Royal Engineers v Royal Artillery
Other matches in England 1879
VenueGarrison Ground 2, Gillingham on 14th, 15th July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultRoyal Engineers won by 4 wickets
UmpiresWB Clarke, W Watson
Close of play day 1

Royal Artillery first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Anstrutherc and b Renny-Tailyour5      
JWS Wheblec Lindsay b Browne25      
PWH Milesc and b Druitt26      
FF Crawfordb Druitt7      
JJ Boysc Browne b Druitt6      
H Stephensonb Druitt0      
+HB Kingscoteb Browne4      
WFM Hutchinsonb Browne1      
HA Laceynot out12      
EH Armitageb Browne3      
Finchb Browne4      
Extras(2 b, 2 w)4
Total(all out, 55 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-97 (55 ov)
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Renny-Tailyour8   ?81--
Browne22   ?3851-

Royal Engineers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Gregsonb Miles4      
FW Bennetb Miles11      
HW Renny-Tailyourc sub b Boys91      
HLCH Staffordc Kingscote b Hutchinson31      
FG Bowlesb Boys11      
PG von Donopc Wheble b Boys0      
HN Dumbletonc Wheble b Lacey9      
E Druittc Crawford b Boys5      
HEM Lindsaynot out21      
CAR Brownec Wheble b Lacey3      
BB Russellc Kingscote b Lacey4      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 89 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-199 (89 ov)
Royal Artillery bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miles24   ?482--
Boys21   ?414-1
Hutchinson12   ?171--

Royal Artillery second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Anstrutherc and b Renny-Tailyour5      
JWS Wheblec Renny-Tailyour b Browne13      
PWH Milesc Stafford b Dumbleton13      
FF Crawfordc Browne b Renny-Tailyour9      
JJ Boysc Dumbleton b Browne53      
H Stephensonc Bennet b Browne0      
+HB Kingscotec Gregson b Druitt21      
WFM Hutchinsonc Lindsay b Druitt12      
HA Laceyb Browne0      
EH Armitagec Bennet b Browne0      
Finchnot out2      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 42.2 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-131 (42.2 ov)
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Browne17   ?475--
Dumbleton9   ?2111-
Renny-Tailyour4   ?202--

Royal Engineers second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Gregsonb Lacey0      
FW Bennetc Kingscote b Lacey2      
HW Renny-Tailyourst Kingscote b Lacey2      
HLCH Staffordc Wheble b Lacey3      
FG Bowlesnot out8      
PG von Donopb Lacey11      
HN Dumbletonnot out2      
HEM Lindsayrun out2      
E Druittdid not bat      
CAR Brownedid not bat      
BB Russelldid not bat      
Total(6 wickets)30
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?
Royal Artillery 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.
Weather fine at commencement but drenching showers after luncheon on Monday.





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