Combined Services v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in Pakistan 1955/56
VenueSports Stadium, Sargodha on 2nd, 3rd, 4th March 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCombined Services won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresMohammad Ramzan, Salahuddin Ahmed
Close of play day 1Combined Services (1) 267/6 (Shujauddin 126*, Qamar Yousuf 26*)
Close of play day 2Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 213/7 (Sainsbury 10*, Stephenson 12*)

Combined Services first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Ahmed Saeedb Watkins5     
Shujauddinc Close b Lock147     
Baseer Shamsic Barrington b Close19     
+Imtiaz Ahmedc Sutcliffe b Close59     
Ahmed Shamshadb Titmus0     
*MEZ Ghazalilbw b Titmus2     
Zafar Ahmedlbw b Thomson6     
Qamar Yousufc Titmus b Lock42     
Khalid Masoodc Titmus b Lock0     
Saleem Iqbalnot out0     
Miran Bakhshb Lock0     
Extras(14 b, 11 lb, 2 nb)27
Total(all out, 115 overs)307
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-55, 3-183, 4-184, 5-192, 6-208, 7-302, 8-302, 9-307, 10-307 (115 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson9   2291--
Watkins9   2231--
Lock36   13704--
Close20   6492--
Titmus20   2642--
Sainsbury21   8450--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JM Parkslbw b Shujauddin25     
DB Closec Ahmed Shamshad b Shujauddin25     
KF Barringtonc and b Shujauddin35     
*WHH Sutcliffeb Miran Bakhsh19     
AJ Watkinsc Baseer Shamsi b Saleem Iqbal56     
FJ Titmusc Shujauddin b Miran Bakhsh5     
R Swetmanc Imtiaz Ahmed b Shujauddin18     
PJ Sainsburylbw b Shujauddin17     
+HW Stephensonrun out12     
GAR Locknot out62     
NI Thomsonlbw b Shujauddin0     
Extras(16 b, 7 lb)23
Total(all out, 106.4 overs)297
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-56, 3-89, 4-139, 5-142, 6-190, 7-191, 8-214, 9-297, 10-297 (106.4 ov)
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Baseer Shamsi15   2770--
Khalid Masood3   0150--
Miran Bakhsh42   17762--
Ghazali6   1180--
Saleem Iqbal2   071--
Zafar Ahmed1   0100--

Combined Services second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Ahmed Saeedc Watkins b Close45     
Shujauddinc Watkins b Thomson12     
Baseer Shamsib Close39     
+Imtiaz Ahmedc Stephenson b Sainsbury13     
Qamar Yousufc Stephenson b Sainsbury0     
Ahmed Shamshadc Close b Swetman9     
Zafar Ahmednot out2     
Khalid Masoodnot out8     
*MEZ Ghazalidid not bat      
Saleem Iqbaldid not bat      
Miran Bakhshdid not bat      
Extras(9 b)9
Total(6 wickets, declared, 57 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-75, 3-93, 4-99, 5-127, 6-129
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson11   1271--
Watkins3   1100--
Lock5   460--
Close19   8462--
Sainsbury16   6292--
Barrington1   100--
Swetman2   0101--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DB Closec and b Zafar Ahmed1     
FJ Titmusc Qamar Yousuf b Imtiaz Ahmed0     
R Swetmannot out12     
NI Thomsonc Khalid Masood b Saleem Iqbal7     
PJ Sainsburynot out10     
JM Parksdid not bat      
KF Barringtondid not bat      
*WHH Sutcliffedid not bat      
AJ Watkinsdid not bat      
+HW Stephensondid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
Total(3 wickets, 14 overs)36
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-8, 3-21
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Saleem Iqbal3   0171--
Zafar Ahmed4   051--
Imtiaz Ahmed4   131--
Ahmed Shamshad3   150--

--> Khalid Masood made his debut in First-Class matches
--> MEZ Ghazali made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> Khalid Masood made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> Shujauddin (1) passed his previous highest score of 135 in First-Class matches
--> GAR Lock (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in First-Class matches
--> NI Thomson reached 400 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Combined Services second innings