Indian XI v Ceylon
Ceylon in India 1940/41
VenueBrabourne Stadium, Bombay on 31st December 1940, 1st, 2nd January 1941 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCeylon won the toss and decided to bat
ResultIndian XI won by an innings and 110 runs
UmpiresDK Naik, Vali Ahmed
Close of play day 1Indian XI (1) 82/1 (Merchant 52*, Adhikari 9*)
Close of play day 2Ceylon (2) 113/4 (AH Gooneratne 30*, Porritt 9*)

Ceylon first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WL Mendisc Deodhar b Nayudu42     
JE Pulleb Saeed Ahmed3     
GJD Gooneratneb Saeed Ahmed96     
RAK Solomonsb Chippa1     
*SS Jayawickremest Engineer b Chippa3     
AH Gooneratnerun out6     
FWE Porrittb Chippa19     
AMH Kelaartc Engineer b Chippa0     
MO Gooneratneb Saeed Ahmed22     
+B Navaratnenot out23     
DS Jayasunderab Chippa8     
Total(all out, 86.4 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Pulle), 2-82 (Mendis), 3-85 (Solomons), 4-91 (Jayawickreme), 5-113 (AH Gooneratne), 6-154 (Porritt), 7-158 (Kelaart), 8-201 (MO Gooneratne), 9-206 (GJD Gooneratne), 10-234 (Jayasundera, 86.4 ov)
Indian XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Saeed Ahmed19   3493--
Hazare14   3480--
Nayudu26   5581--
Sohoni10   2300--

Indian XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
VM Merchantrun out137 16516- 
SW Sohonib Porritt18     
HR Adhikarilbw b Jayasundera90 1207- 
VS Hazareb Jayasundera13     
*DB Deodharc and b Porritt69 1303- 
KM Rangnekarc Mendis b Porritt117 10711- 
CS Nayuduc AH Gooneratne b Kelaart18     
KC Ibrahimnot out0     
Saeed Ahmeddid not bat      
UR Chippadid not bat      
+MP Engineerdid not bat      
Total(7 wickets, declared, 111.2 overs)478
Fall of wickets:
1-52 (Sohoni), 2-245 (Merchant), 3-253 (Adhikari), 4-288 (Hazare), 5-448 (Deodhar), 6-475 (Nayudu), 7-478 (Rangnekar, 111.2 ov)
Ceylon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jayasundera15   1502--
Kelaart30   6901--
Jayawickreme5   0390--
MO Gooneratne17   1740--
AH Gooneratne5   0310--
GJD Gooneratne9   0330--
Solomons9   1380--

Ceylon second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WL Mendisc Adhikari b Hazare1     
JE Pulleb Hazare9     
GJD Gooneratneb Nayudu29     
RAK Solomonsb Chippa22     
AH Gooneratneb Sohoni37     
FWE Porrittb Hazare10     
*SS Jayawickremeb Hazare0     
AMH Kelaartst Engineer b Nayudu13     
MO Gooneratnec Deodhar b Nayudu0     
+B Navaratnec Deodhar b Sohoni0     
DS Jayasunderanot out0     
Total(all out, 52.1 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Mendis), 2-32 (Pulle), 3-56 (GJD Gooneratne), 4-80 (Solomons), 5-115 (Porritt), 6-115 (Jayawickreme), 7-134 (Kelaart), 8-134 (AH Gooneratne), 9-134 (MO Gooneratne), 10-134 (Navaratne, 52.1 ov)
Indian XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Saeed Ahmed4   1150--
Hazare16   5344--
Nayudu11   1323--
Chippa14   7181--

--> GJD Gooneratne (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in first-class matches
--> B Navaratne (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in first-class matches
--> VM Merchant (1) 100 in 120 minutes with 12 fours
--> VM Merchant (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> KM Rangnekar (1) 100 in 81 minutes with 9 fours
--> FWE Porritt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed KM Rangnekar in the Indian XI first innings (previous best was 2-19)





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