Oxford University v Somerset
University Match 1894
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 24th, 25th, 26th May 1894 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossSomerset won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresD Eastwood, TK Veitch
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 152/3 (Mordaunt 47*, Fry 53*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 160/6 (Palairet 80*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LCH Palairetc Palairet b Bathurst1     
HT Stanleyc Palairet b Bathurst26     
RP Spurwayb Bathurst23     
G Fowlerc Fry b Forbes39     
GB Nicholsc Bardswell b Forbes13     
*SMJ Woodsb Fry39     
F Bolusc Leveson-Gower b Forbes14     
HW Swaynec Lewis b Bardswell8     
JA Gibbsc Lewis b Bardswell8     
EJ Tylernot out22     
+AP Wickhamb Fry7     
Extras(6 b, 2 nb, 2 w)10
Total(all out, 82.3 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-30, 3-73, 4-99, 5-109, 6-158, 7-167, 8-171, 9-186, 10-210 (82.3 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forbes27   9773--
Bathurst23   10523--
Bardswell20   8412--
Leveson-Gower4   260--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Riceb Nichols0     
RCN Palairetb Tyler26     
HK Fosterb Tyler25     
GJ Mordauntc Tyler b Palairet99     
*CB Fryc Nichols b Palairet75     
HDG Leveson-Gowerc Wickham b Nichols54     
LCV Bathurstb Palairet20     
FA Phillipsc Palairet b Nichols10     
GR Bardswellc Woods b Tyler9     
DH Forbesnot out4     
+RP Lewisb Palairet6     
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 153.4 overs)341
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-43, 3-52, 4-197, 5-253, 6-271, 7-312, 8-321, 9-335, 10-341 (153.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyler69   231173--
Nichols50   161343--
Fowler4   0230--
Bolus2   050--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LCH Palairetc Phillips b Foster181     
HT Stanleyc Lewis b Bardswell37     
RP Spurwayb Bathurst6     
G Fowlerc Fry b Bathurst8     
GB Nicholsst Lewis b Forbes0     
*SMJ Woodsc Fry b Bardswell17     
EJ Tylerc Bardswell b Fry5     
F Bolusc Palairet b Bardswell4     
JA Gibbsc Phillips b Forbes75     
HW Swaynenot out19     
+AP Wickhamc Forbes b Bathurst17     
Extras(16 b, 5 lb, 4 w)25
Total(all out, 131.4 overs)394
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-18, 3-103, 4-106, 5-146, 6-160, 7-203, 8-332, 9-359, 10-394 (131.4 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Forbes27   1992--
Fry25   6801--
Bardswell35   14643--
Leveson-Gower5   370--
Foster2   0211--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Ricec Wickham b Tyler5     
RCN Palairetlbw b Tyler17     
HK Fosternot out45     
GJ Mordauntc Tyler b Palairet41     
*CB Frynot out6     
HDG Leveson-Gowerdid not bat      
LCV Bathurstdid not bat      
FA Phillipsdid not bat      
GR Bardswelldid not bat      
DH Forbesdid not bat      
+RP Lewisdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(3 wickets, 39 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-30, 3-89
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyler15   9152--
Nichols8   0340--
Fowler5   1270--
Palairet10   1361--
Bolus1   020--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Somerset (2) ?/?
--> HT Stanley made his debut in First-Class matches
--> HW Swayne made his debut in First-Class matches
--> HW Swayne made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> GJ Mordaunt (1) passed his previous highest score of 51 in First-Class matches
--> LCH Palairet (2) passed his previous highest score of 146 in First-Class matches
--> LCH Palairet (2) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 134
--> JA Gibbs (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in First-Class matches
--> GR Bardswell achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 2-41)