Close of Play

  • Wed, 04 Apr - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 268/6 (WV Rodriguez 25*, LR Gibbs 0*, )
  • Thu, 05 Apr - day 2 - India 1st innings 61/5 (PR Umrigar 9*, MAK Pataudi 19*, )
  • Fri, 06 Apr - day 3 - India 2nd innings 186/2 (SA Durani 91*, VL Manjrekar 9*, )
  • Sat, 07 Apr - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 23/0 (CC Hunte 11*, EDAS McMorris 10*, )
  • Sun, 08 Apr - rest day
  • Mon, 09 Apr - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 176/3 (101 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