Victoria v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1936/37
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 19th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd February 1937 (4-day match)
Balls per over8
TossMarylebone Cricket Club won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresAN Barlow, C Dwyer
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 169/8 (Ames 59*, Voce 8*)
Close of play day 2Victoria (1) 144/2 (Gregory 53*, Hassett 28*)
Close of play day 3No play

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Verityc Pearson b Nash1     
CJ Barnettc Pearson b McCormick1     
J Hardstaffc Pearson b Nash14     
WR Hammondb Ebeling14     
M Leylandc Ledward b Sievers19     
RES Wyattc Barnett b McCormick1     
+LEG Amesb McCormick64     
*RWV Robinsc Nash b Pearson33     
JM Simsc Ledward b Ebeling16     
W Voceb Sievers15     
WH Copsonnot out2     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 212 minutes, 45.1 overs)187
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-29, 4-37, 5-40, 6-66, 7-122, 8-155, 9-177, 10-187 (45.1 ov)
Victoria bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick11   2353--
Nash9   3212--
Ebeling8   1202--
Gregory6   0280--
Pearson4   0401--

Victoria first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KE Rigglbw b Sims18     
IS Leerun out (Hammond->Ames)40     
RG Gregoryc Ames b Copson86     
AL Hassettc Ames b Voce54     
JA Ledwardc Barnett b Copson7     
WE Pearsonc Ames b Voce15     
MW Sieversb Verity6     
+BA Barnettlbw b Robins7     
LJ Nashc Barnett b Leyland29     
*HI Ebelinglbw b Sims6     
EL McCormicknot out10     
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 332 minutes, 85.3 overs)292
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-101, 3-203, 4-209, 5-222, 6-230, 7-242, 8-246, 9-259, 10-292 (85.3 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson19   0642--
Hammond5   1120--
Voce16   1522-1
Sims16   0762--
Verity21   7391--
Robins8   0341--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
H Verityc Sievers b Nash0     
CJ Barnettc Lee b Nash11     
J Hardstaffnot out60     
WR Hammondc Lee b Ledward56     
M Leylandnot out5     
RES Wyattdid not bat      
+LEG Amesdid not bat      
*RWV Robinsdid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
W Vocedid not bat      
WH Copsondid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 105 minutes, 26 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-27, 3-121
Victoria bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Nash3   0162--
McCormick2   0140--
Sievers4   0150--
Pearson7   1470--
Gregory3   0220--
Ebeling2   070--
Ledward2   111--
Hassett2   060--
Lee1   040--

--> J Hardstaff (2) passed 8500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 57
--> LJ Nash made his debut for Victoria in First-Class matches

12th Men: LPJ O'Brien (Vic) and TS Worthington (MCC)
Crowds: 6824, 12358, no play, 3426. Total: 22,608. Receipts: 975 pounds