Oxford University v Cambridge University
University Match 1879
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 30th June, 1st, 2nd July 1879 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by 9 wickets
UmpiresFH Farrands, J Wheeler
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 155/5 (AG Steel 34*)
Close of play day 2No play

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HR Webbec Jones b Wood18      
AH Heathc Bligh b Ford45      
AD Greeneb Wood2      
WA Thorntonb Wood2      
JHM Hareb AG Steel6      
A Haskett-Smithb Morton14      
ET Hirstst Lyttelton b AG Steel35      
+H Fowlerc Lyttelton b Wood4      
AH Evansnot out13      
N MacLachlanb AG Steel0      
FGG Jellicoeb AG Steel0      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 124.2 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-41, 3-53, 4-78, 5-79, 6-114, 7-119, 8-147, 9-149, 10-149 (124.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AG Steel42.220434--
Morton27   11381--
Wood45   19464--
Ford10   3121--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*+A Lytteltonc Hirst b Thornton53      
H Whitfeldb Hare31      
AG Steelc Greene b Thornton64      
IFW Blighb Thornton1      
DQ Steelc Fowler b Jellicoe27      
GB Studdc Greene b Evans7      
AFJ Fordb MacLachlan7      
RS Jonesb MacLachlan0      
LK Jarvisb MacLachlan0      
H Woodb Thornton5      
PH Mortonnot out0      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 133.3 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-85, 2-87, 3-88, 4-134, 5-155, 6-181, 7-182, 8-183, 9-189, 10-198 (133.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans46   18601--
Jellicoe35   14601--
MacLachlan27   10413--
Hare3   151--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HR Webbec DQ Steel b Ford7      
AH Heathc Ford b AG Steel0      
AD Greenec Ford b AG Steel20      
WA Thorntonb Ford5      
JHM Harec Ford b AG Steel3      
A Haskett-Smithb AG Steel6      
ET Hirstb AG Steel2      
AH Evansc Studd b AG Steel0      
+H Fowlerc Studd b AG Steel5      
N MacLachlannot out9      
FGG Jellicoeb Ford6      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 76 overs)64
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-7, 3-13, 4-20, 5-26, 6-30, 7-30, 8-44, 9-51, 10-64 (76 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AG Steel38   26237--
Ford38   22403--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PH Mortonb MacLachlan0      
H Whitfeldnot out2      
*+A Lytteltonnot out12      
AG Steeldid not bat      
IFW Blighdid not bat      
DQ Steeldid not bat      
GB Studddid not bat      
AFJ Forddid not bat      
RS Jonesdid not bat      
LK Jarvisdid not bat      
H Wooddid not bat      
Extras(1 nb, 1 w)2
Total(1 wicket, 6 overs)16
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Morton)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jellicoe2   060--
MacLachlan3   1611-
Thornton1   020--

--> WA Thornton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Cambridge University first innings (previous best was 2-24)
--> AG Steel completed a hat-trick for Cambridge University





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