Ceylon v Commonwealth XI
Commonwealth XI in India, Pakistan and Ceylon 1949/50
VenueColombo Oval, Colombo on 25th, 26th, 27th February 1950 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCommonwealth XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCommonwealth XI won by an innings and 51 runs
UmpiresHEW de Zylva, JK Murray
Close of play day 1Commonwealth XI (1) 355/5 (Langdon 25*, Livingston 15*; 103 overs)
Close of play day 2Ceylon (2) 16/1 (de Saram 5*, Navaratne 0*)

Commonwealth XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
N Oldfieldrun out20     
JKC Holtb Wijesinha58     
W Placelbw b de Zoysa96     
FMM Worrellb Jayasinghe77     
WE Alleyc Coomaraswamy b Jayasinghe59     
CW Langdonnot out25     
*+L Livingstonnot out15     
GH Popedid not bat      
GE Tribedid not bat      
FAW Freerdid not bat      
HF Lambertdid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, declared, 103 overs)355
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-131, 3-231, 4-303, 5-318
Ceylon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wijesinha30   10771--
Coomaraswamy17   6460--
de Saram9   1390--
de Zoysa21   0711--
Jayasinghe15   0702--
Gunasekara10   0430--
Sathasivam1   040--

Ceylon first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M Makkin Salihc Place b Lambert1     
FJ de Saramc Alley b Freer0     
M Sathasivamb Freer96     
M Rodrigob Freer0     
CI Gunasekarac Alley b Worrell9     
*S Coomaraswamyc Tribe b Pope11     
JEL Burtonc Place b Worrell9     
B Wijesinhac Holt b Lambert7     
S Jayasinghec and b Pope17     
+B Navaratnelbw b Pope0     
LE de Zoysanot out0     
Total(all out, 52.3 overs)153
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-6, 3-17, 4-41, 5-61, 6-83, 7-127, 8-147, 9-147, 10-153 (52.3 ov)
Commonwealth XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert9   2332--
Pope14   4283--
Worrell7   3182--
Tribe11   2270--

Ceylon second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
M Makkin Salihc Place b Pope10     
FJ de Saramc and b Pope12     
+B Navaratnec Tribe b Freer11     
M Sathasivamc Pope b Freer22     
M Rodrigorun out32     
CI Gunasekarac Lambert b Freer0     
*S Coomaraswamylbw b Pope26     
JEL Burtonlbw b Freer3     
B Wijesinhast Livingston b Tribe23     
S Jayasinghest Livingston b Tribe0     
LE de Zoysanot out2     
Total(all out, 70 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-29, 3-50, 4-65, 5-65, 6-113, 7-120, 8-149, 9-149, 10-151 (70 ov)
Commonwealth XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert8   2140--
Freer24   6554--
Pope19   6313--
Worrell11   6170--
Tribe7   1222--
Alley1   020--

--> FJ de Saram made his debut in first-class matches
--> S Jayasinghe made his debut in first-class matches





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