Oxford University v Oxford University Next XVI
University Match 1879 (Oxford University Trial Match)
VenueMagdalen Ground, Oxford on 19th, 20th May 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersOxford University: 11; Oxford University Next XVI: 14
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Oxford University Next XVI (1) 108 all out

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AD Greenec Scotton b Horner0      
*HR Webbec Savory b Horner21      
JHM Hareb Horner0      
WH Pattersonb Selby11      
WA Thorntonb Selby42      
ET Hirstc Savory b Scotton4      
AH Trevorrun out17      
H Fowlerb Selby0      
RL Knightrun out3      
AW Moonc Savory b Selby2      
FGG Jellicoenot out1      
Extras(1 lb, 2 w)3
Total(all out)104
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Greene), 2-0 (Hare), 3-25 (Webbe), 4-62 (Patterson), 5-? (Hirst), 6-90 (Thornton), 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-104
Oxford University Next XVI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Oxford University Next XVI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EL Colebrookeb Thornton1      
A Haskett-Smithc Trevor b Jellicoe13      
TG Ridleyc Hirst b Thornton3      
J Selbyc Moon b Jellicoe12      
GS Foljambec Webbe b Jellicoe4      
JH Savoryb Jellicoe2      
WE Martync Jellicoe b Patterson10      
PJM Rogersnot out30      
EH Hillb Patterson3      
GG Gutteresc and b Thornton6      
+WH Manfieldc and b Jellicoe6      
WH Scottonc sub b Thornton1      
CE Hornerrun out8      
RPS Higgsc Knight b Thornton0      
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 1 w)9
Total(all out)108
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-50, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-108
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AD Greeneb Scotton6      
*HR Webbec Haskett-Smith b Ridley117  3-  
JHM Harec Manfield b Scotton54      
WH Pattersonnot out28      
WA Thorntonlbw b Foljambe8      
ET Hirstc Gutteres b Foljambe2      
AH Trevorc Rogers b Selby0      
H Fowlerc Manfield b Foljambe3      
RL Knightst Manfield b Scotton28      
AW Moonnot out24      
FGG Jellicoedid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 w)7
Total(8 wickets)277
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Greene), 2-162 (Hare), 3-186 (Webbe), 4-198 (Thornton), 5-? (Hirst), 6-? (Trevor), 7-? (Fowler), 8-241 (Knight)
Oxford University Next XVI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

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 calls the "Next XVI", the "Next Sixteen Undergraduates of Oxford with WH Scotton and John Selby" but does not explain why it does not have sixteen players
Webbe 117, including 3 fours, 18 threes, 9 twos and 33 singles





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