Oxford University v Leicestershire
University Match 1951
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 9th, 11th, 12th June 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLeicestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLeicestershire won by an innings and 57 runs
UmpiresD Hendren, GS Mobey
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 231/7 (Firth 17*, Smith 7*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 107/6 (Divecha 20*, Campbell 37*)

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Lesterb Divecha76      
VS Mundenc Carr b Divecha0      
M Tompkinlbw b Divecha5      
MAJ Sargentst Campbell b Hart52      
GA Smithsonc Hart b Carr20      
VE Jacksonb Mitchell25      
+J Firthlbw b Divecha26      
PF Saundersb Carr11      
KD Smithc Hart b Mitchell63      
JM Josephsnot out25      
J Sperryc Winn b Mitchell9      
Extras(14 b, 5 lb, 4 nb, 3 w)26
Total(all out, 122.5 overs)338
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-13, 3-138, 4-142, 5-186, 6-192, 7-213, 8-255, 9-322, 10-338 (122.5 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Divecha34   10644--
Crisp10   2260--
Hart14   2451--
Carr30   51002--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MB Hofmeyrb Jackson54      
B Boobbyerc Firth b Lester31      
AK Armitageb Jackson0      
DB Carrb Jackson6      
AL Dowdingc Smith b Lester14      
CE Winnb Jackson0      
RV Divechac Sargent b Lester17      
+IP Campbellb Jackson4      
WM Mitchellb Lester0      
MD Hartb Jackson0      
JG Crispnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 9 lb)13
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-59, 3-81, 4-114, 5-114, 6-127, 7-139, 8-139, 9-139, 10-139 (48.3 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry6   2130--
Smith4   170--
Jackson20   7446--

Oxford University second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*MB Hofmeyrc Firth b Smith2      
B Boobbyerlbw b Jackson6      
DB Carrc Firth b Jackson10      
AK Armitagec and b Lester16      
AL Dowdingc Tompkin b Lester1      
CE Winnb Lester8      
RV Divechac Firth b Lester20      
+IP Campbellnot out60      
WM Mitchellc Jackson b Lester0      
MD Hartst Firth b Lester0      
JG Crispc Munden b Jackson12      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 49.5 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-13, 3-20, 4-21, 5-31, 6-54, 7-107, 8-107, 9-107, 10-142 (49.5 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sperry4   140--
Smith3   131--
Lester21   7696--

--> G Lester (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> MAJ Sargent made his debut in first-class matches
--> PF Saunders made his debut in first-class matches
--> KD Smith (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> JM Josephs (1) passed his previous highest score of 24 in first-class matches
--> JG Crisp made his debut in first-class matches
--> IP Campbell (2) passed his previous highest score of 43 in first-class matches
--> MD Hart made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JG Crisp made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> VE Jackson reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Oxford University first innings





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