Gentlemen of Dorset v Gentlemen of Devon
Other matches in England 1879
VenueSherborne School, Sherborne on 30th, 31st July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultGentlemen of Devon won by an innings and 64 runs
Close of play day 1

Gentlemen of Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HP Priceb Sanders6      
O Smithb Sanders2      
HS Crosbyb Sanders1      
AFE Formanc Sanders b Wright20      
JW Wilsonb Sanders3      
J Scottb Sanders5      
EG Bartonc Cross b Sanders4      
S Smithb Sanders31      
A Kelseynot out2      
WH Manfieldrun out0      
MJ Druittb Wright4      
Extras(7 b)7
Total(all out)85
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-85
Gentlemen of Devon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen of Devon first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Thorntonb Wilson7      
AJ Thorntonc Manfield b Barton0      
EF Wrightb Barton10      
RHB Taylorrun out84      
+WA Thorntonc S Smith b Forman53      
WM Masseyrun out32      
GHF Faganb Forman8      
JJ Crossb Kelsey7      
JF Scobellc Manfield b Kelsey19      
EJ Sandersnot out16      
JJ Hardingc [unknown] b Barton5      
Extras(16 b, 5 lb)21
Total(all out)262
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-262
Gentlemen of Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen of Dorset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HP Pricec RT Thornton b AJ Thornton22      
O Smithc Fagan b WA Thornton6      
HS Crosbyb Wright3      
AFE Formanc Cross b WA Thornton25      
JW Wilsonc and b Wright0      
J Scottc RT Thornton b Wright0      
EG Bartonb Wright10      
S Smithst WA Thornton b Wright15      
A Kelseyb Sanders0      
WH Manfieldc Fagan b WA Thornton6      
MJ Druittnot out14      
Extras(12 b)12
Total(all out)113
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-113
Gentlemen of Devon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
WA Thornton???3--
AJ Thornton???1--

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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