Result
5th Test, Chennai, Jan 6-11 1956, New Zealand tour of India
537/3d
(f/o)
209 & 219 (130.3 ov)
India won by an innings and 109 runs
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MH Mankad c Cave b Moir231-525210-
P Roy  b Poore173-472120-
PR Umrigar (c)not out79---0-
GS Ramchand lbw b MacGibbon21---0-
VL Manjrekar not out0--00-
Extras(b 18, lb 11, nb 4)33
TOTAL(177 Ov, RR: 3.03)537/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-413 (Pankaj Roy), 2-449 (Vinoo Mankad), 3-537 (Gulabrai Ramchand)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Hayes3129403.0300
AR MacGibbon3899712.5500
HB Cave44169402.1300
JR Reid731001.4200
AM Moir26111414.3800
MB Poore3159513.0600
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Leggat lbw b Phadkar31---0-
B Sutcliffe c Umrigar b Patel47-20440-
JR Reid  b Patel44--70-
JW Guy c Umrigar b Gupte3--00-
SN McGregor c Phadkar b Gupte10---0-
AR MacGibbon c Phadkar b Gupte0--00-
MB Poore lbw b Gupte15---0-
AM Moir c Umrigar b Patel30--50-
HB Cave (c)c Roy b Gupte9---0-
TG McMahon not out4---0-
JA Hayes absent hurt-
Extras(b 4, lb 10, nb 2)16
TOTAL(132 Ov, RR: 1.58)209
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Gordon Leggat), 2-109 (Bert Sutcliffe), 3-121 (John Guy), 4-141 (John Reid), 5-144 (Tony MacGibbon), 6-145 (Noel McGregor), 7-190 (Alex Moir), 8-201 (Matt Poore), 9-209 (Harry Cave)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Phadkar1542511.6600
GS Ramchand43100.2500
SP Gupte49267251.4600
JM Patel45236331.4000
MH Mankad19103201.6800
New Zealand 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Leggat c †Tamhane b Mankad61---0-
B Sutcliffe c & b Gupte40---0-
JW Guy st †Tamhane b Gupte9---0-
JR Reid c Umrigar b Gupte63-17860-
MB Poore  b Mankad1--00-
SN McGregor c Gupte b Mankad12---0-
AR MacGibbon lbw b Patel0--00-
AM Moir c Ramchand b Mankad1--00-
HB Cave (c)not out22---0-
TG McMahon  b Gupte0--00-
JA Hayes absent hurt-
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 1)10
TOTAL(130.3 Ov, RR: 1.67)219
Fall of wickets: 1-89 (Bert Sutcliffe), 2-114 (Gordon Leggat), 3-116 (John Guy), 4-117 (Matt Poore), 5-147 (Noel McGregor), 6-148 (Tony MacGibbon), 7-151 (Alex Moir), 8-219 (John Reid), 9-219 (Trevor McMahon)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Phadkar28133301.1700
GS Ramchand851001.2500
SP Gupte36.3147342.0000
JM Patel1872811.5500
MH Mankad40146541.6200
MATCH DETAILS
Nehru Stadium, Madras
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of India
Series resultIndia won the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 420
Season1955/56
Match days6,7,8,10,11 January 1956 (5-day match)
Umpires
Mysore Vijayasarathi
Bapu Joshi
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 06 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 234/0 (MH Mankad 109*, P Roy 114*)
Sat, 07 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 537/3 (PR Umrigar 79*, VL Manjrekar 0*)
Sun, 08 Jan - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 158/6 (MB Poore 6*, AM Moir 6*)
Mon, 09 Jan - rest day
Tue, 10 Jan - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 114/1 (JG Leggat 61*, JW Guy 8*)
Wed, 11 Jan - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 219 (130.3 ov) - end of match