Cambridge University v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1953
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 13th, 14th May 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 106 runs
UmpiresFS Lee, A Skelding
ScorersWH Ferguson (Australians), AD James (Cambridge University)
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 48/2 (Alexander 2*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AR Morrisb Marlar79     
KR Millerc Bushby b Hare20     
RN Harveyc Asquith b Hare25     
ID Craiglbw b Marlar47     
JH de Courcyb Subba Row17     
RR Lindwallb Marlar5     
AK Davidsonb Hare71     
DT Ringc Asquith b Hare4     
RG Archernot out63     
+GRA Langleyb Marlar8     
JC Hillc Lumsden b Marlar15     
Extras(21 b, 8 lb)29
Total(all out, 107.5 overs)383
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-82, 3-184, 4-209, 5-209, 6-246, 7-281, 8-303, 9-326, 10-383 (107.5 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hare29   5734--
Dickinson14   3450--
Subba Row28   4971--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Bushbylbw b Lindwall34     
DRW Silkst Langley b Ring6     
FCM Alexanderc Archer b Ring32     
R Subba Rowc Craig b Archer11     
VR Lumsdenc and b Archer0     
W Knightley-Smithc Harvey b Archer21     
T Hareb Hill14     
NSD Estcourtb Ring0     
DC Dickinsonc Hill b Ring4     
+JPK Asquithnot out0     
*RG Marlarc Archer b Ring2     
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 54 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-36, 2-48, 3-74, 4-74, 5-106, 6-110, 7-124, 8-124, 9-128, 10-130 (54 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall11   2231--
Archer18   2603--
Ring13   6195--
Davidson7   0170--
Hill5   251--

Cambridge University second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MH Bushbyc Ring b Archer12     
DRW Silkc Davidson b Archer5     
FCM Alexanderc Craig b Ring11     
R Subba Rowc Langley b Miller41     
VR Lumsdenlbw b Archer1     
W Knightley-Smithb Ring9     
T Harest Langley b Ring0     
NSD Estcourtc Langley b Archer8     
DC Dickinsonnot out16     
+JPK Asquithlbw b Miller4     
*RG Marlarc Harvey b Ring25     
Extras(11 b, 4 lb)15
Total(all out, 47 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-26, 3-36, 4-43, 5-66, 6-66, 7-85, 8-110, 9-114, 10-147 (47 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall9   3170--
Archer14   3314--
Ring19   4574--
Miller5   1272--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JPK Asquith made his debut in First-Class matches
--> RG Archer (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 2
--> T Hare achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Australians first innings (previous best was 4-103)
--> DT Ring reached 400 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Cambridge University first innings