A right royal Indian mess

A maharajah, a firebrand allrounder, a furore. The controversy that overshadowed India's 1936 tour of England

England 2 India 0

The Indian team in England 1936

It is to be hoped the tour undertaken by a team of cricketers from India in England during 1936 will have a beneficial effect upon Indian cricket, but there is no getting away from the fact that the results achieved did not come within measurable

Third Test match

England v India 1936

Toss: England

Statistics

India in England Test Series, 1936

India tour of England, Jun-Aug 1936

Test matches

Wally Hammond forces one to the leg side
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Vijay Merchant and Mushtaq Ali walk out to open the innings
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Tour Results
England v India at The Oval - Aug 15-18, 1936
England won by 9 wickets
England v India at Manchester - Jul 25-28, 1936
Match drawn
England v India at Lord's - Jun 27-30, 1936
England won by 9 wickets
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