H Fowler's XI v A Pearson's XI
University Match 1879 (Oxford University Seniors' Match)
VenueMagdalen Ground, Oxford on 5th, 6th May 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
Players12 per side
TossToss not known
ResultH Fowler's XI won by an innings and 52 runs
Close of play day 1

A Pearson's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JHM Hareb Druitt0      
TE Bloomfieldb Druitt0      
WE Martync Patterson b Jellicoe6      
OE Cresswellb Jellicoe2      
CAW Gilbertb Druitt3      
FV Hornbyb Jellicoe0      
*AG Pearsonc Patterson b Horner15      
JW Ewingb Jellicoe16      
CK MacKenzieb Horner0      
HA Tudornot out9      
MD Sherwoodb Jellicoe0      
RPS Higgsb Jellicoe0      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 37.2 overs)55
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-55 (37.2 ov)
H Fowler's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Druitt14   ?203--
Horner5   ?82--

H Fowler's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EL Colebrookeb Higgs0      
SS Wollastonb Higgs3      
AH Trevorc Hare b Sherwood5      
A Haskett-Smithb Higgs0      
*+H Fowlerb Higgs26      
WH Pattersonc Cresswell b Pearson18      
HF Blaineb Pearson7      
PJM Rogersb Higgs53      
EH Hillrun out61      
MJ Druittb Hare28      
CE Hornerb Pearson2      
FGG Jellicoenot out0      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 4 w)13
Total(all out, 113.1 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-216 (113.1 ov)
A Pearson's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs38   ?605--
Sherwood14   ?331--
Gilbert14   ?190--
MacKenzie7   ?270--
Martyn12   ?220--
Hare4   311--

A Pearson's XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JHM Harec Fowler b Horner22      
TE Bloomfieldc Patterson b Horner2      
WE Martync Jellicoe b Horner0      
OE Cresswellrun out0      
CAW Gilbertc Wollaston b Jellicoe1      
FV Hornbyc Haskett-Smith b Jellicoe5      
*AG Pearsonb Jellicoe35      
JW Ewingc Trevor b Jellicoe4      
CK MacKenziec Fowler b Jellicoe16      
HA Tudorc Fowler b Jellicoe15      
MD Sherwoodnot out6      
RPS Higgsst Fowler b Patterson1      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 79 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-109 (79 ov)
H Fowler's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Patterson13   ?271--
Druitt10   ?380--
Horner23   ?243--
Jellicoe33   ?216--

--> Bowling in the A Pearson's XI first innings adds 1 run under
--> Bowling in the H Fowler's XI first innings adds 1 run over
--> Bowling in the A Pearson's XI second innings adds 3 runs over

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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