Result
3rd Test, Kolkata, Nov 2-6 1956, Australia tour of India
177 & 189/9d
(69.2 ov, target 231)
136 & 136
Australia won by 94 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald  b Ghulam Ahmed3--00-
JW Burke c Manjrekar b Ghulam Ahmed10---0-
RN Harvey c †Tamhane b Ghulam Ahmed7---0-
ID Craig c †Tamhane b Gupte36---0-
PJP Burge c Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed58---0-
KD Mackay lbw b Mankad5---0-
R Benaud  b Ghulam Ahmed24---0-
RR Lindwall  b Ghulam Ahmed8---0-
IWG Johnson (c)c Ghulam Ahmed b Mankad1--00-
WPA Crawford c Contractor b Ghulam Ahmed18---1-
GRA Langley not out1--00-
Extras(b 6)6
TOTAL(86.3 Ov, RR: 2.04)177
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Colin McDonald), 2-22 (Neil Harvey), 3-25 (Jim Burke), 4-93 (Ian Craig), 5-106 (Ken Mackay), 6-141 (Peter Burge), 7-152 (Richie Benaud), 8-157 (Ray Lindwall), 9-163 (Ian Johnson), 10-177 (Pat Crawford)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GS Ramchand21100.5000
PR Umrigar1633001.8700
Ghulam Ahmed20.364972.3900
SP Gupte23113511.5200
MH Mankad2545622.2400
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Roy  b Lindwall13---0-
NJ Contractor lbw b Benaud22---0-
PR Umrigar (c)c Burge b Johnson5---0-
VL Manjrekar c Harvey b Benaud33---0-
MH Mankad lbw b Benaud4---0-
GS Ramchand st †Langley b Benaud2--00-
AG Kripal Singh c Mackay b Benaud14---0-
P Bhandari lbw b Lindwall17---0-
NS Tamhane  b Benaud5---0-
Ghulam Ahmed c Mackay b Lindwall10---0-
SP Gupte not out1--00-
Extras(b 7, lb 1, nb 2)10
TOTAL(78.2 Ov, RR: 1.73)136
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Pankaj Roy), 2-20 (Polly Umrigar), 3-76 (Nari Contractor), 4-80 (Vinoo Mankad), 5-82 (Gulabrai Ramchand), 6-98 (AG Kripal Singh), 7-99 (Vijay Manjrekar), 8-115 (Naren Tamhane), 9-135 (Prakash Bhandari), 10-136 (Ghulam Ahmed)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall25.2123231.2600
WPA Crawford33000.0000
IWG Johnson1222712.2500
R Benaud29105261.7900
RN Harvey11000.0000
JW Burke831501.8700
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald lbw b Ramchand0--00-
JW Burke c Contractor b Ghulam Ahmed2--00-
RN Harvey c Umrigar b Mankad69-187-0-
ID Craig  b Ghulam Ahmed6---0-
PJP Burge c Ramchand b Ghulam Ahmed22---0-
KD Mackay hit wicket b Mankad27---0-
R Benaud  b Gupte21-26-0-
RR Lindwall c †Tamhane b Mankad28-14-1-
IWG Johnson (c)st †Tamhane b Mankad5---0-
WPA Crawford not out1--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 2)8
TOTAL(67.4 Ov, RR: 2.79)189/9d
Did not bat: GRA Langley 
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Colin McDonald), 2-9 (Jim Burke), 3-27 (Ian Craig), 4-59 (Peter Burge), 5-122 (Ken Mackay), 6-149 (Richie Benaud), 7-159 (Neil Harvey), 8-188 (Ray Lindwall), 9-189 (Ian Johnson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GS Ramchand21613.0000
PR Umrigar2092101.0500
Ghulam Ahmed2958132.7900
SP Gupte712413.4200
MH Mankad9.414945.0600
India 2nd Innings (target: 231 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Roy lbw b Burke24---0-
NJ Contractor  b Johnson20---0-
PR Umrigar (c)c Burke b Benaud28---0-
VL Manjrekar c Harvey b Benaud22---0-
MH Mankad c Harvey b Benaud24---1-
GS Ramchand  b Burke3--00-
AG Kripal Singh  b Benaud0--00-
P Bhandari c Harvey b Burke2--00-
NS Tamhane  b Benaud0--00-
Ghulam Ahmed  b Burke0--00-
SP Gupte not out0--00-
Extras(b 5, lb 5, nb 3)13
TOTAL(69.2 Ov, RR: 1.96)136
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Nari Contractor), 2-50 (Pankaj Roy), 3-94 (Vijay Manjrekar), 4-99 (Polly Umrigar), 5-102 (Gulabrai Ramchand), 6-121 (AG Kripal Singh), 7-134 (Vinoo Mankad), 8-136 (Prakash Bhandari), 9-136 (Ghulam Ahmed), 10-136 (Naren Tamhane)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall127900.7500
WPA Crawford21100.5000
IWG Johnson1452311.6400
R Benaud24.265352.1700
JW Burke1743742.1700
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 433
Season1956/57
Match days2,3,5,6 November 1956 (5-day match)
Umpires
Balkrishna Mohoni
George Ayling
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 02 Nov - day 1 - India 1st innings 15/0 (P Roy 13*, NJ Contractor 0*)
Sat, 03 Nov - day 2 - India 1st innings 135/8 (P Bhandari 17*, Ghulam Ahmed 10*)
Sun, 04 Nov - rest day
Mon, 05 Nov - day 3 - India 2nd innings 12/0 (P Roy 5*, NJ Contractor 5*)
Tue, 06 Nov - day 4 - India 2nd innings 136 (69.2 ov) - end of match