|Venue||Grace Road, Leicester on 14th, 15th April 1879 (2-day match)|
|Balls per over||4|
|Players||Leicestershire: 12; Leicestershire Colts: 22|
|Toss||Toss not known|
|Close of play day 1|
|Leicestershire Colts first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|JH Pallett||run out||16|
|Leicestershire first innings||Runs||Balls||Mins||4s||6s|
|W Ball||did not bat|
|W Bottomore||did not bat|
|F Daft||did not bat|
|JL Freer||did not bat|
|ET Hallett||did not bat|
|G Panter||did not bat|
|JT Parnham||did not bat|
|J Pickworth||did not bat|
|F Randon||did not bat|
|J Rodwell||did not bat|
|A Rylott||did not bat|
|HM Walter||did 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 http://booksoncricket.net . 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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