Middlesex v Gloucestershire
County Match 1885
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 18th, 19th June 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 8 wickets
UmpiresE Henty, E Willsher
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 214/7 (Brain 39*, Gregg 11*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdc Brain b Woof0     
*AJ Webbeb Grace0     
TC O'Brienb Gregg54     
SW Scottnot out135     
SC Newtonb Woof4     
JE Westlbw b Page41     
EM Hadowc Bush b Page13     
CE Cottrellc Grace b Woof29     
J Robertsonrun out6     
+W Williamsb Gregg0     
G Burtonc Townsend b Grace14     
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 107.2 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-14, 3-75, 4-90, 5-166, 6-184, 7-254, 8-281, 9-281, 10-308 (107.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof36   9863--
Gregg19   3482--
Page17   2542--
Townsend4   0140--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Hadow b Burton69     
JR Painterb Cottrell15     
F Townsendc Webbe b Burton25     
WWF Pullenb Hadow13     
HV Pagec Williams b Burton13     
WR Gilbertc Williams b Robertson12     
JH Brainc Webbe b Cottrell45     
ACM Croomeb Robertson5     
T Greggb Burton18     
WA Woofc Cottrell b Burton10     
+JA Bushnot out9     
Extras(12 b, 4 lb)16
Total(all out, 114.2 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-106, 3-119, 4-133, 5-144, 6-177, 7-197, 8-227, 9-229, 10-250 (114.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cottrell31   10672--
West14   3350--
Robertson18   7382--
Hadow9   2171--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdc Pullen b Woof21     
*AJ Webbeb Woof7     
TC O'Brienc Painter b Woof2     
SW Scottc Woof b Grace21     
SC Newtonc Gregg b Woof0     
JE Westst Bush b Woof1     
EM Hadownot out22     
CE Cottrellc Bush b Grace0     
J Robertsonc Brain b Woof25     
+W Williamsb Grace5     
G Burtonb Grace9     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 51 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-38, 3-57, 4-57, 5-58, 6-59, 7-59, 8-96, 9-103, 10-119 (51 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof25   8646--
Grace26   9494--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Williams b Hadow54     
WR Gilbertb Hadow38     
F Townsendnot out45     
WWF Pullennot out35     
JR Painterdid not bat      
HV Pagedid not bat      
JH Braindid not bat      
ACM Croomedid not bat      
T Greggdid not bat      
WA Woofdid not bat      
+JA Bushdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb)8
Total(2 wickets, 94 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-85, 2-102
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burton32   18300--
Cottrell17   7290--
West10   2300--
Robertson16   5290--
Hadow19   4542--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> ACM Croome made his debut in First-Class matches
--> SW Scott (1) passed his previous highest score of 126 in First-Class matches
--> CE Cottrell reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> WA Woof reached 350 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Middlesex second innings