West Kent Wanderers v An Eleven
Other matches in England 1879
VenueThe Heath, Blackheath on 26th, 27th September 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersWest Kent Wanderers: 22; An Eleven: 11
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1

West Kent Wanderers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Walkerb Blamires1      
A Hillb Southerton5      
Mundayb Blamires2      
Kirkpatrickc and b Blamires0      
Sandilandsb Southerton10      
E Willsherb Blamires0      
McBaineb Blamires0      
Collinsb Blamires1      
Garlickb Blamires6      
E Hentyb Blamires11      
Fewingsc Pooley b Southerton16      
Cookb Southerton0      
Bennettc GG Hearne b Blamires8      
Longuiottolbw b GG Hearne25      
Mortonc Dixon b Southerton6      
Barnesb Blamires14      
Ladnerc Coppinger b Southerton8      
Eickenot out3      
Smithb Blamires0      
Ollisb Blamires0      
Speckb Blamires1      
Marshalllbw b Blamires0      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out)121
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-?, 16-?, 17-?, 18-?, 19-?, 20-?, 21-121
An Eleven bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GG Hearne???1--

An Eleven first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
F Hearneb Ladner16      
JJ Boysb Ladner13      
JW Knowlesb Ladner5      
GG Hearnerun out15      
R Humphreyc Ladner b Willsher2      
S Dixonb Ladner0      
ET Coppingerb Willsher26      
E Blamiresc Collins b Bennett6      
T Butlernot out7      
EW Pooleyc Ladner b Willsher7      
J Southertonc McBaine b Willsher1      
Extras(1 lb, 2 w)3
Total(all out)101
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-101
West Kent Wanderers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

West Kent Wanderers second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Walkerc Southerton b GG Hearne4      
A Hillb Boys5      
Mundayb Southerton5      
Kirkpatrickb Blamires5      
McBaineb Blamires25      
Collinsc GG Hearne b Southerton4      
Garlicknot out6      
E Hentynot out7      
Fewingsc F Hearne b Southerton22      
Longuiottob Blamires3      
Sandilandsdid not bat      
E Willsherdid not bat      
Cookdid not bat      
Bennettdid not bat      
Mortondid not bat      
Barnesdid not bat      
Ladnerdid not bat      
Eickedid not bat      
Smithdid not bat      
Ollisdid not bat      
Speckdid not bat      
Marshalldid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(8 wickets)93
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?
An Eleven bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
GG Hearne???1--

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 the match was played for the benefit of West Kent dispensary. It was played on unenclosed ground on the heath.





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