Canterbury v Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1935/36
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 24th, 25th, 26th December 1935 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCanterbury won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by 10 wickets
UmpiresR Coleman, JL Forrester
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 108/4 (Barber 15*, Lyttelton 20*)
Close of play day 2Canterbury (2) 36/1 (Butterfield 7*, Hadlee 17*)

Canterbury first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JL Kerrnot out146     
FWJ Bellamyc Griffith b Read9     
WA Hadleec Baxter b Read8     
*IB Crombrun out37     
FP O'Brienb Sims0     
AW Robertsc Sims b Parks17     
LA Butterfieldc Read b Human2     
WE Merrittb Sims5     
+CKQ Jackmanc Holmes b Sims4     
S Andrewslbw b Sims2     
M Grahamlbw b Baxter7     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 71.1 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Bellamy), 2-21 (Hadlee), 3-89 (Cromb), 4-93 (O'Brien), 5-141 (Roberts), 6-161 (Butterfield), 7-182 (Merritt), 8-200 (Jackman), 9-211 (Andrews), 10-243 (Graham, 71.1 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Read19   2842--
Parks14   2291--
Sims16   1524--
Human2   0131--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithc Jackman b Roberts39     
JH Parkslbw b Merritt12     
W Barberb Cromb116     
JH Humanc and b Merritt1     
*ERT Holmesc and b Cromb11     
CJ Lytteltonc O'Brien b Graham80     
NS Mitchell-Innesc Bellamy b Cromb50     
JM Simsc Bellamy b Cromb5     
+SC Griffithlbw b Merritt3     
AD Baxterst Jackman b Cromb10     
HD Readnot out25     
Extras(11 b, 1 lb)12
Total(all out, 94.5 overs)364
Fall of wickets:
1-38 (Parks), 2-60 (Smith), 3-65 (Human), 4-77 (Holmes), 5-233 (Lyttelton), 6-310 (Barber), 7-325 (Mitchell-Innes), 8-328 (Sims), 9-330 (Griffith), 10-364 (Baxter, 94.5 ov)
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts26   5741--
Andrews8   0410--
Graham16   0671--
Merritt29   61113--
Bellamy1   070--

Canterbury second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FWJ Bellamylbw b Baxter9     
LA Butterfieldb Baxter11     
WA Hadleec and b Read19     
JL Kerrc Smith b Read71     
*IB Crombc Barber b Sims8     
FP O'Brienb Read11     
AW Robertsnot out14     
WE Merrittb Read1     
M Grahamb Read0     
+CKQ Jackmanb Read15     
S Andrewsc Human b Sims7     
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(all out, 59.5 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Bellamy), 2-38 (Hadlee), 3-42 (Butterfield), 4-73 (Cromb), 5-132 (O'Brien), 6-135 (Kerr), 7-137 (Merritt), 8-137 (Graham), 9-157 (Jackman), 10-172 (Andrews, 59.5 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Read21   2616--
Baxter19   8282--
Holmes3   0250--
Parks2   0100--
Human1   080--

Marylebone Cricket Club second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithnot out16     
JH Parksnot out34     
W Barberdid not bat      
JH Humandid not bat      
*ERT Holmesdid not bat      
CJ Lytteltondid not bat      
NS Mitchell-Innesdid not bat      
JM Simsdid not bat      
+SC Griffithdid not bat      
AD Baxterdid not bat      
HD Readdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(no wicket, 16.1 overs)52
Canterbury bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts5   1170--
Graham2   060--
Merritt6   2190--

--> S Andrews made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> JL Kerr (1) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 136
--> CJ Lyttelton (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in First-Class matches
--> NS Mitchell-Innes (1) passed 3000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> HD Read (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in First-Class matches
--> AD Baxter made his debut in New Zealand in First-Class matches
--> D Smith made his debut in New Zealand in First-Class matches