Glasgow v Edinburgh
Other matches in Scotland 1879
VenueHamilton Crescent, Glasgow on 13th, 14th June 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultEdinburgh won by 129 runs
UmpiresDavies, Smith
Close of play day 1

Edinburgh first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LM Balfourc P Russel b Atkinson30     
S Mure Fergusonlbw b Atkinson16     
G Sandersonc Crichton b Atkinson9     
WM Gossipb Atkinson1     
WM Rolandb P Russel74     
FR Sandersonc Atkinson b P Russel9     
AL Woodb PB Russel33     
M Horsburghb P Russel0     
J Macdonaldc P Russel b PB Russel30     
D Somervillest Crichton b PB Russel0     
R Macnairnot out2     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 100 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-208 (100 ov)
Glasgow bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
P Russel30   ?623--
Fellowes11   ?230--
Atkinson21   ?464--
Brown14   ?190--
Kennedy11   ?280--
Allan3   ?110--
PB Russel10   ?153--

Glasgow first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Chalmersc Somerville b Macnair53     
AW Evansc Somerville b Macnair10     
J Brownc Balfour b Macnair4     
JA Allanrun out1     
P Russelc Horsburgh b Macnair9     
D Patulloc FR Sanderson b Macnair15     
PB Russelrun out9     
+D Crichtonrun out23     
F Fellowesc Macdonald b Gossip7     
J Kennedyc and b Somerville15     
J Atkinsonnot out4     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-154 (86.2 ov)
Edinburgh bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gossip21   ?561--
Macnair42   ?645--
Wood9   ?230--
Macdonald13   ?70--

Edinburgh second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LM Balfourb P Russel14     
S Mure Fergusonb P Russel4     
G Sandersonc Brown b P Russel6     
WM Gossipb Atkinson18     
WM Rolandc and b PB Russel19     
FR Sandersonc Evans b Patullo5     
AL Woodb Atkinson24     
M Horsburghc and b P Russel2     
J Macdonaldc Allan b PB Russel22     
D Somervillest Crichton b Atkinson14     
R Macnairnot out12     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 81 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-146 (81 ov)
Glasgow bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fellowes12   ?160--
P Russel28   ?544--
Patullo8   ?111--
PB Russel13   ?242--
Atkinson14   ?273--
Kennedy6   ?80--

Glasgow second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Chalmersb Wood5     
AW Evansc and b Macnair9     
J Brownrun out10     
JA Allanc Balfour b Macnair12     
P Russelc Horsburgh b Wood3     
D Patulloc and b Wood22     
PB Russelc FR Sanderson b Macnair4     
+D Crichtonb Macnair0     
F Fellowesb Macnair3     
J Kennedyc and b Macnair1     
J Atkinsonnot out2     
Total(all out, 46 overs)71
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-71 (46 ov)
Edinburgh bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood23   ?453--
Macnair23   ?266--

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 the players and umpires came from the following clubs: Clydesdale (Kennedy, Patullo), Drumpellier (Allan, Brown, Crichton), Edinburgh Academy (Horsburgh, Macnair), Edinburgh Institute (Somerville), Edinburgh University (Macdonald), Grange (Balfour, Ferguson, Roland, Smith), RHS (Gossip, F Sanderson, G Sanderson, Wood), Telegraphists (Atkinson) and West of Scotland (Chalmers, Davies, Evans, Fellowes, P Russel, PB Russel).
Messrs. J.M. Cotterill and R. Sharp were unable to play. On Saturday there were present about 1500 spectators. This was stated to be the 8th match between the two cities.





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