Middlesex County Cricket Club

Gloucestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1898
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 4th, 5th, 6th August 1898 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresW Shrewsbury, J Yeadon
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 317/8 (Townsend 120*, Brown 7*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 11/0 (Brown 10*, Troup 0*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec Stoddart b Cunliffe55     
W Troupc Ford b Hearne15     
CL Townsendc Stoddart b Hearne131     
COH Sewellc Wells b Trott25     
FH Bateman-Champainlbw b Trott0     
RW Ricec Ford b Hearne60     
GL Jessopc Trott b Hearne4     
GH Beloec Cunliffe b Hearne16     
+JH Boardb Trott5     
WSA Brownlbw b Trott40     
H Wrathallnot out6     
Extras(17 b, 4 lb, 1 w)22
Total(all out, 168.1 overs)379
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-88, 3-128, 4-134, 5-248, 6-283, 7-?, 8-299, 9-340, 10-379 (168.1 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trott54   251184--
Cunliffe24   8611--
Wells11   4270--
Bosanquet9   5190--
Stoddart6   0120--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Douglasc Beloe b Townsend82     
PF Warnerc Grace b Townsend6     
AE Stoddartb Jessop70     
FGJ Fordc Jessop b Wrathall53     
FHE Cunliffeb Jessop0     
CM Wellsc Sewell b Townsend77     
BJT Bosanquetb Wrathall0     
AE Trottb Jessop26     
*AJ Webbec Rice b Townsend23     
JT Hearneb Jessop10     
+RP Lewisnot out2     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 110.2 overs)352
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-127, 3-173, 4-173, 5-254, 6-254, 7-306, 8-?, 9-?, 10-352 (110.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Townsend38   41264--
Grace9   1330--
Brown15   4540--
Sewell2   0110--
Wrathall7   1362--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WSA Brownnot out10     
W Troupnot out0     
*WG Gracedid not bat      
CL Townsenddid not bat      
COH Sewelldid not bat      
FH Bateman-Champaindid not bat      
RW Ricedid not bat      
GL Jessopdid not bat      
GH Beloedid not bat      
+JH Boarddid not bat      
H Wrathalldid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket, 5 overs)11
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hearne3   050--
Trott2   150--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> CL Townsend (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 63
--> CL Townsend (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> GH Beloe made his debut in first-class matches
--> GH Beloe made his debut in County Championship matches
--> FGJ Ford (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> RP Lewis made his debut in County Championship matches
--> JT Hearne reached 150 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> JT Hearne reached 1500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> JT Hearne reached 900 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings



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