Ceylon v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in India and Ceylon 1926/27
VenueVihara Mahadevi Park, Colombo on 5th, 7th, 8th February 1927 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMarylebone Cricket Club won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by an innings and 91 runs
UmpiresWS Flindall, F Ondaatje
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 216/3 (Wyatt 78*, Parsons 44*)
Close of play day 2Ceylon (1) 48/3 (Albert 32*, Brindley 3*)

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RES Wyattc Brooke b Brindley101     
A Sandhamlbw b Gunasekara57     
+G Brownc Brooke b Horan28     
MW Tateb Horan7     
JH Parsonsc Horan b Brindley64     
G Gearyc Waldock b Sinclair23     
WE Astillc Brindley b Kelaart65     
PT Eckersleynot out39     
*AER Gilliganb Horan35     
GS Boyesnot out1     
J Mercerdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 158 overs)431
Fall of wickets:
1-109, 2-139, 3-155, 4-264, 5-271, 6-354, 7-357, 8-427
Ceylon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gunasekara43   111141--
Brindley32   3712--
Horan43   10893--
Sinclair25   1891--
Kelaart14   1531--
Saravanamuttu1   040--

Ceylon first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MK Albertlbw b Astill51     
*+FRR Brookeb Tate0     
AE Blairlbw b Mercer0     
FA Waldockc Gilligan b Mercer11     
WT Brindleyc sub b Astill11     
FCW van Geyzelb Astill0     
S Saravanamuttulbw b Astill0     
EGS Kelaartnot out16     
CH Gunasekarast Brown b Astill2     
CA Horanc sub b Astill0     
EHLG Sinclairc Brown b Astill8     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 45.2 overs)105
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-2, 3-29, 4-61, 5-63, 6-73, 7-82, 8-84, 9-94, 10-105 (45.2 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate17   4521--
Mercer8   0202--
Geary5   190--

Ceylon second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Blairlbw b Geary43     
MK Albertc Astill b Geary24     
WT Brindleyb Geary7     
FA Waldocklbw b Tate61     
*+FRR Brookeb Geary40     
FCW van Geyzelc Gilligan b Tate13     
S Saravanamuttub Tate13     
EGS Kelaartb Mercer4     
CH Gunasekarac Wyatt b Tate6     
CA Horanb Tate5     
EHLG Sinclairnot out1     
Extras(10 b, 8 lb)18
Total(all out, 71.4 overs)235
Fall of wickets:
1-61, 2-71, 3-90, 4-168, 5-192, 6-214, 7-215, 8-229, 9-229, 10-235 (71.4 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mercer15   0511--
Astill17   2520--
Geary15   3364--
Wyatt11   1550--

--> MK Albert (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in first-class matches
--> CA Horan achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Marylebone Cricket Club first innings (previous best was 1-132)





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