Result
3rd Test, Delhi, Dec 16-21 1955, New Zealand tour of India
(58 ov)
450/2d & 112/1
531/7d
Match drawn
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Leggat c Manjrekar b Gupte37--50-
B Sutcliffe not out230-540300-
JW Guy c Mehra b Sunderam52---0-
JR Reid not out119-210101-
Extras(b 7, lb 5)12
TOTAL(176 Ov, RR: 2.55)450/2d
Fall of wickets: 1-98 (Gordon Leggat), 2-228 (John Guy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GR Sunderam3959912.5300
GS Ramchand38118202.1500
SP Gupte39109812.5100
RG Nadkarni541313202.4400
P Bhandari602704.5000
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VL Mehra c †McMahon b Hayes32---0-
NJ Contractor  b Reid62---0-
PR Umrigar (c) b MacGibbon18---0-
VL Manjrekar c †McMahon b Cave177-555200-
AG Kripal Singh  b Hayes36---0-
GS Ramchand st †McMahon b Poore72--111-
RG Nadkarni not out68---0-
P Bhandari  b MacGibbon39---0-
Extras(b 16, lb 4, nb 7)27
TOTAL(241.5 Ov, RR: 2.19)531/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Vijay Mehra), 2-111 (Polly Umrigar), 3-119 (Nari Contractor), 4-208 (AG Kripal Singh), 5-335 (Gulabrai Ramchand), 6-458 (Vijay Manjrekar), 7-531 (Prakash Bhandari)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AR MacGibbon59.51612122.0200
HB Cave50286811.3600
JA Hayes44910522.3800
JR Reid41148612.0900
JC Alabaster2999003.1000
MB Poore1542611.7300
B Sutcliffe30802.6600
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Leggat not out50-130-0-
SN McGregor c †Tamhane b Manjrekar49---0-
JW Guy not out10---0-
Extras(lb 2, nb 1)3
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 1.93)112/1
Fall of wickets: 1-101 (Noel McGregor)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GR Sunderam30802.6600
GS Ramchand301103.6600
SP Gupte612203.6600
RG Nadkarni311003.3300
P Bhandari721201.7100
VL Manjrekar20131610.8000
AG Kripal Singh731001.4200
NJ Contractor611702.8300
VL Mehra30301.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of India
Series resultIndia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 418
Season1955/56
Match days16,17,18,20,21 December 1955 (5-day match)
Test debut
Bapu Nadkarni
Gundibail Sunderam
Umpires
Noshirvan Nagarwala
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 16 Dec - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 218/1 (B Sutcliffe 134*, JW Guy 44*)
Sat, 17 Dec - day 2 - India 1st innings 24/0 (VL Mehra 10*, NJ Contractor 14*)
Sun, 18 Dec - day 3 - India 1st innings 187/3 (VL Manjrekar 30*, AG Kripal Singh 31*)
Mon, 19 Dec - rest day
Tue, 20 Dec - day 4 - India 1st innings 393/5 (VL Manjrekar 140*, RG Nadkarni 11*)
Wed, 21 Dec - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 112/1 (58 ov) - end of match