Gloucestershire v Essex
County Championship 1965
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 12th, 14th, 15th June 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 2; Essex 0
UmpiresWH Copson, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 80/5 (Windows 1*, Mortimore 0*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 144/7 (Saville 15*, Edmeades 2*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerst Meyer b Mortimore42      
MJ Bearc Meyer b Mortimore20      
GJ Smithc Meyer b Mortimore0      
KWR Fletcherb Mortimore4      
*TE Baileyc Smith b Mortimore0      
BR Knightb Smith7      
GJ Savillelbw b Smith0      
+B Taylorc Nicholls b Smith3      
BEA Edmeadesc Mortimore b Smith4      
PJ Phelannot out2      
GC Pritchardb Smith0      
Extras(5 b, 8 lb)13
Total(all out, 63.3 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-70, 3-73, 4-73, 5-76, 6-77, 7-84, 8-92, 9-95, 10-95 (63.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AS Brown10   2140--
Windows15   10120--
Allen9   3190--
Mortimore16   11105--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Nichollsb Knight24      
SEJ Russellrun out16      
CA Miltonlbw b Bailey30      
DWJ Brownst Taylor b Bailey3      
AS Brownb Edmeades4      
AR Windowsc Taylor b Bailey2      
*JB Mortimorec Saville b Knight7      
M Bissexc Smith b Pritchard62      
DA Allenc and b Phelan20      
+BJ Meyerb Knight2      
DR Smithnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 88.1 overs)177
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-46, 3-58, 4-69, 5-80, 6-81, 7-99, 8-171, 9-177, 10-177 (88.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight23   5423--
Bailey23   6373--
Edmeades21   5421--
Phelan6   0181--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Bissex b Mortimore32      
MJ Bearc Bissex b Smith39      
GJ Smithb Smith4      
KWR Fletcherc Meyer b Allen3      
*TE Baileylbw b Smith0      
BR Knightc Smith b Mortimore23      
GJ Savillenot out15      
+B Taylorc Mortimore b Smith11      
BEA Edmeadesnot out2      
PJ Phelandid not bat      
GC Pritcharddid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 8 lb)15
Total(7 wickets, 91 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-75, 2-81, 3-88, 4-88, 5-95, 6-119, 7-142
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith23   8314--
AS Brown14   3290--
Windows8   550--
Allen25   13301--
Mortimore21   7342--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> RB Nicholls (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> DR Smith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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