Gloucestershire v Lancashire
County Match 1887
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 15th, 16th, 17th August 1887 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 6 wickets
PointsGloucestershire 0; Lancashire 1
UmpiresE Henty, J Street
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 16/2 (Radcliffe 11*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 213/8 (Griffiths 14*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AN Hornbyb Roberts7     
RG Barlowc Page b Roberts19     
FH Suggc Boughton b Roberts0     
J Ecclesc Townsend b EM Grace113     
J Briggsc Woof b Page41     
GE Jowettb Roberts21     
WH Robinsonc Painter b EM Grace1     
OP Lancashirec Pullen b EM Grace8     
G Yatesc WG Grace b Page21     
A Watsonc Painter b EM Grace2     
+R Pillingnot out8     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(all out, 129.2 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-46, 4-130, 5-178, 6-187, 7-209, 8-238, 9-242, 10-252 (129.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts34   7944--
Woof25   13300--
WG Grace24   7390--
Page28   15482--
EM Grace18.26304--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EM Graceb Barlow5     
OG Radcliffec Watson b Briggs15     
EL Griffithsb Barlow0     
*WG Graceb Barlow23     
+WWF Pullenb Barlow49     
F Townsendb Briggs4     
HV Pagec Hornby b Briggs2     
JR Painterc Watson b Briggs10     
HJ Boughtonnot out12     
WA Woofc and b Briggs2     
FG Robertsc Jowett b Watson7     
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-16, 3-28, 4-68, 5-73, 6-93, 7-101, 8-111, 9-113, 10-132 (86.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Briggs43   21635--
Barlow33   12554--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Pilling b Yates23     
HJ Boughtonc and b Sugg16     
OG Radcliffeb Barlow28     
EM Graceb Barlow30     
+WWF Pullenc and b Sugg4     
F Townsendc Yates b Briggs37     
HV Pagec Sugg b Yates53     
JR Painterb Watson2     
EL Griffithsnot out14     
WA Woofrun out4     
FG Robertsb Briggs2     
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 141.3 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-67, 3-77, 4-86, 5-116, 6-156, 7-158, 8-213, 9-217, 10-219 (141.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson29   14421--
Barlow33   14692--
Yates14   9112--
Sugg8   0202--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AN Hornbyc EM Grace b Roberts0     
RG Barlowc and b Roberts24     
FH Suggc WG Grace b Woof35     
J Ecclesc EM Grace b Woof3     
J Briggsnot out28     
GE Jowettnot out13     
WH Robinsondid not bat      
OP Lancashiredid not bat      
G Yatesdid not bat      
A Watsondid not bat      
+R Pillingdid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 54.1 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-57, 3-62, 4-62
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts21   11392--
WG Grace8   2190--
Page2   0110--

--> J Eccles (1) passed his previous highest score of 79 in First-Class matches
--> J Eccles (1) made his first century in First-Class matches