Close of Play

  • Sat, 17 Aug - day 1 - India 1st innings 79/0 (VM Merchant 30*, S Mushtaq Ali 48*)
  • Sun, 18 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 19 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 95/3 (DCS Compton 24*, WR Hammond 9*, 50 ov)
  • Tue, 20 Aug - day 3 - no play

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.