India tour of England, 3rd Test: England v India at Nottingham, Jul 4-9, 1996
Match drawn
4,5,6,8,9 July 1996 (5-day match)
  India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
V Rathour c †Russell b Cork 4 13 7 0 0 57.14
NR Mongia c †Russell b Lewis 9 35 24 1 0 37.50
SC Ganguly c Hussain b Mullally 136 361 268 17 2 50.74
SR Tendulkar c Patel b Ealham 177 462 360 26 0 49.16
SV Manjrekar c Hick b Patel 53 217 144 5 1 36.80
M Azharuddin* c Patel b Lewis 5 15 11 0 0 45.45
R Dravid c †Russell b Ealham 84 177 149 12 0 56.37
A Kumble lbw b Mullally 0 4 6 0 0 0.00
J Srinath c Cork b Lewis 1 7 9 0 0 11.11
BKV Prasad run out (Stewart) 13 78 32 0 0 40.62
SLV Raju not out 1 8 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (b 6, lb 12, w 7, nb 13) 38
  Total (all out; 167 overs) 521 (3.11 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CC Lewis 37 10 89 3 2.40 (9nb, 4w)
  DG Cork 32 6 124 1 3.87 (4nb)
  AD Mullally 40 12 88 2 2.20 (1nb, 1w)
  MA Ealham 29 9 90 2 3.10
  MM Patel 24 2 101 1 4.20 (2nb)
  GA Hick 4 1 8 0 2.00
  GP Thorpe 1 0 3 0 3.00 (2w)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* c Manjrekar b Prasad 160 468 376 20 0 42.55
AJ Stewart c †Mongia b Srinath 50 170 115 6 0 43.47
N Hussain retired hurt 107 236 180 12 0 59.44
GP Thorpe lbw b Ganguly 45 125 91 5 0 49.45
GA Hick c Srinath b Raju 20 139 83 3 0 24.09
MA Ealham c sub (A Jadeja) b Srinath 51 151 120 3 0 42.50
RC Russell c †Mongia b Prasad 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
CC Lewis lbw b Kumble 21 66 59 2 0 35.59
DG Cork not out 32 108 96 2 0 33.33
MM Patel c Manjrekar b Ganguly 27 88 77 2 0 35.06
AD Mullally c †Mongia b Ganguly 1 13 9 0 0 11.11
Extras (b 18, lb 18, nb 14) 50
  Total (all out; 198.5 overs) 564 (2.83 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  J Srinath 47 12 131 2 2.78 (5nb)
  BKV Prasad 43 12 124 2 2.88 (7nb)
  A Kumble 39 6 98 1 2.51 (3nb)
  SLV Raju 43 12 76 1 1.76
  SC Ganguly 19.5 2 71 3 3.57 (3nb)
  SR Tendulkar 7 0 28 0 4.00
  India 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
NR Mongia c Lewis b Mullally 45 198 153 4 0 29.41
SV Manjrekar c Stewart b Lewis 11 35 33 2 0 33.33
SC Ganguly b Cork 48 121 86 8 0 55.81
SR Tendulkar c Stewart b Lewis 74 111 97 11 1 76.28
R Dravid c Thorpe b Mullally 8 24 21 1 0 38.09
M Azharuddin* c Cork b Ealham 8 36 14 0 0 57.14
A Kumble lbw b Ealham 2 12 6 0 0 33.33
J Srinath c Thorpe b Ealham 3 13 8 0 0 37.50
BKV Prasad not out 0 13 3 0 0 0.00
SLV Raju c sub (NA Gie) b Ealham 0 4 4 0 0 0.00
V Rathour absent hurt -
Extras (b 1, lb 1, w 1, nb 9) 12
  Total (all out; 69 overs) 211 (3.05 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CC Lewis 14 4 50 2 3.57 (1nb, 1w)
  DG Cork 7 0 32 1 4.57 (3nb)
  AD Mullally 13 3 36 2 2.76 (6nb)
  MA Ealham 14 5 21 4 1.50
  MM Patel 12 3 47 0 3.91 (1nb)
  GA Hick 9 4 23 0 2.55

Match details


Toss - India, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut - MA Ealham (England)
Player of the match - SC Ganguly (India)
Players of the series - SC Ganguly (India) and N Hussain (England)
Umpires - KT Francis (Sri Lanka) and G Sharp
TV umpire - DJ Constant
Match referee - CW Smith (West Indies)
Close of play
  • Thu, 4 Jul - day 1 - India 1st innings 287/2 (SC Ganguly 136*, SR Tendulkar 123*)
  • Fri, 5 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 32/0 (MA Atherton 21*, AJ Stewart 10*)
  • Sat, 6 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 322/1 (MA Atherton 145*, N Hussain 107*)
  • Sun, 7 Jul - rest day
  • Mon, 8 Jul - day 4 - England 1st innings 550/7 (DG Cork 24*, MM Patel 22*)
  • Tue, 9 Jul - day 5 - India 2nd innings 211 (69 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Rain stopped play immediately after Rathour's dismissal, before Ganguly even played a single ball. 28 minutes of play lost in the morning session.
    • Mongia was caught by Russell when the ball spilled from Hick at first slip.
    • Tendulkar dropped by Atherton at gully off Cork when on 0, at the Indian total of 39/2.
    • Tendulkar scores his 10th Test century, 4th against England.
    • Ganguly scores his second successive Test century, only the third batsman to score two centuries in his first two innings (after LG Rowe and AI Kallicharran). 6th batsman to score two centuries in his first two tests, second from India after Azharuddin. 5 of the 6 batsmen performed this feat against England.
    • New ball taken at the end of 80 overs.
    • Tendulkar caught by Hick in the first slip off a no ball from Cork, when on 119, and the Indian total at 261/2.
    • 3rd wicket partnership of 255 between Ganguly and Tendulkar, highest partnership for India against any country, away, for any wicket.
    • 177, Tendulkar's highest Test score abroad. Two runs short of his highest Test score (179 made against West Indies).
    • Third new ball taken by Mullally at the 162nd over
    • Prasad gets a 5, from a 4 overthrow.
    • England to face 11 overs on day 2.
    • Dravid drops a difficult catch at third slip from Atherton, when on 0, off Srinath. Atherton gets a boundary.
    • Azharuddin drops Atherton in the slips when on 34, off Srinath, (team total 61/0). Atherton gets a boundary. Azharuddin injured his ankle in the process and has gone to the hospital for X-rays. Tendulkar is leading the team in his absence.
    • New ball taken at the end of 83 overs.
    • England 1st innings: 1x7 ball over (in Prasad's over, allowed by umpire Sharp)
    • Atherton scores his 10th test century.
    • Hussain scores his 2nd test century, 2nd in this series.
    • N Hussain retired hurt at 322/1 (retired before the start of play. X-rays revealed that he had a hairline fracture in his fingers).
    • Rathour dislocated his shoulder while throwing from deep.
    • Mongia and Manjrekar open for India. Rathour unlikely to bat.
    • Manjrekar crosses 2000 runs in Test cricket.
    • Gavaskar adjudicated the Man of the match award, team managers Patil and Lloyd adjudicated the Man of the series award for England and India respectively.
 
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