Gloucestershire v Kent
County Championship 1905
VenueSpa Ground, Gloucester on 6th, 7th July 1905 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by an innings and 162 runs
PointsGloucestershire -1; Kent 1
UmpiresRG Barlow, CE Richardson
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 491 all out

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hearneb Hale48     
WP Harrisonlbw b Jessop14     
J Seymourc Board b Dennett122     
E Humphreysb Brown71     
AP Dayc Hale b Townsend106     
*RNR Blakerc Jessop b Dennett42     
HTW Hardingelbw b Dennett33     
+FH Huishc Dennett b Brown12     
WJ Fairservicenot out19     
C Blythest Board b Dennett0     
A Fielderst Board b Dennett18     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 127.3 overs)491
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-105, 3-217, 4-291, 5-372, 6-424, 7-454, 8-454, 9-455, 10-491 (127.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Huggins32   5920--
Jessop11   1541--
Brown25   6842--
Hale5   1271--
Townsend12   2671--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Wrathallc Huish b Blythe17     
RT Godsellb Fielder16     
CL Townsendc Harrison b Fairservice37     
+JH Boardb Blythe17     
*GL Jessopc Huish b Fairservice4     
WH Haleb Fairservice28     
WSA Brownc Fielder b Hearne3     
DC Robinsonc Fielder b Fairservice0     
LD Brownleec Huish b Hearne6     
HJ Hugginsc Huish b Fairservice6     
EG Dennettnot out3     
Extras(2 b, 4 nb)6
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-61, 3-86, 4-91, 5-104, 6-118, 7-123, 8-132, 9-140, 10-143 (51.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blythe19   6452--
Hearne7   3102--
Fielder10   1431-4

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
H Wrathallc Hardinge b Blythe17     
RT Godsellb Fielder1     
CL Townsendb Fielder0     
+JH Boardc Harrison b Fielder17     
*GL Jessopc Hardinge b Blythe2     
WH Halerun out85     
WSA Brownc Seymour b Hearne25     
DC Robinsonc Seymour b Blythe24     
LD Brownleeb Humphreys0     
HJ Hugginsnot out4     
EG Dennettc Seymour b Humphreys8     
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(all out, 65.2 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-13, 3-23, 4-34, 5-38, 6-93, 7-173, 8-173, 9-173, 10-186 (65.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blythe24   4613--
Fairservice12   2290--
Hearne9   2171--
Fielder15   2643-2

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> AP Day (1) passed his previous highest score of 76 in First-Class matches
--> AP Day (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> AP Day (1) passed his previous highest score of 76 in County Championship matches
--> AP Day (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> AP Day (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 60
--> A Fielder (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6
--> C Blythe reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings