Oxford University v Gentlemen of England
University Match 1885
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 28th, 29th, 30th May 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGentlemen of England won by 7 wickets
UmpiresT Gregg, GW Webb
Close of play day 1Gentlemen of England (1) 142/4 (Pearson 4*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen of England (2) 66/2 (Kemp 31*, Bolitho 4*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EKH D'Aethb Rotherham22      
KJ Keyrun out70      
LD Hildyardc Rotherham b Arnall3      
*HV Pageb Robertson7      
RH Pembertonb Robertson1      
EH Bucklandc Kemp b Rotherham4      
AHJ Cochranenot out61      
+AE Newtonb Rotherham19      
BE Nichollsc Studd b Godfrey0      
HO Whitbyc and b Godfrey0      
EW Bastardb Godfrey14      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 82.1 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-75, 3-103, 4-107, 5-109, 6-113, 7-163, 8-163, 9-166, 10-206 (82.1 ov)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rotherham38   13753--
Arnall16   5501--
Robertson14   4402--
Webbe2   090--

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EJC Studdrun out60      
JG Walkerb Bastard8      
P Colesc Nicholls b Page45      
WET Bolithoc Key b Page27      
*AJ Webbec Newton b Page15      
TS Pearsonc Newton b Page24      
+MC Kempc Newton b Bastard7      
CJM Godfreyb Whitby1      
J Robertsonrun out1      
H Rotherhamb Whitby0      
HT Arnallnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 3 w)8
Total(all out, 122.2 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-108, 3-135, 4-142, 5-171, 6-186, 7-187, 8-193, 9-195, 10-196 (122.2 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitby20   9372--
Cochrane28   12300--
Page26   13484--
Buckland13   6180--
Nicholls6   2120--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EKH D'Aethb Rotherham21      
KJ Keyc Arnall b Robertson17      
RH Pembertonc Webbe b Robertson40      
*HV Pageb Godfrey7      
EH Bucklandb Godfrey1      
LD Hildyardb Rotherham24      
AHJ Cochraneb Rotherham4      
+AE Newtonb Rotherham0      
BE Nichollsnot out6      
HO Whitbyb Rotherham5      
EW Bastardc and b Rotherham0      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 71 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-48, 3-66, 4-99, 5-109, 6-113, 7-113, 8-122, 9-129, 10-129 (71 ov)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rotherham33   13446--
Robertson22   6532--
Godfrey16   5282--

Gentlemen of England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+MC Kempc and b Nicholls62      
JG Walkerc Nicholls b Cochrane30      
J Robertsonb Cochrane0      
WET Bolithonot out45      
P Colesnot out1      
EJC Studddid not bat      
*AJ Webbedid not bat      
TS Pearsondid not bat      
CJM Godfreydid not bat      
H Rotherhamdid not bat      
HT Arnalldid not bat      
Extras(2 w)2
Total(3 wickets, 59 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-51, 3-132
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bastard17   6420--
Whitby12   6130--
Cochrane9   3202--
Page11   2320--
Buckland6   2120--
Nicholls4   0191--

--> KJ Key (1) passed his previous highest score of 60 in first-class matches
--> AHJ Cochrane (1) passed his previous highest score of 50 in first-class matches
--> AE Newton (1) equalled his previous highest score of 19 in first-class matches
--> P Coles made his debut in first-class matches
--> HT Arnall made his debut in first-class matches
--> EKH D'Aeth made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RH Pemberton made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RH Pemberton (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in first-class matches
--> WET Bolitho (2) passed his previous highest score of 32 in first-class matches
--> MC Kemp (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> CJM Godfrey achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Oxford University first innings (previous best was 2-0)
--> EJC Studd retired hurt in the Gentlemen of England first innings (team score 61/1) - he returned when the score was 142/4





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