Close of Play

  • Wed, 31 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 359/3 (RB Kanhai 203*, BF Butcher 87*, 102 ov)
  • Thu, 01 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 29/2 (JM Ghorpade 0*, RB Kenny 3*)
  • Fri, 02 Jan - rest day
  • Sat, 03 Jan - day 3 - India 2nd innings 69/5 (VL Manjrekar 20*, DG Phadkar 14*)
  • Sun, 04 Jan - day 4 - India 2nd innings 154 (49 ov) - end of match

West Indies tour of India 1958-59 News

  • A captain a minute

    Or that's what it felt like in India at the tail end of the 1950s

  • Seamy incidents and heavy defeats - 1958-59

    There were arguments galore among selection committee members, leading to one of them - LP Jai - resigning inthe midst of the contest, while another - C Ramaswami - followingsuit after the series