Royal Engineers v Quidnuncs
Other matches in England 1879
VenueGarrison Ground 2, Gillingham on 7th, 8th July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultQuidnuncs won by 13 runs
Close of play day 1

Quidnuncs first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Lytteltonst Stafford b Dumbleton20     
SS Schultzc and b Browne2     
LK Jarvisc Renny-Tailyour b Browne0     
PE Crutchleyb Browne0     
AFJ Fordc Druitt b Browne1     
CM Sharpec Druitt b Browne33     
Viscount Ansonb Browne15     
+RH Lytteltonb Renny-Tailyour20     
ASD Duncannot out22     
AF Smithc Lindsay b Browne13     
WN Powysb Browne20     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)5
Total(all out)151
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-151
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Royal Engineers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Renny-Tailyourb Powys14     
MH Gregsonb Ford7     
PG von Donopc and b Ford14     
HN Dumbletonc RH Lyttelton b Sharpe39     
E Druittb Powys19     
+HLCH Staffordb Sharpe6     
FW Bennetb Ford6     
FG Bowlesc and b Sharpe0     
HEM Lindsayst RH Lyttelton b Sharpe11     
BB Russellnot out2     
CAR Browneabsent
Extras(3 b, 3 nb, 5 w)11
Total(all out)129
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-129
Quidnuncs bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Quidnuncs second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Lytteltonc Browne b Druitt43     
SS Schultznot out8     
LK Jarvisst Stafford b Bennet4     
PE Crutchleyb Druitt0     
AFJ Fordb Renny-Tailyour0     
CM Sharperun out0     
Viscount Ansonb Browne11     
+RH Lytteltonc Browne b Druitt15     
ASD Duncanc Browne b Bennet9     
AF Smithb Browne18     
WN Powysb Lindsay11     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out)120
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-120
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Royal Engineers second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HW Renny-Tailyourc E Lyttelton b Ford69     
MH Gregsonst RH Lyttelton b Sharpe0     
PG von Donopst RH Lyttelton b Sharpe1     
HN Dumbletonb Sharpe3     
E Druittc and b Sharpe7     
+HLCH Staffordc and b Ford21     
FW Bennetb Ford3     
FG Bowlesc Smith b Sharpe5     
HEM Lindsayb Ford4     
BB Russellb Sharpe1     
CAR Brownenot out0     
Extras(8 b, 6 lb, 1 w)15
Total(all out)129
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-129
Quidnuncs 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 annual matches at racquets and billiards which were fixed for the 9th and 10th instant at the Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich, were postponed until the 16th and 17th owing to the expected arrival of the ship (Orontes) containing the body of the Louis Napoleon, the Prince Imperial from Zululand.





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