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Stats (Nottinghamshire v Cambridge University)Highest Team Total Nottinghamshire 559-8 dec (Fenner’s 1936)Cambridge University 424 (Fenner’s 1936)Highest Individual Innings Nottinghamshire 200 WW Keeton (Fenner’s 1932)Cambridge University 183 HT Bartlett (Fenner’s 1935)Best Bowling Nottinghamshire 8-72 SJ Staples (Fenner’s 1933)Cambridge University 7-79 ME Allbrook (Fenner’s 1978)Did You Know?
Nottinghamshire have suffered five defeats to university sides, all away from home.
History Nottinghamshire first played against Cambridge University in 1925.Samit Patel (245) needs 5 wickets to claim 250 in first class cricket.Will Gidman (198) needs 2 wickets to reach 200 in first class cricket.Notts went on to win the match by an innings and 267 runs, their sixth-highest first class victory.1959: Keith Miller was one of Australia’s finest all-round cricketers, scoring almost 3,000 runs and taking 170 wickets in 55 Tests.After winding down his career – and in his 40th year – he accepted an invitation to play a one-off game for Nottinghamshire at home to Cambridge University.
South African-born Colin Banton made his first class debut in the match, one of only seven appearances for Notts, and he made an unbeaten 80 in the second innings, with Matt Dowman adding to the list of century-makers.