Surrey v Oxford University
University Match 1888
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 25th, 26th, 27th June 1888 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresR Voss, GW Webb
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 467/5 (WW Read 235*, Henderson 19*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (1) 31/0 (Simpson 13*, Gresson 16*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Abelb Forster97     
*J Shuterc Philipson b Wreford-Brown24     
KJ Keyc Thesiger b Forster35     
WW Readc Forster b Gresson338 39046- 
JM Readc Forster b Gresson41     
GA Lohmannc Scott b Wreford-Brown7     
R Hendersonc Croome b Watson36     
+H Woodc Simpson b Wreford-Brown25     
MP Bowdenc Cochrane b Forster21     
J Beaumontnot out10     
T Bowleyc Gresson b Forster4     
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 312.1 overs)650
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-96, 3-238, 4-317, 5-339, 6-543, 7-606, 8-620, 9-646, 10-650 (312.1 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cochrane49   16920--
Croome59   181200--
Wreford-Brown66   291243--
Gresson20   7412--
Scott6   3120--
Thesiger18   3420--
Watson23   10381--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ETB Simpsonnot out15     
FH Gressonnot out30     
AK Watsondid not bat      
*W Rashleighdid not bat      
FJN Thesigerdid not bat      
Lord GW Scottdid not bat      
HW Forsterdid not bat      
C Wreford-Browndid not bat      
ACM Croomedid not bat      
+H Philipsondid not bat      
AHJ Cochranedid not bat      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(no wicket, 97 overs)47
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lohmann40   28260--
Beaumont26   2330--
Abel18   1570--
Bowley9   750--
WW Read4   240--

--> WW Read (1) passed his previous highest score of 247 in First-Class matches
--> WW Read (1) passed 13500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 200
--> GA Lohmann (1) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 7