Oxford University v South Africans
South Africa in England 1955
VenueChrist Church Ground, Oxford on 25th, 26th, 27th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africans won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africans won by an innings and 137 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 5/0 (Smith 4*, Allan 0*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 154/5 (Gibson 13*, Fellows-Smith 25*)

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ McGlewc Smith b Allan66      
TL Goddardc Williams b Jowett121      
JHB Waiterun out13      
HJ Keithc Walton b Jowett19      
RA McLeanb Phillips67      
+CAR Duckworthb Phillips0      
PL Winslowc Jowett b Phillips60      
*JE Cheethamc Gibson b Jowett24      
ARA Murraynot out36      
PS Heinenot out18      
VI Smithdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(8 wickets, declared, 121 overs)434
Fall of wickets:
1-110, 2-127, 3-158, 4-256, 5-256, 6-338, 7-359, 8-380
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arenhold12   2280--
Phillips25   2873--
Fellows-Smith20   3860--
Jowett33   91013--
Allan25   7891--
Gibson6   0330--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJK Smithb Goddard4      
JM Allanc Waite b Heine3      
AC Waltonc Duckworth b Heine22      
*CCP Williamsb Heine0      
GPS Delislec Duckworth b Heine13      
I Gibsonc Goddard b Heine0      
JP Fellows-Smithc Cheetham b Smith28      
+AP Walsheb Murray11      
JA Arenholdst Duckworth b Smith2      
DCPR Jowettb Smith0      
JB Phillipsnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 41.5 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-21, 3-21, 4-36, 5-36, 6-57, 7-84, 8-86, 9-90, 10-90 (41.5 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine17   9315--
Goddard7   4111--
McGlew1   040--
Smith4   1133--

Oxford University second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MJK Smithc Murray b Keith33      
JM Allanc Keith b Murray10      
AC Waltonc Winslow b Keith21      
*CCP Williamsb Smith19      
GPS Delislerun out32      
I Gibsonc Waite b Goddard14      
JP Fellows-Smithlbw b Keith40      
+AP Walshec Duckworth b Heine20      
JA Arenholdc Waite b Keith6      
DCPR Jowettc Keith b Goddard9      
JB Phillipsnot out1      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 125.2 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-59, 3-70, 4-108, 5-119, 6-171, 7-171, 8-186, 9-202, 10-207 (125.2 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine29   13521--
Murray13   10151--
Smith24   10511--
Keith41   24604--

--> AP Walshe (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 14





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