Oxford University v Cambridge University
University Match 1870
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 27th, 28th June 1870 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossCambridge University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by 2 runs
UmpiresJ Grundy, T Hearne
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 175 all out

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Daleb Francis15     
F Tobinb Francis13     
WB Moneyb Belcher10     
+W Yardleyc Butler b Francis2     
FER Fryerc Stewart b Hadow8     
AT Scottb Belcher45     
CI Thorntonb Belcher17     
FA MacKinnonnot out17     
FC Cobdenb Francis7     
AA Bourneb Belcher3     
EE Wardst Stewart b Francis2     
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 105.2 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-46, 5-?, 6-?, 7-80, 8-?, 9-?, 10-147 (105.2 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Belcher45   25524--
Butler11   4160--
Hadow7   2121--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AT Fortescueb Money35     
WH Hadowb Cobden17     
CJ Ottawayb Bourne16     
B Pauncefotec Dale b Ward15     
EFS Tylecotec Thornton b Ward25     
W Townshendst Yardley b Money0     
FH Hillb Ward23     
CK Francisb Cobden12     
SE Butlerb Cobden18     
+WA Stewartb Cobden0     
TH Belchernot out0     
Extras(10 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 87 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-66, 3-86, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-175 (87 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bourne21   11361--
Cobden19   6414--
Money17   4372--
Ward16   8333--
Fryer14   5140--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Dalec Ottaway b Francis67     
F Tobinb Belcher2     
WB Moneyb Francis6     
+W Yardleyc and b Francis100110 14- 
FER Fryerb Francis0     
AT Scottc Tylecote b Francis0     
CI Thorntonc Hadow b Butler11     
FA MacKinnonb Belcher2     
FC Cobdenc Hadow b Francis7     
AA Bourneb Francis0     
EE Wardnot out3     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)206
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-19, 3-19, 4-?, 5-40, 6-156, 7-189, 8-195, 9-?, 10-206 (97.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Belcher29   10382--
Butler2   081--
Hadow4   1110--
Hill13   6270--
Pauncefote4   250--
Fortescue3   170--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AT Fortescueb Ward44     
WH Hadowc Scott b Cobden0     
CJ Ottawayc Fryer b Ward69     
B Pauncefoteb Ward5     
EFS Tylecoteb Ward29     
W Townshendc Money b Ward1     
FH Hillnot out13     
CK Francislbw b Ward1     
SE Butlerc Bourne b Cobden0     
+WA Stewartb Cobden0     
TH Belcherb Cobden0     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 1 nb, 3 w)14
Total(all out, 116 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-72, 3-86, 4-153, 5-160, 6-?, 7-175, 8-176, 9-176, 10-176 (116 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bourne30   15410--
Cobden27   10354--
Money7   0240--
Ward32   16296--
Fryer7   1150--
Thornton10   4130--
Dale3   150--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JW Dale (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> W Yardley (2) passed his previous highest score of 90 in first-class matches
--> CJ Ottaway (2) passed his previous highest score of 58 in first-class matches
--> CK Francis achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Cambridge University second innings (previous best was 5-52)
--> EE Ward achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Oxford University second innings (previous best was 4-27)
--> FC Cobden completed a hat-trick in the Oxford University second innings

W Yardley (2) 100 with 14 fours
Cobden's Match - 'Cobden whose name in Cambridge Hall The feat unto this day recalls, Three wickets with the last three balls To win the match by two'
Attendance Day 1 9,000; Day 2 10,000





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