Result
3rd Test, England tour of India at Kolkata, Dec 30 1951 - Jan 4 1952
342 & 252/5d
(29 ov, target 251)
344 & 103/0
Match drawn
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JDB Robertson c Phadkar b Divecha13---0-
RT Spooner c †Sen b Mankad71-195-0-
TW Graveney c Amarnath b Divecha24---0-
AJ Watkins c †Sen b Phadkar68-260-0-
D Kenyon c Manjrekar b Mankad3--00-
CJ Poole c Divecha b Phadkar55---0-
ND Howard (c)c Amarnath b Mankad23---0-
JB Statham  b Phadkar1--00-
E Leadbeater run out38---0-
F Ridgway st †Sen b Mankad24---0-
R Tattersall not out5---0-
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 11, w 1)17
TOTAL(159.5 Ov, RR: 2.13)342
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Jack Robertson), 2-76 (Tom Graveney), 3-133 (Dick Spooner), 4-139 (Don Kenyon), 5-246 (Allan Watkins), 6-247 (Cyril Poole), 7-259 (Brian Statham), 8-290 (Nigel Howard), 9-332 (Eddie Leadbeater), 10-342 (Fred Ridgway)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Phadkar38118932.3400
RV Divecha3396021.8100
L Amarnath2053501.7500
MH Mankad52.5168941.6800
SP Gupte1304303.3000
VS Hazare30903.0000
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Roy c †Spooner b Ridgway42---0-
MH Mankad c Tattersall b Leadbeater59-245-0-
PR Umrigar c Howard b Ridgway10---0-
VS Hazare (c) b Tattersall2--00-
L Amarnath  b Tattersall0--00-
DG Phadkar c Leadbeater b Ridgway115-385-1-
VL Manjrekar  b Tattersall48---0-
CD Gopinath c Robertson b Ridgway19---0-
RV Divecha c Watkins b Tattersall26---0-
SP Gupte c Leadbeater b Statham0--00-
PK Sen not out7---0-
Extras(b 3, lb 10, nb 2, w 1)16
TOTAL(149.1 Ov, RR: 2.3)344
Fall of wickets: 1-72 (Pankaj Roy), 2-90 (Polly Umrigar), 3-93 (Vijay Hazare), 4-93 (Lala Amarnath), 5-144 (Vinoo Mankad), 6-220 (Vijay Manjrekar), 7-272 (Coimbatarao Gopinath), 8-320 (Ramesh Divecha), 9-327 (Subhash Gupte), 10-344 (Dattu Phadkar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham27104611.7000
F Ridgway38.1108342.1700
R Tattersall481310442.1600
E Leadbeater1526414.2600
AJ Watkins2193101.4700
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JDB Robertson st †Sen b Mankad22---0-
RT Spooner  b Mankad92-315-0-
TW Graveney c †Sen b Divecha21---0-
AJ Watkins  b Divecha2--00-
D Kenyon  b Phadkar0--00-
CJ Poole not out69---0-
ND Howard (c)not out20---0-
Extras(b 13, lb 6, nb 5, w 2)26
TOTAL(120 Ov, RR: 2.1)252/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Jack Robertson), 2-93 (Tom Graveney), 3-99 (Allan Watkins), 4-102 (Don Kenyon), 5-184 (Dick Spooner)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Phadkar2072711.3500
RV Divecha2575522.2000
L Amarnath2254301.9500
MH Mankad35136421.8200
SP Gupte501402.8000
VS Hazare941101.2200
PR Umrigar411203.0000
India 2nd Innings (target: 251 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
P Roy not out31-90-0-
MH Mankad not out71-90120-
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(29 Ov, RR: 3.55)103/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham40802.0000
F Ridgway21804.0000
R Tattersall42401.0000
E Leadbeater805406.7500
CJ Poole51901.8000
JDB Robertson511002.0000
TW Graveney10909.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of India
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 344
Season1951/52
Match days30,31 December 1951, 1,3,4 January 1952 (5-day match)
Test debut
Vijay Manjrekar
Ramesh Divecha
Subhash Gupte
Cyril Poole
Umpires
Balkrishna Mohoni
Bapu Joshi
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 30 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 214/4 (AJ Watkins 53*, CJ Poole 43*)
Mon, 31 Dec - day 2 - India 1st innings 65/0 (P Roy 40*, MH Mankad 20*)
Tue, 01 Jan - day 3 - India 1st innings 257/6 (DG Phadkar 72*, CD Gopinath 11*)
Wed, 02 Jan - rest day
Thu, 03 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 98/2 (RT Spooner 39*, AJ Watkins 1*)
Fri, 04 Jan - day 5 - India 2nd innings 103/0 (29 ov) - end of match