Cambridge University v Free Foresters
University Match 1954
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 12th, 14th, 15th June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresFS Lee, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 190/6 (Swaranjit Singh 13*, Crookes 5*)
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 117/4 (Parsons 21*, Pretlove 7*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MH Bushbyc Blake b Whitcombe7     
R O'Brienc Mathews b Allen11     
JKE Slackc Blake b Whitcombe63     
ABD Parsonsc Knightley-Smith b Whitcombe27     
VR Lumsdenb Whitcombe52     
JF Pretloverun out2     
Swaranjit Singhc Blake b Whitcombe29     
DV Crookesnot out19     
G Goonesenac Mann b Kenny1     
CS Smithdid not bat      
+MEL Melluishdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 2 w)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 90.5 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-25, 3-91, 4-161, 5-172, 6-172, 7-216, 8-223 (90.5 ov)
Free Foresters bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitcombe29   12625--
Allen4   341--
Hare13   2420--
Abell3   210--
Dowding4   1130--
Mathews3   0170--

Free Foresters first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KPA Mathewsb Swaranjit Singh9     
+DE Blakec Lumsden b Goonesena63     
AL Dowdingc Melluish b Goonesena28     
TG Abell hit wkt b Goonesena0     
GOB Allenb Goonesena1     
W Knightley-Smithb Swaranjit Singh2     
*FG Mannb Goonesena1     
T Harest Melluish b Goonesena0     
MD Corkec Melluish b Goonesena8     
PA Whitcombenot out20     
CJM Kennyc and b Goonesena5     
Extras(7 b, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 47 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-85, 3-89, 4-96, 5-105, 6-110, 7-113, 8-113, 9-130, 10-146 (47 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith4   0210--
Swaranjit Singh23   6712--
Goonesena19   9398--
Pretlove1   060--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MH Bushbyb Hare39     
CS Smithb Whitcombe0     
R O'Brienc Hare b Kenny20     
ABD Parsonsc Hare b Kenny43     
Swaranjit Singhb Kenny22     
JF Pretloverun out9     
DV Crookesc Allen b Kenny9     
+MEL Melluishb Whitcombe1     
JKE Slackrun out11     
VR Lumsdennot out4     
G Goonesenanot out7     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(9 wickets, declared, 68 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-63, 3-63, 4-102, 5-120, 6-148, 7-149, 8-155, 9-164
Free Foresters bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitcombe28   8472--
Kenny26   7704--
Allen4   3120--
Hare10   2361--

Free Foresters second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KPA Mathewsc Crookes b Swaranjit Singh74     
+DE Blakec Pretlove b Swaranjit Singh22     
AL Dowdingc Parsons b Goonesena37     
*FG Mannb Swaranjit Singh52     
W Knightley-Smithst Melluish b Goonesena18     
PA Whitcombeb Swaranjit Singh1     
GOB Allenrun out21     
MD Corkec Smith b Goonesena2     
TG Abellnot out4     
T Harest Melluish b Swaranjit Singh0     
CJM Kennydid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(9 wickets, 88 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-126, 3-160, 4-198, 5-199, 6-238, 7-238, 8-243, 9-247 (88 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith10   1350--
Swaranjit Singh32   11715--
Goonesena34   9833--
Pretlove12   1420--

--> DE Blake (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 38
--> TG Abell made his debut in first-class matches
--> MH Bushby (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> AL Dowding (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> G Goonesena achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Free Foresters first innings (previous best was 5-31)
--> G Goonesena reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 8th wicket in the Free Foresters first innings
--> Swaranjit Singh achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Free Foresters second innings (previous best was 5-84)





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