Australia tour of India, 3rd Test: India v Australia at Kolkata, Nov 2-6, 1956
Australia won by 94 runs
2,3,5,6 November 1956 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R 4s 6s
CC McDonald b Ghulam Ahmed 3 0 0
JW Burke c Manjrekar b Ghulam Ahmed 10 0
RN Harvey c †Tamhane b Ghulam Ahmed 7 0
ID Craig c †Tamhane b Gupte 36 0
PJP Burge c Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed 58 0
KD Mackay lbw b Mankad 5 0
R Benaud b Ghulam Ahmed 24 0
RR Lindwall b Ghulam Ahmed 8 0
IWG Johnson* c Ghulam Ahmed b Mankad 1 0 0
WPA Crawford c Contractor b Ghulam Ahmed 18 1
GRA Langley not out 1 0 0
Extras (b 6) 6
  Total (all out; 86.3 overs) 177 (2.04 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GS Ramchand 2 1 1 0 0.50
  PR Umrigar 16 3 30 0 1.87
  Ghulam Ahmed 20.3 6 49 7 2.39
  SP Gupte 23 11 35 1 1.52
  MH Mankad 25 4 56 2 2.24
  India 1st innings R 4s 6s
P Roy b Lindwall 13 0
NJ Contractor lbw b Benaud 22 0
PR Umrigar* c Burge b Johnson 5 0
VL Manjrekar c Harvey b Benaud 33 0
MH Mankad lbw b Benaud 4 0
GS Ramchand st †Langley b Benaud 2 0 0
AG Kripal Singh c Mackay b Benaud 14 0
P Bhandari lbw b Lindwall 17 0
NS Tamhane b Benaud 5 0
Ghulam Ahmed c Mackay b Lindwall 10 0
SP Gupte not out 1 0 0
Extras (b 7, lb 1, nb 2) 10
  Total (all out; 78.2 overs) 136 (1.73 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 25.2 12 32 3 1.26
  WPA Crawford 3 3 0 0 0.00
  IWG Johnson 12 2 27 1 2.25
  R Benaud 29 10 52 6 1.79
  RN Harvey 1 1 0 0 0.00
  JW Burke 8 3 15 0 1.87
  Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald lbw b Ramchand 0 0 0
JW Burke c Contractor b Ghulam Ahmed 2 0 0
RN Harvey c Umrigar b Mankad 69 187 0
ID Craig b Ghulam Ahmed 6 0
PJP Burge c Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed 22 0
KD Mackay hit wicket b Mankad 27 0
R Benaud b Gupte 21 26 0
RR Lindwall c †Tamhane b Mankad 28 14 1
IWG Johnson* st †Tamhane b Mankad 5 0
WPA Crawford not out 1 0 0
Extras (b 6, lb 2) 8
  Total (9 wickets dec; 67.4 overs) 189 (2.79 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GS Ramchand 2 1 6 1 3.00
  PR Umrigar 20 9 21 0 1.05
  Ghulam Ahmed 29 5 81 3 2.79
  SP Gupte 7 1 24 1 3.42
  MH Mankad 9.4 1 49 4 5.06
  India 2nd innings (target: 231 runs) R 4s 6s
P Roy lbw b Burke 24 0
NJ Contractor b Johnson 20 0
PR Umrigar* c Burke b Benaud 28 0
VL Manjrekar c Harvey b Benaud 22 0
MH Mankad c Harvey b Benaud 24 1
GS Ramchand b Burke 3 0 0
AG Kripal Singh b Benaud 0 0 0
P Bhandari c Harvey b Burke 2 0 0
NS Tamhane b Benaud 0 0 0
Ghulam Ahmed b Burke 0 0 0
SP Gupte not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 5, lb 5, nb 3) 13
  Total (all out; 69.2 overs) 136 (1.96 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 12 7 9 0 0.75
  WPA Crawford 2 1 1 0 0.50
  IWG Johnson 14 5 23 1 1.64
  R Benaud 24.2 6 53 5 2.17
  JW Burke 17 4 37 4 2.17

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to field
Series - Australia won the 3-match series 2-0
Umpires - G Ayling and BJ Mohoni
Close of play
  • Fri, 2 Nov - day 1 - India 1st innings 15/0 (P Roy 13*, NJ Contractor 0*)
  • Sat, 3 Nov - day 2 - India 1st innings 135/8 (P Bhandari 17*, Ghulam Ahmed 10*)
  • Sun, 4 Nov - rest day
  • Mon, 5 Nov - day 3 - India 2nd innings 12/0 (P Roy 5*, NJ Contractor 5*)
  • Tue, 6 Nov - day 4 - India 2nd innings 136 (69.2 ov) - end of match
 
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