Hampshire v Somerset
County Match 1885
VenueCounty Ground, Southampton on 20th, 21st August 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersHampshire: 11; Somerset: 9
TossToss not known
ResultHampshire won by 8 wickets
Close of play day 1Somerset (2) 7/0 (Winter 3*, Hall 4*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*E Sainsburyc Fellowes b Willoughby9     
OG Radclifferun out34     
EP Spurwayb Currie10     
WN Roec Calder b Currie12     
HF Reedc Fellowes b Currie4     
CE Winterb Dible22     
EW Bastardc and b Currie0     
HE Hallnot out14     
+EG Murdockb Dible4     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 79.3 overs)117
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-33, 3-57, 4-61, 5-77, 6-77, 7-109, 8-117 (79.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willoughby12   6211--
Currie27   12494--
Fellowes5   170--

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Hargreavesc Murdock b Bastard8     
DWJ Duncanb Bastard25     
EO Powellc Sainsbury b Bastard36     
HW Forsterc Spurway b Roe20     
H Calderb Bastard10     
WG Dibleb Bastard8     
HJ Mordauntb Roe0     
+CW Leatc sub b Bastard4     
CE Currieb Bastard26     
J Fellowesb Bastard22     
FG Willoughbynot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 69 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-44, 3-91, 4-95, 5-106, 6-110, 7-134, 8-159, 9-159, 10-162 (69 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bastard35   15598--
Winter7   2350--
Hall7   1200--
Roe19   10372--
Sainsbury1   080--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CE Winterb Dible62     
HE Hallc and b Willoughby23     
OG Radcliffec and b Dible29     
WN Roec Powell b Dible1     
*E Sainsburyc and b Forster10     
EP Spurwayb Forster1     
HF Reedc Willoughby b Dible10     
EW Bastardc Powell b Forster3     
+EG Murdocknot out5     
Extras(14 b, 3 lb, 5 w)22
Total(all out, 99.2 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-67, 2-115, 3-127, 4-137, 5-138, 6-153, 7-166, 8-166 (99.2 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willoughby20   8361--
Dible32   18434--
Currie15   9140--
Hargreaves3   01001-
Calder12   4190--

Hampshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Hargreavesrun out1     
H Calderb Roe43     
EO Powellnot out54     
DWJ Duncannot out10     
HW Forsterdid not bat      
WG Dibledid not bat      
HJ Mordauntdid not bat      
+CW Leatdid not bat      
CE Curriedid not bat      
J Fellowesdid not bat      
FG Willoughbydid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 3 lb)15
Total(2 wickets, 60.3 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-81
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bastard27   12380--
Winter2   140--
Hall2   080--
Sainsbury1   030--
Reed2   0130--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> EP Spurway made his debut in First-Class matches
--> HW Forster made his debut in First-Class matches
--> HJ Mordaunt made his debut in First-Class matches
--> HF Reed made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> HE Hall made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> RG Hargreaves made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> DWJ Duncan made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> CE Winter (2) passed his previous highest score of 28 in First-Class matches
--> HE Hall (2) passed his previous highest score of 14 in First-Class matches
--> EW Bastard reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 7th wicket in the Hampshire first innings

Somerset only brought nine men ...