Sussex v Gloucestershire
County Match 1885
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 15th, 16th, 17th June 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by an innings and 2 runs
UmpiresRA Thoms, E Willsher
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 128/2 (FM Lucas 61*, Ellis 9*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 31/1 (Nichols 17*, Winterbotham 7*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec FM Lucas b Tester28     
WR Gilbertb AB Hide51     
JR Painterc Wyatt b Tester12     
WWF Pullenst Phillips b AB Hide2     
WO Vizardlbw b Humphreys5     
EL Griffithsc Phillips b AB Hide21     
GB Nicholsb Tester3     
AS Winterbothamst Phillips b Humphreys1     
T Greggc McCormick b AB Hide62     
WA Woofb Tester10     
+JA Bushnot out22     
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 131.1 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-92, 3-96, 4-96, 5-114, 6-117, 7-118, 8-138, 9-153, 10-227 (131.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JB Hide25   7430--
AB Hide32.115504--
McCormick10   0360--
Tester43   25424--
Huggett6   2100--
Humphreys15   2362--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Testerc Nichols b Gregg49     
MP Lucasc Bush b Grace3     
FM Lucasnot out215     
*RT Ellisb Woof65     
WA Humphreysc Gregg b Grace11     
JB Hideb Grace0     
EJ McCormickb Gregg0     
GN Wyattb Gregg0     
A Huggettst Bush b Grace3     
+H Phillipsc Bush b Painter38     
AB Hidec Bush b Grace4     
Extras(6 b, 7 lb)13
Total(all out, 250.3 overs)401
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-112, 3-238, 4-269, 5-275, 6-292, 7-292, 8-317, 9-384, 10-401 (250.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof70   371031--
Nichols32   10410--
Gilbert7   0180--
Gregg44   15813--
Winterbotham14   7210--
Painter13   3321--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Nicholsb JB Hide36     
WO Vizardc Ellis b JB Hide7     
AS Winterbothamc Phillips b Tester13     
*WG Graceb Tester0     
WWF Pullennot out70     
WR Gilbertc Wyatt b JB Hide0     
JR Painterc Tester b AB Hide26     
EL Griffithsb JB Hide4     
T Greggc AB Hide b JB Hide2     
WA Woofb JB Hide4     
+JA Bushc JB Hide b Tester1     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 130.2 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-47, 3-47, 4-71, 5-75, 6-117, 7-145, 8-147, 9-157, 10-172 (130.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
JB Hide41   19556--
AB Hide26   15251--
Humphreys19   5340--
MP Lucas1   040--

--> A Huggett made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> T Gregg (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in First-Class matches
--> FM Lucas (1) passed his previous highest score of 76 in First-Class matches
--> FM Lucas (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> FM Lucas (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 198