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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