Result
1st Test, Australia tour of India at Delhi, Dec 12-16 1959
111 ov
135 & 206
Australia won by an innings and 127 runs
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
P Roy c †Grout b Davidson0--00-
NJ Contractor  b Davidson41-130-0-
PR Umrigar c †Grout b Davidson0--00-
AA Baig  b Rorke9---0-
CG Borde c †Grout b Meckiff14---0-
GS Ramchand (c)c †Grout b Kline20---0-
RG Nadkarni  b Rorke1--00-
PG Joshi  b Benaud15---0-
Surendranath not out24---0-
VM Muddiah lbw b Benaud0--00-
RB Desai c O'Neill b Benaud0--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 3)11
TOTAL(59.4 Ov, RR: 2.26)135
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Pankaj Roy), 2-8 (Polly Umrigar), 3-32 (Abbas Ali Baig), 4-66 (Chandu Borde), 5-69 (Nari Contractor), 6-70 (Bapu Nadkarni), 7-100 (Gulabrai Ramchand), 8-131 (Nana Joshi), 9-135 (Venatappa Muddiah), 10-135 (Ramakant Desai)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson1492231.5700
I Meckiff1745213.0500
GF Rorke1453022.1400
LF Kline931511.6600
R Benaud3.43030.0000
KD Mackay10101.0000
NCL O'Neill10404.0000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
CC McDonald  b Surendranath20---0-
LE Favell  b Surendranath39---0-
RN Harvey lbw b Nadkarni114-230-0-
NCL O'Neill run out39---0-
KD Mackay c †Joshi b Umrigar78---0-
AK Davidson c Baig b Desai25---1-
R Benaud (c)c Borde b Umrigar20---0-
ATW Grout  b Umrigar42---0-
LF Kline c & b Ramchand14---0-
I Meckiff not out45---0-
GF Rorke c sub b Umrigar7---0-
Extras(b 11, lb 13, nb 1)25
TOTAL(143 Ov, RR: 3.27)468
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Colin McDonald), 2-64 (Les Favell), 3-143 (Norm O'Neill), 4-275 (Neil Harvey), 5-318 (Alan Davidson), 6-353 (Ken Mackay), 7-398 (Richie Benaud), 8-402 (Wally Grout), 9-443 (Lindsay Kline), 10-468 (Gordon Rorke)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RB Desai34.3312313.5600
Surendranath38810122.6500
CG Borde1534903.2600
VM Muddiah1343202.4600
RG Nadkarni2066213.1000
GS Ramchand712713.8500
PR Umrigar15.314943.1600
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
P Roy c Benaud b Kline99---0-
NJ Contractor c Favell b Benaud34---0-
AA Baig run out5---0-
CG Borde c Davidson b Benaud0--00-
PR Umrigar c Favell b Kline32---0-
GS Ramchand (c)c Davidson b Kline6---0-
RG Nadkarni lbw b Benaud7---0-
PG Joshi c Davidson b Kline8---0-
Surendranath c Davidson b Benaud0--00-
VM Muddiah not out0--00-
RB Desai c Meckiff b Benaud0--00-
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 2)15
TOTAL(111 Ov, RR: 1.85)206
Fall of wickets: 1-121 (Nari Contractor), 2-132 (Abbas Ali Baig), 3-132 (Chandu Borde), 4-172 (Pankaj Roy), 5-187 (Polly Umrigar), 6-192 (Gulabrai Ramchand), 7-202 (Bapu Nadkarni), 8-206 (Nana Joshi), 9-206 (Raman Surendranath), 10-206 (Ramakant Desai)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson1451601.1400
I Meckiff1433302.3500
GF Rorke73500.7100
LF Kline24124241.7500
R Benaud46187651.6500
NCL O'Neill501903.8000
RN Harvey11000.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India 1959/60
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 482
Season1959/60
Match days12,13,14,16 December 1959 (5-day match)
debut
Venatappa Muddiah
Umpires
Mohammad Yunus
Santosh Ganguli
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 12 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 22/0 (CC McDonald 9*, LE Favell 13*)
Sun, 13 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 293/4 (KD Mackay 50*, AK Davidson 12*)
Mon, 14 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 46/0 (P Roy 25*, NJ Contractor 12*)
Tue, 15 Dec - rest day
Wed, 16 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 206 (111 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • day 4 - India 2nd innings 206 (111 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • day 3 - India 2nd innings 46/0 (P Roy 25*, NJ Contractor 12*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - Australia 1st innings 293/4 (KD Mackay 50*, AK Davidson 12*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - Australia 1st innings 22/0 (CC McDonald 9*, LE Favell 13*)
Day 0
  • rest day