Gentlemen of Sussex v Uppingham Rovers
Other matches in England 1879
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 25th, 26th August 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultUppingham Rovers won by an innings and 130 runs
UmpiresBrunan, WA Humphreys
Close of play day 1

Uppingham Rovers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Lucasrun out89      
CE Greenc Suffield b Sclater4      
FB Whitfeldc Whitfeld b Sclater6      
JHM Hareb Sclater6      
FE Streetst Suffield b Sclater51      
SS Schultzc and b Pedley17      
HR Huntc Pedley b Sclater0      
JJ Crossnot out11      
HT Gibsonst Suffield b Turnbull0      
H Rotherhamc and b Turnbull1      
FB Shadwellc Beard b Turnbull2      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out)197
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-197
Gentlemen of Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen of Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Whitfeldb Rotherham0      
RM Curteisc Lucas b Rotherham7      
WE Pedleyb Rotherham2      
RM Turnbullc Shadwell b Lucas5      
AWB Sclaterb Lucas0      
FFJ Greenfieldb Rotherham5      
P Chasemoreb Lucas5      
CM Kennedynot out0      
S Beardc Whitfeld b Rotherham0      
AJ Sharoodrun out0      
+TW Suffieldb Lucas0      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out)29
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-29
Uppingham Rovers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen of Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
H Whitfeldb Rotherham2      
RM Curteisb Lucas2      
WE Pedleyc Cross b Rotherham11      
RM Turnbulllbw b Rotherham9      
AWB Sclaterb Lucas1      
FFJ Greenfieldb Rotherham0      
P Chasemoreb Rotherham3      
CM Kennedyb Lucas2      
S Beardc Rotherham b Lucas5      
AJ Sharoodc and b Rotherham1      
+TW Suffieldnot out0      
Extras(2 nb)2
Total(all out)38
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-38
Uppingham Rovers 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.
Source notes that a strong wind swept across the ground. Rotherham took 11 wickets in the match for 32 and Lucas 8 for 28.
The match arrnaged to be played at Eastbourne on August 27 and 28 between Devonshire Park and Uppingham Rovers did not come off owing to excessive wet.





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