Middlesex v Oxford University
University Match 1887
VenueChiswick Park, Chiswick on 23rd, 24th, 25th June 1887 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOxford University won by an innings and 229 runs
UmpiresT Hearne, GW Webb
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 435/6 (Key 214*, Philipson 150*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 112/5 (Scott 47*, Burton 1*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FH Gressonrun out9     
EA Nepeanc Webbe b Burton4     
W Rashleighc O'Brien b Burton10     
HW Forsterb Soppitt0     
*KJ Keyc Burton b Soppitt281     
EH Bucklandc O'Brien b Soppitt7     
GW Rickettsc Welman b Soppitt19     
+H Philipsonc Johnston b Burton150     
AK Watsonc Welman b Soppitt5     
C Wreford-Brownc O'Brien b Robertson26     
HO Whitbynot out17     
Extras(26 b, 1 lb)27
Total(all out, 225 overs)555
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-18, 3-20, 4-37, 5-46, 6-104, 7-444, 8-462, 9-533, 10-555 (225 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Burton61   241123--
Soppitt64   201595--
West17   4600--
Birch28   7670--
Robertson27   8551--
Webbe18   5390--
Stoddart10   4360--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AJ Webbenot out63     
AE Stoddartc Rashleigh b Forster1     
SW Scottc Forster b Nepean21     
TC O'Brienb Buckland12     
AS Johnstonc Forster b Buckland0     
WJB Soppittc Philipson b Forster5     
G Burtonc Wreford-Brown b Whitby10     
JE Westc Gresson b Whitby0     
J Robertsonb Whitby0     
W Birchb Whitby0     
+FT Welmanc Gresson b Whitby3     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 77.2 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-43, 3-72, 4-72, 5-87, 6-106, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-119 (77.2 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forster26   17162--
Nepean7   3201--
Buckland15   6202--
Ricketts3   0160--

Middlesex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*AJ Webbeb Forster25     
AE Stoddartb Whitby10     
SW Scottst Philipson b Forster64     
TC O'Brienb Forster4     
AS Johnstonc and b Forster10     
WJB Soppittc Watson b Ricketts10     
G Burtonc sub b Buckland1     
JE Westst Philipson b Nepean14     
J Robertsonc Rashleigh b Buckland19     
W Birchb Forster4     
+FT Welmannot out41     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 103.2 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-58, 3-64, 4-86, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-207 (103.2 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitby17   5401--
Forster32   8765--
Nepean18   6231--
Ricketts6   1131--
Wreford-Brown12   4290--
Gresson6   490--

--> KJ Key (1) passed his previous highest score of 143 in first-class matches
--> H Philipson (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in first-class matches
--> H Philipson (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> SW Scott (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> FT Welman (2) passed his previous highest score of 36 in first-class matches
--> WJB Soppitt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Oxford University first innings
--> WJB Soppitt achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Oxford University first innings
--> HW Forster achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Middlesex second innings (previous best was 5-83)



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