Close of Play

  • Sat, 20 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 236/4 (WR Hammond 45*, PA Gibb 13*)
  • Sun, 21 Jul - rest day
  • Mon, 22 Jul - day 2 - India 1st innings 160/7 (Nawab of Pataudi 9*, SW Sohoni 0*)
  • Tue, 23 Jul - day 3 - India 2nd innings 152/9 (61 ov) - end of match

India tour of England 1946 News

  • Tale of the tail

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

  • Coffee-table scholarship

    A picture is worth a thousand words, especially when it has been sourced and selected as exquisitely as those in Boria Majumdar's superb 256-page magnum opus, The Illustrated History of Indian Cricket.