Gentlemen of Somerset v Marylebone Cricket Club
Other matches in England 1878
VenueFullands School, Taunton on 14th, 15th August 1878 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by 4 wickets
Close of play day 1

Gentlemen of Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Rossb GG Hearne4      
E Westernb Wheeler0      
SC Newtonc GG Hearne b Wheeler9      
DD Pontifexc Wheeler b GG Hearne0      
WW Pulmanb GG Hearne2      
EWM Lloydc GG Hearne b Wheeler4      
AH Evansc Sherwin b GG Hearne24      
F Reedb Wheeler20      
FT Welmanc Cox b GG Hearne5      
HF Foxnot out4      
EJP Cassanc Wheeler b [unknown]2      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 71.1 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-79 (71.1 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GG Hearne36.1?355--
Wheeler33   ?355--
Sandys2   ?401-

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Masseyb Evans5      
GG Hearneb Cassan7      
FS Coxb Evans0      
J Wheelerc Evans b Cassan44      
WN Hoodb Evans1      
GF Hearneb Newton19      
AJ Winternot out4      
+M Sherwinc Western b Cassan7      
Sandysb Evans0      
EP Eastonb Evans0      
E Fisherb Evans0      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 53.1 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-95 (53.1 ov)
Gentlemen of Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cassan17   ?343--
Reed9   ?80--
Newton6   ?151--

Gentlemen of Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Rossb Wheeler0      
E Westernnot out15      
SC Newtonc Easton b GG Hearne17      
DD Pontifexc Cox b Wheeler12      
WW Pulmanb Wheeler0      
EWM Lloydc GF Hearne b Wheeler42      
AH Evansc GF Hearne b Wheeler0      
F Reedlbw b Wheeler0      
FT Welmanc Sherwin b GG Hearne8      
HF Foxb GG Hearne10      
EJP Cassanb GG Hearne0      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 68.3 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-109 (68.3 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GG Hearne34.3?524--
Wheeler26   ?406--
Sherwin8   ?120--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Masseyb Cassan0      
GG Hearneb Evans22      
FS Coxnot out2      
J Wheelerb Cassan3      
WN Hoodb Evans3      
GF Hearneb Evans40      
AJ Winterb Evans5      
+M Sherwinnot out0      
Sandysdid not bat      
EP Eastondid not bat      
E Fisherdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 9 lb, 2 w)19
Total(6 wickets, 79 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?
Gentlemen of Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans27   ?294--
Cassan33   ?352--
Reed7   ?50--
Newton12   ?60--

--> Bowling in the Marylebone Cricket Club first innings adds 1 run over

The M.C.C. had five other matches taking place over these two days. They were playing both Devonshire Park and Norfolk on the first day and Essex and Hertfordshire on the second day.





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