Oxford University v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1961
VenueChrist Church Ground, Oxford on 31st May, 1st, 2nd June 1961 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJS Buller, JF Crapp
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 62/0 (Lawry 30*, Simpson 32*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 281/5 (Mackay 43*, McKenzie 0*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Worsleyb McKenzie0     
DB Pitheyb Misson15     
AA Baigc Quick b Kline95     
*Nawab of Pataudic Simpson b Misson0     
CA Fryb McKenzie4     
CD Drybroughb McKenzie88     
FW Neatec Misson b Benaud78     
+RHC Waterslbw b Mackay23     
JD Piachaudc Burge b Benaud4     
NP Thompsonnot out2     
EW Andersondid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 109.1 overs)320
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-34, 3-34, 4-51, 5-157, 6-243, 7-314, 8-314, 9-320 (109.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Misson22   5602--
McKenzie20   4493--
Mackay18   5321--
Simpson21   7690--
Kline13   4401--
Quick12   2460--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryc Fry b Piachaud72     
RB Simpsonc Waters b Piachaud148     
KD Mackayc Pataudi b Pithey54     
PJP Burgeb Pithey17     
BC Boothc Pataudi b Pithey0     
*R Benaudb Pithey0     
GD McKenzieb Pithey16     
+BN Jarmannot out29     
FM Missonc and b Pithey15     
IW Quickc Baig b Pithey9     
LF Klinec Pataudi b Piachaud1     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 142.4 overs)362
Fall of wickets:
1-202, 2-229, 3-274, 4-280, 5-280, 6-305, 7-312, 8-338, 9-360, 10-362 (142.4 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson19   2710--
Anderson11   2340--
Pithey27   15477--
Drybrough39   61070--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Worsleyc McKenzie b Quick80     
DB Pitheyst Jarman b Quick38     
AA Baigc Booth b Simpson73     
*Nawab of Pataudilbw b Benaud8     
CA Frynot out19     
CD Drybroughrun out8     
JD Piachaudnot out1     
FW Neatedid not bat      
+RHC Watersdid not bat      
NP Thompsondid not bat      
EW Andersondid not bat      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(5 wickets, 74 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-173, 3-182, 4-213, 5-230
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Misson5   2100--
McKenzie4   340--
Simpson5   281--
Kline23   4590--
Quick24   4982--
Benaud13   1481--

--> CD Drybrough (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in first-class matches
--> CD Drybrough (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 86
--> FW Neate (1) passed his previous highest score of 68 in first-class matches
--> RB Simpson (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37
--> DB Pithey (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> DB Pithey achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Australians first innings (previous best was 6-58)





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