Eastern Province v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in South Africa 1938/39
VenueSt George's Park, Port Elizabeth on 7th, 9th January 1939 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEastern Province won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by an innings and 235 runs
UmpiresE Coulridge, HL Fielding
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 237/1 (Hutton 152*, Paynter 27*)

Eastern Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JAS Gortonb Farnes0     
RW Robsonc Wright b Farnes6     
F McDonaldc Hammond b Perks0     
FWR Southeyc Edrich b Wright46     
DE Dimblebyb Farnes33     
BC Lynchb Wright6     
+LGF Randallb Farnes0     
*AH Coynot out54     
JM Buchananc Edrich b Wright4     
GN Ferreirab Farnes0     
WC Procterlbw b Wright14     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 49.7 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-6, 3-6, 4-69, 5-78, 6-79, 7-122, 8-138, 9-141, 10-172 (49.7 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes15   0585--
Perks8   1161--
Wilkinson7   2170--
Edrich4   0270--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Buchanan b Coy202     
+PA Gibbb Procter51     
E Paynterb Buchanan99     
*WR Hammondc McDonald b Coy52     
NWD Yardleyc McDonald b Procter18     
WJ Edrichc McDonald b Buchanan31     
HT Bartlettnot out33     
DVP Wrightnot out24     
K Farnesdid not bat      
RTD Perksdid not bat      
LL Wilkinsondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(6 wickets, declared, 76 overs)518
Fall of wickets:
1-168, 2-345, 3-366, 4-406, 5-455, 6-462
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ferreira15   0970--
Lynch13   0710--
Coy18   11042--
Buchanan16   01172--
Procter13   11142--
McDonald1   070--

Eastern Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Robsonc Wright b Farnes5     
JAS Gortonb Perks12     
F McDonaldb Farnes1     
DE Dimblebyc Yardley b Perks14     
+LGF Randallb Wright4     
FWR Southeylbw b Edrich16     
BC Lynchc Yardley b Wright14     
JM Buchananc Paynter b Wright4     
WC Procterb Perks3     
*AH Coyb Wright0     
GN Ferreiranot out24     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)14
Total(all out, 26.4 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-8, 3-31, 4-36, 5-43, 6-59, 7-63, 8-74, 9-75, 10-111 (26.4 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes5   1142--
Perks10   1293--
Wright9   1394--
Wilkinson1   090--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> JAS Gorton made his debut in First-Class matches
--> F McDonald made his debut in First-Class matches
--> FWR Southey made his debut in First-Class matches
--> WC Procter made his debut in First-Class matches
--> JAS Gorton made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> LGF Randall made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> GN Ferreira made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> AH Coy (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in First-Class matches
--> L Hutton (1) passed 8000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 39
--> DVP Wright reached 400 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Eastern Province second innings