England in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v England

Match drawn

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
PE Richardson c †Kunderan b Borde 71 187 7 0
G Pullar st †Kunderan b Borde 83 170 10 1
KF Barrington not out 151 420 0
MJK Smith c †Kunderan b Ranjane 36 0
ER Dexter* b Durani 85 185 11 0
RW Barber st †Kunderan b Borde 19 0
JT Murray c sub b Ranjane 8 0
DA Allen c †Kunderan b Ranjane 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
GAR Lock b Ranjane 23 0
Extras (b 7, lb 15, nb 2) 24
Total (8 wickets dec; 173 overs) 500 (2.89 runs per over)
Did not bat DR Smith, A Brown
Fall of wickets 1-159 (Pullar), 2-164 (Richardson), 3-228 (MJK Smith), 4-389 (Dexter), 5-434 (Barber), 6-458 (Murray), 7-458 (Allen), 8-500 (Lock)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RB Desai 32 4 85 0 2.65
VB Ranjane 21 2 76 4 3.61
AG Kripal Singh 33 9 64 0 1.93
VV Kumar 27 8 70 0 2.59
SA Durani 30 5 91 1 3.03
CG Borde 30 5 90 3 3.00
India 1st innings R M 4s 6s
NJ Contractor* b Allen 19 137 0
ML Jaisimha c Barrington b Dexter 56 11 0
VL Manjrekar c Lock b Barber 68 6 0
AG Milkha Singh c Brown b Allen 2 0 0
CG Borde b DR Smith 69 261 9 0
SA Durani c Barber b Allen 71 158 10 2
AG Kripal Singh not out 38 4 0
BK Kunderan lbw b Lock 5 0
RB Desai c Richardson b Lock 1 0 0
VB Ranjane c Barber b Lock 16 0
VV Kumar b Lock 0 0 0
Extras (b 33, lb 4, nb 8) 45
Total (all out; 168 overs) 390 (2.32 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 0-0* (Jaisimha, retired not out), 1-80 (Contractor), 2-121 (Manjrekar), 3-140 (Milkha Singh), 4-173 (Jaisimha), 5-315 (Durani), 6-341 (Borde), 7-356 (Kunderan), 8-358 (Desai), 9-383 (Ranjane), 10-390 (Kumar)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DR Smith 31 12 54 1 1.74
A Brown 19 2 64 0 3.36
ER Dexter 12 4 25 1 2.08
RW Barber 22 5 74 1 3.36
GAR Lock 45 22 74 4 1.64
DA Allen 39 21 54 3 1.38
England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
PE Richardson c Kripal Singh b Durani 43 0
RW Barber run out 31 0
KF Barrington not out 52 130 0
MJK Smith b Durani 0 0 0
ER Dexter* c sub b Ranjane 27 0
JT Murray b Desai 2 0 0
GAR Lock not out 22 0
Extras (b 3, lb 4) 7
Total (5 wickets dec; 58 overs) 184 (3.17 runs per over)
Did not bat G Pullar, DA Allen, DR Smith, A Brown
Fall of wickets 1-74 (Barber), 2-93 (Richardson), 3-93 (MJK Smith), 4-144 (Dexter), 5-147 (Murray)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RB Desai 13 2 39 1 3.00
VB Ranjane 13 1 53 1 4.07
AG Kripal Singh 14 3 33 0 2.35
SA Durani 11 1 28 2 2.54
CG Borde 7 1 24 0 3.42
India 2nd innings (target: 295 runs) R 4s 6s
NJ Contractor* c Allen b DR Smith 1 0 0
ML Jaisimha c Barber b MJK Smith 51 0
VL Manjrekar lbw b Lock 84 0
AG Milkha Singh c Allen b Richardson 12 0
CG Borde not out 12 0
SA Durani c & b Richardson 0 0 0
AG Kripal Singh not out 13 0
Extras (b 4, lb 2, nb 1) 7
Total (5 wickets; 73 overs) 180 (2.46 runs per over)
Did not bat BK Kunderan, RB Desai, VB Ranjane, VV Kumar
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Contractor), 2-136 (Jaisimha), 3-140 (Manjrekar), 4-162 (Milkha Singh), 5-162 (Durani)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DR Smith 7 2 18 1 2.57
A Brown 5 0 15 0 3.00
ER Dexter 4 0 15 0 3.75
RW Barber 13 2 42 0 3.23
GAR Lock 16 9 33 1 2.06
DA Allen 11 5 12 0 1.09
KF Barrington 3 0 18 0 6.00
MJK Smith 8 3 10 1 1.25
PE Richardson 6 3 10 2 1.66
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series level 0-0
Test debut DR Smith (England)
Umpires SK Ganguli and AR Joshi
Close of play
Sat, 11 Nov - day 1 - England 1st innings 288/3 (KF Barrington 52*, ER Dexter 30*)
Sun, 12 Nov - day 2 - India 1st innings 42/0 (NJ Contractor 9*, VL Manjrekar 18*)
Mon, 13 Nov - rest day
Tue, 14 Nov - day 3 - India 1st innings 255/4 (CG Borde 42*, SA Durani 41*)
Wed, 15 Nov - day 4 - England 2nd innings 127/3 (KF Barrington 34*, ER Dexter 16*)
Thu, 16 Nov - day 5 - India 2nd innings 180/5 (73 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • ML Jaisimha (1) retired hurt on 0* from 0/0 to 80/1 (struck on the head by Brown)
 
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