India tour of England, 1946 / Scorecard

India in England Test Series - 1st Test

England v India

England won by 10 wickets

India 1st innings R 4s 6s
VM Merchant c †Gibb b Bedser 12 0
MH Mankad b Wright 14 0
L Amarnath lbw b Bedser 0 0 0
VS Hazare b Bedser 31 0
RS Modi not out 57 0
Nawab of Pataudi snr* c Ikin b Bedser 9 0
Gul Mohammad b Wright 1 0 0
Abdul Hafeez b Bowes 43 0
DD Hindlekar lbw b Bedser 3 0 0
CS Nayudu st †Gibb b Bedser 4 0
SG Shinde b Bedser 10 0
Extras (b 10, lb 6) 16
Total (all out; 76.1 overs) 200 (2.62 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Merchant), 2-15 (Amarnath), 3-44 (Mankad), 4-74 (Hazare), 5-86 (Pataudi), 6-87 (Gul Mohammad), 7-144 (Abdul Hafeez), 8-147 (Hindlekar), 9-157 (Nayudu), 10-200 (Shinde)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WE Bowes 25 7 64 1 2.56
AV Bedser 29.1 11 49 7 1.68
TF Smailes 5 1 18 0 3.60
DVP Wright 17 4 53 2 3.11
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton c Nayudu b Amarnath 7 0
C Washbrook c Mankad b Amarnath 27 0
DCS Compton b Amarnath 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
WR Hammond* b Amarnath 33 0
J Hardstaff jnr not out 205 315 16 0
PA Gibb c Hazare b Mankad 60 156 0
JT Ikin c †Hindlekar b Shinde 16 0
TF Smailes c Mankad b Amarnath 25 0
AV Bedser b Hazare 30 0
DVP Wright b Mankad 3 0 0
WE Bowes lbw b Hazare 2 0 0
Extras (b 11, lb 8, nb 1) 20
Total (all out; 169.4 overs) 428 (2.52 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-16 (Hutton), 2-16 (Compton), 3-61 (Washbrook), 4-70 (Hammond), 5-252 (Gibb), 6-284 (Ikin), 7-344 (Smailes), 8-416 (Bedser), 9-421 (Wright), 10-428 (Bowes)
Bowling O M R W Econ
VS Hazare 34.4 4 100 2 2.88
L Amarnath 57 18 118 5 2.07
Gul Mohammad 2 0 2 0 1.00
MH Mankad 48 11 107 2 2.22
SG Shinde 23 2 66 1 2.86
CS Nayudu 5 1 15 0 3.00
India 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
VM Merchant lbw b Ikin 27 0
MH Mankad c Hammond b Smailes 63 85 7 1
RS Modi lbw b Smailes 21 0
VS Hazare c Hammond b Bedser 34 0
Abdul Hafeez b Bedser 0 0 0
Nawab of Pataudi snr* b Wright 22 0
Gul Mohammad lbw b Wright 9 0
L Amarnath b Smailes 50 0
DD Hindlekar c Ikin b Bedser 17 0
CS Nayudu b Bedser 13 0
SG Shinde not out 4 0
Extras (b 10, lb 2, nb 3) 15
Total (all out; 81.1 overs) 275 (3.38 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-67 (Merchant), 2-117 (Mankad), 3-126 (Modi), 4-129 (Abdul Hafeez), 5-174 (Hazare), 6-185 (Gul Mohammad), 7-190 (Pataudi), 8-249 (Hindlekar), 9-263 (Amarnath), 10-275 (Nayudu)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WE Bowes 4 1 9 0 2.25
AV Bedser 32.1 3 96 4 2.98
TF Smailes 15 2 44 3 2.93
DVP Wright 20 3 68 2 3.40
JT Ikin 10 1 43 1 4.30
England 2nd innings (target: 48 runs) R 6s
L Hutton not out 22 0
C Washbrook not out 24 0
Extras (lb 1, w 1) 2
Total (0 wickets; 16.5 overs) 48 (2.85 runs per over)
Did not bat DCS Compton, WR Hammond*, J Hardstaff jnr, PA Gibb, JT Ikin, TF Smailes, AV Bedser, DVP Wright, WE Bowes
Bowling O M R W Econ
VS Hazare 4 2 7 0 1.75
L Amarnath 4 0 15 0 3.75
MH Mankad 4.5 1 11 0 2.27
CS Nayudu 4 0 13 0 3.25
Match details
Toss India, who chose to bat
Series England led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts AV Bedser, JT Ikin and TF Smailes (England); Abdul Hafeez, Gul Mohammad, VS Hazare, MH Mankad, RS Modi and SG Shinde (India)
Umpires HG Baldwin and JA Smart
Close of play
Sat, 22 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 135/4 (J Hardstaff jnr 42*, PA Gibb 23*)
Sun, 23 Jun - rest day
Mon, 24 Jun - day 2 - India 2nd innings 162/4 (VS Hazare 26*, Nawab of Pataudi snr 16*)
Tue, 25 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 48/0 (16.5 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
England v India at The Oval - Aug 17-20, 1946
Match drawn
England v India at Manchester - Jul 20-23, 1946
Match drawn
England v India at Lord's - Jun 22-25, 1946
England won by 10 wickets
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Jun 24, 1946

Vijay Merchant poses for a team photo with the rest of the India squad, England v India, 1st Test, Lord's, 2nd day, June 24, 1946

Vijay Merchant poses for a team photo with the rest of the India squad

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