Australia in India Test Series - 1st Test

India v Australia

Australia won by an innings and 127 runs

India 1st innings R M 4s 6s
P Roy c †Grout b Davidson 0 0 0
NJ Contractor b Davidson 41 130 0
PR Umrigar c †Grout b Davidson 0 0 0
AA Baig b Rorke 9 0
CG Borde c †Grout b Meckiff 14 0
GS Ramchand* c †Grout b Kline 20 0
RG Nadkarni b Rorke 1 0 0
PG Joshi b Benaud 15 0
Surendranath not out 24 0
VM Muddiah lbw b Benaud 0 0 0
RB Desai c O'Neill b Benaud 0 0 0
Extras (b 6, lb 2, nb 3) 11
Total (all out; 59.4 overs) 135 (2.26 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Roy), 2-8 (Umrigar), 3-32 (Baig), 4-66 (Borde), 5-69 (Contractor), 6-70 (Nadkarni), 7-100 (Ramchand), 8-131 (Joshi), 9-135 (Muddiah), 10-135 (Desai)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AK Davidson 14 9 22 3 1.57
I Meckiff 17 4 52 1 3.05
GF Rorke 14 5 30 2 2.14
LF Kline 9 3 15 1 1.66
R Benaud 3.4 3 0 3 0.00
KD Mackay 1 0 1 0 1.00
NC O'Neill 1 0 4 0 4.00
Australia 1st innings R M 6s
CC McDonald b Surendranath 20 0
LE Favell b Surendranath 39 0
RN Harvey lbw b Nadkarni 114 230 0
NC O'Neill run out 39 0
KD Mackay c †Joshi b Umrigar 78 0
AK Davidson c Baig b Desai 25 1
R Benaud* c Borde b Umrigar 20 0
ATW Grout b Umrigar 42 0
LF Kline c & b Ramchand 14 0
I Meckiff not out 45 0
GF Rorke c sub b Umrigar 7 0
Extras (b 11, lb 13, nb 1) 25
Total (all out; 143 overs) 468 (3.27 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-53 (McDonald), 2-64 (Favell), 3-143 (O'Neill), 4-275 (Harvey), 5-318 (Davidson), 6-353 (Mackay), 7-398 (Benaud), 8-402 (Grout), 9-443 (Kline), 10-468 (Rorke)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RB Desai 34.3 3 123 1 3.56
Surendranath 38 8 101 2 2.65
CG Borde 15 3 49 0 3.26
VM Muddiah 13 4 32 0 2.46
RG Nadkarni 20 6 62 1 3.10
GS Ramchand 7 1 27 1 3.85
PR Umrigar 15.3 1 49 4 3.16
India 2nd innings R 4s 6s
P Roy c Benaud b Kline 99 0
NJ Contractor c Favell b Benaud 34 0
AA Baig run out 5 0
CG Borde c Davidson b Benaud 0 0 0
PR Umrigar c Favell b Kline 32 0
GS Ramchand* c Davidson b Kline 6 0
RG Nadkarni lbw b Benaud 7 0
PG Joshi c Davidson b Kline 8 0
Surendranath c Davidson b Benaud 0 0 0
VM Muddiah not out 0 0 0
RB Desai c Meckiff b Benaud 0 0 0
Extras (b 8, lb 5, nb 2) 15
Total (all out; 111 overs) 206 (1.85 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-121 (Contractor), 2-132 (Baig), 3-132 (Borde), 4-172 (Roy), 5-187 (Umrigar), 6-192 (Ramchand), 7-202 (Nadkarni), 8-206 (Joshi), 9-206 (Surendranath), 10-206 (Desai)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AK Davidson 14 5 16 0 1.14
I Meckiff 14 3 33 0 2.35
GF Rorke 7 3 5 0 0.71
LF Kline 24 12 42 4 1.75
R Benaud 46 18 76 5 1.65
NC O'Neill 5 0 19 0 3.80
RN Harvey 1 1 0 0 0.00
Match details
Toss India, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debut VM Muddiah (India)
Umpires SK Ganguli and Mohammad Yunus
Close of play
Sat, 12 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 22/0 (CC McDonald 9*, LE Favell 13*)
Sun, 13 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 293/4 (KD Mackay 50*, AK Davidson 12*)
Mon, 14 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 46/0 (P Roy 25*, NJ Contractor 12*)
Tue, 15 Dec - rest day
Wed, 16 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 206 (111 ov) - end of match
 
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Match drawn
India v Australia at Chennai - Jan 13-17, 1960
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India v Australia at Mumbai (BS) - Jan 1-6, 1960
Match drawn
India v Australia at Kanpur - Dec 19-24, 1959
India won by 119 runs
India v Australia at Delhi - Dec 12-16, 1959
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