Close of Play

  • Fri, 16 Feb - day 1 - India 1st innings 114/6 (SA Durani 22*, RF Surti 10*, )
  • Sat, 17 Feb - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 148/6 (JS Solomon 4*, )
  • Sun, 18 Feb - rest day
  • Mon, 19 Feb - day 3 - India 2nd innings 49/4 (PR Umrigar 21*, CG Borde 3*, )
  • Tue, 20 Feb - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 15/0 (1.4 ov) - end of match
  • Ramakant Desai - The tiny titan

    By 1959, at the end of a sorry decade for Indian cricket, not onlywere there no bowlers in the country who could bowl anythingabove military medium, but the batsmen also were getting bombardedby pacemen from other countries