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Cheltenham, Jul 21 - 24 2019, Specsavers County Championship Division Two
(75.1 ov, target 246)293 & 232
Gloucs won by 13 runs
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• Paul Edwards

Ryan Higgins ignites Gloucestershire as Cheltenham rocks to the Festival spirit

Thrilling 13-run victory breaks Worcestershire's hearts as County Championship showcases its true glories

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Scorecard summary
Gloucestershire354/10(103.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Tom Smith83 (220)
Ryan Higgins76 (59)
Joe Leach6/79(24.2)
Worcestershire293/10(113 overs)1st INNINGS
Gloucestershire184/10(76.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Ryan Higgins36 (35)
Tom Smith25 (91)
Ed Barnard3/17(15)
Worcestershire232/10(75.1 overs)2nd INNINGS
75.1
W
Payne to Finch, OUT
Adam Finch c sub (GT Hankins) b Payne 0 (13m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
end of over 752 runs
WORCS: 232/9CRR: 3.09 
Joe Leach15 (29)
Adam Finch0 (2)
Ryan Higgins 21-6-64-4
David Payne 19-4-55-1
74.6
Higgins to Leach, no run
74.5
2
Higgins to Leach, 2 runs
74.4
Higgins to Leach, no run
74.3
Higgins to Leach, no run
74.2
Higgins to Leach, no run
74.1
Higgins to Leach, no run
end of over 741 run
WORCS: 230/9CRR: 3.10 
Adam Finch0 (2)
Joe Leach13 (23)
David Payne 19-4-55-1
Ryan Higgins 20-6-62-4
73.6
Payne to Finch, no run
73.5
1
Payne to Leach, 1 run
73.4
Payne to Leach, no run
73.3
Payne to Leach, no run
73.2
Payne to Leach, no run
73.1
Payne to Leach, no run
end of over 731 run • 2 wickets
WORCS: 229/9CRR: 3.13 
Adam Finch0 (1)
Joe Leach12 (18)
Ryan Higgins 20-6-62-4
David Payne 18-4-54-1
72.6
Higgins to Finch, no run
72.5
W
Higgins to Pennington, OUT
Dillon Pennington b Higgins 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
72.4
Higgins to Pennington, no run
72.3
W
Higgins to Parnell, OUT
Wayne Parnell b Higgins 15 (51m 38b 3x4 0x6) SR: 39.47
72.2
1
Higgins to Leach, 1 run
72.1
Higgins to Leach, no run
end of over 72Maiden
WORCS: 228/7CRR: 3.16 
Wayne Parnell15 (37)
Joe Leach11 (16)
David Payne 18-4-54-1
Ryan Higgins 19-6-61-2
71.6
Payne to Parnell, no run
Match details
College Ground, Cheltenham
Tossno toss
SeriesSpecsavers County Championship Division Two
Season2019
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days21,22,23,24 July 2019 - day (4-day match)
Umpires
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Graham Lloyd
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Richard Illingworth
PointsGloucestershire 23, Worcestershire 5