LK Jarvis' XI v A Lyttelton's XI
University Match 1879 (Cambridge University Freshmen's Match)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 6th, 7th May 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
Players12 per side
TossToss not known
ResultA Lyttelton's XI won by 8 wickets
UmpiresRO Clayton, H Nixon
Close of play day 1A Lyttelton's XI (1) 137 all out

LK Jarvis' XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdc Lyttelton b Acton4     
RS Goodchildlbw b Napier0     
EM Lawsonb Acton0     
TCA Barrettc Lyttelton b Acton1     
CH Golightlyc Lucas b Lacey12     
LH Lindonb Napier27     
EW Lyonb Lacey0     
HL Johnsonc Leaf b Lacey1     
EM Robinsonnot out21     
E Storeyb Lacey0     
FD Gaddumc Lucas b Lacey4     
*LK Jarvisc and b Lacey8     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 89.2 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-?, 3-?, 4-14, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-85 (89.2 ov)
A Lyttelton's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Acton27   20203--
Napier26   14192--
Garforth12   8801-

A Lyttelton's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FCC Rowec Barrett b Lawson26     
GA Macmillanb Lawson12     
FE Laceyb Barrett12     
AF Actonb Gaddum3     
PP Barnes hit wkt b Gaddum3     
HF de Paravicinic Jarvis b Lawson13     
PG Exhamrun out2     
FW Leafb Gaddum2     
JR Napierc Studd b Barrett14     
EL Lucasb Lawson1     
WH Garforthb Lawson42     
*A Lytteltonnot out4     
Extras(1 b, 1 nb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 69 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-137 (69 ov)
LK Jarvis' XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gaddum23   16263--
Barrett26   1145211
Lawson18   1555--
Johnson2   080-1

LK Jarvis' XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdc Garforth b Lacey12     
RS Goodchildb Acton2     
EM Lawsonb Acton0     
TCA Barrettc Lacey b Acton11     
CH Golightlyc Rowe b Lacey2     
LH Lindonc Lyttelton b Garforth11     
EW Lyonb Napier15     
HL Johnsonb Lacey24     
EM Robinsonrun out4     
E Storeyc Lucas b Acton13     
FD Gaddumnot out0     
*LK Jarvisb Napier0     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 78 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-100 (78 ov)
A Lyttelton's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lacey32   9453--
Acton29   15314--
Napier9   4102--
Garforth8   681--

A Lyttelton's XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Macmillanb Barrett2     
FE Laceyc Lindon b Lawson23     
AF Actonb Gaddum0     
PP Barnesnot out0     
HF de Paravicininot out22     
FCC Rowedid not bat      
PG Exhamdid not bat      
FW Leafdid not bat      
JR Napierdid not bat      
EL Lucasdid not bat      
WH Garforthdid not bat      
*A Lytteltondid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(3 wickets, 25 overs)49
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?
LK Jarvis' XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gaddum13   6221--
Barrett9   2161--
Lawson3   191--

--> Day 1 Lunch: LK Jarvis' XI (1) 51/6

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 records the players came up to Cambridge from the following schools: Brighton College (Barnes), Canterbury (Goodchild), Christ's (Macmillan), Clifton College (Lyon), Eton College (Studd), Fettes School (Storey), Harrow School (de Paravicini, Jarvis, Johnson, Lawson, Leaf, Rowe), Marlborough College (Lucas, Napier), Repton School (Exham, Robinson), Rossall School (Barrett, Landon), Rugby School (Gaddum), Sherborne School (Lacey), Wellington College (Acton, Golightly).
Source records that in another account a "no ball" is delivered in the first innings of the losers and the total is put 86.





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