Oxford University v Cambridge University
University Match 1957
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 6th, 8th, 9th July 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by an innings and 186 runs
UmpiresHG Baldwin, TW Spencer
ScorersAJB Fowler, PG Thompson (Oxford University)
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 108/5 (Goonesena 17*, Smith 0*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 44/0 (Hobbs 15*, Gibson 24*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
I Gibsonc Barber b Wheatley8     
JAD Hobbslbw b Wheatley0     
*AC Waltonrun out4     
CDM Melvilleb Pieris9     
MA Eagarc Dexter b Wheatley0     
RG Woodcockc Swift b Wheatley11     
RL Jowettc Swift b Pieris0     
+MD Scottc Swift b Smith0     
R Bowmanb Goonesena17     
RW Wilsonnot out17     
JA Baileyb Wheatley21     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 47 overs)92
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-12, 3-16, 4-16, 5-33, 6-33, 7-36, 8-44, 9-60, 10-92 (47 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith12   3261--
Wheatley15   8155--
Pieris14   4312--
Dexter1   030--
Goonesena5   2121--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberlbw b Woodcock36     
IM McLachlanb Bowman11     
DJ Greenc Gibson b Bowman20     
ER Dexterb Gibson7     
RM Jameslbw b Gibson15     
*G Goonesenac Jowett b Woodcock211 331211 
CS Smithlbw b Gibson8     
GW Cooknot out111 16713- 
PI Pierisdid not bat      
+BT Swiftdid not bat      
OS Wheatleydid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)5
Total(7 wickets, declared, 137.5 overs)424
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-67, 3-67, 4-80, 5-97, 6-135, 7-424 (137.5 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey36   51460--
Bowman39   101012--
Melville4   0120--
Gibson17   4483--
Wilson22   11510--
Jowett6   0210--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
I Gibsonrun out63     
JAD Hobbsb Smith19     
*AC Waltonst Swift b Goonesena7     
CDM Melvillelbw b Smith6     
MA Eagarlbw b Smith2     
RG Woodcockretired hurt5     
RL Jowettlbw b Goonesena0     
+MD Scottb Goonesena22     
R Bowmanc Swift b Goonesena0     
RW Wilsonb Smith6     
JA Baileynot out4     
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 71.2 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-82, 3-89, 4-93, 5-104, 6-123, 7-123, 8-130, 9-146 (71.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith30   13424--
Wheatley13   4170--
Pieris7   4160--
Barber4   0190--

--> G Goonesena scored 1 five in the Cambridge University first innings
--> BT Swift made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> CDM Melville made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> RW Wilson made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> RW Barber (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 32
--> DJ Green (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> G Goonesena (1) passed his previous highest score of 118 in First-Class matches
--> G Goonesena (1) passed 4000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 130
--> GW Cook (1) equalled his previous highest score of 111 in First-Class matches
--> OS Wheatley achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Oxford University first innings (previous best was 3-12)
--> OS Wheatley achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Oxford University first innings
--> CS Smith reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Oxford University first innings





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