Marylebone Cricket Club cricket team in India and Ceylon in 1926–27

An international cricket team raised by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) toured India and Ceylon from October 1926 to March 1927 and played several first-class matches against regional and national sides in both countries. Of the many MCC teams to visit Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), this was the first to play first-class matches there. Captained by Arthur Gilligan, the team played 26 first-class matches in India and a further four first-class matches in Ceylon. Team members included Maurice Tate, Maurice Leyland, Andy Sandham, Bob Wyatt, Arthur Dolphin, George Geary, Ewart Astill and George Brown.[1]

Matches in IndiaEdit

1st Match : Parsees and Muslims vs MCCEdit

19–20 October 1926
Scorecard
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339 (88 overs)
Bob Wyatt (63 runs)
Ghulam Mohammad 5/114 (36 overs)
187 (56.2 overs)
MJ Mobed (54 runs)
Stuart Boyes 2/22 (7 overs)
Match Drawn.
Karachi, Pakistan
Umpires: Unknown
  • Unknown

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Marylebone Cricket Club cricket team in India and Ceylon in 1926–27". CricketArchive. Retrieved 27 June 2014.

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