Oxford University v Cambridge University
University Match 1887
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 4th, 5th, 6th July 1887 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossCambridge University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultOxford University won by 7 wickets
UmpiresJ West, J Wheeler
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 113/3 (Key 35*, Gresson 24*)
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 134/6 (Crawley 44*, Bridgeman 2*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*F Marchantc Whitby b Buckland49     
CD Buxtonb Forster2     
F Thomasb Buckland22     
E Crawleyc Ricketts b Buckland35     
AM Suttheryc Gresson b Nepean73     
FGJ Fordb Buckland4     
WC Bridgemanlbw b Gresson9     
L Martineaunot out6     
+LA Orfordb Gresson0     
H Haleb Gresson0     
C Toppinc and b Nepean1     
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 123.3 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-54, 3-89, 4-155, 5-165, 6-199, 7-199, 8-203, 9-203, 10-207 (123.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitby8   0380--
Forster41   6551--
Buckland43   18624--
Gresson11   933--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FH Gressonc and b Sutthery33     
EA Nepeanb Hale0     
W Rashleighc Sutthery b Hale12     
Lord GW Scottc Bridgeman b Ford100 2757- 
KJ Keyc Orford b Ford64     
*JH Brainc Orford b Toppin15     
EH Bucklandc Orford b Toppin0     
HW Forsternot out60     
GW Rickettsb Hale17     
+H Philipsonb Hale0     
HO Whitbyc Ford b Hale0     
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(all out, 176.2 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-12, 3-67, 4-171, 5-196, 6-196, 7-272, 8-313, 9-313, 10-313 (176.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ford56   19972--
Sutthery36   13581--
Toppin38   18612--
Martineau6   0200--
Buxton1   020--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*F Marchantst Philipson b Nepean32     
L Martineaub Whitby5     
F Thomasb Forster13     
E Crawleynot out103 2758- 
AM Suttheryc Key b Buckland21     
FGJ Fordb Nepean8     
CD Buxtonb Buckland1     
WC Bridgemanb Buckland3     
+LA Orfordc Brain b Gresson13     
H Halest Philipson b Forster21     
C Toppinc Whitby b Nepean18     
Extras(7 b, 7 lb)14
Total(all out, 185.1 overs)252
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-34, 3-56, 4-109, 5-130, 6-131, 7-147, 8-171, 9-203, 10-252 (185.1 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitby42   21641--
Forster40   25322--
Buckland50   25683--
Gresson24   15301--
Ricketts4   240--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FH Gressonb Toppin8     
EA Nepeannot out58     
W Rashleighc Martineau b Ford6     
Lord GW Scottc Hale b Marchant66     
KJ Keynot out8     
*JH Braindid not bat      
EH Bucklanddid not bat      
HW Forsterdid not bat      
GW Rickettsdid not bat      
+H Philipsondid not bat      
HO Whitbydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 w)2
Total(3 wickets, 71 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-23, 3-135
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hale5   2160--
Ford20   7311--
Sutthery6   2200--
Toppin21   5401--
Martineau4   1130--
Buxton11   4160--
Marchant4   1101--

--> E Crawley (1) passed his previous highest score of 24 in first-class matches
--> AM Sutthery (1) passed his previous highest score of 72 in first-class matches
--> Lord GW Scott (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in first-class matches
--> KJ Key (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> HW Forster (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in first-class matches
--> E Crawley (2) passed his previous highest score of 35 in first-class matches
--> EA Nepean (2) passed his previous highest score of 45 in first-class matches
--> FH Gresson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Cambridge University first innings (previous best was 3-35)





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