Oxford University v Leicestershire
University Match 1947
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 4th, 5th, 6th June 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOxford University won by 5 wickets
UmpiresHG Baldwin, CV Tarbox
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 78/3 (Gracey 29*, Bloy 5*)
Close of play day 2Leicestershire (2) 76/2 (Howard 23*, Tompkin 10*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TA Chapmanc and b Mallett0      
J Howardc Gracey b Mallett0      
GS Watsonc Pawson b Mallett0      
M Tompkinc Hare b Whitcombe120  181  
VE Jacksonc Kardar b Mallett5      
G Lesterc Sutton b Whitcombe77      
A Riddingtonc Sutton b Robinson21      
*GL Berryc Pawson b Kardar33      
JE Walshc Bloy b Mallett14      
+P Corrallc Kardar b Mallett7      
J Sperrynot out0      
Extras(34 b, 2 lb)36
Total(all out, 90.3 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-3, 4-31, 5-226, 6-229, 7-292, 8-292, 9-307, 10-313 (90.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitcombe16   4642--
Donnelly3   070--
Sutton12   4230--
Robinson18   3631--
Kardar15   4441--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Keighleyc Jackson b Sperry16      
PBK Graceyb Jackson31      
HA Pawsonc Berry b Sperry0      
*MP Donnellylbw b Lester24      
NCF Bloyb Lester17      
AH Kardarlbw b Jackson19      
PA Whitcombec Jackson b Walsh52      
HBO Robinsonb Jackson0      
AWH Mallettb Riddington33      
+PMC Harec Jackson b Walsh39      
MA Suttonnot out3      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 85 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-26, 3-63, 4-82, 5-106, 6-118, 7-118, 8-159, 9-236, 10-243 (85 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry18   1682--
Riddington11   4251--
Jackson31   8663--
Lester19   1572--
Walsh6   0182--

Leicestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TA Chapmanrun out21      
J Howardc Gracey b Robinson23      
GS Watsonc Kardar b Mallett11      
M Tompkinc Donnelly b Whitcombe36      
VE Jacksonb Whitcombe21      
G Lesterc Hare b Whitcombe0      
A Riddingtonc Mallett b Whitcombe13      
*GL Berryc Sutton b Whitcombe13      
+P Corralllbw b Whitcombe0      
J Sperryb Mallett5      
JE Walshnot out8      
Extras(8 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 64.1 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-57, 3-92, 4-108, 5-119, 6-138, 7-142, 8-145, 9-158, 10-168 (64.1 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitcombe16   3506--
Sutton12   1340--
Robinson9   4141--
Kardar2   200--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Keighleyc Walsh b Sperry45      
PBK Graceyc Chapman b Sperry20      
HA Pawsonst Corrall b Jackson12      
*MP Donnellynot out95      
AWH Mallettc Chapman b Riddington33      
AH Kardarlbw b Lester10      
NCF Bloynot out13      
PA Whitcombedid not bat      
HBO Robinsondid not bat      
+PMC Haredid not bat      
MA Suttondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 9 lb)14
Total(5 wickets, 61.5 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-73, 3-113, 4-167, 5-207
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry19   5532--
Riddington12   0451--
Lester12   1491--

--> G Lester (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> PA Whitcombe (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in first-class matches
--> PMC Hare made his debut in first-class matches
--> PMC Hare made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AWH Mallett achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 6-111)
--> JE Walsh reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Oxford University first innings
--> PA Whitcombe achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire second innings (previous best was 3-45)
--> PA Whitcombe achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Leicestershire second innings





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