Glasgow v Edinburgh
Other matches in Scotland 1879
VenueHamilton Crescent, Glasgow on 13th, 14th June 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossEdinburgh won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEdinburgh won by 129 runs
UmpiresDavies, Smith
Close of play day 1Glasgow (1) 137/8 (Crichton 23*, Kennedy 3*)

Edinburgh first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+LM Balfourc P Russel b Atkinson30  1- 
S Mure Fergusonlbw b Atkinson16  -- 
G Sandersonc Crichton b Atkinson9  -- 
WM Gossipb Atkinson1  -- 
WM Rolandb P Russel74  5- 
FR Sandersonc Atkinson b P Russel9  -- 
HM Horsbrughb P Russel0  -- 
AL Woodb P Russel33  2- 
J Macdonaldc P Russel b P Russel30  -- 
D Somervillest Crichton b P Russel0  -- 
R Macnairnot out2  -- 
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 103 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-42 (Mure Ferguson), 2-53 (Balfour), 3-56 (G Sanderson), 4-71 (Gossip), 5-112 (FR Sanderson), 6-? (Roland), 7-150 (Horsbrugh), 8-195 (Wood), 9-203 (Somerville), 10-208 (Macdonald, 103 ov)
Glasgow bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
P Russel10   2153--
Atkinson24   6464--
P Russel30   3623--
Fellowes11   1230--
Brown14   6190--
Kennedy11   3280--
Allan3   0110--

Glasgow first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*T Chalmersc Somerville b Macnair53     
AW Evansc Somerville b Macnair10     
J Brownc Balfour b Macnair4     
JA Allanrun out1     
P Russelc [unknown] b Macnair9     
D Pattulloc FR Sanderson b Macnair15     
P Russelrun out9     
+D Crichtonrun out23     
F Fellowesc Macdonald b Gossip7     
J Kennedyc and b Somerville15     
J Atkinsonnot out4     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Evans), 2-36 (Brown), 3-? (Allan), 4-52 (P Russel), 5-? (Pattullo), 6-? (Chalmers), 7-116 (P Russel), 8-125 (Fellowes), 9-137 (Crichton), 10-154 (Kennedy, 86.2 ov)
Edinburgh bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Macnair42   14645--
Wood9   1230--
Gossip21   4561--
Macdonald13   970--

Edinburgh second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+LM Balfourb P Russel14     
S Mure Fergusonb P Russel4     
G Sandersonc Brown b P Russel6     
FR Sandersonc Evans b Pattullo5     
WM Rolandc and b P Russel19     
HM Horsbrughc and b P Russel2     
WM Gossipb Atkinson18     
AL Woodb Atkinson24     
J Macdonaldc Allan b P Russel22     
D Somervillest Crichton b Atkinson14     
R Macnairnot out12     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 81 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Mure Ferguson), 2-18 (G Sanderson), 3-26 (Balfour), 4-32 (FR Sanderson), 5-51 (Horsbrugh), 6-51 (Roland), 7-82 (Gossip), 8-109 (Wood), 9-120 (Macdonald), 10-146 (Somerville, 81 ov)
Glasgow bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
P Russel13   4242--
Atkinson14   6273--
P Russel28   7544--
Fellowes12   5160--
Kennedy6   380--
Pattullo8   5111--

Glasgow second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*T Chalmersb Wood5     
AW Evansc and b Macnair9     
J Brownrun out10     
JA Allanc Balfour b Macnair12     
+D Crichtonb Macnair0     
D Pattulloc and b Wood22     
P Russelc [unknown] b Wood3     
J Kennedyc and b Macnair1     
F Fellowesb Macnair3     
P Russelc FR Sanderson b Macnair4     
J Atkinsonnot out2     
Total(all out, 46 overs)71
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Evans), 2-17 (Chalmers), 3-? (Brown), 4-28 (Crichton), 5-39 (Allan), 6-53 (P Russel), 7-57 (Kennedy), 8-61 (Fellowes), 9-69 (Pattullo), 10-71 (P Russel, 46 ov)
Edinburgh bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Macnair23   12266--
Wood23   4453--

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.
Source records that the players and umpires came from the following clubs: Clydesdale (Kennedy, Patullo), Drumpellier (Allan, Brown, Crichton), Edinburgh Academy (Horsburgh, Macnair), Edinburgh Institute (Somerville), Edinburgh University (Macdonald), Grange (Balfour, Ferguson, Roland, Smith), RHS (Gossip, F Sanderson, G Sanderson, Wood), Telegraphists (Atkinson) and West of Scotland (Chalmers, Davies, Evans, Fellowes, P Russel, PB Russel).
Messrs. J.M. Cotterill and R. Sharp were unable to play. On Saturday there were present about 1500 spectators. This was stated to be the 8th match between the two cities.





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