Royal Engineers v Royal Marines
Other matches in England 1879
VenueGarrison Ground 2, Gillingham on 13th, 14th June 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultRoyal Engineers won by 10 wickets
UmpiresL Miskin, W Watson
Close of play day 1

Royal Marines first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EEG Birdst Stafford b Dumbleton7      
Bidfordc Young b Druitt10      
R Macdonnellc Lindsay b Druitt2      
C Bishopb Dumbleton0      
JJ Quillst Stafford b Dumbleton16      
Kayc Druitt b Dumbleton3      
RB Deanenot out8      
FE Haistc Stafford b Druitt1      
Stansfieldc Stafford b Dumbleton8      
Marshc Johnston b Dumbleton1      
CG Brittainabsent
Total(all out)56
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-56
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Royal Engineers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HN Dumbletonb Bird2      
DA Johnstonc Bird b Bidford4      
HW Renny-Tailyournot out119  6-  
+HLCH Staffordb Bird10      
FG Bowlesc Kay b Bidford9      
HEM Lindsayrun out2      
E Druittb Stansfield0      
EL Youngb Stansfield0      
JA Tannerb Stansfield5      
BB Russellb Stansfield19      
J Williamsb Stansfield4      
Extras(4 lb, 2 w)6
Total(all out)180
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-180
Royal Marines bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Royal Marines second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EEG Birdb Renny-Tailyour2      
Bidfordb Renny-Tailyour6      
R Macdonnellb Dumbleton44      
C Bishopb Renny-Tailyour7      
JJ Quillb Druitt14      
Kayb Renny-Tailyour6      
RB Deanec Stafford b Renny-Tailyour20      
FE Haistc Russell b Dumbleton17      
Stansfieldc and b Druitt2      
Marshnot out0      
CG Brittainb Renny-Tailyour5      
Extras(2 b, 1 w)3
Total(all out)126
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-126
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Royal Engineers second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DA Johnstonnot out2      
EL Youngnot out0      
HN Dumbletondid not bat      
HW Renny-Tailyourdid not bat      
+HLCH Stafforddid not bat      
FG Bowlesdid not bat      
HEM Lindsaydid not bat      
E Druittdid not bat      
JA Tannerdid not bat      
BB Russelldid not bat      
J Williamsdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket)3
Royal Marines bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> HW Renny-Tailyour scored 1 five in the Royal Engineers 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.





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