Marylebone Cricket Club v Cambridge University
University Match 1885
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 22nd, 23rd, 24th June 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossCambridge University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by 8 wickets
UmpiresRO Clayton, J West
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 228/9 (Christopherson 20*, Welman 11*)
Close of play day 2Marylebone Cricket Club (2) 13/0 (JEK Studd 2*, GB Studd 11*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CW Wrightc Spiro b Christopherson22     
HW Bainbridgec Christopherson b Flowers2     
*MB Hawkec Flowers b Christopherson2     
G Kempb Flowers16     
CD Buxtonb Flowers1     
PJ de Paravicinib Flowers17     
CW Rockst Welman b Flowers1     
+CM Knatchbull-Hugessenb Flowers7     
F Marchantnot out24     
C Toppinc Christopherson b Flowers17     
CA Smithb Flowers5     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 90 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-24, 3-27, 4-28, 5-57, 6-59, 7-69, 8-71, 9-104, 10-115 (90 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flowers45   31228--
Christopherson29   8642--
Barnes15   6270--
Steel1   010--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdc Marchant b Rock20     
JEK Studdc Smith b Rock0     
AG Steelb Toppin45     
W Barnesrun out75     
RS Jonesc Smith b Rock9     
SC Newtonc Smith b Buxton11     
W Flowersb Buxton2     
C Boothb Rock8     
DG Spirob Smith19     
S Christophersonnot out30     
+FT Welmanb Smith9     
Extras(13 b, 6 lb)19
Total(all out, 129.1 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-55, 3-75, 4-91, 5-132, 6-134, 7-160, 8-193, 9-211, 10-247 (129.1 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rock45   24674--
Toppin31   8631--
Buxton16   8252--
de Paravicini4   1140--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CW Wrightc and b Steel40     
HW Bainbridgeb Steel22     
*MB Hawkec Welman b Flowers73     
G Kempb Christopherson13     
CW Rocknot out22     
F Marchantc Welman b Barnes11     
CD Buxtonc Newton b Steel14     
PJ de Paravicinic and b Steel4     
C Toppinb Christopherson11     
CA Smithb Christopherson8     
+CM Knatchbull-Hugessenb Christopherson0     
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 150.1 overs)228
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-104, 3-130, 4-156, 5-171, 6-194, 7-196, 8-215, 9-224, 10-228 (150.1 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flowers46   27521--
Barnes34   20481--
Steel38   12784--
JEK Studd3   160--
GB Studd2   200--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GB Studdnot out59     
JEK Studdrun out4     
RS Jonesc Wright b Buxton24     
W Flowersnot out7     
AG Steeldid not bat      
W Barnesdid not bat      
SC Newtondid not bat      
C Boothdid not bat      
DG Spirodid not bat      
S Christophersondid not bat      
+FT Welmandid not bat      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(2 wickets, 46.1 overs)97
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-90
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rock19   10200--
Smith9   2260--
Buxton10   3301--

--> JEK Studd made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> S Christopherson (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 5
--> W Flowers achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Cambridge University first innings (previous best was 8-23)
--> W Flowers reached 500 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 8th wicket in the Cambridge University first innings
--> S Christopherson reached 150 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Cambridge University second innings