Worcestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1904
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 18th, 19th, 20th August 1904 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Richards, W Shrewsbury
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 37/0 (Barnett 10*, Wrathall 23*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (1) 387/8 (Bateman-Champain 82*, Huggins 13*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HK Fosterc Board b Huggins43      
FL Bowleyb Jessop53      
WS Caldwellc Brownlee b Jessop5      
FA Pearsonc Barnett b Dennett7      
EG Arnoldc Brownlee b Spry111      
GF Wheldonc Barnett b Huggins18      
WB Burnsc Board b Spry42      
+GW Gaukrodgerc Bateman-Champain b Spry24      
A Birdnot out10      
GA Wilsonc Brownlee b Spry3      
JW Keenec Bateman-Champain b Jessop0      
Extras(3 b, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 120.5 overs)320
Fall of wickets:
1-73, 2-102, 3-103, 4-119, 5-158, 6-235, 7-272, 8-310, 9-315, 10-320 (120.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Huggins32   611721-
Dennett50   15941--
Spry11   2364--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EP Barnettc Bowley b Pearson73      
H Wrathallc Gaukrodger b Bird60      
AS Sellickb Wilson15      
COH Sewellb Keene32      
*GL Jessopc Wheldon b Arnold42      
FH Bateman-Champainretired out82      
+JH Boardc Wheldon b Pearson5      
LD Brownleeb Pearson34      
EJ Spryc and b Pearson5      
HJ Hugginsb Wilson14      
EG Dennettnot out1      
Extras(14 b, 6 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)26
Total(all out, 132.1 overs)389
Fall of wickets:
1-89, 2-127, 3-185, 4-232, 5-232, 6-243, 7-319, 8-342, 9-387, 10-389 (132.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold40   9941--
Keene16   2541--
Bird10   4451--
Pearson35   971422
Foster2   040-2

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Pearsonc Jessop b Dennett16      
FL Bowleyb Jessop60      
WS Caldwellc Brownlee b Spry37      
*HK Fosterc Bateman-Champain b Dennett52      
EG Arnoldc Bateman-Champain b Wrathall86      
GF Wheldonb Spry26      
WB Burnsst Board b Dennett12      
+GW Gaukrodgerrun out8      
A Birdnot out4      
GA Wilsonc Barnett b Dennett5      
JW Keenec Spry b Dennett2      
Extras(14 b, 1 nb, 4 w)19
Total(all out, 113.5 overs)327
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-120, 3-122, 4-227, 5-294, 6-294, 7-314, 8-315, 9-320, 10-327 (113.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Huggins26   8560-1
Jessop14   8161--
Spry17   44623-
Wrathall17   0661--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EP Barnettnot out20      
+JH Boardlbw b Bowley36      
AS Sellicknot out14      
H Wrathalldid not bat      
COH Sewelldid not bat      
*GL Jessopdid not bat      
FH Bateman-Champaindid not bat      
HJ Hugginsdid not bat      
LD Brownleedid not bat      
EJ Sprydid not bat      
EG Dennettdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 nb)5
Total(1 wicket, 15 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-57 (Board)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Keene4   1170--
Pearson2   0150--
Caldwell5   1170-1
Bowley4   0211--

--> EP Barnett (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in first-class matches
--> EP Barnett (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in County Championship matches
--> FH Bateman-Champain (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 48
--> FH Bateman-Champain (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> HK Foster (2) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 33
--> EG Arnold (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 83
--> EG Dennett reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Worcestershire second innings

Arnold's 111 lasted 180 minutes and contained 1 seven (four overthrows) and 14 fours. Champain arrived on the ground too late on the third day to continue his innings, his train being late. His innings was counted as completed in the averages





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