Oxford University v Leicestershire
University Match 1937
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 16th, 17th, 18th June 1937 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOxford University won by 254 runs
UmpiresD Hendren, E Rushbridge
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 292/2 (Barton 117*, Kimpton 21*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 26/0 (Barton 6*, Dixon 15*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Bartonc Prentice b Smith139     
EJH Dixonlbw b Geary8     
NS Mitchell-Innesc Mudge b Walsh137     
RCM Kimptonc Dawkes b Smith45     
JG Hallidaynot out22     
JN Groverc Dawkes b Geary2     
*AP Singletonb Walsh18     
RFH Darwall-Smithdid not bat      
TGL Ballancedid not bat      
+MH Matthewsdid not bat      
W Murray-Wooddid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)15
Total(6 wickets, declared, 88 overs)386
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-260, 3-326, 4-345, 5-358, 6-386 (88 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith34   71202--
Geary22   4762--
Walsh23   01222--
Prentice6   0360--
Mudge3   0170--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Kimpton b Darwall-Smith38     
H Mudgec Mitchell-Innes b Darwall-Smith19     
NF Armstrongc Darwall-Smith b Singleton12     
FT Prenticec and b Murray-Wood8     
MS Packec and b Singleton13     
*CS Dempsterc Barton b Darwall-Smith76     
JAT Sharplbw b Murray-Wood6     
G Gearyrun out25     
JE Walshlbw b Mitchell-Innes20     
+GO Dawkesb Mitchell-Innes5     
HA Smithnot out4     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 3 w)9
Total(all out, 90.2 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-116, 7-192, 8-?, 9-?, 10-235 (90.2 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Darwall-Smith18   2473--
Murray-Wood16   2562--
Ballance18   5280--
Singleton17   4342--
Kimpton10   0300--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Bartonc Geary b Sharp26     
EJH Dixonc Geary b Smith24     
NS Mitchell-Innesnot out66     
RCM Kimptonnot out94     
JG Hallidaydid not bat      
JN Groverdid not bat      
*AP Singletondid not bat      
RFH Darwall-Smithdid not bat      
TGL Ballancedid not bat      
+MH Matthewsdid not bat      
W Murray-Wooddid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(2 wickets, declared, 45 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-60
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith11   1431--
Geary7   2170--
Walsh4   0230--
Mudge11   0630--
Sharp12   1641--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Halliday b Mitchell-Innes7     
H Mudgeb Darwall-Smith6     
NF Armstronglbw b Mitchell-Innes7     
FT Prenticec Barton b Darwall-Smith5     
MS Packeb Darwall-Smith14     
*CS Dempsterlbw b Ballance47     
JAT Sharpb Darwall-Smith0     
G Gearylbw b Ballance6     
JE Walshc Matthews b Darwall-Smith1     
+GO Dawkesb Murray-Wood4     
HA Smithnot out20     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-16, 3-26, 4-26, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-120 (49.5 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Darwall-Smith17   4345--
Mitchell-Innes8   2172--
Ballance14   3302--
Kimpton4   0220--

--> JAT Sharp made his debut in first-class matches
--> EJH Dixon (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> GL Berry (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 28
--> H Mudge made his debut for Leicestershire in first-class matches
--> JE Walsh made his debut for Leicestershire in first-class matches
--> H Mudge made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> JE Walsh made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> AP Singleton reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Leicestershire first innings





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