Australia tour of India, 1st Test: India v Australia at Chennai, Oct 19-23, 1956
Australia won by an innings and 5 runs
19,20,22,23 October 1956 (5-day match)
  India 1st innings R 4s 6s
MH Mankad c McDonald b Benaud 27 0
P Roy c Harvey b Benaud 13 0
PR Umrigar* c Craig b Benaud 31 0
VL Manjrekar lbw b Benaud 41 0
GS Ramchand b Crawford 0 0 0
HR Adhikari c Burke b Crawford 5 0
AG Kripal Singh c Harvey b Crawford 13 0
NS Tamhane not out 9 0
JM Patel c Johnson b Benaud 3 0 0
Ghulam Ahmed c Harvey b Benaud 11 0
SP Gupte c McDonald b Benaud 4 0
Extras (lb 4) 4
  Total (all out; 99.3 overs) 161 (1.61 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 9 1 15 0 1.66
  WPA Crawford 26 8 32 3 1.23
  R Benaud 29.3 10 72 7 2.44
  KD Mackay 20 9 25 0 1.25
  IWG Johnson 15 10 13 0 0.86
  Australia 1st innings R 6s
CC McDonald st †Tamhane b Mankad 29 0
JW Burke c †Tamhane b Gupte 10 0
RN Harvey b Mankad 37 0
ID Craig c Ramchand b Mankad 40 0
PJP Burge lbw b Patel 35 0
KD Mackay c †Tamhane b Ghulam Ahmed 29 0
R Benaud b Ghulam Ahmed 6 0
RR Lindwall c Adhikari b Gupte 8 0
IWG Johnson* c Roy b Gupte 73 0
WPA Crawford st †Tamhane b Mankad 34 0
GRA Langley not out 10 0
Extras (b 5, lb 3) 8
  Total (all out; 134.3 overs) 319 (2.37 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GS Ramchand 5 1 12 0 2.40
  PR Umrigar 4 0 17 0 4.25
  SP Gupte 28.3 6 89 3 3.12
  Ghulam Ahmed 38 17 67 2 1.76
  MH Mankad 45 15 90 4 2.00
  JM Patel 14 3 36 1 2.57
  India 2nd innings R 4s 6s
MH Mankad c †Langley b Lindwall 11 0
P Roy c Harvey b Lindwall 9 0
PR Umrigar* c †Langley b Lindwall 25 0
NS Tamhane c Crawford b Benaud 5 0
VL Manjrekar b Crawford 16 0
GS Ramchand lbw b Johnson 28 0
HR Adhikari lbw b Lindwall 0 0 0
AG Kripal Singh not out 20 0
JM Patel b Lindwall 0 0 0
Ghulam Ahmed c Burge b Lindwall 13 0
SP Gupte b Lindwall 8 0
Extras (b 10, lb 5, nb 3) 18
  Total (all out; 63.5 overs) 153 (2.39 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 22.5 9 43 7 1.88
  WPA Crawford 12 6 18 1 1.50
  R Benaud 20 5 59 1 2.95
  IWG Johnson 9 5 15 1 1.66

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 3-match series 1-0
Umpires - DD Desai and MG Vijayasarathi
Close of play
  • Fri, 19 Oct - day 1 - India 1st innings 117/5 (VL Manjrekar 33*, AG Kripal Singh 4*)
  • Sat, 20 Oct - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 120/3 (ID Craig 30*, PJP Burge 12*)
  • Sun, 21 Oct - rest day
  • Mon, 22 Oct - day 3 - India 2nd innings 29/2 (PR Umrigar 0*, NS Tamhane 3*)
  • Tue, 23 Oct - day 4 - India 2nd innings 153 (63.5 ov) - end of match
 
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