Cambridge University v Cambridge University Next XVI
University Match 1879 (Cambridge University Trial Match)
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 12th, 13th, 14th May 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersCambridge University: 11; Cambridge University Next XVI: 16
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresED Barratt, Houseley
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Cambridge University Next XVI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FCC Roweb Ford19      
GB Studdb Steel4      
CW Foleyb Steel2      
GL Kingc Pigg b Wood21      
CJR Scudamoreb Steel28      
FE Laceyc Whitfeld b Wood6      
C Hardingec Lyttelton b Wood2      
JR Napierc Jones b Wood18      
TCA Barrettb Wood19      
EM Robinsonst Lyttelton b Wood13      
GA Stocksrun out3      
CP Wilsonst Lyttelton b Wood0      
HP Boultonnot out25      
AF Ostrehanc Steel b Wood7      
AF Actonc Steel b Wood0      
FD Gaddumb Steel7      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 107 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-179 (107 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Steel42   ?734--
Morton22   ?360--
Ford7   ?121--
Wood36   ?539--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+A Lytteltonb Boulton4      
H Whitfeldb Gaddum6      
AG Steelb Boulton48      
RS Jonesc and b Gaddum31      
IFW Blighb Boulton0      
LK Jarvisb Boulton0      
AFJ Fordb Acton61      
C Piggc Lacey b Gaddum0      
OP Lancashirec Napier b Acton13      
PH Mortonb Ostrehan16      
H Woodnot out44  1-  
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 5 w)20
Total(all out, 193.3 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-151, 10-243 (193.3 ov)
Cambridge University Next XVI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gaddum62   ?5133-
Lacey14   ?220--
Boulton46   ?4441-
Napier8   ?40--
Stocks9   ?1401-
Wilson12   ?270--
Barrett3   ?70--
Ostrehan18   ?311--

Cambridge University Next XVI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FCC Rowec Morton b Steel8      
GB Studdb Wood34      
CW Foleyc Lyttelton b Steel2      
GL Kingb Steel4      
CJR Scudamorelbw b Steel8      
FE Laceyc Morton b Wood0      
C Hardingerun out6      
JR Napierc Ford b Wood0      
TCA Barrettb Wood13      
EM Robinsonb Steel1      
GA Stocksc Ford b Wood3      
CP Wilsonnot out19      
HP Boultonnot out14      
AF Ostrehandid not bat      
AF Actondid not bat      
FD Gaddumdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 w)2
Total(11 wickets)114
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> H Wood scored 4 fives in the Cambridge University first innings

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.
Morton had only recently recovered from a broken arm.
Unfinished owing to the wet.





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