Royal Engineers v Quidnuncs
Other matches in England 1879
VenueGarrison Ground 2, Gillingham on 7th, 8th July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultQuidnuncs won by 13 runs
Close of play day 1

Quidnuncs first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Lytteltonst Stafford b Dumbleton20      
SS Schultzc and b Browne2      
LK Jarvisc Renny-Tailyour b Browne0      
PE Crutchleyb Browne0      
AFJ Fordc Druitt b Browne1      
CM Sharpec Druitt b Browne33      
Viscount Ansonb Browne15      
+RH Lytteltonb Renny-Tailyour20      
ASD Duncannot out22      
AF Smithc Lindsay b Browne13      
WN Powysb Browne20      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)5
Total(all out)151
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-151
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Royal Engineers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Renny-Tailyourb Powys14      
MH Gregsonb Ford7      
PG von Donopc and b Ford14      
HN Dumbletonc RH Lyttelton b Sharpe39      
E Druittb Powys19      
+HLCH Staffordb Sharpe6      
FW Bennetb Ford6      
FG Bowlesc and b Sharpe0      
HEM Lindsayst RH Lyttelton b Sharpe11      
BB Russellnot out2      
CAR Browneabsent
Extras(3 b, 3 nb, 5 w)11
Total(all out)129
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-129
Quidnuncs bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Quidnuncs second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Lytteltonc Browne b Druitt43      
SS Schultznot out8      
LK Jarvisst Stafford b Bennet4      
PE Crutchleyb Druitt0      
AFJ Fordb Renny-Tailyour0      
CM Sharperun out0      
Viscount Ansonb Browne11      
+RH Lytteltonc Browne b Druitt15      
ASD Duncanc Browne b Bennet9      
AF Smithb Browne18      
WN Powysb Lindsay11      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out)120
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-120
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Royal Engineers second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Renny-Tailyourc E Lyttelton b Ford69      
MH Gregsonst RH Lyttelton b Sharpe0      
PG von Donopst RH Lyttelton b Sharpe1      
HN Dumbletonb Sharpe3      
E Druittc and b Sharpe7      
+HLCH Staffordc and b Ford21      
FW Bennetb Ford3      
FG Bowlesc Smith b Sharpe5      
HEM Lindsayb Ford4      
BB Russellb Sharpe1      
CAR Brownenot out0      
Extras(8 b, 6 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out)129
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-129
Quidnuncs 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.
The annual matches at racquets and billiards which were fixed for the 9th and 10th instant at the Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich, were postponed until the 16th and 17th owing to the expected arrival of the ship (Orontes) containing the body of the Louis Napoleon, the Prince Imperial from Zululand.





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