Kent Colts v Surrey Colts
Other matches in England 1879
VenueMote Park, Maidstone on 26th, 27th May 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
Players13 per side
TossToss not known
ResultSurrey Colts won by 19 runs
UmpiresJ Burke, WH Fryer
Close of play day 1

Surrey Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Hookerc Ekins b Mark0     
J Lynnrun out0     
R Comberc and b O'Shaughnessy21     
T Jonesc Mark b Candlett0     
J Carneyc Coombes b O'Shaughnessy23     
W Ilesb Ekins9     
H Brookerc Burke b Ekins8     
G Thompsonc Marsham b Ekins5     
W Southertonb O'Shaughnessy1     
F Bryantb Ekins2     
J Parsonsc Coombes b O'Shaughnessy4     
C Carpenterb Ekins1     
*GC Boylenot out5     
Total(all out, 56.3 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-79 (56.3 ov)
Kent Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Candlett7   ?81--
Mark4   ?31--
Milbourne5   ?110--
O'Shaughnessy22   ?204--
Pocock3   ?100--
Burke5   ?50--
Coombes4   ?90--

Kent Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Milbournec Hooker b Iles8     
P Mayerc Parsons b Southerton0     
H Pocockb Carney0     
E O'Shaughnessyb Southerton0     
F Hearneb Southerton33     
J Burkeb Iles0     
T Killickc Parsons b Iles2     
W Candlettb Hooker4     
J Markc Thompson b Hooker2     
J Coombesc and b Carney17     
H Binghamc Thompson b Southerton2     
HC Ekinsc Thompson b Carney0     
*J Marshamnot out0     
Extras(5 b, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 45.1 overs)74
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-74 (45.1 ov)
Surrey Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carney11   ?103--
Jones6   ?40--
Iles8   ?113--
Hooker7   ?162--
Bryant4   ?120--

Surrey Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Hookerrun out29     
J Lynnrun out5     
R Comberc and b O'Shaughnessy17     
T Jonesb Candlett13     
J Carneyc Killick b O'Shaughnessy9     
W Ilesb Candlett2     
H Brookerb O'Shaughnessy0     
G Thompsonb Candlett0     
W Southertonb O'Shaughnessy0     
F Bryantlbw b Candlett0     
J Parsonsc Mark b O'Shaughnessy4     
C Carpenternot out0     
*GC Boylec Ekins b O'Shaughnessy0     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 50.1 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-87 (50.1 ov)
Kent Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mayer4   ?501-
Bingham7   ?160--
Candlett5   ?224--

Kent Colts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Milbourneb Southerton3     
P Mayerb Carney2     
H Pocockb Carney0     
E O'Shaughnessyb Carney0     
F Hearnec Comber b Iles7     
J Burkerun out35     
T Killickb Carney5     
W Candlettc and b Iles0     
J Markc and b Carney1     
J Coombesc Parsons b Carney10     
H Binghamc Parsons b Southerton4     
HC Ekinsc Jones b Southerton1     
*J Marshamnot out4     
Extras(1 w)1
Total(all out, 45 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-8, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-73 (45 ov)
Surrey Colts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Southerton15   ?213--
Carney17   ?266--
Iles8   ?152--
Brooker2   ?40--
Hooker3   ?601-

Our thanks to Arthur Haygarth for collecting the information and to Roger Heavens for providing this scorecard which was first published in Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores and Biographies Volume 16. Copies of the book can be obtained from . Additions or corrections to this scorecard would be gratefully received.
Kent Colts players were from the following clubs: Mark (Bexley), Bingham and O'Shaughnessy (Canterbury), Hearne (Catford Bridge), Milbourne (Darenth), Burke (Eynsford), Coombes and Mayer (Greenwich), Ekins (New Brompton), Pocock (Penshurst), Killick (Tunbridge Wells), Candlett (Woolwich)
Surrey Colts players were from the following clubs: Parsons (Albury), Carpenter (Bermondsey), Brooker and Bryant (Bletchingley), Jones (Carshalton), Hooker and Lynn (Clapham), Iles (Kennington), Thompson and Southerton (Mitcham), Carney (Putney), Comber (Redhill)
The Surrey team included about eight who played at the Oval v. the Middlesex Colts, but only one (Bingham) of the Kent Colts participated in that match.
Ground very heavy. In this match the wickets, owing to rain, were unfit for cricket.





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