Eastern Province v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in South Africa 1948/49
VenueSt George's Park, Port Elizabeth on 8th, 10th, 11th January 1949 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEastern Province won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCE Miller, FRW Payne
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 450/9 (Gladwin 52*, Young 11*)
Close of play day 2Eastern Province (1) 325/6 (DE Dimbleby 81*)

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Palmerb du Toit116     
RT Simpsonb Hicks40     
JF Crappb Murray3  -- 
DCS Comptonc Jordaan b Hird108 105131 
AJ Watkinsb Murray83     
*FG Mannc Birrell b du Toit22     
MF Tremlettb Young1  -- 
+SC Griffithb du Toit0  -- 
C Gladwinnot out52     
DVP Wrightb Hicks6     
JA Youngnot out11     
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(9 wickets, declared, 99 overs)450
Fall of wickets:
1-87, 2-204, 3-219, 4-287, 5-330, 6-342, 7-343, 8-417, 9-434
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hicks20   0932--
du Toit19   1743--
Young25   1851--
Hird15   2491--
Murray12   0702--
Jordaan4   0480--
Birrell4   0230--

Eastern Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Draperb Gladwin2     
KG Dimblebyb Wright61     
+JHB Waitec Griffith b Tremlett80     
ARA Murrayb Young17     
DE Dimblebyc Compton b Wright87     
HB Birrellrun out34     
GD Jordaanc Watkins b Compton28     
SD du Toitb Young11     
AW Hicksb Compton27     
JO Youngc Griffith b Wright9     
*SF Hirdnot out11     
Extras(18 b, 5 lb, 7 nb)30
Total(all out, 116.7 overs)397
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-119, 3-149, 4-178, 5-289, 6-325, 7-342, 8-342, 9-377, 10-397 (116.7 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gladwin23   5621--
Tremlett11   1281--
Wright25   31123--
Watkins7   3180--
Young33   14672--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CH Palmerb du Toit57     
RT Simpsonc Murray b Young67     
JF Crappnot out103     
*FG Mannc Hicks b Young80     
DCS Comptonnot out29     
AJ Watkinsdid not bat      
MF Tremlettdid not bat      
+SC Griffithdid not bat      
C Gladwindid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)17
Total(3 wickets, 66 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-125, 2-129, 3-291
Eastern Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hicks14   0930--
du Toit18   0731--
Murray8   0380--
Young12   1552--
Birrell8   0410--
DE Dimbleby4   0160--
Jordaan2   0200--

--> JHB Waite made his debut in First-Class matches
--> GD Jordaan made his debut in First-Class matches
--> GD Jordaan made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> HB Birrell (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in First-Class matches
--> SD du Toit made his debut for Eastern Province in First-Class matches
--> SD du Toit achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Marylebone Cricket Club first innings (previous best was 0-21)

Crapp and Mann (two 6s and seven 4s) put on 169 for the third wicket in ninety-seven minutes.