Oxford University v Oxford University Next XVI
University Match 1879 (Oxford University Trial Match)
VenueMagdalen Ground, Oxford on 15th, 16th, 17th May 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersOxford University: 11; Oxford University Next XVI: 16
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresKnight, W Petty
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Heathc Gutteres b Horner15      
AD Greenec Manfield b Thornton24      
JHM Harec and b MacLachlan24      
*HR Webbeb Thornton0      
ET Hirstc and b Thornton8      
AH Trevorb Thornton0      
H Fowlerc Manfield b Thornton2      
AG Pearsonb Thornton5      
RL Knightc Gutteres b MacLachlan12      
RPS Higgsb Horner0      
FGG Jellicoenot out2      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 93.2 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-94 (93.2 ov)
Oxford University Next XVI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Horner34   ?262--
Druitt18   ?270--
Thornton21   ?166--
Rogers10   ?170--

Oxford University Next XVI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Thorntonc Fowler b Jellicoe14      
EL Colebrookerun out0      
TG Ridleyb Knight10      
WE Dunsfordb Higgs0      
GS Foljambeb Knight50      
WE Martync Fowler b Hare2      
A Haskett-Smithc Hirst b Higgs27      
GG Gutteresb Knight34      
PJM Rogersb Knight3      
EH Hillc Fowler b Higgs0      
JW Ewingb Jellicoe0      
N MacLachlannot out20      
WH Manfieldb Hare7      
AW Moonb Knight3      
MJ Druittb Higgs6      
CE Hornerb Higgs0      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 4 w)15
Total(all out, 141 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-191 (141 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jellicoe36   ?362--
Higgs52   ?595--
Hare12   ?282--
Knight33   ?435--
Heath8   ?100--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AD Greenec Hill b Horner19      
JHM Hareb Thornton3      
*HR Webbeb Thornton11      
ET Hirstc Haskett-Smith b MacLachlan31      
AH Trevornot out46      
H Fowlerb Foljambe12      
AG Pearsonc Rogers b Druitt8      
RL Knightb Foljambe6      
RPS Higgsrun out6      
FGG Jellicoeb Horner4      
AH Heathabsent
Total(all out, 117.1 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-146 (117.1 ov)
Oxford University Next XVI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thornton29   ?222--
Druitt27   ?351--
MacLachlan12   ?281--
Foljambe15   ?242--

Oxford University Next XVI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GS Foljambenot out18      
A Haskett-Smithnot out18      
WA Thorntondid not bat      
EL Colebrookedid not bat      
TG Ridleydid not bat      
WE Dunsforddid not bat      
WE Martyndid not bat      
GG Gutteresdid not bat      
PJM Rogersdid not bat      
EH Hilldid not bat      
JW Ewingdid not bat      
N MacLachlandid not bat      
WH Manfielddid not bat      
AW Moondid not bat      
MJ Druittdid not bat      
CE Hornerdid not bat      
Total(no wicket)36

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 that in another account of this match Mr. Gutteres is run out 26. Mr. A.H. Evans was unable, being in "the schools," to play for the eleven.





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