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Match Against Oxford.


United Pres3 Association — Tiy Electric Telegraph —Copyright Eoceived May 18, 9.8 a.m. London, May 17 The weather was fine, the wicket showing signs of wearing. The attendance was Buial'. When Oxford opened their second innings the start was uupropitious. Bruce, who was with Raphael as the first batsman, played Layer on before he had scored, the board showing one for one. Bennett, at three, gave Armstrong an easy catch m the slips, off Layer. 2 tor 17; Raphael 14. Without any addition to his score or increase of the total, Raphael was bowled by McLeod off his leg. Evans made 17, and then sent one from McLeod to third man, Gehra taking an easy catch. 4 for 40. Carlisle (5) carried his score to 26, and then fell to a catch by Armstrong at slip. Five for 80; Worsley, who was playing a careful game, 11, Norris 7. On re3umin;gr, Worsley continued his steady play until he reached 22, when Layer got a straight one past him. Six for 105;Norris 16. The century appeared at the end of 2\ hours play. Latver, who was m fine form, bagged Norris at 19. Seven for 110. Bird contributed a single, and was caught by Armstrong m the slips off Layer. Eight for 113. Udal and Martin carried the score to 125. The focnißr was given out leg before to Armstrong. 9 for 125. The end came by Armstrong displacing Martin's stumps at 9, Burn remaining not out for 5. The innings closed with 140, the Australians winning by 20C runs. Following ore the scores:— Australians. First Innings .„ ... 241 Second Innings 266 Oxford. First Innings ... ... ... 167 Second Innings. Bruc», played on, b Layer ... ... o Raphael, b MoLeod ... ... 14 Bennett, c Armstrong, bLaver ... 3 Evang, c Gehrs,, b McLeod ... ... 17 Carlisle, c Armstrong, b Layer ... 26 Worsley, b Layer ... ... ... 22 Norris, b Layer ... ... ... 19 Udal, 1.b.w., b Armstrong ... ... 7 Bird, c Armstrong, b Layer ... ... 1 Burn (not out) " .... ... ... 5 Martiu, b Armstrong ... ... 9 Extras ... ... .. 17 Total ... ... ... ... 140 Bowling analysis—Layer 6 for 47, McLeod 2 for 24, Armstrong 2 for 33, Hopkins nil for 19.

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Match Against Oxford., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6573, 18 May 1905

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Match Against Oxford. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6573, 18 May 1905

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