Leicestershire v Cambridge University
University Match 1924
VenueAylestone Road, Leicester on 18th, 19th June 1924 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by 4 wickets
UmpiresRD Burrows, AE Street
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 82/7 (Enthoven 16*, Sherwell 2*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Lordc Dawson b Meyer32      
+TE Sidwelllbw b Wright34      
WE Astillc Lowry b Wright11      
JH Kingc Enthoven b Shirley58      
*GHS Fowkec Enthoven b Wright23      
WL Everardc Sherwell b Wright3      
JC Bradshawb Austin6      
AW Shipmanb Wright0      
F Baleb Wright2      
WE Benskinnot out20      
A Skeldingc White b Meyer13      
Extras(16 b, 3 lb)19
Total(all out, 80.4 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-61, 2-79, 3-81, 4-121, 5-133, 6-172, 7-173, 8-175, 9-188, 10-221 (80.4 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
White10   3250--
Shirley11   2221--
Wright37   10746--
Austin8   2231--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Dawsonb Skelding1      
WRD Shirleyb Skelding8      
*TC Lowryb Skelding0      
LG Crawleyc Bale b Shipman26      
CT Bennettc and b Skelding3      
HJ Enthovenc Skelding b Bale48      
HM Austinb Shipman0      
RJO Meyerb Bale12      
+NB Sherwellb Bale20      
AHE Whitec Bradshaw b Bale2      
PA Wrightnot out0      
Extras(8 b, 10 lb)18
Total(all out, 43.5 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-6, 3-17, 4-39, 5-56, 6-56, 7-69, 8-135, 9-138, 10-138 (43.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding15   2424--
Astill15   1520--
Shipman7   3112--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Lordc Wright b Enthoven15      
+TE Sidwellc Sherwell b Shirley8      
WE Astilllbw b Wright1      
JH Kingc Austin b Wright12      
*GHS Fowkeb Wright0      
WL Everardb Wright0      
JC Bradshawb Enthoven1      
AW Shipmanb Meyer10      
F Baleb Wright9      
WE Benskinb White1      
A Skeldingnot out28      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb)16
Total(all out, 44.3 overs)101
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-9, 3-37, 4-37, 5-37, 6-41, 7-44, 8-54, 9-69, 10-101 (44.3 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shirley8   1281--
Wright19   15155--
White10   3151--
Enthoven3   132--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EW Dawsonst Sidwell b Bale55      
WRD Shirleyb Shipman14      
*TC Lowryb Bale1      
LG Crawleyb Skelding32      
CT Bennettnot out11      
HJ Enthovenb Benskin23      
HM Austinb Astill22      
+NB Sherwellnot out25      
RJO Meyerdid not bat      
AHE Whitedid not bat      
PA Wrightdid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(6 wickets, 57.3 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-80, 3-112, 4-118, 5-132, 6-169
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Skelding11   0461--
Shipman10   2241--
Bale14   2402--
Benskin8   0481--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WL Everard made his debut in first-class matches
--> WL Everard made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> EW Dawson (2) equalled his previous highest score of 55 in first-class matches
--> PA Wright reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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