Cambridge University v Leicestershire
University Match 1939
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 3rd, 5th, 6th June 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJJ Hills, W Wainwright
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 367/7 (Prentice 139*, Dawkes 14*)
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (1) 427/6 (Brodhurst 88*, Witherington 0*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryb Dickinson4      
GS Watsonc Blake b Webster9      
NF Armstrongst Witherington b JP Mann131      
G Lesterc Studd b Shirreff11      
FT Prenticenot out163      
M Tompkinb Shirreff7      
*MS Packec Thompson b Shirreff14      
JAT Sharpc and b Brodhurst16      
+GO Dawkesb Dickinson18      
CH Drakeb Webster8      
WH Flamsonc Witherington b Dickinson0      
Extras(24 b, 5 lb)29
Total(all out, 111.5 overs)410
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-19, 3-47, 4-289, 5-298, 6-322, 7-348, 8-376, 9-403, 10-410 (111.5 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webster36   101282--
Shirreff29   10783--
JP Mann11   0551--
Brodhurst9   0381--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FG Mannc Dawkes b Drake128      
JR Thompsonc Drake b Flamson130      
JP Blakelbw b Flamson26      
AH Brodhurstlbw b Sharp111      
JDA Langleyc Lester b Prentice13      
*PM Studdc Dawkes b Sharp16      
JP Mannlbw b Sharp9      
+DM Witheringtonb Armstrong17      
AC Shirreffnot out19      
PJ Dickinsonlbw b Sharp40      
J Websterrun out0      
Extras(13 b, 9 lb)22
Total(all out, 117.6 overs)531
Fall of wickets:
1-262, 2-276, 3-303, 4-345, 5-393, 6-419, 7-456, 8-476, 9-531, 10-531 (117.6 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flamson20   0912--
Armstrong20   1771--
Prentice19   1951--
Lester16   1840--
Sharp17   2634--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryb Dickinson17      
FT Prenticec Witherington b Webster65      
GS Watsonc Shirreff b JP Mann0      
JAT Sharpc and b JP Mann0      
M Tompkinlbw b Brodhurst44      
*MS Packec Blake b Webster1      
NF Armstrongnot out16      
+GO Dawkesc Shirreff b JP Mann23      
G Lesternot out7      
CH Drakedid not bat      
WH Flamsondid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 3 lb, 1 w)14
Total(7 wickets, 60 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-29, 3-29, 4-129, 5-138, 6-139, 7-175
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Webster12   6232--
Dickinson14   3421--
Shirreff6   270--
JP Mann16   2713--
Brodhurst12   1301--

--> FT Prentice (1) equalled his previous highest score of 163 in first-class matches
--> CH Drake made his debut in first-class matches
--> FG Mann (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in first-class matches
--> FG Mann (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> AH Brodhurst (1) passed his previous highest score of 106 in first-class matches
--> JDA Langley made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> PJ Dickinson (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in first-class matches
--> JAT Sharp achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Cambridge University first innings (previous best was 1-64)
--> JP Mann achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 1-42)





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