3rd Test, Nottingham, Jul 4-9 1996, India tour of England
(69 ov)
521 & 211
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
V Rathour c †Russell b Cork47130057.14
NR Mongia c †Russell b Lewis924351037.50
SC Ganguly c Hussain b Mullally13626836117250.74
SR Tendulkar c Patel b Ealham17736046226049.16
SV Manjrekar c Hick b Patel531442175136.80
M Azharuddin (c)c Patel b Lewis511150045.45
R Dravid c †Russell b Ealham8414917712056.37
A Kumble lbw b Mullally064000.00
J Srinath c Cork b Lewis1970011.11
BKV Prasad run out (Stewart)1332780040.62
SLV Raju not out1880012.50
Extras(b 6, lb 12, nb 13, w 7)38
TOTAL(167 Ov, RR: 3.11)521
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Vikram Rathour), 2-33 (Nayan Mongia), 3-288 (Sourav Ganguly), 4-377 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-385 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-446 (Sanjay Manjrekar), 7-447 (Anil Kumble), 8-453 (Javagal Srinath), 9-513 (Venkatesh Prasad), 10-521 (Rahul Dravid)
CC Lewis37108932.4049
DG Cork32612413.8704
AD Mullally40128822.2011
MA Ealham2999023.1000
MM Patel24210114.2002
GA Hick41802.0000
GP Thorpe10303.0020
England 1st Innings
MA Atherton (c)c Manjrekar b Prasad16037646820042.55
AJ Stewart c †Mongia b Srinath501151706043.47
N Hussain retired hurt10718023612059.44
GP Thorpe lbw b Ganguly45911255049.45
GA Hick c Srinath b Raju20831393024.09
MA Ealham c sub (A Jadeja) b Srinath511201513042.50
RC Russell c †Mongia b Prasad055000.00
CC Lewis lbw b Kumble2159662035.59
DG Cork not out32961082033.33
MM Patel c Manjrekar b Ganguly2777882035.06
AD Mullally c †Mongia b Ganguly19130011.11
Extras(b 18, lb 18, nb 14)50
TOTAL(198.5 Ov, RR: 2.83)564
Fall of wickets: 1-130 (Alec Stewart), 1-322* (Nasser Hussain, retired not out ), 2-360 (Mike Atherton), 3-396 (Graham Thorpe), 4-444 (Graeme Hick), 5-444 (Jack Russell), 6-491 (Chris Lewis), 7-497 (Mark Ealham), 8-558 (Min Patel), 9-564 (Alan Mullally)
J Srinath471213122.7805
BKV Prasad431212422.8807
A Kumble3969812.5103
SLV Raju43127611.7600
SC Ganguly19.527133.5703
SR Tendulkar702804.0000
India 2nd Innings
NR Mongia c Lewis b Mullally451531984029.41
SV Manjrekar c Stewart b Lewis1133352033.33
SC Ganguly  b Cork48861218055.81
SR Tendulkar c Stewart b Lewis749711111176.28
R Dravid c Thorpe b Mullally821241038.09
M Azharuddin (c)c Cork b Ealham814360057.14
A Kumble lbw b Ealham26120033.33
J Srinath c Thorpe b Ealham38130037.50
BKV Prasad not out0313000.00
SLV Raju c sub (NA Gie) b Ealham044000.00
V Rathour absent hurt-
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 9, w 1)12
TOTAL(69 Ov, RR: 3.05)211
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Sanjay Manjrekar), 2-103 (Sourav Ganguly), 3-140 (Nayan Mongia), 4-160 (Rahul Dravid), 5-204 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-208 (Sachin Tendulkar), 7-208 (Anil Kumble), 8-211 (Javagal Srinath), 9-211 (Venkatapathy Raju)
CC Lewis1445023.5711
DG Cork703214.5703
AD Mullally1333622.7606
MA Ealham1452141.5000
MM Patel1234703.9101
GA Hick942302.5500
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Player Of The Match
Sourav Ganguly
Player Of The Series
Nasser Hussain
Sourav Ganguly
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1329
Match days4,5,6,8,9 July 1996 (5-day match)
Test debut
Mark Ealham
George Sharp
TV Umpire
David Constant
Match Referee
Cammie Smith
Thu, 04 Jul - day 1 - India 1st innings 287/2 (SC Ganguly 136*, SR Tendulkar 123*)
Fri, 05 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 32/0 (MA Atherton 21*, AJ Stewart 10*)
Sat, 06 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 322/1 (MA Atherton 145*, N Hussain 107*)
Sun, 07 Jul - rest day
Mon, 08 Jul - day 4 - England 1st innings 550/7 (DG Cork 24*, MM Patel 22*)
Tue, 09 Jul - day 5 - India 2nd innings 211 (69 ov) - end of match
Day 5
  • 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.
Day 4
  • 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.
Day 3
  • 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.
Day 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.
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.