Australia tour of India, 2nd Test: India v Australia at Kanpur, Dec 19-24, 1959
India won by 119 runs
Played at Green Park, Kanpur
19,20,21,23,24 December 1959 (5-day match)
  India 1st innings R 4s 6s
P Roy c Harvey b Benaud 17 0
NJ Contractor c †Jarman b Benaud 24 0
PR Umrigar c Davidson b Kline 6 0
AA Baig b Davidson 19 0
CG Borde c Kline b Davidson 20 0
GS Ramchand* c Mackay b Benaud 24 0
RB Kenny b Davidson 0 0 0
RG Nadkarni c Harvey b Davidson 25 0
NS Tamhane b Benaud 1 0 0
JM Patel c Kline b Davidson 4 0
Surendranath not out 8 0
Extras (lb 2, nb 2) 4
  Total (all out; 70.1 overs) 152 (2.16 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AK Davidson 20.1 7 31 5 1.53
  I Meckiff 8 2 15 0 1.87
  R Benaud 25 8 63 4 2.52
  GF Rorke 2 1 3 0 1.50
  LF Kline 15 7 36 1 2.40
  Australia 1st innings R 4s 6s
CC McDonald b Patel 53 0
GB Stevens c & b Patel 25 0
RN Harvey b Patel 51 0
NC O'Neill b Borde 16 0
KD Mackay lbw b Patel 0 0 0
AK Davidson b Patel 41 0
R Benaud* b Patel 7 0
BN Jarman lbw b Patel 1 0 0
LF Kline b Patel 9 0
I Meckiff not out 1 0 0
GF Rorke c Baig b Patel 0 0 0
Extras (b 9, lb 2, nb 4) 15
  Total (all out; 77.5 overs) 219 (2.81 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  Surendranath 4 0 13 0 3.25
  GS Ramchand 6 3 14 0 2.33
  JM Patel 35.5 16 69 9 1.92
  PR Umrigar 15 1 40 0 2.66
  CG Borde 15 1 61 1 4.06
  RG Nadkarni 2 0 7 0 3.50
  India 2nd innings R 4s 6s
P Roy c Benaud b Davidson 8 0
NJ Contractor c Harvey b Davidson 74 0
PR Umrigar c Rorke b Davidson 14 0
AA Baig c Harvey b Benaud 36 0
CG Borde c O'Neill b Meckiff 44 0
GS Ramchand* b Harvey 5 0
RB Kenny c †Jarman b Davidson 51 0
RG Nadkarni lbw b Davidson 46 0
NS Tamhane c Harvey b Davidson 0 0 0
Surendranath not out 4 0
JM Patel b Davidson 0 0 0
Extras (b 7, lb 2) 9
  Total (all out; 144.3 overs) 291 (2.01 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AK Davidson 57.3 23 93 7 1.61
  I Meckiff 18 4 37 1 2.05
  R Benaud 38 15 81 1 2.13
  LF Kline 7 3 14 0 2.00
  KD Mackay 10 5 14 0 1.40
  RN Harvey 12 3 31 1 2.58
  NC O'Neill 2 0 12 0 6.00
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 225 runs) R 4s 6s
CC McDonald st †Tamhane b Patel 34 0
GB Stevens c Kenny b Patel 7 0
RN Harvey c Nadkarni b Umrigar 25 0
NC O'Neill c Nadkarni b Umrigar 5 0
KD Mackay lbw b Umrigar 0 0 0
AK Davidson b Patel 8 0
R Benaud* c Ramchand b Patel 0 0 0
BN Jarman b Umrigar 0 0 0
LF Kline b Patel 0 0 0
I Meckiff not out 14 0
GF Rorke absent hurt -
Extras (b 5, lb 7) 12
  Total (all out; 57.4 overs) 105 (1.82 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  Surendranath 4 2 4 0 1.00
  GS Ramchand 3 0 7 0 2.33
  JM Patel 25.4 7 55 5 2.14
  PR Umrigar 25 11 27 4 1.08

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 1-1
Test debut - BN Jarman (Australia)
Umpires - SK Ganguli and AR Joshi
Close of play
  • Sat, 19 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 23/0 (CC McDonald 14*, GB Stevens 9*)
  • Sun, 20 Dec - day 2 - India 2nd innings 31/0 (P Roy 8*, NJ Contractor 23*)
  • Mon, 21 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 226/6 (RB Kenny 29*, RG Nadkarni 8*)
  • Tue, 22 Dec - rest day
  • Wed, 23 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 59/2 (CC McDonald 16*, NC O'Neill 5*)
  • Thu, 24 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 105 (57.4 ov) - end of match
 
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