Middlesex County Cricket Club

Cambridge University v Middlesex
University Match 1953
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 6th, 7th, 8th May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by 3 wickets
UmpiresFS Lee, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 14/0 (Bushby 6*, Silk 6*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 53/1 (Brown 27*, Sharp 15*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Anderton b Dickinson110     
SM Brownlbw b Hare32     
*WJ Edrichb Marlar19     
DCS Comptonc Anderton b Hare56     
AW Thompsonc Bushby b Estcourt68     
HPH Sharpc Alexander b Hare0     
D Bennettlbw b Hare15     
FJ Titmusc Dickinson b Marlar15     
+LH Comptonnot out1     
JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(8 wickets, declared, 127 overs)334
Fall of wickets:
1-61, 2-102, 3-227, 4-234, 5-238, 6-272, 7-317, 8-334 (127 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hare33   61034--
Dickinson35   7801--
Marlar30   11452--
Subba Row8   1240--
Estcourt21   8641--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Bushbyb Titmus16     
DRW Silkb Titmus76     
+FCM Alexanderb Titmus81     
R Subba Rownot out84     
VR Lumsdenc DCS Compton b Young35     
W Knightley-Smithnot out41     
T Haredid not bat      
NSD Estcourtdid not bat      
FM Andertondid not bat      
DC Dickinsondid not bat      
*RG Marlardid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(4 wickets, declared, 130 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-173, 3-178, 4-253
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr15   1470--
Bennett10   4170--
Titmus36   13673--
DCS Compton13   0580--
Young17   3471--
Edrich34   7770--
Sharp5   0200--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Hare10     
SM Brownc Lumsden b Subba Row76     
HPH Sharprun out51     
DCS Comptonlbw b Subba Row19     
AW Thompsonc and b Subba Row6     
*WJ Edrichnot out64     
D Bennettnot out28     
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(5 wickets, declared, 89 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-140, 3-140, 4-154, 5-171
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hare13   0341--
Dickinson11   1350--
Marlar33   6880--
Subba Row32   4973--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Bushbyb Warr9     
DRW Silkc LH Compton b Titmus18     
+FCM Alexanderb DCS Compton49     
T Harest LH Compton b DCS Compton35     
NSD Estcourtb Titmus2     
FM Andertonc and b Edrich38     
VR Lumsdenc Brown b Titmus68     
W Knightley-Smithnot out15     
R Subba Rownot out16     
DC Dickinsondid not bat      
*RG Marlardid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(7 wickets, 67 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-46, 3-108, 4-113, 5-117, 6-163, 7-232
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr6   1211--
Bennett12   3440--
Titmus22   6643--
DCS Compton16   1752--
Young5   0210--
Edrich6   0251--

--> SM Brown (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 29500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> DRW Silk (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in first-class matches
--> FCM Alexander (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in first-class matches
--> FM Anderton made his debut in first-class matches
--> DC Dickinson made his debut in first-class matches
--> VR Lumsden (2) passed his previous highest score of 60 in first-class matches
--> T Hare achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 0-75)



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