Gloucestershire v Sussex
County Match 1887
VenueClifton College Close Ground, Clifton on 1st, 2nd, 3rd August 1887 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 6 wickets
PointsGloucestershire 1; Sussex 0
UmpiresC Coward, H Holmes
Close of play day 1Sussex (1) 73/8 (Smith 19*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 70/2 (Radcliffe 24*, Pullen 17*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Humphreys b Smith9     
EM Gracec Phillips b Tester1     
+WWF Pullenc Dudney b Tester27     
OG Radcliffec Humphreys b Smith57     
F Townsendc JB Hide b Bean18     
HV Pagec Phillips b AB Hide28     
JR Painterb JB Hide22     
G Francislbw b Smith2     
EL Griffithsnot out19     
WA Woofc AB Hide b Bean11     
FG Robertsc and b Tester4     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 130.2 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-18, 3-48, 4-95, 5-142, 6-166, 7-170, 8-182, 9-199, 10-207 (130.2 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith47   24593--
AB Hide22   9381--
Bean18   10232--
JB Hide11   5191--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Testerc Pullen b WG Grace15     
W Quaifeb Roberts0     
FM Lucasb Page9     
GL Wilsonb Page5     
*CA Smithb Woof21     
JB Hideb WG Grace0     
G Beanb Page7     
WH Dudneyb Woof18     
WA Humphreysb Roberts1     
+H Phillipsc Pullen b Page9     
AB Hidenot out18     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 68 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-20, 3-28, 4-34, 5-34, 6-41, 7-72, 8-73, 9-77, 10-109 (68 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts20   8262--
Woof15   5292--
Page19   8314--
WG Grace14   5172--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Testerrun out0     
W Quaifec Page b Roberts51     
FM Lucasst Pullen b WG Grace15     
*CA Smithb Page22     
GL Wilsonc and b EM Grace0     
WA Humphreysrun out35     
G Beanb WG Grace54     
JB Hidec Francis b Page22     
WH Dudneyc Townsend b WG Grace30     
+H Phillipsst Pullen b Page11     
AB Hidenot out7     
Extras(3 b, 8 lb)11
Total(all out, 132.1 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-28, 3-67, 4-74, 5-120, 6-135, 7-176, 8-225, 9-240, 10-258 (132.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts30   12471--
Woof21   10330--
Page40   17743--
WG Grace19.16473--
EM Grace20   6341--
Radcliffe2   0120--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Gracelbw b Smith19     
G Francisb Smith9     
+WWF Pullenc and b Humphreys62     
OG Radcliffeb Humphreys31     
*WG Gracenot out32     
F Townsendnot out6     
HV Pagedid not bat      
JR Painterdid not bat      
EL Griffithsdid not bat      
WA Woofdid not bat      
FG Robertsdid not bat      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(4 wickets, 69 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-28, 3-107, 4-138
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tester13   3320--
Smith17   9322--
AB Hide2   040--
Bean20   9420--
JB Hide2   050--
Humphreys15   1442--

--> FM Lucas made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> W Quaife (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 36
--> OG Radcliffe (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 27
--> CA Smith reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings