Gloucestershire v Lancashire
County Match 1885
VenueClifton College Close Ground, Clifton on 13th, 14th, 15th August 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultLancashire won by 41 runs
UmpiresW Clarke, H Holmes
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 84/5 (Page 37*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 101/7 (Gilbert 39*, Gregg 3*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AN Hornbyc Peake b Woof19     
RG Barlownot out62     
F Taylorb Grace0     
OP Lancashirec Gilbert b Page19     
J Briggsb Gregg0     
G Kempc Grace b Page1     
G Yatesb Page0     
WH Robinsonc Woof b Townsend58     
LD Hildyardb Woof5     
A Watsonb Woof2     
+GW Littlewoodb Woof3     
Extras(5 b, 9 lb)14
Total(all out, 102.1 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-28, 3-59, 4-60, 5-65, 6-65, 7-153, 8-175, 9-179, 10-183 (102.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grace29   6601--
Gregg13   4201--
Page12   3213--
Peake6   1130--
Townsend5   191--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Barlow49     
WR Gilbert hit wkt b Barlow17     
JH Brainb Watson4     
F Townsendc Hildyard b Watson6     
JR Painterb Watson2     
HV Pageb Barlow19     
EL Griffithsb Barlow3     
E Peakeb Barlow0     
T Greggc Hornby b Barlow11     
WA Woofb Barlow0     
+JA Bushnot out1     
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 75.3 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-73, 3-73, 4-75, 5-84, 6-93, 7-97, 8-114, 9-116, 10-117 (75.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson38   21433--
Briggs8   2160--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AN Hornbyc Brain b Woof6     
RG Barlowb Woof8     
F Taylorb Grace0     
OP Lancashireb Grace8     
J Briggsc Page b Woof8     
G Kemprun out6     
G Yatesc and b Grace3     
WH Robinsonc and b Townsend12     
LD Hildyardnot out1     
A Watsonc Townsend b Woof12     
+GW Littlewoodc and b Grace7     
Extras(12 b, 2 lb)14
Total(all out, 55.2 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-11, 3-29, 4-31, 5-42, 6-50, 7-50, 8-66, 9-?, 10-85 (55.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof27   16274--
Townsend1   011--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Yates b Watson3     
WR Gilbertnot out40     
JR Painterb Watson9     
JH Brainlbw b Briggs10     
F Townsendst Littlewood b Briggs9     
HV Pagest Littlewood b Briggs2     
EL Griffithsb Briggs0     
E Peakec and b Briggs18     
T Greggb Watson7     
WA Woofb Watson0     
+JA Bush hit wkt b Watson1     
Extras(11 b)11
Total(all out, 102.3 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-24, 3-37, 4-47, 5-51, 6-51, 7-93, 8-?, 9-?, 10-110 (102.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Briggs27   17235--
Barlow24   12330--

--> A Watson (2) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 8
--> WG Grace reached 1850 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings