Cambridge University v Northamptonshire
University Match 1939
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 3rd, 4th, 5th May 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 78 runs
UmpiresJJ Hills, W Wainwright
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 356/9 (O'Brien 52*, Buswell 3*)
Close of play day 2Northamptonshire (2) 131/2 (Snowden 43*, Timms 74*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Snowden hit wkt b Carris72     
HW Greenwoodc Shirreff b Wilson49     
D Brookesc and b Carris114     
JE Timmsc Shirreff b Bhalindra Singh20     
*RP Nelsonb Shirreff23     
+KC Jamesb Shirreff4     
FP O'Briennot out53     
SM Nasiruddinb Wilson0     
WE Merrittb Wilson1     
RJ Partridgeb Wilson3     
JE Buswellc Blake b Shirreff7     
Extras(11 b, 4 lb)15
Total(all out, 92.7 overs)361
Fall of wickets:
1-108, 2-156, 3-189, 4-248, 5-260, 6-321, 7-322, 8-324, 9-350, 10-361 (92.7 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ruane15   1670--
Bhalindra Singh18   2861--
Wilson18   2504--
Carris15   3452--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BD Carrisc James b Timms16     
JR Thompsonst James b Merritt21     
+MS Glenniec James b Merritt11     
AH Brodhurstc James b Merritt42     
FG Mannst James b Merritt8     
*PM Studdb Partridge0     
AC Shirreffc and b Nelson47     
DC Wilsonlbw b Merritt0     
Bhalindra Singhc Greenwood b Merritt2     
JP Blakenot out82     
JD Ruanec Greenwood b Merritt19     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 55 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-45, 3-54, 4-74, 5-87, 6-125, 7-127, 8-141, 9-179, 10-254 (55 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buswell6   0280--
Partridge16   0871--
Timms9   1411--
Merritt17   2697--
Nelson7   1231--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Snowdenc and b Shirreff63     
HW Greenwoodb Ruane8     
D Brookesb Ruane3     
JE Timmsnot out103     
WE Merrittnot out32     
*RP Nelsondid not bat      
+KC Jamesdid not bat      
FP O'Briendid not bat      
SM Nasiruddindid not bat      
RJ Partridgedid not bat      
JE Buswelldid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(3 wickets, declared, 48 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-22, 3-164
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ruane12   1412--
Shirreff13   1601--
Bhalindra Singh3   0250--
Wilson13   0530--
Carris6   0250--
Mann1   050--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BD Carrisb Merritt40     
JR Thompsonb Nelson21     
JP Blakec Greenwood b Nelson60     
AH Brodhurstc Greenwood b Merritt26     
FG Mannb Timms29     
*PM Studdlbw b Merritt27     
AC Shirrefflbw b Merritt8     
+MS Glennieb Timms1     
DC Wilsonnot out17     
Bhalindra Singhc James b Timms7     
JD Ruanec and b Merritt7     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 58.2 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-101, 3-131, 4-155, 5-195, 6-205, 7-208, 8-215, 9-229, 10-244 (58.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buswell7   2350--
Partridge6   1180--
Timms13   0513--
Nelson7   2302--
O'Brien4   0170--

--> D Brookes (1) passed his previous highest score of 113 in first-class matches
--> FP O'Brien (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> MS Glennie made his debut in first-class matches
--> AH Brodhurst (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in first-class matches
--> AC Shirreff made his debut in first-class matches
--> Bhalindra Singh made his debut in first-class matches
--> JP Blake (1) passed his previous highest score of 70 in first-class matches
--> JE Timms (2) passed 16000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 44
--> BD Carris (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35





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