Worcestershire v Cambridge University
University Match 1955
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 22nd, 23rd June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultCambridge University won by an innings and 76 runs
UmpiresN Oldfield, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 35/6 (Richardson 22*, Yarnold 1*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Knightley-Smithb Perks5     
ABD Parsonsb Coldwell2     
G Goonesenab Coldwell47     
VR Lumsdenb Davies99     
JF Pretloveb Jenkins0     
Swaranjit Singhnot out79     
PD Croftc Coldwell b Davies0     
R O'Brienb Perks16     
*DRW Silkrun out6     
+MEL Melluishb Coldwell3     
DJ Smithc Yarnold b Perks0     
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 90.4 overs)262
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-8, 3-117, 4-118, 5-188, 6-188, 7-224, 8-248, 9-261, 10-262 (90.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coldwell25   7693--
Horton11   1420--
Jenkins21   5511--
Devereux11   2340--
Davies5   1222--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hortonb Swaranjit Singh1     
LN Devereuxc Lumsden b Swaranjit Singh4     
LF Outschoornc Melluish b Smith5     
RG Broadbentc Melluish b Smith0     
DW Richardsonc Melluish b Swaranjit Singh24     
R Jonesb Swaranjit Singh2     
TE Daviesb Goonesena0     
+H Yarnoldb Smith1     
RO Jenkinsnot out0     
*RTD Perksc and b Swaranjit Singh5     
LJ Coldwellb Swaranjit Singh4     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 32 overs)47
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-10, 3-10, 4-13, 5-18, 6-30, 7-35, 8-37, 9-43, 10-47 (32 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith16   8213--
Swaranjit Singh13   4206--
Goonesena3   151--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Hortonc Melluish b Swaranjit Singh5     
LN Devereuxc Silk b Goonesena21     
LF Outschoornb Swaranjit Singh0     
RG Broadbentb Goonesena9     
DW Richardsonb Goonesena7     
R Jonesc and b Goonesena23     
TE Davieslbw b Goonesena15     
+H Yarnoldc Knightley-Smith b Swaranjit Singh10     
RO Jenkinsc Parsons b Swaranjit Singh8     
*RTD Perksc O'Brien b Goonesena18     
LJ Coldwellnot out0     
Extras(17 b, 6 lb)23
Total(all out, 57.1 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-13, 3-30, 4-51, 5-54, 6-78, 7-105, 8-105, 9-139, 10-139 (57.1 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith10   5240--
Swaranjit Singh25.111434--
Goonesena22   7496--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> R Jones made his debut in first-class matches
--> R Jones made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> TE Davies (2) passed his previous highest score of 11 in first-class matches
--> Swaranjit Singh achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Worcestershire first innings (previous best was 5-62)
--> Swaranjit Singh reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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