Oxford University Past and Present v Australians
Australia in England 1899
VenueUnited Services Ground, Portsmouth on 19th, 20th, 21st June 1899 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralians won by 10 wickets
UmpiresW Hearn, VA Titchmarsh
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 78/3 (Noble 19*, Trumper 24*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 373/8 (McLeod 41*)

Oxford University Past and Present first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Fryb Noble40      
HC Pilkingtonc Trumble b Jones3      
A Ecclesb Trumble1      
EC Leeb Noble31      
GB Raikesb Jones19      
*HDG Leveson-Gowerc Kelly b McLeod59      
FHE Cunliffelbw b Jones48      
JC Hartleyb McLeod12      
GFH Berkeleyc Darling b McLeod3      
DH Forbesnot out25      
+RP Lewisb Jones0      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 100.3 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-15, 3-69, 4-78, 5-128, 6-187, 7-215, 8-219, 9-249, 10-251 (100.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trumble24   11531--
Noble9   3232--
Howell12   7150--
Laver10   3390--
McLeod16   7313--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Darlingb Forbes12      
J Worrallb Forbes9      
MA Nobleb Cunliffe32      
SE Gregoryc Lewis b Cunliffe10      
VT Trumperc and b Forbes55      
+JJ Kellyc and b Forbes89      
H Trumbleb Forbes18      
FJ Laverc Lee b Forbes79      
CE McLeodnot out41      
E Jonesdid not bat      
WP Howelldid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 4 lb, 13 nb, 3 w)28
Total(8 wickets, declared, 144 overs)373
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-24, 3-45, 4-108, 5-139, 6-205, 7-266, 8-373 (144 ov)
Oxford University Past and Present bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forbes36   71006--
Cunliffe51   171072--
Hartley12   1440--
Berkeley27   11480--
Raikes11   1330--
Lee7   2130--

Oxford University Past and Present second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Fryc Howell b McLeod54      
HC Pilkingtonrun out29      
GB Raikesc Trumble b McLeod0      
A Eccleslbw b Laver3      
EC Leeb McLeod9      
*HDG Leveson-Gowerc Trumble b McLeod7      
FHE Cunliffeb Laver4      
JC Hartleyc Darling b Laver5      
GFH Berkeleynot out11      
DH Forbesc Jones b Laver1      
+RP Lewisb McLeod0      
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 47.2 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-82, 3-93, 4-99, 5-107, 6-114, 7-114, 8-130, 9-133, 10-135 (47.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones4   0140--
Trumble8   3280--
Howell6   1250--
Laver12   4274--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Jonesnot out7      
WP Howellnot out8      
*J Darlingdid not bat      
J Worralldid not bat      
MA Nobledid not bat      
SE Gregorydid not bat      
VT Trumperdid not bat      
+JJ Kellydid not bat      
H Trumbledid not bat      
FJ Laverdid not bat      
CE McLeoddid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(no wicket, 3.1 overs)16
Oxford University Past and Present bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forbes2   080--

--> DH Forbes (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in first-class matches
--> VT Trumper (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> DH Forbes made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> FJ Laver achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Oxford University Past and Present second innings (previous best was 3-36)

Darling declared the Australian innings at once on the final day, a move not anticipated by some of his men who were not on the ground. The Australians took the field with seven men plus Leveson-Gower and Lee as substitutes.





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