result
1st Test, Delhi, Dec 12 - 16 1959, Australia tour of India
(111 ov)135 & 206
Australia won by an innings and 127 runs
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Pankaj Roy c †Grout b Davidson0--000.00
Nari Contractor  b Davidson41-130-00.00
Polly Umrigar c †Grout b Davidson0--000.00
Abbas Ali Baig  b Rorke9---00.00
Chandu Borde c †Grout b Meckiff14---00.00
Gulabrai Ramchand (c)c †Grout b Kline20---00.00
Bapu Nadkarni  b Rorke1--000.00
Nana Joshi  b Benaud15---00.00
Surendra Nath not out 24---00.00
Venatappa Muddiah lbw b Benaud0--000.00
Ramakant Desai c O'Neill b Benaud0--000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 3)11
TOTAL(59.4 Ov, RR: 2.26)135
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Pankaj Roy), 2-8 (Polly Umrigar), 3-32 (Abbas Ali Baig), 4-66 (Chandu Borde), 5-69 (Nari Contractor), 6-70 (Bapu Nadkarni), 7-100 (Gulabrai Ramchand), 8-131 (Nana Joshi), 9-135 (Venatappa Muddiah), 10-135 (Ramakant Desai)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson1492231.57---00
Ian Meckiff1745213.05---00
Gordon Rorke1453022.14---00
Lindsay Kline931511.66---00
Richie Benaud3.43030.00---00
Ken Mackay10101.00---00
Norm O'Neill10404.00---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald  b Surendra Nath20---00.00
Les Favell  b Surendra Nath39---00.00
Neil Harvey lbw b Nadkarni114-230-00.00
Norm O'Neill run out 39---00.00
Ken Mackay c †Joshi b Umrigar78---00.00
Alan Davidson c Baig b Desai25---10.00
Richie Benaud (c)c Borde b Umrigar20---00.00
Wally Grout  b Umrigar42---00.00
Lindsay Kline c & b Ramchand14---00.00
Ian Meckiff not out 45---00.00
Gordon Rorke c sub b Umrigar7---00.00
Extras(b 11, lb 13, nb 1)25
TOTAL(143 Ov, RR: 3.27)468
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Colin McDonald), 2-64 (Les Favell), 3-143 (Norm O'Neill), 4-275 (Neil Harvey), 5-318 (Alan Davidson), 6-353 (Ken Mackay), 7-398 (Richie Benaud), 8-402 (Wally Grout), 9-443 (Lindsay Kline), 10-468 (Gordon Rorke)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ramakant Desai34.3312313.56---00
Surendra Nath38810122.65---00
Chandu Borde1534903.26---00
Venatappa Muddiah1343202.46---00
Bapu Nadkarni2066213.10---00
Gulabrai Ramchand712713.85---00
Polly Umrigar15.314943.16---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Pankaj Roy c Benaud b Kline99---00.00
Nari Contractor c Favell b Benaud34---00.00
Abbas Ali Baig run out 5---00.00
Chandu Borde c Davidson b Benaud0--000.00
Polly Umrigar c Favell b Kline32---00.00
Gulabrai Ramchand (c)c Davidson b Kline6---00.00
Bapu Nadkarni lbw b Benaud7---00.00
Nana Joshi c Davidson b Kline8---00.00
Surendra Nath c Davidson b Benaud0--000.00
Venatappa Muddiah not out 0--000.00
Ramakant Desai c Meckiff b Benaud0--000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 2)15
TOTAL(111 Ov, RR: 1.85)206
Fall of wickets: 1-121 (Nari Contractor), 2-132 (Abbas Ali Baig), 3-132 (Chandu Borde), 4-172 (Pankaj Roy), 5-187 (Polly Umrigar), 6-192 (Gulabrai Ramchand), 7-202 (Bapu Nadkarni), 8-206 (Nana Joshi), 9-206 (Surendra Nath), 10-206 (Ramakant Desai)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson1451601.14---00
Ian Meckiff1433302.35---00
Gordon Rorke73500.71---00
Lindsay Kline24124241.75---00
Richie Benaud46187651.65---00
Norm O'Neill501903.80---00
Neil Harvey11000.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of India
Season1959/60
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 482
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Venatappa Muddiah
Venatappa Muddiah
Umpires
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Mohammad Yunus
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Santosh Ganguli
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 12 Dec - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 22 (Colin McDonald 9*, Les Favell 13*, null ov)
Sun, 13 Dec - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 293/4 (Ken Mackay 50*, Alan Davidson 12*, null ov)
Mon, 14 Dec - day 3 -India 2nd innings 46 (Pankaj Roy 25*, Nari Contractor 12*, null ov)
Tue, 15 Dec - rest day
Wed, 16 Dec - day 4 -India 2nd innings 206/10 (111 ov) - end of match