Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1975
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 28th, 30th June, 1st July 1975 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGloucestershire 7 (Batting 3, Bowling 4); Northamptonshire 6 (Batting 3, Bowling 3)
UmpiresJF Crapp, AGT Whitehead
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 22/0 (Virgin 17*, Willey 4*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 98/3 (Sadiq Mohammad 42*, Shepherd 24*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadc Sharp b Dye2      
AW Stovoldc Sharp b Sarfraz Nawaz20      
Zaheer Abbasc Sharp b Dye19      
RDV Knightnot out128      
DR Shepherdc Sharp b Sarfraz Nawaz18      
JC Foatb Dye0      
*AS Brownlbw b Dye1      
DA Graveneyst Sharp b Mushtaq Mohammad53      
J Daveyc Cottam b Bedi8      
JH Dixonnot out13      
+AJ Brassingtondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 4 nb)15
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-42, 3-57, 4-106, 5-121, 6-133, 7-247, 8-262
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz29   8612--
Dye22   4524--
Cottam20   5510--
Bedi19   6611--
Willey2   070--
Mushtaq Mohammad8   2301--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Virginst Brassington b Graveney79      
P Willeyc Brassington b Davey19      
DS Steelec Zaheer Abbas b Graveney37      
G Cookc Brassington b Graveney25      
RG Williamsc Stovold b Graveney6      
Mushtaq Mohammadc Shepherd b Sadiq Mohammad4      
+G Sharpc Zaheer Abbas b Sadiq Mohammad28      
Sarfraz Nawaznot out36      
BS Bedic Stovold b Sadiq Mohammad1      
RMH Cottamc Foat b Sadiq Mohammad2      
JCJ Dyenot out3      
Extras(10 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 100 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-122, 3-140, 4-169, 5-174, 6-192, 7-216, 8-221, 9-232
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey16   2391--
Dixon19   2470--
Graveney28   10654--
Brown13   5270--
Sadiq Mohammad24   8624--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Sadiq Mohammadc Cook b Bedi116      
AW Stovoldc Sharp b Dye9      
Zaheer Abbasc Cottam b Dye0      
RDV Knightc Virgin b Willey16      
DR Shepherdlbw b Willey28      
JC Foatb Bedi1      
*AS Brownb Willey0      
DA Graveneyc Cook b Bedi16      
+AJ Brassingtonc Cottam b Steele6      
J Daveyb Bedi0      
JH Dixonnot out4      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 3 nb)17
Total(all out, 89.2 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-14, 3-38, 4-105, 5-108, 6-109, 7-180, 8-203, 9-209, 10-213 (89.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sarfraz Nawaz8   1110--
Dye8   2202--
Bedi34   10784--
Willey29   9633--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Virginc Sadiq Mohammad b Brown36      
P Willeyst Brassington b Graveney7      
DS Steeleb Brown20      
Mushtaq Mohammadrun out10      
G Cookc and b Sadiq Mohammad31      
RG Williamsc and b Graveney2      
+G Sharpc Sadiq Mohammad b Graveney17      
Sarfraz Nawazc Dixon b Sadiq Mohammad12      
RMH Cottamnot out14      
BS Bedinot out27      
JCJ Dyedid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(8 wickets, 74 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-57, 3-83, 4-86, 5-97, 6-134, 7-134, 8-152
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey8   2140--
Dixon2   130--
Graveney31   8763--
Brown15   6212--
Sadiq Mohammad16   3562--
Knight2   060--

--> The first innings of the match was limited to 100 overs; the total overs for both teams first innings was limited to 200 overs
--> JH Dixon (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in first-class matches
--> JH Dixon (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> BS Bedi (2) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> RMH Cottam (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> DA Graveney reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> J Davey reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings





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