Oxford University v Essex
University Match 1966
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 4th, 6th, 7th June 1966 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 162 runs
UmpiresJG Langridge, RSM Lay
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 58/8 (Watson 7*, Hiller 1*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 201/6 (Fletcher 40*, Edmeades 6*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Barkerc Stephens b Elviss38      
MJ Bearc Dyer b Elviss46      
GJ Savilleb Ridley24      
KWR Fletcherc Ashworth b Watson89      
BR Knightb Elviss0      
GJ Smithlbw b Ridley12      
+GR Casslbw b Elviss0      
BEA Edmeadesc Garofall b Elviss17      
RNS Hobbsb Hiller19      
GC Pritchardnot out0      
RE Eastc Easter b Watson0      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)13
Total(all out, 91 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-119, 3-119, 4-130, 5-149, 6-156, 7-212, 8-258, 9-258, 10-258 (91 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson9   1362--
Hiller6   1111--
Easter11   1510--
Elviss37   11905--
Ridley28   12572--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JPRF Stephenslbw b Edmeades3      
DA Ashworthc Saville b Hobbs6      
*RMC Gilliatst Cass b Hobbs14      
AR Garofallc and b Smith6      
DR Walshc Cass b Hobbs0      
+AW Dyerlbw b Hobbs19      
GNS Ridleylbw b Smith0      
AGM Watsonnot out65      
RW Elvissb Smith0      
R Hillerc Cass b Smith64      
JNC Easterb Knight12      
Extras(2 b, 8 lb)10
Total(all out, 90.3 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-11, 3-24, 4-24, 5-46, 6-48, 7-48, 8-48, 9-172, 10-199 (90.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard11   3170--
Edmeades17   6341--
Hobbs30   12634--
East8   4130--
Smith17   8354--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GJ Savillec Walsh b Easter42      
MJ Bearc Ashworth b Ridley42      
+GR Cassc Hiller b Elviss27      
BR Knightb Easter16      
GJ Smithc Elviss b Walsh13      
KWR Fletchernot out51      
*G Barkerc Dyer b Walsh4      
BEA Edmeadesb Hiller18      
RNS Hobbsnot out16      
GC Pritcharddid not bat      
RE Eastdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(7 wickets, declared, 85 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-82, 2-107, 3-131, 4-143, 5-174, 6-186, 7-215
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson5   1220--
Hiller19   6511--
Easter19   7462--
Elviss24   7661--
Ridley11   3291--
Walsh7   2152--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JPRF Stephensc and b Fletcher27      
DA Ashworthc Hobbs b Smith18      
*RMC Gilliatlbw b Hobbs5      
AR Garofallc Fletcher b Smith19      
DR Walshlbw b Smith30      
+AW Dyerb East6      
AGM Watsonnot out10      
GNS Ridleylbw b East2      
RW Elvissc Smith b East0      
R Hillerb East0      
JNC Easterc Hobbs b Smith6      
Extras(6 b, 7 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 73.5 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-50, 3-56, 4-107, 5-114, 6-114, 7-124, 8-130, 9-130, 10-137 (73.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Edmeades4   240--
Hobbs20   7361--
East17   10194--
Knight3   130--
Fletcher10   3271--

--> KWR Fletcher (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> AGM Watson (1) passed his previous highest score of 35 in first-class matches
--> GR Cass (2) passed his previous highest score of 26 in first-class matches
--> JPRF Stephens (2) passed his previous highest score of 24 in first-class matches
--> RW Elviss achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 5-100)
--> BEA Edmeades reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Oxford University first innings
--> GNS Ridley reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings





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