Surrey v Oxford University
University Match 1951
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 30th June, 2nd, 3rd July 1951 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSurrey won by 8 wickets
UmpiresD Davies, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 389 all out
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 111/2 (Hofmeyr 45*, Carr 28*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
EA Bedserc and b Grainge46     
DGW Fletcherc Whitcombe b Jose62     
TH Clarkrun out6     
LB Fishlocklbw b Jose50     
JF Parkerb Grainge17     
GJ Whittakerc Winn b Grainge132  116 
AV Bedserb Jose20     
GAR Lockc Winn b Mitchell16     
*WS Surridgec Winn b Grainge6     
+GNG Kirbyb Grainge22     
JWJ McMahonnot out0     
Extras(9 b, 2 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 109.2 overs)389
Fall of wickets:
1-110, 2-118, 3-121, 4-167, 5-215, 6-266, 7-293, 8-305, 9-388, 10-389 (109.2 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jose31   6843--
Bartlett23   9680--
Mitchell17   3711--
Carr7   1270--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MB Hofmeyrc Kirby b AV Bedser6     
B Boobbyerb EA Bedser25     
DJ Lewislbw b AV Bedser2     
DB Carrlbw b EA Bedser24     
*PDS Blakec EA Bedser b AV Bedser14     
CE Winnb AV Bedser40     
+PJ Whitcomberun out12     
WM Mitchellc AV Bedser b EA Bedser7     
AD Jose hit wkt b Lock4     
JN Bartlettnot out5     
CM Graingec Parker b EA Bedser3     
Extras(5 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 69.5 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-18, 3-61, 4-64, 5-101, 6-119, 7-126, 8-131, 9-150, 10-159 (69.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser19   6304--
Parker5   230--
Lock15   7231--
McMahon11   2290--
EA Bedser19.51574--

Oxford University second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
MB Hofmeyrc Lock b Parker48     
B Boobbyerc Lock b AV Bedser26     
DJ Lewisc Kirby b AV Bedser20     
DB Carrlbw b AV Bedser82     
*PDS Blakeb AV Bedser9     
CE Winnb McMahon21     
+PJ Whitcombec EA Bedser b AV Bedser2     
WM Mitchelllbw b EA Bedser0     
AD Josest Kirby b EA Bedser0     
JN Bartlettb AV Bedser2     
CM Graingenot out2     
Extras(17 b, 9 lb)26
Total(all out, 113.4 overs)238
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-64, 3-118, 4-146, 5-189, 6-224, 7-233, 8-233, 9-235, 10-238 (113.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser25.48466--
Parker6   291--
EA Bedser33   6812--
McMahon30   12451--
Lock17   6190--
Clark2   0120--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JWJ McMahonrun out0     
GAR Lockc Blake b Hofmeyr0     
+GNG Kirbynot out5     
EA Bedsernot out3     
DGW Fletcherdid not bat      
TH Clarkdid not bat      
LB Fishlockdid not bat      
JF Parkerdid not bat      
GJ Whittakerdid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
*WS Surridgedid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(2 wickets, 3.2 overs)9
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hofmeyr1   101--
Winn1   040--
Blake1   020--

--> GJ Whittaker (1) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 100
--> DB Carr (1) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> CM Grainge achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Surrey first innings (previous best was 3-115)
--> CM Grainge achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Surrey first innings
--> AV Bedser reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Oxford University first innings
--> AV Bedser reached 800 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Oxford University first innings