Oxford University v Gloucestershire
University Match 1956
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 28th, 30th April, 1st May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by an innings and 10 runs
UmpiresHG Baldwin, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 99/2 (Young 69*, Milton 9*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 60/2 (Metcalfe 29*, Hobbs 6*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MJK Smithc Rochford b Mortimore56      
SG Metcalfec Mortimore b Cook63      
AC Waltonrun out0      
JAD Hobbslbw b Wells9      
I Gibsonc Milton b Cook0      
JD Curriec Rochford b Cook4      
+AP Walshec Lambert b Cook18      
SVM Clubeb Wells0      
JA Baileyc McHugh b Griffiths16      
JB Phillipsc Mortimore b Griffiths9      
ESM Kentishnot out0      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 79.3 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-119, 2-119, 3-133, 4-134, 5-134, 6-139, 7-146, 8-162, 9-176, 10-184 (79.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert5   2160--
McHugh10   3170--
Smith5   1230--
Wells17   6382--
Cook26   9434--
Mortimore10   4261--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Emmettlbw b Kentish5      
DM Younglbw b Bailey82      
JVC Griffithsb Gibson8      
CA Miltonc Gibson b Phillips11      
JB Mortimoreb Kentish60      
GEE Lambertb Phillips71      
DR Smithc Walshe b Phillips0      
+P Rochfordnot out31      
C Cookb Bailey7      
BD Wellsrun out6      
FP McHughrun out0      
Extras(7 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 104.4 overs)299
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-75, 3-107, 4-123, 5-216, 6-217, 7-269, 8-288, 9-296, 10-299 (104.4 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kentish19   2842--
Bailey28   11432--
Gibson14   5451--
Clube11   5210--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MJK Smithc Rochford b Lambert13      
SG Metcalfec Lambert b Cook36      
AC Waltonb McHugh7      
JAD Hobbsc and b Cook6      
I Gibsonc Rochford b McHugh1      
JD Currieb McHugh3      
+AP Walshec Milton b Cook17      
SVM Clubelbw b Lambert2      
JA Baileyc Mortimore b McHugh7      
JB Phillipsnot out5      
ESM Kentishc Emmett b McHugh1      
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(all out, 57.4 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-30, 3-61, 4-64, 5-68, 6-71, 7-88, 8-99, 9-103, 10-105 (57.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert13   3322--
Smith4   0100--
Wells2   110--
Cook12   2213--

--> JAD Hobbs made his debut in first-class matches
--> SVM Clube made his debut in first-class matches
--> DR Smith made his debut in first-class matches
--> P Rochford (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in first-class matches
--> JD Currie made his debut for Oxford University in first-class matches
--> JA Bailey made his debut for Oxford University in first-class matches
--> ESM Kentish made his debut for Oxford University in first-class matches
--> ESM Kentish made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> FP McHugh reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Oxford University second innings





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