First official County Championship match played on this day in 1890

May 12, 2015, 08:38 IST | A Correspondent

On 12 May 1890, the first ever official Cricket County championship match was played between Gloucestershire and Yorkshire at Bristol. Yorkshire went on to win the match by 8 wickets.

All-rounder George Ulyett scored the first century in the tournament. He scored 107 runs.

George Ulyett107 runs,.
George Ulyett. Pic Courtesy: Pageant of Cricket by David Frith

We give you the full scorecard and details of this historic cricket match below.


Gloucestershire first innings

Runs

Balls

Mins

4s

6s

*WG Grace

c Hall b Whitehead

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

EM Grace

c Hawke b Whitwell

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

OG Radcliffe

c Frank b Peel

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

J Cranston

st Hunter b Wainwright

101

 

 

 

 

 

 

F Townsend

b Whitehead

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

HH Francis

b Wainwright

33

 

 

 

 

 

 

JR Painter

b Wainwright

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

RW Rice

not out

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

FG Roberts

run out

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

+JA Bush

c Brown b Wainwright

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

CH Greenway

b Whitwell

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extras

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

(all out, 123.2 overs)

194

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall of wickets:

 

 

1-0, 2-27, 3-54, 4-58, 5-171, 6-182, 7-183, 8-188, 9-194, 10-194 (123.2 ov)

 

 

 

Yorkshire bowling

  Overs

  Mdns

  Runs

  Wkts

  Wides

  No-Balls

Peel

33   

9

51

1

-

-

Whitwell

34.2

12

67

2

-

-

Wainwright

21   

8

37

4

-

-

Whitehead

21   

15

13

2

-

-

Ulyett

9   

1

18

0

-

-

Brown

5   

2

8

0

-

-


Yorkshire first innings

Runs

Balls

Mins

4s

6s

L Hall

lbw b WG Grace

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

G Ulyett

c Painter b Roberts

107

 

 

 

 

 

 

F Lee

c and b EM Grace

67

 

 

 

 

 

 

RW Frank

st +Francis b WG Grace

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

R Peel

b EM Grace

29

 

 

 

 

 

 

E Wainwright

b Roberts

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Lord Hawke

c sub b Greenway

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

JT Brown

c WG Grace b Radcliffe

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

WF Whitwell

c Radcliffe b Roberts

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

L Whitehead

not out

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

+D Hunter

c and b EM Grace

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extras

(4 b, 7 lb)

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

(all out, 151.4 overs)

330

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall of wickets:

 

 

1-24, 2-159, 3-182, 4-229, 5-237, 6-242, 7-272, 8-272, 9-321, 10-330 (151.4 ov)

 

 

 

Gloucestershire bowling

  Overs

  Mdns

  Runs

  Wkts

  Wides

  No-Balls

Greenway

34   

12

80

1

-

-

Roberts

51   

21

85

3

-

-

WG Grace

26   

10

53

2

-

-

Radcliffe

12   

2

32

1

-

-

Painter

3   

1

8

0

-

-

Townsend

1   

0

2

0

-

-

EM Grace

24.4

4

59

3

-

-


Gloucestershire second innings

Runs

Balls

Mins

4s

6s

*WG Grace

b Peel

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

JR Painter

c Wainwright b Peel

29

 

 

 

 

 

 

OG Radcliffe

c Brown b Peel

61

 

 

 

 

 

 

F Townsend

run out

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

RW Rice

b Whitehead

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

HH Francis

not out

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

J Cranston

c and b Whitehead

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

EM Grace

lbw b Whitehead

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

FG Roberts

c Hall b Peel

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

+JA Bush

c Wainwright b Whitwell

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

CH Greenway

c Lee b Wainwright

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extras

(1 lb)

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

(all out, 86.2 overs)

178

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall of wickets:

 

 

1-40, 2-47, 3-61, 4-118, 5-132, 6-140, 7-150, 8-150, 9-175, 10-178 (86.2 ov)

 

 

 

Yorkshire bowling

  Overs

  Mdns

  Runs

  Wkts

  Wides

  No-Balls

Peel

37   

11

76

4

-

-

Whitwell

12   

5

16

1

-

-

Wainwright

6.2

1

23

1

-

-

Whitehead

28   

9

56

3

-

-

Ulyett

3   

0

6

0

-

-


Yorkshire second innings

  Runs

  Balls

  Mins

  4s

  6s

L Hall

not out

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Lord Hawke

b Greenway

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

RW Frank

b Radcliffe

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

F Lee

not out

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

G Ulyett

did not bat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R Peel

did not bat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

E Wainwright

did not bat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JT Brown

did not bat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WF Whitwell

did not bat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L Whitehead

did not bat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+D Hunter

did not bat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extras

(1 b)

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

(2 wickets, 18.3 overs)

43

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall of wickets:

 

 

1-0, 2-39

 

 

 

Gloucestershire bowling

  Overs

  Mdns

  Runs

  Wkts

  Wides

  No-Balls

Greenway

4   

1

19

1

-

-

Roberts

6   

1

12

0

-

-

WG Grace

5.3

3

7

0

-

-

Radcliffe

3   

1

4

1

-

-

 

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