Nottinghamshire v Middlesex
County Match 1885
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 20th, 21st, 22nd August 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresG Panter, J Street
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 21/0 (Shrewsbury 10*, Scotton 10*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 47/1 (Stoddart 13*, O'Brien 17*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Stoddartc W Wright b Barnes79     
EH Bucklandb Barnes30     
TC O'Brienc Attewell b Barnes16     
EM Hadowc Shaw b Attewell16     
*AJ Webbenot out24     
JE Westc Shrewsbury b Barnes7     
PJ de Paravicinib Shaw24     
EM Butlerb Shaw13     
J Robertsonc Barnes b Flowers2     
+W Williamsb Shaw5     
G Burtonc W Wright b Flowers5     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 155 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-102, 2-120, 3-128, 4-146, 5-153, 6-186, 7-206, 8-211, 9-220, 10-225 (155 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
W Wright18   7260--
Shaw38   17433--
Attewell28   13391--
Flowers27   12382--
Barnes33   17494--
Bean11   0260--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Scottonc Butler b Robertson17     
A Shrewsburyc Webbe b Burton13     
W Barnesc de Paravicini b Robertson8     
W Gunnc Buckland b Robertson59     
W Flowersc Webbe b Burton34     
CW Wrightb West7     
G Beanb de Paravicini18     
W Attewellc and b Buckland26     
W Wrightc and b Robertson13     
*A Shawc Williams b Webbe35     
+M Sherwinnot out17     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 157.3 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-38, 3-43, 4-112, 5-124, 6-151, 7-178, 8-194, 9-212, 10-257 (157.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burton32   16512--
West53   29741--
Robertson40   17744--
Buckland20   9331--
Hadow4   170--
de Paravicini6   561--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Stoddartc Shaw b Flowers15     
EH Bucklandc Sherwin b Attewell14     
TC O'Brienc Shrewsbury b Shaw50     
EM Hadowc Shaw b Attewell1     
*AJ Webbec Bean b Shaw10     
JE Westb Attewell0     
PJ de Paravicinic CW Wright b W Wright13     
EM Butlernot out17     
J Robertsonb Flowers6     
+W Williamsb W Wright3     
G Burtonc Attewell b Flowers9     
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 201.1 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-49, 3-50, 4-92, 5-93, 6-93, 7-118, 8-127, 9-130, 10-144 (201.1 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
W Wright20   14112--
Shaw32   25162--
Attewell67   48333--
Barnes9   3130--
Bean5   2100--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Scottonc and b Buckland0     
A Shrewsburynot out17     
W Barnesnot out21     
W Gunndid not bat      
W Flowersdid not bat      
CW Wrightdid not bat      
G Beandid not bat      
W Attewelldid not bat      
W Wrightdid not bat      
*A Shawdid not bat      
+M Sherwindid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(1 wicket, 34 overs)39
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Scotton)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Robertson17   12250--
Buckland14   5131--
Webbe3   300--

--> AE Stoddart (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in First-Class matches
--> W Flowers (1) passed 5000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 15
--> EM Butler (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in First-Class matches