Cambridge University v Gentlemen of England
University Match 1888
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 17th, 18th May 1888 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen of England won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by 6 wickets
UmpiresHF Grout, WC Roberts
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 21/2 (Crawley 8*, Martineau 3*)

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CI Thorntonc Trouncer b Woods41      
AJ Webbec Robinson b Woods6      
AP Lucasc MacGregor b Woods4      
JG Walkerb Woods4      
CW Wrightb Woods0      
WC Hedleyc Martineau b Ford2      
PJ de Paravicinib Woods2      
PJT Heneryb Woods0      
FH Swinsteadb Ford1      
+AE Leathamnot out8      
J Robertsonb Ford1      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(all out, 37.2 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-?, 3-36, 4-36, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-61, 9-75, 10-79 (37.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woods19   4487--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JS Robinsonb Robertson7      
E Crawleyc Henery b Hedley18      
CA Trouncerc Walker b Hedley0      
L Martineaub Robertson10      
*CD Buxtonc Wright b Robertson0      
FGJ Fordc Lucas b Hedley11      
HJ Mordauntb Robertson5      
SMJ Woodsc de Paravicini b Robertson19      
WC Bridgemannot out4      
H Haleb Hedley0      
+G MacGregorc and b Robertson8      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 70 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-16, 3-29, 4-29, 5-40, 6-45, 7-69, 8-?, 9-?, 10-85 (70 ov)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hedley35   15444--
Robertson35   17386--

Gentlemen of England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Webbec Bridgeman b Ford4      
AP Lucasb Woods20      
JG Walkerc MacGregor b Woods8      
CW Wrightc and b Ford4      
+AE Leathamb Woods5      
WC Hedleyc Buxton b Woods0      
PJ de Paravicinic Robinson b Mordaunt35      
PJT Heneryc Buxton b Ford1      
FH Swinsteadc Mordaunt b Woods14      
J Robertsonnot out20      
*CI Thorntonabsent hurt
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 62.1 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-23, 3-?, 4-?, 5-40, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-80
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woods29   9715--
Ford28   17293--
Hale3   190--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JS Robinsonc Swinstead b Hedley1      
E Crawleyc Wright b Hedley1      
CA Trouncerc Robertson b Hedley5      
L Martineauc Wright b Robertson11      
*CD Buxtonnot out46      
FGJ Fordnot out41      
HJ Mordauntdid not bat      
SMJ Woodsdid not bat      
WC Bridgemandid not bat      
H Haledid not bat      
+G MacGregordid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 w)5
Total(4 wickets, 64 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-7, 3-18, 4-18
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hedley23   11423--
Robertson22   16171--
Leatham9   3180--
Swinstead9   2220--
Walker1   060--

--> WC Hedley made his debut in first-class matches
--> FH Swinstead made his debut in first-class matches
--> JS Robinson made his debut in first-class matches
--> FGJ Ford (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> SMJ Woods achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gentlemen of England first innings (previous best was 5-78)





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