Gloucestershire v Middlesex
County Match 1887
VenueClifton College Close Ground, Clifton on 22nd, 23rd, 24th August 1887 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 1 wicket
PointsGloucestershire 0; Middlesex 1
UmpiresG Panter, FJ Whatmough
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 55/0 (Stoddart 21*, Nepean 24*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 143/7 (Hale 10*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Stoddart b Burton63     
EM Gracest Welman b Nepean15     
F Townsendst Welman b Nepean1     
+WWF Pullenb Nepean24     
OG Radcliffelbw b Burton77     
HV Pagec Walker b Nepean8     
JR Painterc Ford b Burton37     
E Peakelbw b Robertson0     
H Halenot out15     
EL Griffithsb Robertson0     
FG Robertsb Ford7     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb)10
Total(all out, 122.3 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-44, 3-100, 4-118, 5-128, 6-225, 7-?, 8-?, 9-232, 10-257 (122.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nepean41   13794--
West29   11700--
Robertson27   12492--
Burton20   8343--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Stoddartc WG Grace b Roberts27     
EA Nepeanb Page71     
JG Walkerc Radcliffe b WG Grace15     
TC O'Brienc Page b Peake37     
*AJ Webbec Griffiths b Peake8     
GF Vernonb Peake4     
FGJ Fordc Roberts b Peake20     
JE Westb Peake1     
G Burtonb Page4     
J Robertsonb Peake1     
+FT Welmannot out2     
Extras(13 b, 9 lb)22
Total(all out, 117.1 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-63, 2-102, 3-152, 4-167, 5-173, 6-186, 7-192, 8-?, 9-?, 10-212 (117.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hale13   4190--
Roberts28   6551--
WG Grace22   10291--
Page20   10282--
EM Grace3   2120--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Burton b Ford31     
EM Gracec and b Nepean47     
F Townsendb Robertson14     
JR Painterb Robertson9     
+WWF Pullenc Webbe b Burton17     
OG Radcliffec Welman b Robertson2     
HV Pagelbw b Robertson11     
E Peakenot out26     
H Haleb West27     
EL Griffithsb Burton1     
FG Robertsc and b Ford3     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 102.1 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-92, 3-102, 4-106, 5-109, 6-131, 7-143, 8-177, 9-?, 10-194 (102.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nepean24   7581--
West19   11241--
Robertson23   7464--
Burton26   12342--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Stoddartb Peake0     
EA Nepeanc WG Grace b Roberts29     
*AJ Webbeb Peake0     
JG Walkerb WG Grace8     
TC O'Brienlbw b Peake83     
GF Vernonb Roberts0     
FGJ Fordc Radcliffe b WG Grace38     
JE Westc Townsend b Peake22     
G Burtonnot out20     
J Robertsonlbw b Page9     
+FT Welmannot out4     
Extras(14 b, 13 lb)27
Total(9 wickets, 124.3 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-7, 3-37, 4-65, 5-65, 6-124, 7-196, 8-208, 9-219
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hale3   280--
WG Grace19   6442--
Peake41   17734--
Page27   13391--

--> EA Nepean (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in First-Class matches
--> H Hale (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 12
--> EA Nepean made his debut for Middlesex in First-Class matches
--> WG Grace reached 2100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings