Ceylonese v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in India and Ceylon 1926/27
VenueVihara Mahadevi Park, Colombo on 31st January, 1st February 1927 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCeylonese won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWS Flindall, F Ondaatje
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 213/1 (Wyatt 67*, Tate 78*)

Ceylonese first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FCW van Geyzelc Geary b Astill3     
MK Albertrun out9     
CT van Geyzellbw b Tate1     
*CH Gunasekarac Wyatt b Tate4     
CA Horanb Astill0     
DL de Saramb Geary16     
EGS Kelaartb Astill24     
VS de Kretserc and b Boyes21     
HS Perimpanayagamc Brown b Astill56     
RMM de Silvanot out13     
+CS Seneratnelbw b Boyes1     
Extras(12 b, 5 lb)17
Total(all out, 54 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-13, 3-17, 4-17, 5-17, 6-68, 7-70, 8-128, 9-158, 10-165 (54 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate15   4452--
Geary11   4261--
Astill23   7614--
Boyes5   0162--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Brownc and b Kelaart51     
RES Wyattc and b Kelaart124     
MW Tateb Horan121     
PT Eckersleyc and b de Kretser22     
G Gearynot out61     
WE Astillc CT van Geyzel b Kelaart30     
GF Earleb Gunasekara5     
*AER Gilliganb Gunasekara0     
GS Boyesb de Kretser49     
+ML Hilldid not bat      
RCJ Chichester-Constabledid not bat      
Extras(17 b, 3 lb)20
Total(8 wickets, declared, 136.1 overs)483
Fall of wickets:
1-183, 2-269, 3-321, 4-345, 5-379, 6-385, 7-385, 8-483 (136.1 ov)
Ceylonese bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Horan39   21321--
Gunasekara33   21162--
de Silva20   1680--
de Kretser14.11442--
Perimpanayagam11   4220--
Albert2   060--
Kelaart17   2753--

Ceylonese second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MK Albertc and b Astill28     
FCW van Geyzelc Boyes b Wyatt59     
CT van Geyzelc Hill b Earle66     
EGS Kelaartc Gilligan b Astill7     
CA Horanc and b Wyatt2     
*CH Gunasekarac Boyes b Wyatt3     
DL de Saramnot out17     
HS Perimpanayagamb Wyatt0     
VS de Kretserb Wyatt0     
RMM de Silvanot out5     
+CS Seneratnedid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(8 wickets, 54 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-152, 3-158, 4-163, 5-166, 6-173, 7-173, 8-173
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate9   2340--
Geary5   1150--
Astill13   4372--
Boyes2   0110--
Wyatt16   5395--
Brown3   0270--
Earle6   0241--

--> CA Horan made his debut in first-class matches
--> DL de Saram made his debut in first-class matches
--> EGS Kelaart (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in first-class matches
--> VS de Kretser made his debut in first-class matches
--> CS Seneratne made his debut in first-class matches
--> FCW van Geyzel (2) passed his previous highest score of 58 in first-class matches
--> MK Albert (2) passed his previous highest score of 25 in first-class matches
--> GS Boyes reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Ceylonese first innings
--> EGS Kelaart achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Marylebone Cricket Club first innings (previous best was 2-25)
--> RES Wyatt completed a hat-trick in the Ceylonese second innings





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