Marylebone Cricket Club v Cambridge University
University Match 1955
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 29th, 30th June, 1st July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresEG Canning, GD Morton
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 67/3 (Lumsden 6*, Pretlove 3*)
Close of play day 2Marylebone Cricket Club (2) 150/6 (Coldwell 6*, Davies 33*)

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KPA Mathewslbw b CS Smith41     
+DE Blakec Melluish b DJ Smith8     
AC Shirreffb CS Smith10     
JF Crappc Silk b Swaranjit Singh25     
VS Mundenb Goonesena25     
AL Dowdingc Melluish b CS Smith57     
WR Coldwelllbw b Swaranjit Singh8     
MH Stevensonc and b Goonesena1     
*JGW Daviesst Melluish b Goonesena0     
BD Wellsb Goonesena8     
CT Spencernot out0     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 79 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-34, 3-73, 4-105, 5-125, 6-154, 7-157, 8-165, 9-182, 10-188 (79 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CS Smith22   5603--
DJ Smith19   4531--
Swaranjit Singh19   7262--
Goonesena19   7444--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DRW Silkc Blake b Spencer0     
R O'Brienc Munden b Shirreff27     
G Goonesenac Stevenson b Spencer11     
VR Lumsdenc Blake b Spencer55     
JF Pretlovest Blake b Wells26     
Swaranjit Singhb Wells0     
ABD Parsonsst Blake b Wells16     
PD Croftlbw b Spencer0     
CS Smithb Spencer3     
+MEL Melluishc Munden b Spencer14     
DJ Smithnot out1     
Extras(8 b, 5 lb)13
Total(all out, 74.5 overs)166
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-42, 3-42, 4-101, 5-107, 6-144, 7-148, 8-148, 9-153, 10-166 (74.5 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shirreff18   6371--
Munden12   6210--
Wells17   5373--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KPA Mathewslbw b CS Smith10     
+DE Blakeb DJ Smith40     
AC Shirreffb CS Smith4     
JF Crappb Swaranjit Singh18     
VS Mundenc Croft b Goonesena4     
AL Dowdingb Goonesena22     
*JGW Daviesb DJ Smith87     
WR Coldwellb CS Smith7     
MH Stevensonc Swaranjit Singh b CS Smith37     
BD Wellsnot out1     
CT Spencerb DJ Smith2     
Extras(10 b, 1 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(all out, 81.5 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-34, 3-34, 4-80, 5-91, 6-112, 7-151, 8-242, 9-244, 10-246 (81.5 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CS Smith27   2904--
DJ Smith19.53633--
Swaranjit Singh13   6281--
Goonesena18   8422--
Pretlove4   190--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DRW Silkc Blake b Spencer4     
R O'Brienb Spencer3     
G Goonesenac Crapp b Davies55     
VR Lumsdenc Munden b Davies44     
JF Pretlovec Blake b Spencer4     
Swaranjit Singhlbw b Wells21     
ABD Parsonsst Blake b Wells18     
PD Croftnot out47     
CS Smithlbw b Munden5     
+MEL Melluishb Spencer6     
DJ Smithnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(9 wickets, 87 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-12, 3-107, 4-112, 5-112, 6-146, 7-151, 8-182, 9-213
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spencer21   5554--
Shirreff21   5680--
Munden15   6241--
Wells21   9352--
Davies9   2252--

--> WR Coldwell made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JF Crapp (1) passed 21500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> DE Blake (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> PD Croft (2) passed his previous highest score of 26 in first-class matches
--> G Goonesena reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Marylebone Cricket Club first innings
--> CT Spencer reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Cambridge University second innings
--> BD Wells reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Cambridge University second innings





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