Gentlemen of Sheffield v Players of Sheffield
Other matches in England 1879
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 25th, 26th August 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1

Players of Sheffield first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Armitageb Wood7      
R Crookesb Ward7      
A Greenwoodc Hounsfield b Wood0      
+G Hallb Ward0      
T Brownhillrun out9      
E Osborneb Wood23      
F Franklinb Wood9      
W Ibbetsonb Wood13      
EH Pearsonb Wood9      
W Beardnot out2      
B Hudsonb Wood0      
Total(all out)84
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-84
Gentlemen of Sheffield bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen of Sheffield first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
S Ellisb Beard19      
Wardc Brownhill b Hudson3      
JJ Hounsfieldc and b Hudson6      
H Woodb Osborne14      
JF Spencerrun out3      
WR Wakenot out38      
+RW Hewittb Beard6      
FH Wakeb Osborne8      
T Birksb Osborne3      
F Swaineb Crookes8      
T Darwinb Osborne5      
Total(all out)117
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-117
Players of Sheffield bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Players of Sheffield second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
T Armitagest Hewitt b Wood1      
R Crookesb Wood15      
A Greenwoodc Hounsfield b Wood43      
+G Hallrun out0      
T Brownhillc WR Wake b Ellis5      
E Osborneb Ellis11      
F Franklinb Ellis9      
W Ibbetsonc and b Ellis3      
EH Pearsonrun out15      
W Beardb Ellis10      
B Hudsonnot out20   2  
Total(all out)138
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-138
Gentlemen of Sheffield bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Gentlemen of Sheffield second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
S Ellisb Hudson17      
Wardc Brownhill b Crookes4      
JJ Hounsfieldnot out1      
H Woodc and b Osborne10      
JF Spencerst Hall b Osborne7      
WR Wakenot out13      
FH Wakeb Osborne0      
T Birksb Osborne0      
F Swainec and b Osborne17      
+RW Hewittdid not bat      
T Darwindid not bat      
Total(7 wickets)69
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?
Players of Sheffield 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.
The match was played for the benefit of William Cuttle.
Wicket soft owing to the late continuous rains.
Source has all 11 batsmen dismissed in the Players first innings, Beard has been assumed to be not out rather than run out.





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