LK Jarvis' XI v A Lyttelton's XI
University Match 1879 (Cambridge University Freshmen's Match)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 6th, 7th May 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
Players12 per side
TossToss not known
ResultA Lyttelton's XI won by 8 wickets
UmpiresRO Clayton, H Nixon
Close of play day 1A Lyttelton's XI (1) 137 all out

LK Jarvis' XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdc Lyttelton b Acton4      
RS Goodchildlbw b Napier0      
EM Lawsonb Acton0      
TCA Barrettc Lyttelton b Acton1      
CH Golightlyc Lucas b Lacey12      
LH Lindonb Napier27      
EW Lyonb Lacey0      
HL Johnsonc Leaf b Lacey1      
EM Robinsonnot out21      
E Storeyb Lacey0      
FD Gaddumc Lucas b Lacey4      
*LK Jarvisc and b Lacey8      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 89.2 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-?, 3-?, 4-14, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-85 (89.2 ov)
A Lyttelton's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Acton27   20203--
Napier26   14192--
Garforth12   8801-

A Lyttelton's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FCC Rowec Barrett b Lawson26      
GA Macmillanb Lawson12      
FE Laceyb Barrett12      
AF Actonb Gaddum3      
PP Barnes hit wkt b Gaddum3      
HF de Paravicinic Jarvis b Lawson13      
PG Exhamrun out2      
FW Leafb Gaddum2      
JR Napierc Studd b Barrett14      
EL Lucasb Lawson1      
WH Garforthb Lawson42      
*A Lytteltonnot out4      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 69 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-137 (69 ov)
LK Jarvis' XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gaddum23   16263--
Barrett26   1145211
Lawson18   1555--
Johnson2   080-1

LK Jarvis' XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdc Garforth b Lacey12      
RS Goodchildb Acton2      
EM Lawsonb Acton0      
TCA Barrettc Lacey b Acton11      
CH Golightlyc Rowe b Lacey2      
LH Lindonc Lyttelton b Garforth11      
EW Lyonb Napier15      
HL Johnsonb Lacey24      
EM Robinsonrun out4      
E Storeyc Lucas b Acton13      
FD Gaddumnot out0      
*LK Jarvisb Napier0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 78 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-100 (78 ov)
A Lyttelton's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lacey32   9453--
Acton29   15314--
Napier9   4102--
Garforth8   681--

A Lyttelton's XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Macmillanb Barrett2      
FE Laceyc Lindon b Lawson23      
AF Actonb Gaddum0      
PP Barnesnot out0      
HF de Paravicininot out22      
FCC Rowedid not bat      
PG Exhamdid not bat      
FW Leafdid not bat      
JR Napierdid not bat      
EL Lucasdid not bat      
WH Garforthdid not bat      
*A Lytteltondid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(3 wickets, 25 overs)49
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?
LK Jarvis' XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gaddum13   6221--
Barrett9   2161--
Lawson3   191--

--> Day 1 Lunch: LK Jarvis' XI (1) 51/6

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 records the players came up to Cambridge from the following schools: Brighton College (Barnes), Canterbury (Goodchild), Christ's (Macmillan), Clifton College (Lyon), Eton College (Studd), Fettes School (Storey), Harrow School (de Paravicini, Jarvis, Johnson, Lawson, Leaf, Rowe), Marlborough College (Lucas, Napier), Repton School (Exham, Robinson), Rossall School (Barrett, Landon), Rugby School (Gaddum), Sherborne School (Lacey), Wellington College (Acton, Golightly).
Source records that in another account a "no ball" is delivered in the first innings of the losers and the total is put 86.





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