India tour of England 1946

Tale of the tail

Chandu Sarwate and Shute Banerjee's record-breaking last-wicket stand at The Oval in 1946

England 1 India 0

India in England, 1946

In one important particular India's sixteen cricketers who visited England in 1946 accomplished more towards raising the status and dignity of their country's sport than was achieved by either of the two previous touring sides

Third Test Match


Toss: India


India in England Test Series, 1946

India tour of England, May-Sep 1946

Test matches

Spectators weather the rain at The Oval
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Vijay Merchant drives to the off side
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Clement Attlee, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, watches the game
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The India and England teams during India's 1946 tour
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Vijay Hazare bowling in the nets in the 1946 England tour
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Lala Amarnath bowls in the nets
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Tour Results
HDG LG XI v Indians at Scarborough - Sep 7-10, 1946
Match drawn
South v Indians at Hastings - Sep 4-6, 1946
Indians won by 10 runs
Middlesex v Indians at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 2, 1946
Indians won by an innings and 263 runs
Kent v Indians at Canterbury - Aug 28-30, 1946
Match drawn
Essex v Indians at Southend-on-Sea - Aug 24-27, 1946
Indians won by 1 wicket
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