Army XI v Bar
Other matches in England 1879
VenuePrince's Cricket Ground, Chelsea on 24th, 25th July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultBar won by 10 wickets
UmpiresW Draper, F Newland
Close of play day 1

Army XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CR Rowleyb Francis12     
AW Anstrutherc Francis b Bray9     
HLCH Staffordb Francis1     
EA Brucec Francis b Bray9     
CV Ecclesc Bray b Francis9     
PWH Milesc Francis b Bray9     
FF Crawfordb Francis3     
FJ Webber-Smithc and b Francis14     
DW MacKinnonnot out14     
FSW Raikesb Francis2     
WS Kenyon-Slaneyc Bovill b Bray1     
Extras(2 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 65.1 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-86 (65.1 ov)
Bar bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Francis33   ?516--

Bar first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FH Birleyrun out0     
GH Hone-Goldneyc MacKinnon b Miles6     
H Rossb MacKinnon7     
CK Francisb Miles20     
JS Udalc Anstruther b Miles49     
E Humec Webber-Smith b Eccles7     
GC Alexanderc Rowley b Miles12     
FC Coxheadb MacKinnon0     
AG Bovillnot out23     
GH Tuckb Eccles9     
E Brayb Eccles0     
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 62.2 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-142 (62.2 ov)
Army XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miles26   ?5541-
MacKinnon20   ?432--
Bruce8   ?150--

Army XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CR Rowleyb Francis11     
AW Anstrutherb Francis3     
HLCH Staffordb Francis2     
EA Brucenot out28     
CV Ecclesb Bray8     
PWH Milesc Ross b Francis1     
FF Crawfordc Hume b Francis16     
FJ Webber-Smithlbw b Francis9     
FSW Raikesb Francis9     
WS Kenyon-Slaneyb Francis4     
DW MacKinnonabsent
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)6
Total(all out, 62.3 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-97 (62.3 ov)
Bar bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bray31   ?541--

Bar second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FH Birleynot out17     
AG Bovillnot out22     
GH Hone-Goldneydid not bat      
H Rossdid not bat      
CK Francisdid not bat      
JS Udaldid not bat      
E Humedid not bat      
GC Alexanderdid not bat      
FC Coxheaddid not bat      
GH Tuckdid not bat      
E Braydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(no wicket, 20 overs)42
Army XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miles10   ?140--
Raikes6   ?190--
Eccles4   ?60--

--> Bowling in the Army XI second innings adds 1 run under

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.
This match was to have been played at Lord's on July 3rd but the weather then forbade it. H.W. Renny-Tailyour and other good cricketers did not play for the losers.





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