Cambridge University v South Africans
South Africa in England 1955
VenueFP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge on 18th, 19th, 20th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africans won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresFS Lee, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 268 all out
Close of play day 2Cambridge University (2) 76/2 (Silk 40*, Parsons 3*)

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ McGlewb Swaranjit Singh85     
JHB Waitec Parsons b Swaranjit Singh78     
+CAR Duckworthst Melluish b Goonesena15     
WR Endeanc Parsons b CS Smith24     
PL Winslowst Melluish b Goonesena0     
*JE Cheethamc Pretlove b CS Smith23     
ARA Murrayb DJ Smith5     
ERH Fullerc O'Brien b Swaranjit Singh7     
HJ Tayfieldb Swaranjit Singh1     
VI Smithnot out4     
PS Heineb Swaranjit Singh12     
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 95.4 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-137, 2-180, 3-188, 4-190, 5-228, 6-239, 7-251, 8-251, 9-252, 10-268 (95.4 ov)
Cambridge University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
CS Smith22   11362--
DJ Smith19   3501--
Swaranjit Singh28.46735--
Goonesena24   2742--
Pretlove2   0210--

Cambridge University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DRW Silkb Smith15     
R O'Brienst Duckworth b Smith25     
ABD Parsonsc Waite b Smith1     
Swaranjit Singhrun out0     
VR Lumsdenc and b Tayfield9     
W Knightley-Smithc Heine b Tayfield6     
JF Pretloveb Tayfield0     
CS Smithb Heine1     
G Goonesenalbw b Heine8     
+MEL Melluishb Tayfield0     
DJ Smithnot out0     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 60.2 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-41, 3-41, 4-42, 5-56, 6-56, 7-57, 8-65, 9-67, 10-67 (60.2 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine17   8172--
Fuller9   580--
Smith12   693--

Cambridge University second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*DRW Silkc Cheetham b Fuller54     
R O'Brienc Waite b Tayfield0     
G Goonesenalbw b Tayfield31     
ABD Parsonsc Cheetham b Tayfield11     
Swaranjit Singhc Waite b Fuller20     
VR Lumsdenb Tayfield5     
W Knightley-Smithb Fuller5     
JF Pretlovenot out19     
CS Smithc Heine b Smith7     
+MEL Melluishnot out0     
DJ Smithdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(8 wickets, 113 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-70, 3-86, 4-116, 5-120, 6-123, 7-131, 8-153
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Heine20   10320--
Fuller21   12243--
Tayfield44   23514--
Smith17   7331--
Murray11   6120--

--> DJ McGlew (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 48
--> WR Endean (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23





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