Oxford University v Gentlemen of England
University Match 1888
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 21st, 22nd, 23rd May 1888 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresHenwood, A Pink
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 290/8 (Scott 12*, Smith 0*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen of England (2) 178/4 (Watson 87*, Rawlin 7*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FH Gressonc Rawlin b Hedley53      
ETB Simpsonc Walker b Hedley82      
*W Rashleighc Friend b Robertson10      
FJN Thesigerlbw b Webbe41      
HW Forsterb Webbe53      
GL Wilsonc and b Leatham11      
EA Nepeanb Rawlin3      
Lord GW Scottb Rawlin12      
+H Philipsonb Hedley11      
E Smithb Hedley0      
H Bassettnot out0      
Extras(13 b, 5 lb)18
Total(all out, 202 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-73, 2-87, 3-169, 4-216, 5-233, 6-263, 7-265, 8-286, 9-294, 10-294 (202 ov)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rawlin62   41542--
Robertson29   16571--
Hedley40   20664--
Leatham33   12721--
Webbe38   25272--

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EJC Studdst Philipson b Forster10      
AK Watsonb Forster11      
JG Walkernot out99      
LB Friendb Smith5      
*AJ Webbest Philipson b Nepean9      
JT Rawlinb Bassett9      
PJT Heneryb Bassett0      
WC Hedleyb Smith14      
AE Leathamb Smith1      
+MJ Dauglishb Smith10      
J Robertsonb Forster14      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 99.3 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-30, 3-61, 4-79, 5-98, 6-98, 7-142, 8-144, 9-160, 10-190 (99.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bassett27   14482--
Nepean19   6431--
Smith24   8464--

Gentlemen of England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*AJ Webbeb Forster2      
EJC Studdlbw b Forster5      
JG Walkerb Forster0      
AK Watsonb Bassett91      
LB Friendc Simpson b Bassett72      
JT Rawlinb Forster30      
PJT Henerynot out138      
WC Hedleyb Forster11      
AE Leathamc Philipson b Forster22      
+MJ Dauglishc Scott b Forster6      
J Robertsonb Forster49      
Extras(15 b, 6 lb)21
Total(all out, 190.1 overs)447
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-8, 4-172, 5-183, 6-260, 7-305, 8-357, 9-369, 10-447 (190.1 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bassett50   21992--
Nepean19   2630--
Smith38   13810--
Gresson2   0120--
Wilson3   0150--
Thesiger6   0370--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Rashleighnot out56      
FH Gressonc Webbe b Hedley6      
GL Wilsonc and b Hedley2      
FJN Thesigerc Hedley b Webbe47      
HW Forsterb Hedley15      
E Smithc Dauglish b Webbe14      
ETB Simpsonnot out8      
EA Nepeandid not bat      
Lord GW Scottdid not bat      
+H Philipsondid not bat      
H Bassettdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb)12
Total(5 wickets, 104 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-30, 3-102, 4-129, 5-147
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rawlin28   19230--
Robertson14   4380--
Hedley36   24363--
Leatham10   2310--
Webbe16   10202--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Gentlemen of England (2) ?/? (Henery 101*, [unknown] ?*)
--> FJN Thesiger made his debut in first-class matches
--> E Smith made his debut in first-class matches
--> JG Walker (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 80
--> EJC Studd made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AK Watson (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in first-class matches
--> LB Friend (2) passed his previous highest score of 22 in first-class matches
--> PJT Henery (2) passed his previous highest score of 76 in first-class matches
--> PJT Henery (2) made his first century in first-class matches
--> HW Forster achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gentlemen of England second innings (previous best was 5-76)
--> HW Forster reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gentlemen of England second innings





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