
Iremonger17   6390--
Guttridge2   060--
Dench14   5374--
Dixon20   3660--

--> JA Healing made his debut in County Championship matches
--> J Wilkinson made his debut in County Championship matches
--> J Wilkinson made his debut in First-Class matches
--> AO Jones (1) passed his previous highest score of 162 in County Championship matches
--> AO Jones (1) passed his previous highest score of 162 in First-Class matches
--> FH Guttridge (1) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 7
--> CL Townsend (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 77
--> EL Thomas (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6
--> WH Hale (2) passed his previous highest score of 60 in County Championship matches
--> WH Hale (2) passed his previous highest score of 60 in First-Class matches
--> JA Healing made his debut for Gloucestershire in First-Class matches
--> CE Dench completed a hat-trick in the second innings (Brown, Cranston, Wrathall)

Shrewsbury and Jones opened with a stand of 391, a partnership which still remains a county record for the first wicket. Jones was the first to be dismissed after 270 minutes, his innings of 250 containing 32 fours. Shrewsbury batted for 330 minutes. Townsend 's innings of 141 took 270 minutes.




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