Royal Engineers v Royal Artillery
Other matches in England 1879
VenueGarrison Ground 2, Gillingham on 14th, 15th July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultRoyal Engineers won by 4 wickets
UmpiresWB Clarke, W Watson
Close of play day 1

Royal Artillery first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Anstrutherc and b Renny-Tailyour5     
JWS Wheblec Lindsay b Browne25     
PWH Milesc and b Druitt26     
FF Crawfordb Druitt7     
JJ Boysc Browne b Druitt6     
LK Stephensonb Druitt0     
+HB Kingscoteb Browne4     
WFM Hutchinsonb Browne1     
HA Laceynot out12     
EH Armitageb Browne3     
Finchb Browne4     
Extras(2 b, 2 w)4
Total(all out, 55 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-97 (55 ov)
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Renny-Tailyour8   ?81--
Browne22   ?3851-

Royal Engineers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HM Gregsonb Miles4     
FW Bennetb Miles11     
HW Renny-Tailyourc sub b Boys91     
HLCH Staffordc Kingscote b Hutchinson31     
FG Bowlesb Boys11     
PG von Donopc Wheble b Boys0     
HN Dumbletonc Wheble b Lacey9     
E Druittc Crawford b Boys5     
HEM Lindsaynot out21     
CAR Brownec Wheble b Lacey3     
BB Russellc Kingscote b Lacey4     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 89 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-199 (89 ov)
Royal Artillery bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miles24   ?482--
Boys21   ?414-1
Hutchinson12   ?171--

Royal Artillery second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Anstrutherc and b Renny-Tailyour5     
JWS Wheblec Renny-Tailyour b Browne13     
PWH Milesc Stafford b Dumbleton13     
FF Crawfordc Browne b Renny-Tailyour9     
JJ Boysc Dumbleton b Browne53     
LK Stephensonc Bennet b Browne0     
+HB Kingscotec Gregson b Druitt21     
WFM Hutchinsonc Lindsay b Druitt12     
HA Laceyb Browne0     
EH Armitagec Bennet b Browne0     
Finchnot out2     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 42.2 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-131 (42.2 ov)
Royal Engineers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Browne17   ?475--
Dumbleton9   ?2111-
Renny-Tailyour4   ?202--

Royal Engineers second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
HM Gregsonb Lacey0     
FW Bennetc Kingscote b Lacey2     
HW Renny-Tailyourst Kingscote b Lacey2     
HLCH Staffordc Wheble b Lacey3     
FG Bowlesnot out8     
PG von Donopb Lacey11     
HN Dumbletonnot out2     
HEM Lindsayrun out2     
E Druittdid not bat      
CAR Brownedid not bat      
BB Russelldid not bat      
Total(6 wickets)30
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?
Royal Artillery 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.
Weather fine at commencement but drenching showers after luncheon on Monday.





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