Result
3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 17-20 1946, India tour of England
(50 ov)
95/3
Match drawn
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VM Merchant run out128-315120-
S Mushtaq Ali run out59-110-0-
Nawab of Pataudisnr (c) b Edrich9---0-
L Amarnath  b Edrich8---0-
VS Hazare c Compton b Gover11---0-
RS Modi  b Smith27---0-
AH Kardar  b Edrich1--00-
MH Mankad  b Bedser42-60-0-
SW Sohoni not out29---0-
CS Nayudu c Washbrook b Bedser4---0-
DD Hindlekar lbw b Edrich3--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 4)10
TOTAL(127.2 Ov, RR: 2.59)331
Fall of wickets: 1-94 (Mushtaq Ali), 2-124 (Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi), 3-142 (Lala Amarnath), 4-162 (Vijay Hazare), 5-225 (Rusi Modi), 6-226 (Abdul Kardar), 7-272 (Vijay Merchant), 8-313 (Vinoo Mankad), 9-325 (C.S. Nayudu), 10-331 (Dattaram Hindlekar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AR Gover2135612.6600
AV Bedser3266021.8700
TPB Smith2145812.7600
WJ Edrich19.246843.5100
James Langridge2996402.2000
DCS Compton501503.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton lbw b Mankad25---0-
C Washbrook c Mushtaq Ali b Mankad17---0-
LB Fishlock c Merchant b Nayudu8---0-
DCS Compton not out24---0-
WR Hammond (c)not out9---0-
Extras(b 11, lb 1)12
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 1.9)95/3
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-55 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 3-67 (Laurie Fishlock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
L Amarnath1563002.0000
SW Sohoni43200.5000
VS Hazare21402.0000
MH Mankad2072821.4000
CS Nayudu921912.1100
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 278
Season1946
Match days17,19,20 August 1946 (3-day match)
Test debut
Peter Smith
Godfrey Evans
Umpires
Jack Smart
Frank Chester
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 17 Aug - day 1 - India 1st innings 79/0 (VM Merchant 30*, S Mushtaq Ali 48*)
Sun, 18 Aug - rest day
Mon, 19 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 95/3 (DCS Compton 24*, WR Hammond 9*, 50 ov)
Tue, 20 Aug - day 3 - no play