Cambridge University Long Vacation Club v Marylebone Cricket Club
Other matches in England 1879
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 28th, 29th July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresE Covell, FH Farrands
Close of play day 1

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Hearnec King b Ford33      
RO Claytonb Ford8      
AR Aspinallc Stocks b Allcock30      
WJ Fordst King b Allcock38      
W Hearnc Ford b Sharkey19      
F Youngc Foley b Allcock8      
W Muirb Allcock0      
M Sherwinb Allcock31      
WB Phillipsb Ford8      
JW Blundellc Sharkey b Allcock0      
W Mycroftnot out6      
Extras(19 b, 4 lb)23
Total(all out, 124.1 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-204 (124.1 ov)
Cambridge University Long Vacation Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ford38   ?703--
Stocks23   ?230--
Sharkey15   ?131--
Finch13   ?200--

Cambridge University Long Vacation Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Jonesc and b Hearne7      
CH Allcockb Mycroft24      
AFJ Fordc Muir b Clayton11      
CW Foleyb Mycroft9      
HG Bennettb Young24      
+GL Kinglbw b Clayton30      
RT Finchc Sherwin b Clayton6      
HEM Stutfieldb Mycroft0      
GA Stocksb Clayton0      
RS Goodchildnot out1      
JA Sharkeyc Ford b Clayton0      
Extras(17 b, 4 lb)21
Total(all out, 97.2 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-133 (97.2 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hearne20   ?231--
Clayton27   ?205--
Ford4   ?70--
Young3   ?31--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Hearnerun out40      
RO Claytonc Sharkey b Ford8      
AR Aspinallnot out24      
WJ Fordrun out63      
W Hearnb Allcock2      
F Youngc Bennett b Allcock2      
W Muirc Bennett b Allcock13      
M Sherwinb Allcock7      
WB Phillipsst King b Allcock21      
JW Blundellb Allcock6      
W Mycroftb Allcock0      
Extras(10 b, 2 lb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 103.1 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-199 (103.1 ov)
Cambridge University Long Vacation Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ford31   ?601--
Finch4   ?120--
Sharkey3   ?150--
Stocks17   ?180--
Jones4   ?100--

Cambridge University Long Vacation Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RS Joneslbw b Hearn44      
CH Allcockb Clayton0      
AFJ Fordb Clayton27      
CW Foleynot out1      
HG Bennettb Clayton7      
+GL Kingb Mycroft11      
RT Finchb Mycroft0      
RS Goodchildnot out12      
HEM Stutfielddid not bat      
GA Stocksdid not bat      
JA Sharkeydid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb)13
Total(6 wickets)115
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> Bowling in the Marylebone Cricket Club second innings adds 1 run under

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.
In another account of this match, in the 2nd innings of the M.C.C., Aspinall is c Bennett b Allcock; Ford not out. Phillips scores 31, Mycroft scores 6, and the total put 215. In the 1st innings of the Long Vacation, Allcock scores 27 and the total put 136. In the 2nd innings of the Long Vacation Jones is lbw b G.G. Hearne; Foley scores 0; and the leg-byes are 7.





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