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Ceylon Cricket Association v Combined Services
Pakistan Combined Services in India and Ceylon 1953/54
VenueColombo Oval, Colombo on 31st December 1953, 1st, 2nd, 3rd January 1954 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossCeylon Cricket Association won the toss and decided to bat
ResultCombined Services won by 4 wickets
Close of play day 1Ceylon Cricket Association (1) 276/5 (de Saram 142*, Claessen 71*)
Close of play day 2Ceylon Cricket Association (2) 18/1 (Makkin Salih 10*, de Saram 0*)
Close of play day 3Combined Services (2) 195/6 (Kardar 27*)

Ceylon Cricket Association first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M Makkin Salihb Ghazali17     
CH Gunasekarab Baseer Shamsi2     
FC de Saramc Baseer Shamsi b Kardar148     
S Jayasinghec Mazhar Siddiqi b Kardar5     
CI Gunasekarac sub b Shujauddin10     
*VG Prinsb Shujauddin8     
EB Claessenb Baseer Shamsi71     
+HIK Fernandob Baseer Shamsi6     
CW Bartelsb Baseer Shamsi8     
CTA Schaffterb Baseer Shamsi0     
MN Samsudeennot out8     
Extras(18 b, 3 lb)21
Total(all out, 126.3 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-38, 3-49, 4-68, 5-92, 6-276, 7-284, 8-294, 9-294, 10-304 (126.3 ov)
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Baseer Shamsi29   9555--
Mukhtar Cheema12   3490--
Kardar37.315622--
Shujauddin26   4602--
Ghazali22   3571--

Combined Services first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Khalid Khwajab Samsudeen32     
Shujauddinb CI Gunasekara18     
Waqar Hasanb CI Gunasekara0     
MEZ Ghazalic Claessen b CI Gunasekara19     
Imtiaz Ahmedlbw b CI Gunasekara33     
AH Kardarc sub b CI Gunasekara8     
*Mukhtar Cheemab Bartels8     
Ahmed Shamshad hit wkt b CI Gunasekara69     
Zafar Ahmedlbw b CI Gunasekara1     
+Mazhar Siddiqinot out9     
Baseer Shamsic Samsudeen b CI Gunasekara15     
Extras(20 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)27
Total(all out, 94 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-40, 3-76, 4-110, 5-125, 6-126, 7-139, 8-198, 9-211, 10-239 (94 ov)
Ceylon Cricket Association bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Samsudeen13   3361--
Schaffter7   3210--
Jayasinghe2   020--
Bartels33   15461--
CI Gunasekara31   5698--
Claessen8   0380--

Ceylon Cricket Association second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
M Makkin Salihb Ghazali43     
+HIK Fernandoc +Imtiaz Ahmed b Baseer Shamsi0     
FC de Saramlbw b Baseer Shamsi1     
*VG Prinsb Baseer Shamsi1     
S Jayasinghec Kardar b Baseer Shamsi0     
CI Gunasekarab Baseer Shamsi12     
EB Claessenc Ahmed Shamshad b Ghazali5     
CH Gunasekaranot out32     
CW Bartelsb Shujauddin14     
CTA Schaffterc Shujauddin b Kardar17     
MN Samsudeenb Baseer Shamsi0     
Extras17
Total(all out, 49.4 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-25, 3-45, 4-45, 5-63, 6-75, 7-78, 8-97, 9-142, 10-142 (49.4 ov)
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Baseer Shamsi23.49426--
Kardar2   051--
Shujauddin8   0351--
Ghazali15   3392--
Khalid Khwaja1   040--

Combined Services second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
Khalid Khwajalbw b Schaffter4     
Shujauddinrun out18     
Waqar Hasanc Samsudeen b CI Gunasekara58     
Ahmed Shamshadrun out6     
Imtiaz Ahmedc Claessen b CI Gunasekara54     
MEZ Ghazalic Fernando b Bartels19     
AH Kardarnot out32     
Zafar Ahmednot out6     
*Mukhtar Cheemadid not bat      
+Mazhar Siddiqidid not bat      
Baseer Shamsidid not bat      
Extras11
Total(6 wickets, 71.3 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-31, 3-43, 4-133, 5-155, 6-195
Ceylon Cricket Association bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Samsudeen3   0170--
Schaffter8   2251--
Jayasinghe2   0130--
Bartels25   11461--
CI Gunasekara26.37782--
Prins7   0180--

Notes
--> EB Claessen made his debut in First-Class matches
--> CTA Schaffter made his debut in First-Class matches
--> MN Samsudeen made his debut in First-Class matches
--> Mukhtar Cheema made his debut in First-Class matches
--> Mukhtar Cheema made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> Ahmed Shamshad (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in First-Class matches
--> CW Bartels made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> HIK Fernando made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> Khalid Khwaja made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> Mazhar Siddiqi made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> Ahmed Shamshad made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> Baseer Shamsi made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> Zafar Ahmed made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> AH Kardar made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> Waqar Hasan made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> Shujauddin made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> MEZ Ghazali made his debut in Sri Lanka in First-Class matches
--> Baseer Shamsi achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Ceylon Cricket Association first innings (previous best was 3-52)
--> Baseer Shamsi achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Ceylon Cricket Association first innings
--> CI Gunasekara achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Combined Services first innings (previous best was 1-13)
--> CI Gunasekara achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Combined Services first innings
--> Baseer Shamsi achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Ceylon Cricket Association second innings (previous best was 5-55)

Imtiaz Ahmed kept wicket in the Ceylon 2nd innings as Mazhar Siddiqi was injured