Leicestershire v Leicestershire Colts
Other matches in England 1879
VenueGrace Road, Leicester on 14th, 15th April 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersLeicestershire: 12; Leicestershire Colts: 22
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1

Leicestershire Colts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Bostock       
W Colyer       
JA Cumberledge       
F Dally       
SG Elliot       
W Geary       
G Goadby       
J Hall       
JH Jordan       
J Keen       
L Lambert       
J Martin       
CA Mounteney       
JH Pallettrun out16      
HJW Wheeler       
J Wilson       
J Winn       
WS Worthing       
Total(15 wickets)58
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Balldid not bat      
W Bottomoredid not bat      
F Daftdid not bat      
JL Freerdid not bat      
ET Hallettdid not bat      
G Panterdid not bat      
JT Parnhamdid not bat      
J Pickworthdid not bat      
F Randondid not bat      
J Rodwelldid not bat      
A Rylottdid not bat      
HM Walterdid not bat      

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 states that play was only possible on one day due to rain, but does not say which one.
Source states that the Leicestershire Colts came from the following clubs: Anstey (Geary), Bottesford (Winn), Earl Shilton (Worthing), Kegworth (Lambert), Leicester (Bostock, Colyer, Dally, Elliot, Goadby, Hall, Jordan, Keen, Martin, Wilson), Loughborough (Mounteney, Pallett), Lutterworth (Cumberledge) and Sutton Bonnington (Wheeler).





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