India v Commonwealth XI
Commonwealth XI in India, Pakistan and Ceylon 1949/50
VenueBrabourne Stadium, Bombay on 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th December 1949 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCommonwealth XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresND Karmarkar, JR Patel
Close of play day 1Commonwealth XI (1) 245/7 (Pettiford 8*, Freer 1*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 58/1 (Merchant 23*, Modi 34*)
Close of play day 3India (1) 289 all out
Close of play day 4India (2) 255/4 (Adhikari 30*, Umrigar 10*)

Commonwealth XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
N Oldfieldb Phadkar110     
W Placelbw b Modi9     
JKC Holtb Modi0     
FMM Worrellst Mantri b Umrigar78     
WE Alleyc Merchant b Phadkar11     
J Pettifordc Mantri b Mankad72     
*+L Livingstonc Phadkar b Modi5     
R Smithc Modi b Phadkar12     
FAW Freerc and b Hazare132     
GE Tribelbw b Hazare5     
HF Lambertnot out3     
Total(all out, 147.2 overs)448
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-18, 3-206, 4-211, 5-224, 6-229, 7-242, 8-408, 9-441, 10-448 (147.2 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phadkar39   71053--
Rangachari11   0470--
Modi18   3503--
Mankad29   9611--
Nayudu22   0950--
Umrigar5   1121--
Adhikari4   1160--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*VM Merchantb Freer78     
+MK Mantrib Lambert0     
RS Modic Lambert b Pettiford58     
VS Hazareb Lambert39     
DG Phadkarnot out78     
HR Adhikarilbw b Lambert0     
PR Umrigarb Lambert13     
MH Mankadb Freer2     
BB Nimbalkarb Freer3     
CS Nayuduc Smith b Freer7     
CR Rangacharirun out2     
Total(all out, 104 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-130, 3-160, 4-211, 5-211, 6-243, 7-248, 8-268, 9-282, 10-289 (104 ov)
Commonwealth XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert24   2764--
Smith8   2290--
Freer31   2894--
Worrell4   150--
Tribe28   8570--
Pettiford9   1241--

India second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*VM Merchantlbw b Worrell94     
+MK Mantric Livingston b Freer1     
VS Hazarec Alley b Tribe64     
RS Modib Smith51     
HR Adhikaric and b Lambert93     
PR Umrigarc and b Tribe67     
DG Phadkarc Lambert b Tribe25     
MH Mankadlbw b Tribe15     
BB Nimbalkarnot out12     
CS Nayududid not bat      
CR Rangacharidid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(8 wickets, declared, 151.4 overs)430
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-83, 3-174, 4-239, 5-348, 6-399, 7-403, 8-430 (151.4 ov)
Commonwealth XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert22   3661--
Smith17   2321--
Freer22   2531--
Worrell21   7341--
Pettiford25   5810--

Commonwealth XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
N Oldfieldc Mantri b Phadkar9     
W Placeb Nayudu28     
FMM Worrellc Mankad b Umrigar12     
WE Alleynot out51     
J Pettifordnot out8     
JKC Holtdid not bat      
*+L Livingstondid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
FAW Freerdid not bat      
GE Tribedid not bat      
HF Lambertdid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 32 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-46, 3-65
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Phadkar7   1201--
Rangachari9   0350--
Modi4   0120--
Hazare3   080--
Nayudu7   0271--
Umrigar2   161--

--> FAW Freer (1) passed his previous highest score of 100 in first-class matches
--> DG Phadkar (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> VM Merchant (2) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> HR Adhikari (2) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 56
--> BB Nimbalkar made his debut for India in first-class matches
--> MH Mankad reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Commonwealth XI first innings
--> HF Lambert reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the India first innings





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