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 Spencer-Smithb Sanders2     
HS Crosbyb Sanders1     
AFE Formanc Sanders b Wright20     
TW Wilsonb Sanders3     
S Scottb Sanders5     
CG Bartonc Cross b Sanders4     
SC Spencer-Smithb Sanders31     
AF 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 SC Spencer-Smith b Forman53     
W 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 Spencer-Smithc Fagan b WA Thornton6     
HS Crosbyb Wright3     
AFE Formanc Cross b WA Thornton25     
TW Wilsonc and b Wright0     
S Scottc RT Thornton b Wright0     
CG Bartonb Wright10     
SC Spencer-Smithst WA Thornton b Wright15     
AF 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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