Result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 20-24 1959, India tour of England
(95 ov)
140 & 194
361
England won by an innings and 27 runs
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Roy  b Statham3-5100-
NJ Contractor c Illingworth b Dexter22-19910-
AA Baig c Cowdrey b Trueman23-5420-
RG Nadkarni c †Swetman b Trueman6-1510-
CG Borde  b Greenhough0-900-
DK Gaekwad (c)c Barrington b Dexter11-4300-
JM Ghorpade  b Greenhough5-410-
NS Tamhane c †Swetman b Statham32-11530-
Surendranath c Illingworth b Trueman27-8330-
SP Gupte  b Trueman2-100-
RB Desai not out3-1300-
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 1)6
TOTAL(85.3 Ov, RR: 1.63)140
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Pankaj Roy), 2-43 (Abbas Ali Baig), 3-49 (Bapu Nadkarni), 4-50 (Chandu Borde), 5-67 (Datta Gaekwad), 6-72 (Jayasinghrao Ghorpade), 7-74 (Nari Contractor), 8-132 (Raman Surendranath), 9-134 (Subhash Gupte), 10-140 (Naren Tamhane)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman1762441.4100
JB Statham16.362421.4500
ER Dexter1672421.5000
T Greenhough29113621.2400
R Illingworth10202.0000
KF Barrington602404.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Pullar c †Tamhane b Surendranath22-5300-
R Subba Row c †Tamhane b Desai94-306110-
MC Cowdrey (c)c Borde b Surendranath6-3800-
MJK Smith  b Desai98-197140-
KF Barrington c sub b Gupte8-3210-
ER Dexter c †Tamhane b Surendranath0-900-
R Illingworth c Gaekwad b Nadkarni50-14170-
R Swetman c Baig b Surendranath65-104100-
FS Trueman st †Tamhane b Nadkarni1-1000-
JB Statham not out3-1700-
T Greenhough c Contractor b Surendranath2-100-
Extras(b 3, lb 8, w 1)12
TOTAL(147.3 Ov, RR: 2.44)361
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Geoff Pullar), 2-52 (Colin Cowdrey), 3-221 (Mike Smith), 4-232 (Raman Subba Row), 5-233 (Ted Dexter), 6-235 (Ken Barrington), 7-337 (Roy Swetman), 8-347 (Fred Trueman), 9-358 (Ray Illingworth), 10-361 (Tommy Greenhough)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RB Desai33510323.1200
Surendranath51.3257551.4500
SP Gupte38911913.1300
RG Nadkarni25115222.0800
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Roy lbw b Statham0-1300-
NJ Contractor c Trueman b Statham25-6920-
AA Baig c Cowdrey b Statham4-1410-
RG Nadkarni lbw b Illingworth76-23580-
CG Borde run out6-3600-
DK Gaekwad (c)c †Swetman b Greenhough15-8310-
JM Ghorpade  b Greenhough24-5650-
NS Tamhane  b Trueman9-4410-
Surendranath not out17-6730-
SP Gupte c Greenhough b Trueman5-1610-
RB Desai c †Swetman b Trueman0-1900-
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 3)13
TOTAL(95 Ov, RR: 2.04)194
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Pankaj Roy), 2-17 (Abbas Ali Baig), 3-44 (Nari Contractor), 4-70 (Chandu Borde), 5-106 (Datta Gaekwad), 6-159 (Jayasinghrao Ghorpade), 7-163 (Bapu Nadkarni), 8-173 (Naren Tamhane), 9-188 (Subhash Gupte), 10-194 (Ramakant Desai)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman1443032.1400
JB Statham1845032.7700
ER Dexter711101.5700
T Greenhough27124721.7400
R Illingworth29104311.4800
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 5-0
Match numberTest no. 478
Season1959
Match days20,21,22,24 August 1959 (5-day match)
Umpires
Emrys Davies
Frank Lee
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 20 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 35/0 (G Pullar 20*, R Subba Row 15*)
Fri, 21 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 289/6 (R Illingworth 20*, R Swetman 33*)
Sat, 22 Aug - day 3 - India 2nd innings 146/5 (RG Nadkarni 69*, JM Ghorpade 15*)
Sun, 23 Aug - rest day
Mon, 24 Aug - day 4 - India 2nd innings 194 (95 ov) - end of match