Oxford University Freshmen v Oxford University Undergraduates
University Match 1879 (Oxford University Trial Match)
VenueMagdalen Ground, Oxford on 8th, 9th May 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersOxford University Freshmen: 16; Oxford University Undergraduates: 11
TossToss not known
ResultOxford University Undergraduates won by 9 wickets
UmpiresA Bowles, WH Scotton
Close of play day 1

Oxford University Undergraduates first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HR Webbeb Thornton8      
JHM Harec Ridley b Thornton16      
AH Heathb Thornton0      
AD Greeneb MacLachlan1      
AH Trevornot out66      
ET Hirstc Lubbock b Parr7      
AH Evansb Ridley7      
RL Knightb Mallam0      
AG Pearsonc Thornton b Ridley10      
H Fowlerc Lubbock b Nares59      
FGG Jellicoeb Mallam0      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(all out, 103 overs)178
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-178 (103 ov)
Oxford University Freshmen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thornton35   ?443--
Parr12   ?3911-
Ridley13   ?292--
Nares10   ?241--

Oxford University Freshmen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Gutteresb Evans0      
GS Rogersc Greene b Jellicoe1      
CGC Mallamb Evans0      
WE Dunsfordb Evans18      
TG Ridleyb Evans1      
N MacLachlanb Evans0      
EK Douglasb Evans0      
AW Moonc Hare b Evans0      
BJH FitzGeraldb Jellicoe5      
WA Thorntonb Evans0      
CM Smithc Evans b Jellicoe0      
PC Parrc Webbe b Jellicoe10      
WH Manfieldc Knight b Jellicoe14      
JB Lubbockb Evans10      
WO Naresb Evans0      
AJ Chittynot out10      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb)12
Total(all out, 65.2 overs)81
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-81 (65.2 ov)
Oxford University Undergraduates bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans33   ?1310--

Oxford University Freshmen second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Gutteresb Hare6      
GS Rogersb Evans0      
CGC Mallamb Evans0      
WE Dunsfordb Knight5      
TG Ridleyb Greene28      
N MacLachlanb Knight7      
EK Douglasretired not out17      
AW Moonb Evans31      
BJH FitzGeraldc and b Hare2      
WA Thorntonlbw b Evans4      
CM Smithb Evans13      
PC Parrb Evans33      
WH Manfieldc Webbe b Knight5      
JB Lubbockrun out1      
WO Naresnot out7      
AJ Chittyb Evans11      
Total(all out, 79.2 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-81
Oxford University Undergraduates bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hare20   ?312--
Knight31   ?453--
Greene5   ?261--
Pearson3   ?60--
Jellicoe7   ?250--

Oxford University Undergraduates second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Heathb Thornton26      
AD Greenenot out28      
JHM Harenot out4      
*HR Webbedid not bat      
AH Trevordid not bat      
ET Hirstdid not bat      
AH Evansdid not bat      
RL Knightdid not bat      
AG Pearsondid not bat      
H Fowlerdid not bat      
FGG Jellicoedid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 w)7
Total(1 wicket, 25 overs)65
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Heath)
Oxford University Freshmen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thornton13   ?231--
MacLachlan7   ?150--
Nares5   ?180--

--> Bowling in the Oxford University Freshmen first innings adds 38 runs under
--> Oxford University Freshmen second innings batting adds 10 runs over
--> Bowling in the Oxford University Freshmen second innings adds 7 runs under
--> Bowling in the Oxford University Undergraduates second innings adds 2 runs under

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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