LK Jarvis' XI v A Lyttelton's XI
University Match 1879 (Cambridge University Seniors' Match)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 9th, 10th May 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
Players12 per side
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWJ Laxton, JT Parmenter
Close of play day 1

LK Jarvis' XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EB Cottonc Hardinge b Boulton3      
OP Lancashireb Boulton9      
RS Jonesc Payne b Pigg2      
H Woodrun out45      
+GL Kingst Payne b Pigg60      
T Mooreb Pigg3      
WMO Wilsonb Pigg0      
R Millerb Pigg22      
AF Ostrehanb Pigg4      
AF Chancec Lyttelton b Boulton1      
J Hurrellnot out0      
*LK Jarvisst Payne b Pigg2      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(all out, 112.1 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-163 (112.1 ov)
A Lyttelton's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boulton38   ?583--
Hardinge15   ?230--
Butler5   ?20--
Stocks5   ?40--

A Lyttelton's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Hardingeb Ostrehan1      
HG Bennettc King b Ostrehan4      
C Piggst King b Chance53      
CW Foleyb Ostrehan40      
CJR Scudamoreb Wood24      
GA Stocksc Wood b Ostrehan5      
AL Whittakerst King b Wood0      
+JH Paynelbw b Ostrehan0      
HP Boultonc Jones b Ostrehan9      
E Peabodyb Wood1      
HL Butlerb Chance9      
*A Lytteltonnot out33      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 2 w)17
Total(all out, 122 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-196 (122 ov)
LK Jarvis' XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wood58   ?793--
Ostrehan42   ?6662-
Chance20   ?322--
Cotton2   ?20--

LK Jarvis' XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EB Cottonb Pigg5      
OP Lancashireb Stocks32      
RS Jonesnot out92      
H Woodc and b Payne15      
+GL Kingnot out35      
T Mooredid not bat      
WMO Wilsondid not bat      
R Millerdid not bat      
AF Ostrehandid not bat      
AF Chancedid not bat      
J Hurrelldid not bat      
*LK Jarvisdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 2 w)5
Total(3 wickets, 122.2 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?
A Lyttelton's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boulton18   ?3602-
Stocks22   ?311--
Hardinge21   ?410--
Payne4   ?141--
Butler22   ?220--

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.
According to a note left by FS Ashley-Cooper the Hon C Hardinge, who appeared in this match, may have been the same Hardinge who was appointed British Ambassador at St. Petersburg in 1904.
In another account in the second innings of Mr. Jarvis's side, Cotton is c Lyttelton b Boulton; also on Mr. Lyttelton's side Payne scores 1, Peabody 0, and the total is 197.





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