Cambridge University v Australians
Australia in England 1899
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 8th, 9th, 10th June 1899 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossCambridge University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by 10 wickets
UmpiresM Sherwin, A White
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 397/7 (Taylor 87*, Penn 21*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 331/7 (Iredale 39*, Jones 5*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Moonc Noble b Howell138      
ER Wilsonlbw b Noble12      
JH Stogdonb Noble43      
SH Dayc Darling b Jones17      
*GL Jessopb Howell13      
+TL Taylorb Howell110      
GE Winterb Howell16      
RNR Blakerc Howell b McLeod26      
EF Pennlbw b Noble21      
AE Hindc Worrall b Noble2      
HHB Hawkinsnot out11      
Extras(13 b, 14 lb)27
Total(all out, 126.4 overs)436
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-149, 3-221, 4-221, 5-237, 6-261, 7-342, 8-398, 9-408, 10-436 (126.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones43   71241--
Noble29   31054--
McLeod19   4681--
Worrall6   1150--
Gregory1   060--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Worrallc Wilson b Jessop8      
*J Darlingb Hind0      
C Hillc Hawkins b Jessop160      
MA Noblec Taylor b Jessop8      
SE Gregoryc Moon b Wilson102      
FA Iredalec Taylor b Jessop40      
VT Trumperc Wilson b Jessop3      
CE McLeodc Stogdon b Jessop2      
E Jonesc Winter b Wilson53      
WP Howellnot out49      
+AE Johnsc Moon b Wilson4      
Extras(3 b, 4 nb)7
Total(all out, 101.2 overs)436
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-16, 3-38, 4-255, 5-299, 6-307, 7-320, 8-338, 9-423, 10-436 (101.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jessop35   31426--
Hind22   3601--
Hawkins9   0340--
Penn7   1240--
Winter3   0240--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Moonc Iredale b Jones18      
ER Wilsonb Howell0      
JH Stogdonst Johns b Howell3      
SH Dayb Jones0      
*GL Jessopc Jones b Howell11      
+TL Taylorretired hurt4      
GE Winterc Gregory b Howell24      
RNR Blakerb Howell0      
EF Pennb McLeod27      
AE Hindlbw b Howell14      
HHB Hawkinsnot out11      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 45.1 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-19, 3-21, 4-27, 5-40, 6-40, 7-67, 8-99, 9-122 (45.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones23   8482--
Noble1   010--
Howell20   3616--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Worrallnot out53      
*J Darlingnot out60      
C Hilldid not bat      
MA Nobledid not bat      
SE Gregorydid not bat      
FA Iredaledid not bat      
VT Trumperdid not bat      
CE McLeoddid not bat      
E Jonesdid not bat      
WP Howelldid not bat      
+AE Johnsdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(no wicket, 26.1 overs)124
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jessop11   1330--
Hind11   1550--
Penn2   0160--

--> LJ Moon (1) passed his previous highest score of 76 in first-class matches
--> LJ Moon (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> TL Taylor (1) passed his previous highest score of 90 in first-class matches
--> TL Taylor (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> RNR Blaker (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> SE Gregory (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 53
--> RNR Blaker made his debut for Cambridge University in first-class matches
--> GL Jessop reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Australians first innings
--> TL Taylor retired hurt in the Cambridge University second innings having scored 4 (team had lost 4 wickets)

Moon batted for 140 minutes for his innings of 138. He hit 21 fours and was given his Blue at the completion of his innings. Taylor hit 14 fours in his innings of 110. Hill's innings of 160 included 21 fours and Gregory's 102 contained 12 fours. Needing 123 to win in 90 minutes the Australians won with just over 15 minutes to spare.





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