Suffolk v Essex
Other matches in England 1879
VenueChilton Fields, Stowmarket on 28th, 29th July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultEssex won by 66 runs
Close of play day 1

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Georgeb Lake0      
DC Daveyc Roffey b Rushbrooke0      
WE Earpsb Lake3      
F Silcockrun out39      
W Howardb Rushbrooke3      
T Earpsc Lucas b Lake13      
R Growsec Francis b Lucas2      
TO Nicholasc Francis b Lucas0      
W Gouldstoneb Ashman14      
J Ballardb Rushbrooke2      
CF Reidnot out4      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 71.2 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-88 (71.2 ov)
Suffolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lake31   ?2431-
Lucas14   ?172--
Ashman5   ?81--

Suffolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Prestonc George b Silcock5      
OD Inskipb Silcock0      
WH Rushbrookeb T Earps2      
AG Lucasc George b T Earps15      
JG Francisb T Earps3      
CP Skerrettb T Earps0      
CTCM Montgomeriec WE Earps b T Earps0      
A Foster-Melliarb Growse25      
DB Roffeyb Silcock3      
EW Lakeb Growse9      
H Ashmannot out3      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 50 overs)68
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-68 (50 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Silcock25   ?133--
T Earps21   ?495--
Growse4   ?32--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Georgec Skerrett b Francis24      
DC Daveyc Skerrett b Lucas0      
WE Earpsc Roffey b Ashman3      
F Silcockc Skerrett b Ashman14      
W Howardc Inskip b Lucas10      
T Earpsb Ashman5      
R Growsec Roffey b Lucas0      
TO Nicholasb Ashman6      
W Gouldstonec Skerrett b Francis0      
J Ballardb Ashman3      
CF Reidnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)72
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-72 (64.2 ov)
Suffolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lake17   ?90--
Lucas17   ?293--
Francis5   ?42--
Rushbrooke4   ?80--

Suffolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Prestonc and b Silcock0      
OD Inskipb Silcock0      
WH Rushbrookenot out2      
AG Lucasb Growse7      
JG Francisc Reid b Growse0      
CP Skerrettc and b Growse1      
CTCM Montgomeriec and b Silcock6      
A Foster-Melliarc T Earps b Growse4      
DB Roffeyb Silcock0      
EW Lakeb Growse0      
H Ashmanc Gouldstone b Growse0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 35.2 overs)26
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-26 (35.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Silcock18   ?34--
T Earps3   ?110--

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.





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