Natal Country Districts v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in South Africa 1948/49
VenueSettler's Park, Ladysmith on 22nd, 23rd December 1948 (2-day match)
Balls per over8
TossNatal Country Districts won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by 6 wickets
UmpiresF Chapman, M McFarlane
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 161/7 (Tremlett 33*, Bedser 11*)

Natal Country Districts first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+G Jacobsc and b Jenkins17     
P Pope-Ellisst Griffith b Jenkins8     
J Rethmanc Griffith b Watkins9     
RL Rutherfoordc Crapp b Jenkins9     
E Eaglestonec Crapp b Gladwin11     
MB Price-Moorc Griffith b Jenkins0     
A Dorningc Hutton b Gladwin23     
*R Gilsonb Gladwin0     
GB Paynrun out0     
RS Getkatenot out23     
GM Hendersonc and b Young26     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 42 overs)131
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-28, 3-45, 4-45, 5-45, 6-81, 7-82, 8-82, 9-82, 10-131 (42 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser7   0160--
Gladwin6   1143--
Jenkins14   3634--
Watkins7   2111--
Young8   2221--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Dorning b Rutherfoord17     
RT Simpsonb Price-Moor38     
CH Palmerb Dorning34     
JF Crappb Getkate0     
AJ Watkinsc and b Getkate5     
MF Tremlettnot out108     
RO Jenkinslbw b Dorning2     
C Gladwinc Rethman b Henderson12     
AV Bedsernot out49     
*+SC Griffithdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 2 lb)13
Total(7 wickets, declared, 63 overs)278
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-85, 3-86, 4-95, 5-98, 6-105, 7-141
Natal Country Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Henderson13   0581--
Rutherfoord17   4691--
Price-Moor6   1321--
Getkate19   0812--
Dorning8   1252--

Natal Country Districts second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+G Jacobsb Bedser0     
J Rethmanc Hutton b Bedser1     
P Pope-Ellisb Gladwin2     
GB Paynlbw b Jenkins12     
RL Rutherfoordst Griffith b Jenkins5     
E Eaglestonenot out77     
A Dorningb Bedser20     
MB Price-Moorc Tremlett b Young59     
*R Gilsonc Griffith b Bedser9     
RS Getkateb Gladwin0     
GM Hendersonb Tremlett8     
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 53 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-2, 3-4, 4-25, 5-26, 6-75, 7-167, 8-184, 9-187, 10-202 (53 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser13   3394--
Gladwin12   1352--
Tremlett4   1111--
Jenkins11   0652--
Watkins4   1160--
Young8   2181--
Palmer1   090--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MF Tremlettrun out21     
L Huttonb Rutherfoord23     
C Gladwinb Rutherfoord0     
CH Palmernot out4     
*+SC Griffithrun out3     
AV Bedsernot out3     
RT Simpsondid not bat      
JF Crappdid not bat      
AJ Watkinsdid not bat      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(4 wickets, 7 overs)56
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-37, 3-50, 4-53
Natal Country Districts bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Rutherfoord4   0282--
Henderson3   0260--