Oxford University v Cambridge University
University Match 1957
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 6th, 8th, 9th July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by an innings and 186 runs
UmpiresHG Baldwin, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 108/5 (Goonesena 17*, Smith 0*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 44/0 (Hobbs 15*, Gibson 24*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
I Gibsonc Barber b Wheatley8      
JAD Hobbslbw b Wheatley0      
*AC Waltonrun out4      
CDM Melvilleb Pieris9      
MA Eagarc Dexter b Wheatley0      
RG Woodcockc Swift b Wheatley11      
RL Jowettc Swift b Pieris0      
+MD Scottc Swift b Smith0      
R Bowmanb Goonesena17      
RW Wilsonnot out17      
JA Baileyb Wheatley21      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 47 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-12, 3-16, 4-16, 5-33, 6-33, 7-36, 8-44, 9-60, 10-92 (47 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith12   3261--
Wheatley15   8155--
Pieris14   4312--
Dexter1   030--
Goonesena5   2121--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberlbw b Woodcock36      
IM McLachlanb Bowman11      
DJ Greenc Gibson b Bowman20      
ER Dexterb Gibson7      
RM Jameslbw b Gibson15      
*G Goonesenac Jowett b Woodcock211 331211  
CSH Smithlbw b Gibson8      
GW Cooknot out111 16713-  
PI Pierisdid not bat      
+BT Swiftdid not bat      
OS Wheatleydid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)5
Total(7 wickets, declared, 137.5 overs)424
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-67, 3-67, 4-80, 5-97, 6-135, 7-424 (137.5 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey36   51460--
Bowman39   101012--
Melville4   0120--
Gibson17   4483--
Wilson22   11510--
Jowett6   0210--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
I Gibsonrun out63      
JAD Hobbsb Smith19      
*AC Waltonst Swift b Goonesena7      
CDM Melvillelbw b Smith6      
MA Eagarlbw b Smith2      
RG Woodcockretired hurt5      
RL Jowettlbw b Goonesena0      
+MD Scottb Goonesena22      
R Bowmanc Swift b Goonesena0      
RW Wilsonb Smith6      
JA Baileynot out4      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 71.2 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-82, 3-89, 4-93, 5-104, 6-123, 7-123, 8-130, 9-146 (71.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith30   13424--
Wheatley13   4170--
Pieris7   4160--
Barber4   0190--

--> G Goonesena scored 1 five in the Cambridge University first innings
--> RW Barber (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> DJ Green (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> G Goonesena (1) passed his previous highest score of 118 in first-class matches
--> G Goonesena (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 130
--> GW Cook (1) equalled his previous highest score of 111 in first-class matches
--> BT Swift made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> CDM Melville made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> RW Wilson made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> OS Wheatley achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Oxford University first innings (previous best was 3-12)
--> OS Wheatley achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Oxford University first innings
--> CSH Smith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Oxford University first innings





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