Surrey v Gloucestershire
County Match 1872
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 3rd, 4th June 1872 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 1 wicket
UmpiresG Griffith, CK Pullin
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 75/5 (Pooley 2*, Caffyn 1*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Southerton13     
TG Matthewsst Pooley b Southerton5     
CS Gordonb Marten2     
GF Gracec Freeman b Caffyn40     
G Strachanb Marten35     
+JA Bushb Southerton13     
CR Filgatec Southerton b Marten4     
EA Briceb Marten13     
RF Milesb Southerton10     
EK Brownest Pooley b Southerton7     
HS Cobdennot out5     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-16, 3-26, 4-86, 5-106, 6-112, 7-121, 8-140, 9-146, 10-153 (84.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marten35   125541-
Caffyn7   0211--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Juppc Bush b Brice18     
R Humphreyc Bush b Brice42     
WT Palmerc and b WG Grace0     
T Humphreyb WG Grace2     
+EW Pooleyc Matthews b Brice8     
A Freemanb Brice1     
W Caffynst Bush b WG Grace5     
A Chesterc Matthews b WG Grace4     
CJ Hallnot out9     
WG Martenb Brice6     
J Southertonc Matthews b Brice9     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 5 w)11
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-66, 2-67, 3-69, 4-69, 5-73, 6-86, 7-90, 8-90, 9-103, 10-115 (77.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miles6   21505-
GF Grace8   1170--
WG Grace33   14374--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Southerton25     
CR Filgateb Caffyn16     
CS Gordonc T Humphrey b Caffyn10     
GF Gracec T Humphrey b Marten7     
G Strachanc and b Marten4     
TG Matthewsc Marten b Southerton0     
EA Bricec Caffyn b Southerton0     
+JA Bushc Pooley b Southerton0     
RF Milesb Marten1     
EK Brownenot out3     
HS Cobdenc Jupp b Southerton2     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 56.3 overs)71
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-49, 3-53, 4-63, 5-64, 6-64, 7-65, 8-66, 9-68, 10-71 (56.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marten17   12213--
Caffyn11   4152--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Freemanb Brice0     
A Chesterc Filgate b Brice10     
CJ Hallc Browne b WG Grace3     
H Juppc and b Brice19     
R Humphreyc Filgate b Strachan42     
+EW Pooleyst Bush b Strachan3     
W Caffynb Brice8     
T Humphreyb Brice8     
WT Palmerb Brice0     
WG Martennot out9     
J Southertonnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)8
Total(9 wickets, 82.1 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-5, 3-14, 4-74, 5-78, 6-79, 7-96, 8-96, 9-108
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GF Grace10   4130--
WG Grace23   93811-
Strachan13   7172--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> EA Brice made his debut in First-Class matches
--> EK Browne made his debut in First-Class matches
--> HS Cobden made his debut in First-Class matches
--> A Chester made his debut in First-Class matches
--> H Jupp (1) passed 8000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 5
--> EA Brice achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Surrey first innings