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Edinburgh v United South of England Eleven
United South of England Eleven matches 1879
VenueRaeburn Place, Edinburgh on 22nd, 23rd, 24th May 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersEdinburgh: 16; United South of England Eleven: 11
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Sellers, Smith
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Edinburgh first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+LM Balfourc Gilbert b Lillywhite25     
WE Maclaganrun out0     
EF Scougalc Midwinter b Lillywhite9     
J Speidb Midwinter1     
A Douglaslbw b Midwinter4     
JG Walkerb Lillywhite28     
PW Smeatonb Lillywhite12     
M Horsburghlbw b Gilbert0     
WGD Sewellb Lillywhite3     
A Keirc Riley b Gilbert5     
C Stanhope hit wkt b Lillywhite0     
WF Websterc Lockwood b Gilbert2     
R Macnairb Lillywhite23     
J McDonaldnot out48     
EL Strongc Lockwood b Gilbert7     
WM Rolandc Jupp b Gilbert24     
Extras(7 b)7
Total(all out, 110 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-198 (110 ov)
United South of England Eleven bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillywhite50   ?527--
Midwinter27   ?462--
Gilbert24   ?775--
Grace5   ?120--
Lockwood4   ?40--

United South of England Eleven first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GF Gracec Speid b Macnair1     
WR Gilbertc Walker b Webster17     
WE Midwinterst Balfour b Strong4     
M Rileyc Horsburgh b Strong19     
H Juppb Macnair15     
JTBD Plattsb McDonald1     
HRJ Charlwoodrun out9     
H Lockwoodb Macnair0     
EW Pooleynot out9     
J Lillywhitest Balfour b Stanhope8     
R Humphreyc Strong b Stanhope0     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 76.2 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-91 (76.2 ov)
Edinburgh bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Macnair26   ?243--
Smeaton7   ?130--
Webster6   ?61--
McDonald15   ?161--
Strong19   ?232--
Stanhope3.2?12--

United South of England Eleven second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
GF Graceb McDonald27     
WR Gilbertc Walker b Macnair15     
WE Midwinterrun out17     
M Rileyc Stanhope b Macnair2     
H Juppc Balfour b Webster52     
JTBD Plattsb Macnair1     
HRJ Charlwoodc Smeaton b Macnair21     
H Lockwoodnot out4     
EW Pooleynot out1     
J Lillywhitedid not bat      
R Humphreydid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 w)6
Total(7 wickets, 100 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?
Edinburgh bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webster11   ?121--
Macnair33   ?3941-
Stanhope15   ?210--
Smeaton15   ?200--
Strong17   ?220--
Sewell7   ?100--
McDonald2   ?161--

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 http://booksoncricket.net . Additions or corrections to this scorecard would be gratefully received.
Source notes that in another account Balfour scores 22 and the total is put 195 and the United South named The All England Eleven.
Source notes that the weather was bad and the umpires were from the Grange Club (Smith) and the Academy (Sellers).

 

 

 

 

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