Essex v Oxford University
University Match 1965
VenueGidea Park Sports Ground, Romford on 16th, 17th, 18th June 1965 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 4 wickets
UmpiresC Cook, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 55/3 (Gibbs 35*, Groves 7*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 29/1 (Thomas 7*, Mason 2*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJK Gibbsc Fletcher b East39      
RJA Thomasb Pritchard9      
DP Toftlbw b Bailey1      
RMC Gilliatc Cass b Bailey1      
MGM Grovesc Hobbs b East16      
MRJ Guestc Wrightson b East1      
EWJ Fillaryc Saville b Hobbs17      
AGM Watsonnot out4      
AH Barkerb Hobbs0      
+AL Masonc Pritchard b Hobbs11      
*JD Martinc Smith b Hobbs7      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 68.3 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-24, 3-26, 4-64, 5-68, 6-73, 7-86, 8-86, 9-101, 10-108 (68.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard14   4201--
Bailey20   10252--
Edmeades9   4170--
East15   5283--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Bearc Barker b Martin20      
GJ Savillec Mason b Martin29      
GJ Smithc Gibbs b Barker12      
KWR Fletcherc Gibbs b Guest22      
RW Wrightsonc Barker b Martin4      
*TE Baileynot out30      
+GR Cassc Gibbs b Fillary15      
BEA Edmeadesc Gibbs b Fillary0      
RNS Hobbsst Mason b Fillary16      
RE Eastc Watson b Fillary7      
GC Pritchardb Martin4      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 86.3 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-51, 3-69, 4-87, 5-87, 6-114, 7-114, 8-141, 9-160, 10-164 (86.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson4   0220--
Barker18   7331--
Guest11   6131--
Fillary15   2434--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PJK Gibbsc Fletcher b Bailey20      
RJA Thomasb Edmeades16      
+AL Masonb Edmeades17      
EWJ Fillaryst Cass b East10      
DP Toftc sub b Smith3      
RMC Gilliatb Edmeades1      
MGM Grovesc Wrightson b Hobbs33      
MRJ Guestc Bailey b Hobbs9      
AGM Watsonb Hobbs9      
AH Barkerc Smith b Edmeades2      
*JD Martinnot out4      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 78.5 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-40, 3-59, 4-63, 5-65, 6-77, 7-90, 8-120, 9-122, 10-128 (78.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey14   6271--
Edmeades23   10324--
East10   4171--
Smith14   8281--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+GR Cassc Gibbs b Martin24      
GJ Savillec Guest b Martin8      
RW Wrightsonb Martin2      
BEA Edmeadesb Martin13      
KWR Fletcherb Guest8      
RNS Hobbsc Guest b Martin0      
GJ Smithnot out15      
*TE Baileynot out4      
MJ Beardid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
GC Pritcharddid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(6 wickets, 13.5 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-19, 3-44, 4-44, 5-44, 6-58
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Martin7   1225--
Guest5   0361--

--> RW Wrightson made his debut in first-class matches
--> RE East made his debut in first-class matches
--> GR Cass (2) passed his previous highest score of 15 in first-class matches
--> RNS Hobbs reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Oxford University second innings





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