JRM Branston's XI v I Gibson's XI
University Match 1956 (Oxford University Trial Match)
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 21st, 22nd, 23rd April 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2

JRM Branston's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JEW Kirbyc Parker b Gibson60      
RA Bowlesc Gibson b Hancock2      
JA Fordb Hancock5      
JAD Hobbsrun out11      
CDM Melvillerun out30      
RG Woodcockst Clark b Gibson0      
JRM Branstonc Clark b Wilson4      
RJ Rowec Clark b Hancock8      
RB Oldfieldc Stapleton b Boddington44      
RS Napierb Boddington19      
JM Nokesnot out10      
Total(all out, 78 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-202 (78 ov)
I Gibson's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stapleton14   4310--
Hancock15   4353--
Boddington18   3462--
Wilson15   2351--
Gibson16   3442--

I Gibson's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DC Moorb Branston0      
JDT Faithfullc Nokes b Branston15      
MA Eagarb Branston0      
JM Kumlebenb Nokes6      
I Gibsonb Nokes6      
WJ Parkerc Hobbs b Woodcock8      
RMH Boddingtonb Branston18      
RB Wilsonc Napier b Woodcock15      
JE Hancocknot out40      
+DB Clarkb Branston7      
JG Stapletonc Branston b Woodcock2      
Total(all out, 63.5 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-121 (63.5 ov)
JRM Branston's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Branston21   10335--
Nokes5   2152--
Napier17   8270--
Rowe6   3180--
Bowles3   0100--

JRM Branston's XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JEW Kirbyst Clark b Gibson24      
RA Bowlesc and b Wilson33      
JA Fordc Eagar b Wilson14      
JAD Hobbsc Eagar b Gibson5      
CDM Melvillec Wilson b Boddington25      
RG Woodcockb Stapleton23      
JRM Branstonc Boddington b Wilson29      
RJ Rowec Kumleben b Wilson14      
RB Oldfieldc Parker b Hancock16      
RS Napiernot out1      
JM Nokesb Gibson2      
Total(all out, 72 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-201 (72 ov)
I Gibson's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Stapleton11   3261--
Hancock11   3291--
Boddington10   4151--
Wilson20   2804--
Gibson20   9363--

I Gibson's XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DC Moorb Branston17      
JDT Faithfullb Rowe16      
MA Eagarretired out82      
JM Kumlebenc Oldfield b Napier49      
I Gibsonc Kirby b Branston24      
WJ Parkerrun out5      
RMH Boddingtonnot out14      
RB Wilsonnot out2      
JE Hancockdid not bat      
+DB Clarkdid not bat      
JG Stapletondid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 81 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?
JRM Branston's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Branston25   7532--
Napier19   5591--
Rowe18   6361--
Woodcock15   5480--
Melville4   0130--

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