Oxford University v Lancashire
University Match 1887
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 26th, 27th, 28th May 1887 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresF Steele, GW Webb
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 96/2 (Briggs 12*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (1) 132/3 (Briggs 30*, Steel 16*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JH Brainb Watson7      
FH Gressonlbw b Watson17      
W Rashleighc Pilling b Briggs17      
EA Nepeanb Watson5      
KJ Keyc Watson b Barlow7      
EH Bucklandc Pilling b Watson52      
LD Hildyardc Watson b Hornby18      
+H Philipsonc Pilling b Briggs15      
C Wreford-Brownlbw b Watson0      
AHJ Cochranest Pilling b Briggs0      
RH Mossnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 134.1 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-40, 3-46, 4-52, 5-73, 6-124, 7-132, 8-?, 9-?, 10-144 (134.1 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson56   34445--
Barlow29   19291--
Ward3   0140--
Hornby5   1151--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Ecclesc Rashleigh b Buckland48      
RG Barlowb Gresson29      
J Briggsc Hildyard b Cochrane34      
EC Hornbyb Cochrane0      
*HB Steelc Buckland b Moss48      
W Robinsonc Nepean b Cochrane4      
CH Haighc Hildyard b Cochrane4      
F Wardrun out0      
G Yatesc Philipson b Moss14      
A Watsonnot out32      
+R Pillingc Cochrane b Buckland25      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 118.2 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-82, 2-96, 3-98, 4-137, 5-141, 6-155, 7-155, 8-185, 9-192, 10-247 (118.2 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss23   12442--
Cochrane50   161044--
Gresson11   7211--
Wreford-Brown11   5200--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JH Brainc Haigh b Briggs15      
FH Gressonc Haigh b Briggs26      
W Rashleighnot out32      
EA Nepeanc Haigh b Yates4      
KJ Key hit wkt b Briggs23      
EH Bucklanddid not bat      
LD Hildyarddid not bat      
+H Philipsondid not bat      
C Wreford-Browndid not bat      
AHJ Cochranedid not bat      
RH Mossdid not bat      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(4 wickets, 101.2 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-?, 3-?, 4-105 (101.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson37   22280--
Barlow9   4120--
Ward5   0120--
Yates8   3111--

--> RH Moss made his debut in first-class matches
--> J Eccles (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in first-class matches





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