Australia tour of India, 1959/60 / Scorecard

India 1st innings R 4s 6s
P Roy b Davidson 6 0
NJ Contractor c Benaud b Meckiff 108 0
PR Umrigar c Harvey b Davidson 0 0 0
AA Baig c †Grout b Davidson 50 0
CG Borde b Meckiff 26 0
GS Ramchand* lbw b Meckiff 0 0 0
RB Kenny b Meckiff 20 0
BK Kunderan lbw b Lindwall 19 0
RG Nadkarni not out 18 0
SA Durani c Stevens b Benaud 18 0
GM Guard c Benaud b Davidson 7 0
Extras (b 9, lb 4, nb 4) 17
Total (all out; 142.5 overs) 289 (2.02 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Roy), 2-21 (Umrigar), 3-154 (Baig), 4-199 (Contractor), 5-199 (Ramchand), 6-203 (Borde), 7-229 (Kunderan), 8-246 (Kenny), 9-272 (Durani), 10-289 (Guard)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AK Davidson 34.5 9 62 4 1.77
RR Lindwall 23 7 56 1 2.43
KD Mackay 6 3 11 0 1.83
I Meckiff 38 12 79 4 2.07
R Benaud 41 24 64 1 1.56
Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald b Nadkarni 36 0
GB Stevens b Nadkarni 22 0
RN Harvey b Nadkarni 102 285 0
NC O'Neill c sub b Borde 163 360 0
LE Favell b Nadkarni 1 0 0
ATW Grout b Nadkarni 31 0
R Benaud* lbw b Nadkarni 14 0
AK Davidson not out 9 0
KD Mackay b Borde 1 0 0
RR Lindwall not out 1 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 3) 7
Total (8 wickets dec; 140 overs) 387 (2.76 runs per over)
Did not bat I Meckiff
Fall of wickets 1-60 (McDonald), 2-63 (Stevens), 3-270 (Harvey), 4-282 (Favell), 5-358 (Grout), 6-376 (Benaud), 7-379 (O'Neill), 8-380 (Mackay)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GM Guard 33 7 93 0 2.81
GS Ramchand 35 13 85 0 2.42
PR Umrigar 8 2 19 0 2.37
RG Nadkarni 51 11 105 6 2.05
CG Borde 13 1 78 2 6.00
India 2nd innings R 4s 6s
P Roy b Meckiff 57 0
NJ Contractor b Lindwall 43 0
BK Kunderan hit wicket b Meckiff 2 0 0
CG Borde b Meckiff 1 0 0
AA Baig c Mackay b Lindwall 58 0
RB Kenny not out 55 0
RG Nadkarni not out 1 0 0
Extras (lb 9) 9
Total (5 wickets dec; 101 overs) 226 (2.23 runs per over)
Did not bat PR Umrigar, GS Ramchand*, SA Durani, GM Guard
Fall of wickets 1-95 (Roy), 2-99 (Kunderan), 3-111 (Contractor), 4-112 (Borde), 5-221 (Baig)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AK Davidson 14 4 25 0 1.78
RR Lindwall 23 7 56 2 2.43
KD Mackay 6 4 6 0 1.00
I Meckiff 28 8 67 3 2.39
R Benaud 24 10 36 0 1.50
NC O'Neill 3 1 16 0 5.33
RN Harvey 3 1 11 0 3.66
Australia 2nd innings (target: 129 runs) R 4s 6s
ATW Grout not out 22 0
I Meckiff b Roy 0 0 0
R Benaud* not out 12 0
Extras 0
Total (1 wicket; 8 overs) 34 (4.25 runs per over)
Did not bat CC McDonald, GB Stevens, RN Harvey, NC O'Neill, LE Favell, AK Davidson, KD Mackay, RR Lindwall
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Meckiff)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GM Guard 1 0 1 0 1.00
P Roy 2 0 6 1 3.00
NJ Contractor 2 1 5 0 2.50
AA Baig 2 0 13 0 6.50
SA Durani 1 0 9 0 9.00
Match details
Toss India, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series level 1-1
Test debuts SA Durani and BK Kunderan (India)
Umpires HE Choudhury and ND Nagarwala
Close of play
Fri, 1 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 153/2 (NJ Contractor 86*, AA Baig 50*)
Sat, 2 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 17/0 (CC McDonald 9*, GB Stevens 4*)
Sun, 3 Jan - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 229/2 (RN Harvey 85*, NC O'Neill 80*)
Mon, 4 Jan - rest day
Tue, 5 Jan - day 4 - India 2nd innings 92/0 (P Roy 55*, NJ Contractor 32*)
Wed, 6 Jan - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 34/1 (8 ov) - end of match
 
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