Surrey v Sussex
County Match 1879
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 4th, 5th, 6th August 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSussex won the toss and decided to field
ResultSurrey won by an innings and 35 runs
UmpiresW Caffyn, C Payne
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 246/9 (Wyld 28*, Blamires 9*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 48/2 (Pedley 15*, Whitfeld 22*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Juppc Howard b Lillywhite34     
*J Shuterb Pedley3     
LA Shuterb Sharp36     
WW Readc Greenfield b Lillywhite53     
J Potterc Greenfield b Sharp5     
R Humphreyc H Phillips b Lillywhite21     
WG Wyldlbw b Greenfield28     
FW Bushrun out14     
+EW Pooleyb Greenfield9     
J Southertonb Lillywhite22     
E Blamiresnot out24     
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 2 w)14
Total(all out, 226.3 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-80, 3-84, 4-95, 5-142, 6-161, 7-194, 8-209, 9-235, 10-263 (226.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillywhite65   42474--
Sharp53   32482--
Pedley38   14691--
Smith31   16350--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FFJ Greenfieldc Blamires b Southerton9     
WE Pedleyst Pooley b Southerton10     
+H Phillipsc Potter b Southerton41     
H Whitfeldc Potter b Southerton1     
J Phillipsb Southerton1     
C Howardc Pooley b Potter6     
*C Sharplbw b Potter1     
HRJ Charlwoodb Potter3     
WH Millardc Read b Potter0     
A Smithb Potter0     
J Lillywhitenot out3     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 88 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-36, 3-54, 4-56, 5-73, 6-74, 7-74, 8-74, 9-80, 10-80 (88 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Southerton44   19385--
Potter26   17145--
Blamires18   11230--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FFJ Greenfieldb Southerton4     
H Whitfeldc Pooley b Southerton31     
+H Phillipsb Southerton0     
WE Pedleyc Pooley b Southerton15     
J Phillipsc Pooley b Blamires5     
C Howardb Read36     
*C Sharpst Pooley b Southerton12     
HRJ Charlwoodst Pooley b Southerton9     
WH Millardb Read26     
A Smithnot out0     
J Lillywhiteb Potter1     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 152.2 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-6, 3-49, 4-59, 5-70, 6-85, 7-101, 8-141, 9-148, 10-148 (152.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Southerton67   43536--
Blamires39   24421--
Read3   042--

--> WG Wyld made his debut in First-Class matches
--> FW Bush made his debut in First-Class matches
--> WE Pedley made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> R Humphrey (1) passed 5000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> E Blamires (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in First-Class matches
--> H Phillips (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 34
--> WH Millard (2) passed his previous highest score of 21 in First-Class matches
--> J Potter achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Sussex first innings (previous best was 1-23)
--> J Potter achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Sussex first innings