Cambridge University v Essex
University Match 1947
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 10th, 12th, 13th May 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCambridge University won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Clover, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 224 all out
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 42/2 (Dodds 24*, Vigar 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Averyrun out21      
TC Doddsb Griffiths10      
SJ Crayc Willatt b Datta45      
FH Vigarb Griffiths5      
LS Clarkst Mischler b Datta51      
*TN Pearcec and b Pearsall33      
TPB Smithb Datta38      
DAA Grayc and b Datta6      
+CJ Searlenot out5      
WJ Dineslbw b Griffiths0      
WB Morrisc Pearsall b Datta5      
Extras(2 b, 3 nb)5
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)224
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-31, 3-38, 4-104, 5-155, 6-192, 7-207, 8-218, 9-219, 10-224 (97.3 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey11   0460--
Pearsall19   5331--
Griffiths22   4693--
Mills14   4190--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GL Willattb Smith46      
J Pepperst Searle b Smith62      
GW Leesb Gray12      
GF Ansonb Smith20      
TE Baileyc and b Smith28      
BGM Cangleyc Dodds b Smith10      
+NM Mischlerb Smith0      
JM Millsb Avery44      
PB Dattalbw b Morris41      
RD Pearsallc Cray b Smith29      
WH Griffithsnot out2      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(all out, 137.4 overs)299
Fall of wickets:
1-103, 2-110, 3-140, 4-144, 5-168, 6-168, 7-187, 8-245, 9-272, 10-299 (137.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dines12   2200--
Gray21   5341--
Morris20   5511--
Vigar21   3690--
Avery12   3281--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AV Averylbw b Bailey7      
TC Doddsc Bailey b Datta64      
SJ Crayb Bailey8      
FH Vigarnot out84      
LS Clarkc and b Mills1      
*TN Pearcec and b Datta54      
TPB Smithnot out51      
DAA Graydid not bat      
+CJ Searledid not bat      
WJ Dinesdid not bat      
WB Morrisdid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(5 wickets, declared, 90 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-28, 3-99, 4-100, 5-195
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey15   2322--
Pearsall13   1600--
Griffiths8   1300--
Mills26   3591--
Datta28   9882--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BGM Cangleyc Dines b Smith8      
GF Ansonrun out44      
RD Pearsallc Searle b Dines0      
TE Baileyb Smith20      
J Pepperb Smith2      
*GL Willattnot out30      
GW Leesb Smith0      
+NM Mischlerb Smith0      
JM Millsnot out18      
PB Dattadid not bat      
WH Griffithsdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 6 lb)12
Total(7 wickets, 55 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-14, 3-50, 4-75, 5-77, 6-77, 7-77
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dines7   1131--
Smith25   8465--
Gray8   0290--
Vigar8   3140--
Morris7   1200--

--> SJ Cray (1) passed his previous highest score of 44 in first-class matches
--> LS Clark (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in first-class matches
--> CJ Searle made his debut in first-class matches
--> GW Lees made his debut in first-class matches
--> GF Anson made his debut in first-class matches
--> TE Bailey (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> JM Mills (1) passed his previous highest score of 35 in first-class matches
--> RD Pearsall made his debut in first-class matches
--> DAA Gray made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> CJ Searle made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> DAA Gray made his debut for Essex in first-class matches
--> PB Datta achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 4-84)
--> PB Datta achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Essex first innings





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