Gloucestershire v Sussex
County Match 1885
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 17th, 18th, 19th August 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSussex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSussex won by 4 wickets
UmpiresH Holmes, H Jupp
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 11/0 (Gregg 4*, Griffiths 4*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 243/4 (Painter 13*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hidelbw b Grace26     
*GN Wyattlbw b Grace15     
W Newhamb Grace4     
EJ McCormickc Bush b Gilbert51     
WA Humphreysc Bush b Grace51     
WA Testerc Woof b Gilbert2     
G Brannb Page99     
JH Comberb Townsend7     
+H Phillipsc Woof b Page11     
AB Hideb Woof16     
A Paynenot out1     
Extras(10 b, 5 lb, 2 w)17
Total(all out, 143.3 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-38, 3-53, 4-136, 5-143, 6-181, 7-206, 8-241, 9-288, 10-300 (143.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof44   23731--
Grace41   15764--
Gregg3   0110--
Townsend13   1421--
Gilbert21   10342--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Greggc Tester b JB Hide14     
EL Griffithsb Tester15     
JR Painterb JB Hide0     
WR Gilbertc AB Hide b JB Hide1     
*WG Gracec Newham b Tester28     
F Townsendst Phillips b Tester1     
JH Brainb Tester39     
HV Pagec Brann b Tester22     
EJ Taylorc McCormick b AB Hide25     
WA Woofnot out10     
+JA Bushabsent hurt
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 78 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-24, 3-30, 4-52, 5-54, 6-63, 7-118, 8-129, 9-159 (78 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Humphreys9   1330--
AB Hide8   471--
JB Hide30   9633--
Tester31   10525--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Newham b JB Hide4     
WR Gilbertrun out95     
JH Brainc sub b AB Hide51     
F Townsendc Phillips b Newham69     
JR Painterc Phillips b Tester28     
HV Pageb Humphreys54     
EJ Taylorrun out6     
EL Griffithsnot out16     
T Greggrun out24     
WA Woofc Brann b AB Hide0     
+JA Bushb AB Hide16     
Extras(9 b, 4 lb)13
Total(all out, 158.3 overs)376
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-89, 3-225, 4-243, 5-272, 6-294, 7-315, 8-346, 9-346, 10-376 (158.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Humphreys24   4681--
AB Hide31.313503--
JB Hide35   12911--
Tester42   18861--
McCormick6   1230--
Comber6   2150--
Newham14   5301--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Paynelbw b Woof0     
W Newhamnot out141     
EJ McCormickrun out66     
JB Hideb Woof9     
WA Humphreysc Bush b Page0     
G Brannrun out7     
WA Testerc Page b Woof10     
JH Combernot out0     
*GN Wyattdid not bat      
+H Phillipsdid not bat      
AB Hidedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 w)6
Total(6 wickets, 111 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-156, 3-178, 4-195, 5-222, 6-229
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof43   13773--
Grace20   5470--
Page27   7561--
Gregg9   1240--
Bush12   3290--

--> JH Comber made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> G Brann (1) passed his previous highest score of 57 in First-Class matches
--> F Townsend (2) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 65
--> JH Brain (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 14
--> W Newham (2) passed his previous highest score of 137 in First-Class matches
--> WA Woof reached 400 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex first innings