Gentlemen of Sussex v Uppingham Rovers
Other matches in England 1879
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 25th, 26th August 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultUppingham Rovers won by an innings and 130 runs
UmpiresBrunan, WA Humphreys
Close of play day 1

Uppingham Rovers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Lucasrun out89     
CE Greenc Suffield b Sclater4     
FB Whitfeldc Whitfeld b Sclater6     
JHM Hareb Sclater6     
FE Streetst Suffield b Sclater51     
SS Schultzc and b Pedley17     
HR Huntc Pedley b Sclater0     
JJ Crossnot out11     
HT Gibsonst Suffield b Turnbull0     
H Rotherhamc and b Turnbull1     
FB Shadwellc Beard b Turnbull2     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out)197
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-197
Gentlemen of Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen of Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Whitfeldb Rotherham0     
RM Curteisc Lucas b Rotherham7     
WE Pedleyb Rotherham2     
RM Turnbullc Shadwell b Lucas5     
AWB Sclaterb Lucas0     
FFJ Greenfieldb Rotherham5     
P Chasemoreb Lucas5     
CM Kennedynot out0     
S Beardc Whitfeld b Rotherham0     
AJ Sharoodrun out0     
+TW Suffieldb Lucas0     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out)29
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-29
Uppingham Rovers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen of Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
H Whitfeldb Rotherham2     
RM Curteisb Lucas2     
WE Pedleyc Cross b Rotherham11     
RM Turnbulllbw b Rotherham9     
AWB Sclaterb Lucas1     
FFJ Greenfieldb Rotherham0     
P Chasemoreb Rotherham3     
CM Kennedyb Lucas2     
S Beardc Rotherham b Lucas5     
AJ Sharoodc and b Rotherham1     
+TW Suffieldnot out0     
Extras(2 nb)2
Total(all out)38
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-38
Uppingham Rovers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

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 notes that a strong wind swept across the ground. Rotherham took 11 wickets in the match for 32 and Lucas 8 for 28.
The match arrnaged to be played at Eastbourne on August 27 and 28 between Devonshire Park and Uppingham Rovers did not come off owing to excessive wet.





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