Ceylon v GF Vernon's XI
GF Vernon's XI in Ceylon and India 1889/90
VenueBogambra Recreation Grounds, Kandy on 28th, 29th, 30th November 1889 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossCeylon won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGF Vernon's XI won by an innings and 77 runs
Close of play day 1Ceylon (1) 85/5 (Vanderspar ?*, Stephens ?*)
Close of play day 2GF Vernon's XI (1) 238/7 (Vernon 105*, Murray 38*)

Ceylon first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Taborc Philipson b Gibson17      
AO Whitingst Philipson b Leatham21      
MH Paineb Hornsby4      
PF Hadowc Philipson b Lawson-Smith15      
Churchillst Philipson b Leatham8      
GAH Vandersparb Gibson24      
F Stephensb Hornsby9      
CG Inglisc Gibson b Lawson-Smith45      
WP Hallileyb Hornsby0      
FL Shandc Walker b Hornsby7      
FJ Denisonnot out3      
Total(all out, 108.2 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Whiting), 2-? (Paine), 3-? (Tabor), 4-? (Hadow), 5-66 (Churchill), 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-155 (108.2 ov)
GF Vernon's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gibson41   19492--
Leatham11   2192--
Hone-Goldney5   140--
Lawson-Smith11   2332--

GF Vernon's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Walkerc Whiting b Shand4      
EM Lawson-Smithlbw b Halliley23      
FW Kerrc Stephens b Halliley18      
*GF Vernonb Halliley128  10-  
ABE Gibsonb Churchill1      
+H Philipsonc and b Churchill4      
JHJ Hornsbyb Halliley0      
AE Leathamb Halliley32      
SL Murraynot out92      
E Thomasc and b Denison25      
GH Hone-Goldneyc and b Denison4      
Total(all out, 96 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Walker), 2-? (Lawson-Smith), 3-55 (Kerr), 4-? (Gibson), 5-? (Philipson), 6-? (Hornsby), 7-? (Leatham), 8-279 (Vernon), 9-? (Thomas), 10-350 (Hone-Goldney, 96 ov)
Ceylon bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shand16   3701--
Paine19   4580--
Halliley27   5535--
Churchill17   0532--
Vanderspar6   0270--
Denison11   0702--

Ceylon second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Taborc Leatham b Gibson17      
AO Whitingb Gibson3      
MH Painec Hornsby b Gibson8      
PF Hadowc Philipson b Gibson6      
Churchillc and b Leatham1      
GAH Vandersparlbw b Gibson0      
F Stephensnot out19      
CG Inglisc Gibson b Leatham20      
WP Hallileyst Philipson b Leatham0      
FL Shandb Gibson7      
FJ Denisonrun out33      
Total(all out, 60.3 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-118 (60.3 ov)
GF Vernon's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hornsby15   4320--
Leatham15   7463--
Vernon2   070--

--> GF Vernon scored 1 five in the GF Vernon's XI first innings

Vernon was without de Little and Tapling so had the services of local players Kerr and Murray.
Play started at 3 pm on the first day
Vernon and Leatham added 96 for thr 7th wicket





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