India in England Test Series - 1st Test

England v India

England won by 7 wickets

India 1st innings R M 4s 6s
P Roy st †Evans b Jenkins 19 0
DK Gaekwad b Bedser 9 0
PR Umrigar c †Evans b Trueman 8 0
VS Hazare* c †Evans b Bedser 89 260 0
VL Manjrekar c Watkins b Trueman 133 270 19 0
DG Phadkar c Watkins b Laker 12 0
CD Gopinath b Trueman 0 0 0
MK Mantri not out 13 0
GS Ramchand c Watkins b Laker 0 0 0
SG Shinde c May b Laker 2 0 0
Ghulam Ahmed b Laker 0 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 7) 8
Total (all out; 126.3 overs) 293 (2.31 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-18 (Gaekwad), 2-40 (Roy), 3-42 (Umrigar), 4-264 (Hazare), 5-264 (Manjrekar), 6-264 (Gopinath), 7-291 (Phadkar), 8-291 (Ramchand), 9-293 (Shinde), 10-293 (Ghulam Ahmed)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 33 13 38 2 1.15
FS Trueman 26 6 89 3 3.42
JC Laker 22.3 9 39 4 1.73
AJ Watkins 11 1 21 0 1.90
RO Jenkins 27 6 78 1 2.88
DCS Compton 7 1 20 0 2.85
England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton* c Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed 10 0
RT Simpson c Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed 23 0
PBH May b Shinde 16 0
DCS Compton c Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed 14 0
TW Graveney b Ghulam Ahmed 71 1
AJ Watkins lbw b Ghulam Ahmed 48 0
TG Evans lbw b Hazare 66 97 0
RO Jenkins c †Mantri b Ramchand 38 0
JC Laker b Phadkar 15 0
AV Bedser b Ramchand 7 0
FS Trueman not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 15, lb 11) 26
Total (all out; 165.2 overs) 334 (2.02 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Hutton), 2-48 (Simpson), 3-62 (May), 4-92 (Compton), 5-182 (Watkins), 6-211 (Graveney), 7-290 (Evans), 8-325 (Laker), 9-329 (Jenkins), 10-334 (Bedser)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DG Phadkar 24 7 54 1 2.25
GS Ramchand 36.2 11 61 2 1.67
Ghulam Ahmed 63 24 100 5 1.58
VS Hazare 20 9 22 1 1.10
SG Shinde 22 5 71 1 3.22
India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
P Roy c Compton b Trueman 0 0 0
DK Gaekwad c Laker b Bedser 0 0 0
MK Mantri b Trueman 0 0 0
PR Umrigar c & b Jenkins 9 0
VL Manjrekar b Trueman 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
VS Hazare* b Trueman 56 0
DG Phadkar b Bedser 64 0
CD Gopinath lbw b Jenkins 8 0
GS Ramchand st †Evans b Jenkins 0 0 0
SG Shinde not out 7 0
Ghulam Ahmed st †Evans b Jenkins 14 0
Extras (lb 5, w 1, nb 1) 7
Total (all out; 67 overs) 165 (2.46 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Roy), 2-0 (Gaekwad), 3-0 (Mantri), 4-0 (Manjrekar), 5-26 (Umrigar), 6-131 (Hazare), 7-143 (Gopinath), 8-143 (Ramchand), 9-143 (Phadkar), 10-165 (Ghulam Ahmed)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 21 9 32 2 1.52
FS Trueman 9 1 27 4 3.00
JC Laker 13 4 17 0 1.30
AJ Watkins 11 2 32 0 2.90
RO Jenkins 13 2 50 4 3.84
England 2nd innings (target: 125 runs) R M 6s
L Hutton* b Phadkar 10 0
RT Simpson c †Mantri b Ghulam Ahmed 51 0
PBH May c Phadkar b Ghulam Ahmed 4 0
DCS Compton not out 35 0
TW Graveney not out 20 60 0
Extras (b 4, lb 3, nb 1) 8
Total (3 wickets; 55 overs) 128 (2.32 runs per over)
Did not bat AJ Watkins, TG Evans, RO Jenkins, JC Laker, AV Bedser, FS Trueman
Fall of wickets 1-16 (Hutton), 2-42 (May), 3-89 (Simpson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DG Phadkar 11 2 21 1 1.90
GS Ramchand 17 3 43 0 2.52
Ghulam Ahmed 22 8 37 2 1.68
VS Hazare 3 0 11 0 3.66
SG Shinde 2 0 8 0 4.00
Match details
Toss India, who chose to bat
Series England led the 4-match series 1-0
Test debuts FS Trueman (England); DK Gaekwad and GS Ramchand (India)
Umpires HG Baldwin and Harry Elliott
Close of play
Thu, 5 Jun - day 1 - India 1st innings 272/6 (DG Phadkar 3*, MK Mantri 5*)
Fri, 6 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 206/5 (TW Graveney 68*, TG Evans 15*)
Sat, 7 Jun - day 3 - India 2nd innings 136/6 (DG Phadkar 62*, CD Gopinath 3*)
Sun, 8 Jun - rest day
Mon, 9 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 128/3 (55 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
England v India at The Oval - Aug 14-19, 1952
Match drawn
England v India at Manchester - Jul 17-19, 1952
England won by an innings and 207 runs
England v India at Lord's - Jun 19-24, 1952
England won by 8 wickets
England v India at Leeds - Jun 5-9, 1952
England won by 7 wickets
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Jun 5, 1952

Fred Trueman bowls on debut, England v India, 1st Test, Headingley, 1st day, June 5, 1952

Fred Trueman bowls on debut

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