Oxford University v Leicestershire
University Match 1939
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 14th, 15th, 16th June 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossOxford University won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresR Richards, E Rushbridge
Close of play day 1Leicestershire (1) 50/1 (Watson 29*, Armstrong 16*)
Close of play day 2Oxford University (2) 90/4 (Watson 14*, Eagar 8*; 30.2 overs)

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EJH Dixonc Dawkes b Jackson6     
R Saleb Sperry3     
DJF Watsonb Jackson7     
RB Proudb Smith30     
J Stanningc Watson b Sperry32     
EDR Eagarnot out50     
DE Youngc Watson b Sperry0     
AJB Marshamc Dawkes b Smith2     
G Evansc Dawkes b Smith0     
S Petherc Dawkes b Sperry15     
+PH Blaggc Dawkes b Sperry1     
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 46.7 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-14, 3-19, 4-64, 5-88, 6-89, 7-92, 8-92, 9-117, 10-147 (46.7 ov)
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson13   7192--
Smith14   1623--

Leicestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Berryc Young b Evans0     
GS Watsonlbw b Young29     
NF Armstrongnot out105     
FT Prenticeb Evans8     
VE Jacksonc Young b Evans23     
*MS Packec Stanning b Marsham2     
+GO Dawkesc Sale b Evans0     
GF Knewc Blagg b Evans42     
AR Westrun out7     
HA Smithst Blagg b Evans1     
J Sperryst Blagg b Marsham2     
Extras(9 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)18
Total(all out, 63.4 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-50, 3-75, 4-103, 5-110, 6-113, 7-203, 8-225, 9-234, 10-237 (63.4 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Evans26   9806--
Pether15   2390--
Young11   0441--
Eagar2   0110--

Oxford University second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*EJH Dixonc Dawkes b Smith20     
R Saleb Jackson9     
DE Youngc Dawkes b Sperry8     
RB Proudc Smith b Sperry3     
J Stanningretired hurt26     
EDR Eagarnot out14     
DJF Watsonnot out8     
AJB Marshamdid not bat      
G Evansdid not bat      
S Petherdid not bat      
+PH Blaggdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(4 wickets, 30.2 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-35, 3-36, 4-50
Leicestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson6   2111--
Smith9   0251--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> GF Knew made his debut in first-class matches
--> AR West made his debut in first-class matches
--> DJF Watson made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> EDR Eagar (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> DJF Watson made his debut for Oxford University in first-class matches
--> G Evans achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings (previous best was 4-71)
--> G Evans achieved his first five wickets in an innings in first-class matches in the Leicestershire first innings
--> J Stanning retired hurt in the Oxford University second innings having scored 26 (team had lost 4 wickets)





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