Cambridge University v Gentlemen of England
University Match 1883
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 31st May, 1st, 2nd June 1883 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen of England won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by 8 wickets
UmpiresW Carney, B Stokes
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 209 all out
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 72/1 (Wright 39*, Bather 26*)

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ID Walkerb Smith31     
TS Pearsonc Wright b JEK Studd37     
AP Lucasb Topham23     
WF Forbesc Smith b CT Studd10     
SS Schultzc Smith b CT Studd3     
FER Fryerb Topham17     
W Lawb Topham16     
CI Thorntonb Topham0     
A Pennc Wright b Topham0     
H Rotherhamc Bather b CT Studd6     
+GAB Leathamnot out0     
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 64.2 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-100, 3-100, 4-114, 5-115, 6-?, 7-144, 8-144, 9-151, 10-153 (64.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CT Studd22.27403--
Smith10   3311--
Topham22   5485--
Turner6   1130--
JEK Studd4   1111--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+CW Wrightb Forbes12     
JEK Studdc Forbes b Penn57     
WH Batherc Leatham b Penn7     
*CT Studdc Pearson b Schultz28     
JW Mansfieldc Leatham b Rotherham42     
PJ de Paravicinib Rotherham32     
JA Turnerb Walker7     
WN Roeb Rotherham10     
DG Spirob Rotherham1     
CA Smithst Leatham b Penn4     
HG Tophamnot out0     
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(all out, 117.2 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-70, 3-83, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-177, 8-?, 9-?, 10-209 (117.2 ov)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rotherham33   13604--
Lucas18   8300--
Forbes23   14301--
Schultz8   3111--
Walker4   1121--

Gentlemen of England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ID Walkerc Smith b CT Studd18     
CI Thorntonc Bather b CT Studd16     
AP Lucasc and b Topham86     
TS Pearsonb Roe7     
WF Forbeslbw b Turner60     
SS Schultzb Roe15     
FER Fryerc Smith b Roe9     
W Lawb Topham20     
A Pennc and b Topham3     
H Rotherhamnot out4     
+GAB Leathamb Topham0     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 138 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-39, 3-51, 4-148, 5-?, 6-198, 7-232, 8-?, 9-?, 10-240 (138 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CT Studd37   14522--
Smith18   6420--
Topham29   6554--
Turner17   6411--
JEK Studd1   080--
Roe36   18403--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+CW Wrightnot out71     
JEK Studdc Law b Rotherham2     
WH Batherc Schultz b Rotherham33     
*CT Studdnot out71     
JW Mansfielddid not bat      
PJ de Paravicinidid not bat      
JA Turnerdid not bat      
WN Roedid not bat      
DG Spirodid not bat      
CA Smithdid not bat      
HG Tophamdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 5 lb)8
Total(2 wickets, 67 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-89
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Penn13   2310--
Rotherham26   9552--
Forbes9   3320--
Schultz5   2110--
Walker7   2120--
Pearson3   0210--
Fryer3   0100--
Law1   050--

--> W Law made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> JW Mansfield (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in First-Class matches
--> WF Forbes (2) passed his previous highest score of 53 in First-Class matches
--> W Law (2) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 19
--> WH Bather (2) passed his previous highest score of 24 in First-Class matches
--> HG Topham achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Gentlemen of England first innings (previous best was 3-33)
--> HG Topham achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Gentlemen of England first innings
--> H Rotherham reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Cambridge University first innings