Dorset v Somerset
Other matches in England 1879
VenueSherborne School, Sherborne on 1st, 2nd August 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Westernb Barton0      
E Sainsburyb Barton38      
SC Newtonc Gillard b Barton6      
HF Foxc and b Wilson55      
BB Foxb Wilson21      
WH Fowlerb Wilson0      
FG Lushingtonc Crosby b Forman7      
PJ Woodcocknot out2      
F Reedc Malet b Forman6      
H Langb Forman0      
H Scottb Barton1      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 6 w)19
Total(all out)155
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-155
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Dorset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SC Spencer-Smithb Reed35      
HP Pricec Lushington b Reed66      
HS Crosbyb Reed11      
AFE Formanb Scott17      
TW Wilsonc Fowler b BB Fox61      
AGW Maletc Sainsbury b BB Fox44      
CG Bartonc HF Fox b Scott2      
J Gillardb Scott3      
MJ Druittc Fowler b Sainsbury6      
Kelceynot out21      
E Bristowb [unknown]24      
Extras(13 b, 14 lb, 4 w)31
Total(all out)321
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-321
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
BB Fox???2--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Westernc Kelcey b Barton5      
E Sainsburyc and b Forman21      
SC Newtonc Price b Forman3      
HF Foxb Barton18      
BB Foxnot out4      
WH Fowlerc Kelcey b Barton26      
FG Lushingtonnot out3      
PJ Woodcockdid not bat      
F Reeddid not bat      
H Langdid not bat      
H Scottdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(5 wickets)84
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?
Dorset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> Bowling in the Somerset first innings adds 36 runs 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.
Source does not make clear which Fox bowled Bristow





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