Oxford University v Oxford University Next XVI
University Match 1879 (Oxford University Trial Match)
VenueMagdalen Ground, Oxford on 15th, 16th, 17th May 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersOxford University: 11; Oxford University Next XVI: 16
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresKnight, W Petty
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Heathc Gutteres b Horner15     
AD Greenec Manfield b Thornton24     
JHM Harec and b MacLachlan24     
*HR Webbeb Thornton0     
ET Hirstc and b Thornton8     
AH Trevorb Thornton0     
H Fowlerc Manfield b Thornton2     
AG Pearsonb Thornton5     
RL Knightc Gutteres b MacLachlan12     
RPS Higgsb Horner0     
FGG Jellicoenot out2     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 93.2 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-94 (93.2 ov)
Oxford University Next XVI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Horner34   ?262--
Druitt18   ?270--
Thornton21   ?166--
Rogers10   ?170--

Oxford University Next XVI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Thorntonc Fowler b Jellicoe14     
EL Colebrookerun out0     
TG Ridleyb Knight10     
WE Dunsfordb Higgs0     
GS Foljambeb Knight50     
WE Martync Fowler b Hare2     
A Haskett-Smithc Hirst b Higgs27     
GG Gutteresb Knight34     
PJM Rogersb Knight3     
EH Hillc Fowler b Higgs0     
JW Ewingb Jellicoe0     
N MacLachlannot out20     
WH Manfieldb Hare7     
AW Moonb Knight3     
MJ Druittb Higgs6     
CE Hornerb Higgs0     
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 4 w)15
Total(all out, 141 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-191 (141 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jellicoe36   ?362--
Higgs52   ?595--
Hare12   ?282--
Knight33   ?435--
Heath8   ?100--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AD Greenec Hill b Horner19     
JHM Hareb Thornton3     
*HR Webbeb Thornton11     
ET Hirstc Haskett-Smith b MacLachlan31     
AH Trevornot out46     
H Fowlerb Foljambe12     
AG Pearsonc Rogers b Druitt8     
RL Knightb Foljambe6     
RPS Higgsrun out6     
FGG Jellicoeb Horner4     
AH Heathabsent
Total(all out, 117.1 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-146 (117.1 ov)
Oxford University Next XVI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thornton29   ?222--
Druitt27   ?351--
MacLachlan12   ?281--
Foljambe15   ?242--

Oxford University Next XVI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GS Foljambenot out18     
A Haskett-Smithnot out18     
WA Thorntondid not bat      
EL Colebrookedid not bat      
TG Ridleydid not bat      
WE Dunsforddid not bat      
WE Martyndid not bat      
GG Gutteresdid not bat      
PJM Rogersdid not bat      
EH Hilldid not bat      
JW Ewingdid not bat      
N MacLachlandid not bat      
WH Manfielddid not bat      
AW Moondid not bat      
MJ Druittdid not bat      
CE Hornerdid not bat      
Total(no wicket)36

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.
Source records that in another account of this match Mr. Gutteres is run out 26. Mr. A.H. Evans was unable, being in "the schools," to play for the eleven.





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