Bedfordshire v Marylebone Cricket Club
Other matches in England 1879
VenueOffley Place, Offley on 1st, 2nd August 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by 29 runs
Close of play day 1

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Wheelerc AT Polhill-Turner b Brown28      
E Hanburyc Seabrook b Brown27      
GF Hearnec Higgins b Brown0      
HW Gardnerb Seabrook1      
ES Marriottb Brown16      
HGS Hughesc and b Brown2      
RO Claytonc and b Brown0      
A Blakec Seabrook b Brown0      
MJ Hughesc Tylecote b Brown0      
WW Whitmoreb Brown0      
A Rylottnot out4      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 106 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-81 (106 ov)
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown48   ?229--
Goodyear11   ?70--
Hill12   ?140--
[unknown]7   ?90--
Bolland6   ?90--
Seabrook22   ?171--

Bedfordshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Goodyearc Blake b Rylott4      
EFS Tylecotec Wheeler b Rylott15      
J Seabrookc Marriott b Clayton0      
WF Higginslbw b Clayton2      
WE Bollandb Clayton0      
TC Brownc Hearne b Rylott1      
J Hillb Clayton20      
AT Polhill-Turnerb Clayton2      
A Harveyb Rylott2      
CH Polhill-Turnernot out2      
V Grimshawb Rylott3      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 34.1 overs)55
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-55 (34.1 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clayton17   ?225--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Wheelerb Seabrook2      
E Hanburyc and b Brown4      
GF Hearnec AT Polhill-Turner b Brown0      
HW Gardnerc Bolland b Seabrook5      
ES Marriottb Seabrook2      
HGS Hughesnot out13      
RO Claytonb Seabrook3      
A Blakeb Seabrook5      
MJ Hughesb Seabrook0      
WW Whitmoreb Seabrook3      
A Rylottc Bolland b Brown6      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 41.1 overs)45
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-45 (41.1 ov)
Bedfordshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown21   ?213--

Bedfordshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Goodyearc Marriott b Clayton8      
EFS Tylecotec and b Rylott12      
J Seabrookc Marriott b Rylott2      
WF Higginsb Clayton0      
WE Bollandb Clayton7      
TC Brownb Rylott5      
J Hillb Clayton0      
AT Polhill-Turnernot out2      
A Harveyb Clayton0      
CH Polhill-Turnerc and b Clayton0      
V Grimshawc Gardner b Rylott1      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 38.1 overs)42
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-42 (38.1 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Clayton19   ?126--

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 Turner bowled.
Ground was heavy and dead.





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