Result
2nd Test, Manchester, Jul 20-23 1946, India tour of England
294 & 153/5d
(61 ov, target 278)
170 & 152/9
Match drawn
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton c Mushtaq Ali b Mankad67-18030-
C Washbrook c †Hindlekar b Mankad52---0-
DCS Compton lbw b Amarnath51-75-0-
WR Hammond (c) b Amarnath69--61-
J Hardstaffjnr c Merchant b Amarnath5---0-
PA Gibb  b Mankad24---0-
JT Ikin c Mankad b Amarnath2--00-
W Voce  b Mankad0--00-
R Pollard not out10---0-
AV Bedser lbw b Amarnath8---0-
DVP Wright lbw b Mankad0--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 4)6
TOTAL(129 Ov, RR: 2.27)294
Fall of wickets: 1-81 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-156 (Denis Compton), 3-186 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 4-193 (Joe Hardstaff), 5-250 (Paul Gibb), 6-265 (Jack Ikin), 7-270 (Bill Voce), 8-274 (Wally Hammond), 9-287 (Sir Alec Bedser), 10-294 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SW Sohoni1113102.8100
L Amarnath51179651.8800
VS Hazare1424803.4200
MH Mankad461510152.1900
CT Sarwate701201.7100
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VM Merchant c Bedser b Pollard78-17090-
S Mushtaq Ali  b Pollard46-135-0-
AH Kardar c & b Pollard1--00-
MH Mankad  b Pollard011000.00
VS Hazare  b Voce3--00-
RS Modi c Ikin b Bedser2--00-
Nawab of Pataudisnr (c) b Pollard11---0-
L Amarnath  b Bedser8---0-
SW Sohoni c & b Bedser3--00-
CT Sarwate c Ikin b Bedser0--00-
DD Hindlekar not out1--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 5, nb 2)17
TOTAL(82 Ov, RR: 2.07)170
Fall of wickets: 1-124 (Mushtaq Ali), 2-130 (Abdul Kardar), 3-130 (Vinoo Mankad), 4-141 (Vijay Merchant), 5-141 (Vijay Hazare), 6-146 (Rusi Modi), 7-156 (Lala Amarnath), 8-168 (Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi), 9-169 (Chandu Sarwate), 10-170 (Ranga Sohoni)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
W Voce2034412.2000
AV Bedser2694141.5700
R Pollard27162450.8800
DVP Wright201206.0000
DCS Compton401804.5000
JT Ikin201105.5000
WR Hammond10303.0000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton c †Hindlekar b Amarnath2--00-
C Washbrook lbw b Mankad26---0-
DCS Compton not out71-13070-
WR Hammond (c)c Kardar b Mankad8---0-
J Hardstaffjnr  b Amarnath0--00-
PA Gibb c Modi b Amarnath0--00-
JT Ikin not out29---0-
Extras(b 6, lb 10, w 1)17
TOTAL(61 Ov, RR: 2.5)153/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-48 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-68 (Wally Hammond), 4-68 (Joe Hardstaff), 5-84 (Paul Gibb)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Amarnath3097132.3600
VS Hazare1032002.0000
MH Mankad2164522.1400
India 2nd Innings (target: 278 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VM Merchant c Ikin b Pollard0--00-
S Mushtaq Ali  b Pollard1--00-
Nawab of Pataudisnr (c) b Bedser4---0-
RS Modi  b Bedser30---0-
VS Hazare  b Bedser44---1-
L Amarnath  b Bedser3--00-
AH Kardar c & b Bedser35---0-
MH Mankad c Pollard b Bedser5---0-
SW Sohoni not out11---0-
CT Sarwate c †Gibb b Bedser2--00-
DD Hindlekar not out4-13-0-
Extras(b 5, lb 8)13
TOTAL(61 Ov, RR: 2.49)152/9
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Vijay Merchant), 2-3 (Mushtaq Ali), 3-5 (Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi), 4-79 (Vijay Hazare), 5-84 (Rusi Modi), 6-87 (Lala Amarnath), 7-113 (Vinoo Mankad), 8-132 (Abdul Kardar), 9-138 (Chandu Sarwate)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
W Voce65200.3300
AV Bedser2545272.0800
R Pollard25106322.5200
DVP Wright201708.5000
DCS Compton31501.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossIndia , elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 277
Season1946
Match days20,22,23 July 1946 (3-day match)
Test debut
Dick Pollard
Ranga Sohoni
Chandu Sarwate
Umpires
George Beet
Frank Chester
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 20 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 236/4 (WR Hammond 45*, PA Gibb 13*)
Sun, 21 Jul - rest day
Mon, 22 Jul - day 2 - India 1st innings 160/7 (Nawab of Pataudi 9*, SW Sohoni 0*)
Tue, 23 Jul - day 3 - India 2nd innings 152/9 (61 ov) - end of match