Marylebone Cricket Club v Cambridge University
University Match 1957
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 3rd, 4th, 5th July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWJR Harrington, GD Morton
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 92/3 (Dexter 41*, James 13*)
Close of play day 2Marylebone Cricket Club (2) 66/3 (Barker 22*)

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Swift b Pieris6      
RA Galec McLachlan b Wheatley11      
W Knightley-Smithc McLachlan b Dexter33      
DO Baldryc Swift b Wheatley7      
*JGW Daviesc McLachlan b Smith16      
Swaranjit Singhc Cook b Smith10      
WT Greensmithlbw b Wheatley3      
+GC Downtonc Smith b Dexter12      
BD Wellsc Pieris b James47   4  
MN Morganc Swift b Dexter9      
HW Tillynot out2      
Extras(10 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 3 w)20
Total(all out, 59.4 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-21, 3-31, 4-55, 5-75, 6-79, 7-110, 8-136, 9-168, 10-176 (59.4 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith14   5292--
Wheatley14   4233--
Pieris17   7281--
Dexter7   2263--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc Tilly b Morgan4      
IM McLachlanc Downton b Morgan14      
DJ Greenrun out20      
ER Dexterc Gale b Greensmith60      
RM Jamesc Davies b Wells34      
*G Goonesenarun out2      
GW Cookb Swaranjit Singh18      
PI Pierisb Tilly32      
CSH Smithc Gale b Morgan11      
+BT Swiftc Gale b Morgan0      
OS Wheatleynot out1      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 81.5 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-28, 3-58, 4-129, 5-132, 6-136, 7-169, 8-195, 9-196, 10-197 (81.5 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tilly22   4411--
Baldry7   1310--
Swaranjit Singh10   2221--
Greensmith14   3411--
Wells10   2211--
Davies1   010--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb Goonesena55      
RA Galeb Wheatley19      
W Knightley-Smithlbw b Wheatley0      
DO Baldryc Green b Pieris15      
*JGW Daviesc Green b Smith5      
Swaranjit Singhb Smith6      
WT Greensmithnot out61      
+GC Downtonc Goonesena b James20      
BD Wellsb James2      
MN Morganc Goonesena b Smith0      
HW Tillyc Green b Wheatley8      
Extras(19 b, 9 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)30
Total(all out, 85 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-27, 3-66, 4-73, 5-79, 6-129, 7-193, 8-201, 9-212, 10-221 (85 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith15   4403--
Wheatley17   5353--
Pieris15   3451--
James12   4172--
Goonesena20   5371--
Cook6   1170--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc Downton b Wells45      
IM McLachlanc Downton b Wells19      
DJ Greenc Downton b Wells0      
ER Dexterlbw b Greensmith3      
RM Jamesc Downton b Greensmith4      
*G Goonesenab Greensmith21      
PI Pierisnot out9      
CSH Smithnot out7      
GW Cookdid not bat      
+BT Swiftdid not bat      
OS Wheatleydid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(6 wickets, 56 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-60, 3-65, 4-69, 5-98, 6-102
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tilly11   1210--
Morgan6   1160--
Swaranjit Singh2   200--
Greensmith17   2593--
Wells19   14123--
Davies1   100--

--> BD Wells (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in first-class matches
--> PI Pieris (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> G Barker (2) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37
--> GC Downton (2) passed his previous highest score of 16 in first-class matches
--> MN Morgan made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> ER Dexter achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Marylebone Cricket Club first innings (previous best was 2-60)
--> G Goonesena reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Marylebone Cricket Club second innings





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