Jockeys v Sporting Press
Other matches in England 1879
VenuePrince's Cricket Ground, Chelsea on 6th September 1879 (1-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn

Jockeys first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR I'Ansonc FJ Smith b Hooper39      
G Walkerb Buchanan9      
T Groomeb Hooper6      
FE Webbc Willis b Robson2      
T Lambb Robson26      
W Birkettc Willis b Robson10      
R Shawlbw b Willis1      
W Burbidgenot out34      
T McGeorgeb Robson0      
C Byngb Robson8      
J Adamsc Hooper b Buchanan2      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 3 w)18
Total(all out)155
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-155
Sporting Press bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Sporting Press first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Hooperb Burbidge0      
WS Buchananlbw b I'Anson9      
C Robsonc Walker b Burbidge16      
RG Cooperb Burbidge0      
JH Smithb I'Anson0      
A Willisb I'Anson17      
WC Manningc Webb b I'Anson4      
CW Blakeb I'Anson0      
FJ Smithrun out0      
HB Smithb I'Anson3      
B Halliwellnot out2      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out)53
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-53
Jockeys bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Sporting Press second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
J Hooperc I'Anson b Walker3      
WS Buchananb I'Anson25      
C Robsonb I'Anson0      
RG Cooperb Walker30      
JH Smithb I'Anson3      
A Willisb I'Anson14      
WC Manningnot out2      
CW Blakedid not bat      
FJ Smithdid not bat      
HB Smithdid not bat      
B Halliwelldid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(6 wickets)83
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?
Jockeys 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.
Burbidge hit clean out of the ground, but it is presumed that the match was not played in the centre.
The teams were far from representative, for there were two boys of about 14 years of age on the Press side and on the other side the average weight must have been about 11 st.





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