Cambridge University v Royal Navy
University Match 1947
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 17th, 19th May 1947 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultCambridge University won by an innings and 54 runs
UmpiresJ Colver, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1

Royal Navy first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Dewesc Anson b Pearsall3      
GW Vavasourc Tyrwhitt-Drake b Earls-Davis86      
FC Boysc and b Willatt100      
JE Mannersb Willatt55      
NS Hendersonc Tyrwhitt-Drake b Willatt1      
DB Vaughannot out22      
J Kiddb Thomas2      
EAS Mannersc and b Thomas8      
F Hindnot out4      
BJK Pryerdid not bat      
PD Gilmourdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(7 wickets, declared, 94 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Earls-Davis22   6531--
Pearsall16   4471--
Griffiths12   2450--
Thomas28   5832--
Insole3   0160--
Willatt13   2373--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Willattc Vaughan b EAS Manners149 210    
SN Robertsb EAS Manners55      
GF Ansonlbw b Vaughan21      
GM Shuttleworthb Vaughan64      
+DJ Insolec Gilmour b Vaughan49      
BGM Cangleyc Hind b Pryer42      
TW Tyrwhitt-Drakec JE Manners b Pryer1      
RD Pearsallnot out13      
MRG Earls-Davislbw b Vaughan3      
WO Thomasc Gilmour b Pryer4      
*WH Griffithsdid not bat      
Extras(42 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)46
Total(9 wickets, declared, 93.5 overs)447
Fall of wickets:
1-112, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-447 (93.5 ov)
Royal Navy bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Vaughan31   61074--
Hind10   0380--
EAS Manners18   01092--
Gilmour12   1500--

Royal Navy second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Dewesc Earls-Davis b Pearsall23      
GW Vavasourb Pearsall13      
FC Boysb Pearsall18      
JE Mannersb Pearsall2      
NS Hendersonb Griffiths3      
DB Vaughanc Anson b Pearsall5      
J Kiddb Earls-Davis8      
EAS Mannersnot out16      
F Hindlbw b Griffiths4      
BJK Pryerb Griffiths0      
PD Gilmourb Griffiths3      
Extras(11 b)11
Total(all out, 50 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-106 (50 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Earls-Davis17   9301--
Pearsall21   7415--
Griffiths12   3244--

GL Willatt added 112 for the first wicket in 75 minutes with SN Roberts and 145 for the third wicket in 90 minutes with GM Shuttleworth.
The Royal Navy was dismissed in an hour and a half in the second innings.





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