C. T. Sarwate and S. Banerjee, who created records by scoring 249 for the last wicket for India against Surrey at Kennington Oval. The stand was the highest ever recorded for the last wicket in England, and never before had Nos. 10 and 11 batsmen each scored a century in the same innings © Wisden

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    The 1946 Indian touring squad © Wisden

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    Shute Banerjee © The Cricketer International

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    Chandu Sarwate and Shute Banerjee resume their last-wicket stand © Getty Images