Nottinghamshire v Middlesex
County Match 1887
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 15th, 16th, 17th August 1887 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsNottinghamshire 0.5; Middlesex 0.5
UmpiresA Hill, CK Pullin
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 312/2 (Shrewsbury 171*, Barnes 66*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (1) 596 all out

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Shrewsburyb Robertson267 615   
WH Scottonc West b Robertson51     
W Gunnc Walker b Robertson12     
W Barnesb Ford115     
HB Daftb Robertson39     
W Flowersb Robertson23     
F Butlerc Walker b Robertson4     
FJ Shacklockc Webbe b Burton1     
H Richardsonb Webbe37     
W Attewellc Welman b Burton0     
+J Carlinnot out23     
Extras(14 b, 10 lb)24
Total(all out, 414.1 overs)596
Fall of wickets:
1-167, 2-189, 3-403, 4-495, 5-523, 6-529, 7-532, 8-536, 9-543, 10-596 (414.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
West69   39990--
Burton82   41952--
Robertson99   311436--
Ford33   16551--
Stoddart27   7640--
Lucas14   6190--
O'Brien14   5360--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AJ Webbec Shrewsbury b Flowers8     
AE Stoddartb Flowers17     
AP Lucasc Barnes b Shacklock9     
JG Walkerc Carlin b Shacklock1     
TC O'Briennot out50     
GF Vernonc Gunn b Barnes56     
FGJ Fordc Gunn b Barnes11     
JE Westc and b Barnes0     
G Burtonb Flowers6     
J Robertsonb Barnes0     
+FT Welmanc Attewell b Flowers8     
Extras(13 b)13
Total(all out, 137.2 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-26, 3-31, 4-52, 5-129, 6-144, 7-144, 8-161, 9-166, 10-179 (137.2 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barnes35   17504--
Richardson17   9160--
Attewell28   22160--
Shacklock18   7452--

Middlesex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
TC O'Brienb Attewell3     
AE Stoddartb Attewell15     
AP Lucasnot out6     
JG Walkernot out8     
*AJ Webbedid not bat      
GF Vernondid not bat      
FGJ Forddid not bat      
JE Westdid not bat      
G Burtondid not bat      
J Robertsondid not bat      
+FT Welmandid not bat      
Extras(9 b)9
Total(2 wickets, 44 overs)41
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-24
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barnes15   8200--
Attewell21   1582--
Shacklock7   540--
Scotton1   100--

--> J Carlin made his debut in First-Class matches
--> A Shrewsbury (1) passed his previous highest score of 236 in First-Class matches
--> A Shrewsbury (1) passed 11000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 47
--> J Robertson reached 350 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Nottinghamshire first innings
--> G Burton reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Nottinghamshire first innings