Surrey v Cambridge University
University Match 1954
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 19th, 21st June 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultSurrey won by an innings and 101 runs
UmpiresF Chester, N Oldfield
Close of play day 1Cambridge University (1) 37/5 (Bushby 27*, Estcourt 1*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherb Smith2     
EA Bedserc Melluish b Estcourt30     
*PBH Mayc Lumsden b Pretlove207     
B Constablenot out104     
TH Clarkc Melluish b Goonesena33     
AF Braziernot out1     
KF Barringtondid not bat      
+AJW McIntyredid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
AV Bedserdid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, declared, 94 overs)380
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-89, 3-313, 4-366
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith22   4861--
Swaranjit Singh24   51010--
Goonesena30   6911--
Estcourt11   1501--
Pretlove7   0491--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MH Bushbyb AV Bedser27     
DRW Silkc Fletcher b AV Bedser1     
JKE Slackc AV Bedser b Loader1     
R O'Brienc Barrington b Loader4     
VR Lumsdenc McIntyre b AV Bedser1     
JF Pretlovec May b Loader0     
NSD Estcourtc Barrington b Loader3     
Swaranjit Singhc Clark b Laker28     
CS Smithc Constable b EA Bedser26     
G Goonesenac and b Laker9     
+MEL Melluishnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 52.5 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-15, 3-29, 4-32, 5-33, 6-39, 7-39, 8-88, 9-97, 10-103 (52.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser18   5413--
Loader19   3284--
EA Bedser7   3131--

Cambridge University second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*MH Bushbyc Barrington b EA Bedser41     
DRW Silklbw b Loader0     
JKE Slacklbw b AV Bedser33     
R O'Brienc Laker b AV Bedser6     
VR Lumsdenc McIntyre b AV Bedser14     
JF Pretlovec May b Loader16     
NSD Estcourtc Fletcher b Loader6     
Swaranjit Singhb Loader0     
CS Smithc May b EA Bedser50     
G Goonesenac Laker b AV Bedser0     
+MEL Melluishnot out2     
Extras(7 b, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 87.4 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-84, 2-101, 3-119, 4-136, 5-155, 6-173, 7-173, 8-174, 9-176, 10-176 (87.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser21   7284--
Laker25   7600--
EA Bedser13   5152--
Constable7   0280--
Barrington6   1180--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> PBH May (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 202