East Lancashire v Lancashire XI
Other matches in England 1879
VenueAlexandra Meadows, Blackburn on 7th, 8th, 9th August 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersEast Lancashire: 18; Lancashire XI: 11
TossToss not known
ResultEast Lancashire won by 11 wickets
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

Lancashire XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AN Hornbyc [unknown] b Thewlis1      
A Watsonc Isherwood b Thewlis7      
VPFA Royleb Harwood29      
JE Kershawc Bland b Shaw9      
W Burrowsc Isherwood b Shaw16      
G Walshc Thewlis b Shaw2      
T Houlkerb Shaw0      
A Birtwistlenot out7      
W McIntyreb Shaw7      
Jonesc J Hargreaves b Shaw0      
R Dixonabsent
Total(all out)81
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-81
East Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

East Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JS Blandrun out10      
FW Hargreavesc Royle b McIntyre8      
Thewlisb Watson6      
J Hargreavesc Jones b McIntyre0      
B Harwoodb McIntyre11      
J Inghamb Watson11      
SJ Sparrowb McIntyre4      
F Isherwoodb McIntyre3      
WH Moorhouseb Watson8      
J Rileyb Watson1      
T Eastwoodc Hornby b McIntyre2      
H Greenwoodb McIntyre5      
J Walshlbw b McIntyre5      
W Standenb McIntyre0      
W Inghamb Watson0      
JC Shawb McIntyre0      
H Parnell hit wkt b Watson5      
J Smithnot out0      
Total(all out)85
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-?, 16-?, 17-85
Lancashire XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Lancashire XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AN Hornbyc Sparrow b Harwood3      
A Watsonc Harwood b Shaw9      
VPFA Royleb Harwood2      
JE Kershawc Shaw b Harwood6      
W Burrowsb Shaw0      
G Walshc J Hargreaves b Harwood15      
T Houlkerc Harwood b Shaw2      
A Birtwistlenot out7      
W McIntyreb Harwood3      
Jonesb Harwood0      
R Dixonc Thewlis b Harwood13      
Total(all out)62
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-62
East Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

East Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JS Blandc and b Watson0      
FW Hargreavesb Watson14      
Thewlisc Burrows b McIntyre25      
J Hargreavesb Watson1      
B Harwoodb Watson5      
J Inghamrun out10      
SJ Sparrowc Burrows b Watson16      
F Isherwoodc Dixon b McIntyre8      
WH Moorhousenot out16      
H Greenwoodc Royle b Watson0      
J Walshb McIntyre0      
W Standennot out1      
J Smithc Hornby b McIntyre5      
J Rileydid not bat      
T Eastwooddid not bat      
W Inghamdid not bat      
JC Shawdid not bat      
H Parnelldid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(11 wickets)102
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?
Lancashire XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> East Lancashire batted on after winning

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.
The match was played for the benefit of JC Shaw who for the last three seasons had been engaged by the East Lancashire Club.
Source does not make clear which Ingham caught Hornby.





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