Australia tour of India 1956/57

Australia in India

Remembering Australia's first tour of India

The Australian cricketers of 1956-57 were not so keen to tour India as they are today but that first encounter was memorable for a number of reasons

When Australia registered an unexpected triumph

In the third part of the series of articles being run by CricInfo as part of the build up to the ensuing India-Australia Tests, the author looks back on the visit of the first official Australian team, which on their way home from England, played

When Australia registered an unexpected triumph

India first toured Australia in 1947-48 but it was not until 1956 that Australia made their maiden visit to India

Statistics

Australia in India Test Series, 1956/57

Australia tour of India, Oct-Nov 1956

Test matches

Tour Results
India v Australia at Kolkata - Nov 2-6, 1956
Australia won by 94 runs
India v Australia at Mumbai (BS) - Oct 26-31, 1956
Match drawn
India v Australia at Chennai - Oct 19-23, 1956
Australia won by an innings and 5 runs
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