Cambridge University v CI Thornton's England XI
University Match 1885
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 18th, 19th, 20th May 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossCI Thornton's England XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 22/1 (Wright 10*, Toppin 9*)
Close of play day 2CI Thornton's England XI (2) 165/9 (Studd 24*, Crossland 17*; 77 overs)

CI Thornton's England XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JEK Studdc Lindley b Mirehouse5     
*CI Thorntonst Wright b Toppin27     
W Wrightc Mirehouse b Toppin18     
HE Crawleyc Bainbridge b Lindley39     
FWD Quintonc Lindley b Bainbridge31     
CW Burlsb Toppin22     
SS Schultzb Lindley11     
EB Bruttonnot out18     
CE Cottrellc Hawke b Mirehouse31     
+R Pillingc Hawke b Bainbridge4     
J Crosslandrun out5     
Extras(18 b, 4 lb, 2 w)24
Total(all out, 110 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-45, 3-60, 4-117, 5-138, 6-164, 7-164, 8-214, 9-?, 10-235 (110 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Buxton15   1450--
Mirehouse27   9462--
Toppin23   7453--
Bainbridge25   5522--
Lindley20   10232--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+CW Wrightc Pilling b Crossland22     
HFJ Eatonb Crossland0     
C Toppinlbw b Crossland15     
*MB Hawkeb Crossland15     
T Greatorexb Crossland0     
HW Bainbridgec and b Wright62     
G Kempb Crossland17     
T Lindleyb Crossland27     
F Marchantnot out50     
CD Buxtonc Crossland b Cottrell14     
GT Mirehouseb Cottrell1     
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 140.1 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-35, 3-52, 4-52, 5-56, 6-97, 7-159, 8-165, 9-217, 10-231 (140.1 ov)
CI Thornton's England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crossland71   271177--
Wright62   32861--
Brutton1   080--

CI Thornton's England XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CI Thorntonb Toppin56     
W Wrightb Toppin23     
EB Bruttonb Toppin0     
HE Crawleyb Mirehouse6     
CW Burlsc Eaton b Mirehouse10     
FWD Quintonc Wright b Toppin7     
JEK Studdnot out24     
SS Schultzb Toppin2     
CE Cottrellb Mirehouse0     
+R Pillingc Hawke b Mirehouse1     
J Crosslandnot out13     
Extras(18 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)23
Total(9 wickets, 77 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-93, 3-101, 4-101, 5-117, 6-?, 7-121, 8-128, 9-130
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mirehouse31   16514--
Toppin34   12605--
Bainbridge7   3160--
Lindley5   2150--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> HE Crawley made his debut in first-class matches
--> FWD Quinton made his debut in first-class matches
--> EB Brutton made his debut in first-class matches
--> C Toppin made his debut in first-class matches
--> HW Bainbridge (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 48
--> G Kemp made his debut in first-class matches
--> T Lindley made his debut in first-class matches
--> CD Buxton made his debut in first-class matches
--> CI Thornton (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> GT Mirehouse achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the CI Thornton's England XI second innings (previous best was 3-33)





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