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Other matches 1881
Caius College LVC v Emmanuel LVC
University Ground, Cambridge
12,13 July 1881

Result: match drawn

Toss: not known

Close of Play:

  • Day 1: Caius 100, Emmanuel 157/0
    Caius College LVC innings
    GC FitzGerald         lbw                b Roe                 29
    CE Broughton                             b Roe                 15
    FS Sanders            c WB Allcock       b CH Allcock          14
    WC Davy               c Hewetson         b Roe                 21
    CS Bayley             c Creak            b CH Allcock           0
    EL Burd                                  b CH Allcock           0
    R Threlfall                          c & b Roe                  5
    GW Lynch                                 b CH Allcock           2
    FM Clarke             not out                                   5
    FE Nicholl                               b CH Allcock           3
    G Lennox-Conyngham                       b Roe                  0
    Extras                (b 6, lb 1)                               7
    Total                 (all out)                               100
    Emmanuel LVC innings
    WN Roe                not out                                 415
    CH Allcock            c Broughton        b FitzGerald          66
    JS Austen                            c & b Davy                25
    HS Cooper                                b Burd                82
    A Hewetson            c Lynch            b Davy               121
    WB Allcock            not out                                   8
    Extras                (b 30, lb 4, w 4, nb 3)                  41
    Total                 (4 wickets)                             708
    DNB: Creak, ?.
    FoW: 1-170, 2-?, 3-?. 4-?.
    • Cambridge college match, not first-class
    • Roe 415* in 4 hours 55 minutes, 1x6, 6x5, 16 x4, 48x3, 52x2, 67x1.
    • Roe was dropped three times, all after he passed 200
    • All hits were run out- thus Roe ran 708 runs, over 8 miles.
    • Roe's innings established a new record for the highest individual innings in all classes of cricket, beating EFS Tylecote's 404*
    • Roe and Hewetson put on 306 for the 4th wicket
    • Roe was a "substitute" for Emmanuel, actually attending Magdalen
    • LVC is an acronym for "Long Vacation Club"

  • Domestic Season Index

      Source:: Wisden, 1882
     Thanks:: Pete Griffiths
     Contributed by Dave Liverman (  

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