Oxford University v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1931
VenueThe University Parks, Oxford on 27th, 28th, 29th May 1931 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresF Chester, EF Field
Close of play day 1Oxford University (1) 20/0 (Moore 13*, Hone 5*)
Close of play day 2No play

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GL Weirb Scott34     
JE Millsb Owen-Smith92     
RC Bluntb Owen-Smith0     
HG Vivianc Owen-Smith b Wellings135     
ML Pagec Nevinson b Owen-Smith113     
RO Talbotst Oldfield b Owen-Smith19     
*TC Lowryst Oldfield b Owen-Smith20     
IB Crombc Oldfield b Williams17     
CFW Allcottc Moore b Owen-Smith2     
+KC Jamesb Owen-Smith10     
WE Merrittnot out31     
Extras(12 b, 3 lb)15
Total(all out, 111.2 overs)488
Fall of wickets:
1-83, 2-84, 3-163, 4-382, 5-391, 6-421, 7-436, 8-444, 9-454, 10-488 (111.2 ov)
Oxford University bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nevinson20   2810--
Wellings30   41011--
Scott19   1721--
Owen-Smith28   01537--

Oxford University first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DN Mooreb Talbot19     
BW Honelbw b Allcott8     
Nawab of Pataudic Weir b Talbot42     
FGH Chalkc Cromb b Allcott3     
HGO Owen-Smithnot out48     
DG Oswaldnot out5     
RSG Scottdid not bat      
EM Wellingsdid not bat      
JS Williamsdid not bat      
JH Nevinsondid not bat      
+PC Oldfielddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(4 wickets, 61 overs)129
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-28, 3-42, 4-104
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cromb10   2200--
Merritt10   1210--
Blunt10   3280--
Talbot12   6172--
Allcott14   6172--
Vivian2   0100--
Page3   0120--

--> HG Vivian (1) passed his previous highest score of 81 in first-class matches
--> HG Vivian (1) made his first century in first-class matches
--> IB Cromb (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> DG Oswald made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JS Williams made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> HGO Owen-Smith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the New Zealanders first innings (previous best was 6-38)