Oxford University v Nottinghamshire
University Match 1956
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 23rd, 24th, 25th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresHG Baldwin, D Hendren
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 12/0 (Simpson 7*, Clay 0*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (1) 184/3 (Winfield 29*, Stocks 22*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JEW Kirbyb KJ Poole3      
SG Metcalfec CJ Poole b KJ Poole1      
AC Waltonlbw b Stocks98      
*MJK Smithc Simpson b Stocks60      
MA Eagarlbw b Dooland58      
RG Woodcockc Stocks b Walker52      
+MD Scottlbw b Dooland0      
SVM Clubec Dooland b Walker11      
JA Baileyb Dooland4      
JB Phillipsnot out11      
ESM Kentishnot out2      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 105 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-4, 3-140, 4-182, 5-273, 6-280, 7-285, 8-293, 9-297
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker22   3602--
KJ Poole11   2262--
Harvey17   7470--
Dooland34   91163--
Stocks21   5512--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Smith b Bailey20      
JD Clayb Woodcock43      
RJ Gilesst Scott b Woodcock64      
HM Winfieldc and b Clube115      
FW Stocksb Kentish28      
+CJ Pooleb Metcalfe58      
EJ Martinlbw b Clube13      
KJ Poolenot out8      
B Doolanddid not bat      
PF Harveydid not bat      
AK Walkerdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)10
Total(7 wickets, declared, 135.1 overs)359
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-106, 3-149, 4-198, 5-310, 6-330, 7-359 (135.1 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phillips24   6480--
Kentish14   1361--
Bailey22   6471--
Woodcock34   131062--
Metcalfe5   1121--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JEW Kirbyb KJ Poole1      
SG Metcalfeb KJ Poole11      
AC Waltonnot out0      
*MJK Smithc and b Dooland1      
MA Eagarnot out5      
RG Woodcockdid not bat      
+MD Scottdid not bat      
SVM Clubedid not bat      
JA Baileydid not bat      
JB Phillipsdid not bat      
ESM Kentishdid not bat      
Extras(2 nb)2
Total(3 wickets, 18 overs)20
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-13, 3-14
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker6   250--
KJ Poole9   4102--
Dooland3   231--

--> RG Woodcock (1) passed his previous highest score of 32 in first-class matches
--> HM Winfield (1) passed his previous highest score of 52 in first-class matches
--> HM Winfield (1) made his first century in first-class matches





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