Result
4th Test, Manchester, Jul 23-28 1959, India tour of England
490 & 265/8d
(145.1 ov, target 548)
208 & 376
England won by 171 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WGA Parkhouse c Roy b Surendranath17---0-
G Pullar c †Joshi b Surendranath131-330140-
MC Cowdrey (c)c †Joshi b Nadkarni67--101-
MJK Smith c Desai b Borde100-210120-
KF Barrington lbw b Surendranath87-180112-
ER Dexter c Roy b Surendranath13---0-
R Illingworth c Gaekwad b Desai21---0-
JB Mortimore c Contractor b Gupte29---1-
R Swetman c †Joshi b Gupte9---0-
FS Trueman  b Surendranath0--00-
HJ Rhodes not out0--00-
Extras(b 7, lb 7, w 2)16
TOTAL(174.1 Ov, RR: 2.81)490
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Gilbert Parkhouse), 2-164 (Colin Cowdrey), 3-262 (Geoff Pullar), 4-371 (Mike Smith), 5-417 (Ted Dexter), 6-440 (Ken Barrington), 7-454 (Ray Illingworth), 8-490 (John Mortimore), 9-490 (Roy Swetman), 10-490 (Fred Trueman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RB Desai39712913.3000
Surendranath47.11711552.4300
PR Umrigar1934702.4700
SP Gupte2889823.5000
RG Nadkarni28144711.6700
CG Borde1313812.9200
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Roy c Smith b Rhodes15---0-
NJ Contractor c †Swetman b Rhodes23---0-
AA Baig c Cowdrey b Illingworth26---0-
DK Gaekwad (c)lbw b Trueman5---0-
PR Umrigar  b Rhodes2--00-
CG Borde c & b Barrington75-16290-
RG Nadkarni  b Barrington31---0-
PG Joshi run out5---0-
Surendranath  b Illingworth11---0-
SP Gupte not out4---0-
RB Desai  b Barrington5---0-
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 4)6
TOTAL(79 Ov, RR: 2.63)208
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Pankaj Roy), 2-54 (Nari Contractor), 3-70 (Datta Gaekwad), 4-72 (Abbas Ali Baig), 5-78 (Polly Umrigar), 6-124 (Bapu Nadkarni), 7-154 (Nana Joshi), 8-199 (Chandu Borde), 9-199 (Raman Surendranath), 10-208 (Ramakant Desai)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman1542911.9300
HJ Rhodes1837234.0000
ER Dexter30301.0000
R Illingworth16101621.0000
JB Mortimore1364603.5300
KF Barrington1433632.5700
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WGA Parkhouse c Contractor b Nadkarni49-169-0-
G Pullar c †Joshi b Gupte14-75-0-
ER Dexter c Umrigar b Gupte45---0-
MJK Smith c Desai b Gupte9---0-
MC Cowdrey (c)c Borde b Gupte9---0-
KF Barrington lbw b Nadkarni46---0-
R Illingworth not out47---0-
FS Trueman c Baig b Borde8---0-
JB Mortimore c Nadkarni b Borde7---0-
R Swetman not out21---0-
Extras(b 9, lb 1)10
TOTAL(90 Ov, RR: 2.94)265/8d
Did not bat: HJ Rhodes 
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Geoff Pullar), 2-100 (Gilbert Parkhouse), 3-117 (Mike Smith), 4-132 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-136 (Ted Dexter), 6-196 (Ken Barrington), 7-209 (Fred Trueman), 8-219 (John Mortimore)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RB Desai821401.7500
Surendranath851501.8700
PR Umrigar73400.5700
SP Gupte2667642.9200
RG Nadkarni3069323.1000
CG Borde1115324.8100
India 2nd Innings (target: 548 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Roy c Illingworth b Dexter21---0-
NJ Contractor c Barrington b Rhodes56---0-
AA Baig run out112-260120-
DK Gaekwad (c)c Illingworth b Rhodes0--00-
PR Umrigar c Illingworth b Barrington118-260130-
CG Borde c †Swetman b Mortimore3--00-
RG Nadkarni lbw b Trueman28---0-
PG Joshi  b Illingworth5---0-
Surendranath c Trueman b Barrington4---0-
SP Gupte  b Trueman8---0-
RB Desai not out7---0-
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 1)14
TOTAL(145.1 Ov, RR: 2.59)376
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Pankaj Roy), 2-144 (Nari Contractor), 3-146 (Datta Gaekwad), 3-173* (Abbas Ali Baig, retired not out ), 4-180 (Chandu Borde), 5-243 (Bapu Nadkarni), 6-321 (Abbas Ali Baig), 7-334 (Nana Joshi), 8-358 (Polly Umrigar), 9-361 (Raman Surendranath), 10-376 (Subhash Gupte)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman23.167523.2300
HJ Rhodes2828723.1000
ER Dexter1223312.7500
R Illingworth39136311.6100
JB Mortimore1662911.8100
KF Barrington2747522.7700
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 477
Season1959
Match days23,24,25,27,28 July 1959 (5-day match)
Test debut
Abbas Ali Baig
Umpires
Charlie Elliott
Syd Buller
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 23 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 304/3 (MJK Smith 55*, KF Barrington 22*)
Fri, 24 Jul - day 2 - India 1st innings 127/6 (CG Borde 22*, PG Joshi 2*)
Sat, 25 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 265/8 (R Illingworth 47*, R Swetman 21*)
Sun, 26 Jul - rest day
Mon, 27 Jul - day 4 - India 2nd innings 236/4 (PR Umrigar 37*, RG Nadkarni 2*)
Tue, 28 Jul - day 5 - India 2nd innings 376 (145.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • AA Baig (2) retired hurt on 85* from 173/3 to 243/5