Oxford University v Cambridge University
University Match 1897
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 5th, 6th, 7th July 1897 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossCambridge University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCambridge University won by 179 runs
UmpiresW Hearn, J Phillips
ScorerGG Hearne
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 130/8 (Hartley 12*, Cunliffe 10*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 3/0 (Fane 1*, Bardswell 2*)

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Burnupb Cunliffe0     
F Mitchellrun out6     
HH Marriottc Fox b Cunliffe13     
*NF Drucec Waddy b Wright41     
GL Jessopb Hartley4     
CEM Wilsonc Fox b Waddy19     
JH Stogdonc Cunliffe b Hartley20     
+EH Brayb Cunliffe6     
HW de Zoeteb Hartley3     
EB Shinec Foster b Cunliffe18     
AE Fernienot out9     
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 4 nb)17
Total(all out, 65 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-12, 3-25, 4-30, 5-75, 6-91, 7-116, 8-122, 9-135, 10-156 (65 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cunliffe29   8584--
Hartley22   2523--
Waddy10   4231--
Wright4   261--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Fanec Bray b Jessop12     
FH Bateman-Champainb Jessop0     
GE Bromley-Martinc Shine b Fernie14     
RE Fosterc and b Jessop27     
A Ecclesb Jessop2     
*GR Bardswellc Wilson b Fernie35     
PS Waddyc Mitchell b Jessop6     
JC Hartleyb Wilson27     
EC Wrightc Marriott b Jessop2     
FHE Cunliffenot out24     
+RW Foxb Shine0     
Extras(5 b, 6 nb, 2 w)13
Total(all out, 74.2 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-13, 3-47, 4-54, 5-75, 6-98, 7-100, 8-113, 9-160, 10-162 (74.2 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jessop26   9656--
Wilson25   11321--
Fernie12   5262--

Cambridge University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Burnupc Waddy b Cunliffe58     
F Mitchellc Bardswell b Hartley1     
HH Marriottc Waddy b Cunliffe50     
*NF Drucec Waddy b Cunliffe0     
GL Jessopc Fane b Cunliffe42     
CEM Wilsonb Wright77     
JH Stogdonb Cunliffe0     
+EH Brayc Fox b Waddy2     
HW de Zoeteb Hartley29     
EB Shinec Bardswell b Cunliffe45     
AE Fernienot out0     
Extras(3 b, 12 lb, 14 nb, 3 w)32
Total(all out, 128.4 overs)336
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-114, 3-114, 4-165, 5-172, 6-172, 7-191, 8-245, 9-317, 10-336 (128.4 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cunliffe41   161016--
Hartley32   9672--
Waddy25   9621--
Bardswell6   0240--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Fanec Marriott b Shine18     
*GR Bardswellc Mitchell b Shine30     
GE Bromley-Martinb Shine5     
RE Fosterb Jessop6     
FH Bateman-Champainc Wilson b de Zoete6     
A Ecclesc Marriott b de Zoete12     
PS Waddyb Wilson12     
JC Hartleyc Mitchell b Shine9     
FHE Cunliffelbw b de Zoete14     
EC Wrightb de Zoete11     
+RW Foxnot out3     
Extras(8 b, 10 lb, 2 nb, 5 w)25
Total(all out, 82.3 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-49, 3-70, 4-70, 5-89, 6-91, 7-112, 8-123, 9-133, 10-151 (82.3 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jessop16   3341--
Wilson15   5161--
Shine19   7284--
Fernie15   4220--
de Zoete17.34264--

--> PS Waddy made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> CEM Wilson (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 56
--> HW de Zoete (2) passed his previous highest score of 15 in First-Class matches
--> EB Shine (2) passed his previous highest score of 41 in First-Class matches
--> GL Jessop reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Oxford University first innings
--> FHE Cunliffe reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Cambridge University second innings