Warwickshire v Cambridge University
University Match 1955
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 18th, 20th, 21st June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCambridge University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by 53 runs
UmpiresD Davies, H Elliott
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 16/0 (Cartwright 7*, Leach 9*)
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 105/5 (Swaranjit Singh 39*, Parsons 16*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DRW Silkb Carter2     
R O'Brienb Dollery2     
G Goonesenac Townsend b Carter118     
VR Lumsdenc Lewis b Dollery69     
W Knightley-Smithc Lewis b Dollery2     
Swaranjit Singhb Dollery36     
ABD Parsonslbw b Dollery13     
PD Croftc Lewis b Dollery8     
JF Pretlovec Lewis b Dollery15     
CS Smithc Carter b King39     
+MEL Melluishnot out11     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 106.1 overs)325
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-11, 3-153, 4-157, 5-217, 6-238, 7-255, 8-260, 9-297, 10-325 (106.1 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dollery37   31217--
Carter14   1442--
Paul17   6280--
Hitchcock11   0490--
Townsend7   2160--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Cartwrightb Smith58     
CW Leachc and b Goonesena23     
AVG Woltonc Melluish b Goonesena30     
RE Hitchcockc Smith b Swaranjit Singh22     
Khalid Ibadullab Goonesena35     
A Townsendc O'Brien b Swaranjit Singh4     
NA Paulc Knightley-Smith b Swaranjit Singh25     
*+EB Lewisb Goonesena4     
IM Kingc Silk b Goonesena0     
KR Dollerynot out0     
RG Carterdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 8 lb)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 86.2 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-99, 3-140, 4-140, 5-148, 6-201, 7-207, 8-207, 9-216 (86.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith22   6301--
Silk2   020--
Swaranjit Singh33   8903--
Pretlove6   2210--
Lumsden1   100--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DRW Silkc Lewis b Hitchcock10     
R O'Brienb Carter5     
G Goonesenab Townsend26     
VR Lumsdenb Hitchcock4     
W Knightley-Smithb Hitchcock0     
Swaranjit Singhc Leach b Carter56     
ABD Parsonslbw b Carter27     
PD Croftb Carter19     
JF Pretlovec Lewis b Paul12     
CS Smithc Dollery b Hitchcock7     
+MEL Melluishnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 79.3 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-18, 3-26, 4-28, 5-58, 6-117, 7-152, 8-153, 9-172, 10-172 (79.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dollery10   3240--
Carter21   8394--
King9   660--
Hitchcock30   6684--
Townsend6   1241--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Cartwrightlbw b Smith2     
CW Leachb Goonesena25     
AVG Woltonc Parsons b Smith16     
A Townsendst Melluish b Goonesena24     
RE Hitchcockc Silk b Swaranjit Singh17     
Khalid Ibadullanot out66     
NA Paulb Goonesena5     
RG Carterb Goonesena18     
IM Kingb Goonesena3     
*+EB Lewisb Swaranjit Singh2     
KR Dollerylbw b Swaranjit Singh38     
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 2 w)12
Total(all out, 77 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-20, 3-59, 4-83, 5-89, 6-94, 7-126, 8-130, 9-143, 10-228 (77 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith16   1582--
Goonesena29   5795--
Swaranjit Singh29   4743--
Pretlove3   150--

--> CW Leach made his debut in first-class matches
--> G Goonesena (1) passed his previous highest score of 78 in first-class matches
--> G Goonesena (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> AVG Wolton (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> Khalid Ibadulla (2) passed his previous highest score of 50 in first-class matches
--> RG Carter achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Cambridge University second innings (previous best was 4-64)
--> G Goonesena reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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