Royal Engineers v School of Gunnery
Other matches in England 1879
VenueGarrison Ground 2, Gillingham on 25th, 26th July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultRoyal Engineers won by 9 wickets
UmpiresRowley, W Watson
Close of play day 1

Royal Engineers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FG Bowlesc Wright b Bradley5      
HEM Lindsayb Faber10      
HW Renny-Tailyourst Faber b Hardy147  51  
HN Dumbletonb Cooke42      
SR Riceb Hardy4      
JA Tannerb Hardy0      
E Druittb Cooke8      
CD Learoydb Shute2      
BB Russellb Shute0      
+CAR Browneb Shute0      
G Williamsnot out8      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 3 w)7
Total(all out)233
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-233
School of Gunnery bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

School of Gunnery first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Brownerun out1      
G Cookec Lindsay b Druitt15      
GJ Burgmannrun out6      
WE Hardyb Browne2      
J Bradleyc Renny-Tailyour b Dumbleton22      
B Wynyardb Dumbleton20      
+WV Faberc Druitt b Rice1      
C Ryanb Rice1      
AB Shutenot out21      
FM Blandb Druitt26      
S Wrightb Renny-Tailyour2      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out)122
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-122
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

School of Gunnery second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
R Browneb Renny-Tailyour0      
G Cookec Bowles b Druitt25      
GJ Burgmannb Renny-Tailyour4      
WE Hardynot out70      
J Bradleyc Bowles b Druitt3      
B Wynyardb Druitt4      
+WV Faberc Bowles b Druitt12      
C Ryanst +Bowles b Dumbleton1      
AB Shutec Learoyd b Dumbleton14      
FM Blandc Lindsay b Browne20      
S Wrightc Druitt b Dumbleton10      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out)171
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-171
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Royal Engineers second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Druittnot out31      
G Williamsrun out13      
HN Dumbletonnot out15      
FG Bowlesdid not bat      
HEM Lindsaydid not bat      
HW Renny-Tailyourdid not bat      
SR Ricedid not bat      
JA Tannerdid not bat      
CD Learoyddid not bat      
BB Russelldid not bat      
+CAR Brownedid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(1 wicket)61
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Williams)

--> 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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