Oxford University v Cambridge University
University Match 1885
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 29th, 30th June, 1st July 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by 7 wickets
UmpiresFH Farrands, J West
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 198/2 (Wright 74*, Rock 1*)
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 28/1 (Buxton 13*)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Brainc Rock b Toppin1     
EH Bucklandb Rock16     
KJ Keyb Toppin5     
TC O'Brienc Smith b Rock44     
*HV Pageb Smith22     
LD Hildyardb Toppin13     
WET Bolithob Toppin24     
+AE Newtonlbw b Toppin1     
AHJ Cochraneb Toppin1     
HO Whitbyb Toppin1     
EW Bastardnot out4     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)136
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-23, 3-23, 4-77, 5-95, 6-107, 7-111, 8-113, 9-123, 10-136 (77.3 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rock34   15452--
Buxton5   1120--
Smith11   3241--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+CW Wrightb Whitby78     
HW Bainbridgec Cochrane b Brain101 14014- 
*MB Hawkeb Cochrane17     
CW Rockb Cochrane6     
JA Turnerb Whitby3     
G Kempc Bolitho b Whitby29     
CD Buxtonc Newton b Whitby2     
F Marchantrun out8     
PJ de Paravicinib Cochrane0     
C Toppinnot out11     
CA Smithc O'Brien b Bastard23     
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 173.3 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-152, 2-191, 3-205, 4-211, 5-218, 6-226, 7-247, 8-252, 9-254, 10-287 (173.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cochrane48   27493--
Whitby45   11964--
Page20   11330--
Buckland10   4130--
O'Brien3   180--
Brain9   3231--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Brainlbw b Rock0     
EH Bucklandb Smith0     
KJ Keyc Hawke b Toppin51     
TC O'Brienrun out28     
*HV Pagenot out78     
LD Hildyardc Wright b Buxton18     
WET Bolithob Smith30     
+AE Newtonb Smith11     
AHJ Cochraneb Smith0     
HO Whitbyc Hawke b Rock0     
EW Bastardb Smith12     
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(all out, 111 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-57, 3-108, 4-112, 5-151, 6-154, 7-176, 8-176, 9-177, 10-239 (111 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rock41   12822--
Toppin26   6581--
Buxton9   1281--
Smith32   11575--
Turner3   030--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+CW Wrightc Buckland b Bastard15     
CD Buxtonnot out36     
HW Bainbridgelbw b Bastard7     
G Kempb Bastard26     
*MB Hawkenot out5     
CW Rockdid not bat      
JA Turnerdid not bat      
F Marchantdid not bat      
PJ de Paravicinidid not bat      
C Toppindid not bat      
CA Smithdid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 55.2 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-28, 2-46, 3-84
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cochrane10   5140--
Whitby7   1280--
Bastard22   14153--
Buckland10   6140--

--> HW Bainbridge (1) passed his previous highest score of 80 in First-Class matches
--> HW Bainbridge (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> MB Hawke (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 11
--> HV Page (2) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 64
--> C Toppin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Oxford University first innings (previous best was 5-60)
--> CW Rock reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Oxford University second innings