Surrey v Middlesex
County Match 1879
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 26th, 27th, 28th June 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMiddlesex won by 6 wickets
UmpiresWW Farrands, J Potter
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 144/4 (Birley 4*, Strachan 4*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 11/0 (Jupp 8*, Lucas 3*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Lucasc Vernon b Robertson62     
J Shuterc Pearson b Stratford13     
H Jupplbw b Stratford50     
AJ Boardmanst Salmon b Stratford5     
FH Birleyc Pearson b Robertson6     
*G Strachanc Lyttelton b Ford35     
GN Wyattlbw b Robertson10     
+EW Pooleyb Ford18     
ED Barrattc Pearson b Ford0     
J Southertonb Ford0     
E Blamiresnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 178.2 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-123, 3-130, 4-137, 5-155, 6-174, 7-207, 8-211, 9-211, 10-212 (178.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stratford35   194031-
Robertson38   16643-1
Steele31   19340--
Pearson11   590--
Walker9   640--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Webbec Blamires b Barratt40     
*ID Walkerc Jupp b Blamires19     
TS Pearsonc Wyatt b Strachan78     
E Lytteltonb Strachan6     
GF Vernonc Wyatt b Barratt18     
GB Studdc Pooley b Blamires13     
AFJ Fordb Blamires12     
AH Stratfordb Blamires5     
+EHP Salmonc Strachan b Barratt23     
J Robertsonnot out10     
F Steeleb Southerton2     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 134.1 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-71, 3-90, 4-123, 5-178, 6-186, 7-194, 8-207, 9-228, 10-231 (134.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blamires34   17594--
Barratt33   15513--
Strachan27   12572--
Lucas5   0170--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Juppb Ford47     
AP Lucaslbw b Stratford17     
FH Birleyc Webbe b Steele1     
J Shuterb Stratford0     
GN Wyattb Ford17     
*G Strachanb Steele2     
AJ Boardmanb Ford0     
+EW Pooleylbw b Steele8     
ED Barrattb Steele0     
J Southertonb Ford9     
E Blamiresnot out5     
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 111 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-56, 3-57, 4-85, 5-87, 6-87, 7-103, 8-106, 9-111, 10-121 (111 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ford40   21284--
Stratford22   9382--
Robertson14   9110--
Steele34   24284--
Walker1   010--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Lytteltonb Southerton5     
AJ Webbeb Southerton4     
*ID Walkernot out58     
GB Studdc and b Lucas19     
TS Pearsonb Southerton13     
GF Vernonnot out1     
AFJ Forddid not bat      
AH Stratforddid not bat      
+EHP Salmondid not bat      
J Robertsondid not bat      
F Steeledid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, 76.2 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-11, 3-62, 4-88
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Southerton33   16383--
Blamires28   16370--
Barratt3   0120--
Lucas4   401--

--> FH Birley made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> TS Pearson (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 77
--> GB Studd (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in First-Class matches
--> GB Studd (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in First-Class matches
--> FH Birley made his debut for Surrey in First-Class matches
--> GB Studd made his debut for Middlesex in First-Class matches