result
4th Test, Manchester, Jul 23 - 28 1959, India tour of England
490 & 265/8d
(145.1 ov, target 548)208 & 376
England won by 171 runs
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gilbert Parkhouse c Roy b Surendra Nath17---00.00
Geoff Pullar c †Joshi b Surendra Nath131-3301400.00
Colin Cowdrey (c)c †Joshi b Nadkarni67--1010.00
Mike Smith c Desai b Borde100-2101200.00
Ken Barrington lbw b Surendra Nath87-1801120.00
Ted Dexter c Roy b Surendra Nath13---00.00
Ray Illingworth c Gaekwad b Desai21---00.00
John Mortimore c Contractor b Gupte29---10.00
Roy Swetman c †Joshi b Gupte9---00.00
Fred Trueman  b Surendra Nath0--000.00
Harold Rhodes not out 0--000.00
Extras(b 7, lb 7, w 2)16
TOTAL(174.1 Ov, RR: 2.81)490
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Gilbert Parkhouse), 2-164 (Colin Cowdrey), 3-262 (Geoff Pullar), 4-371 (Mike Smith), 5-417 (Ted Dexter), 6-440 (Ken Barrington), 7-454 (Ray Illingworth), 8-490 (John Mortimore), 9-490 (Roy Swetman), 10-490 (Fred Trueman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ramakant Desai39712913.30---00
Surendra Nath47.11711552.43---00
Polly Umrigar1934702.47---00
Subhash Gupte2889823.50---00
Bapu Nadkarni28144711.67---00
Chandu Borde1313812.92---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Pankaj Roy c Smith b Rhodes15---00.00
Nari Contractor c †Swetman b Rhodes23---00.00
Abbas Ali Baig c Cowdrey b Illingworth26---00.00
Datta Gaekwad (c)lbw b Trueman5---00.00
Polly Umrigar  b Rhodes2--000.00
Chandu Borde c & b Barrington75-162900.00
Bapu Nadkarni  b Barrington31---00.00
Nana Joshi run out 5---00.00
Surendra Nath  b Illingworth11---00.00
Subhash Gupte not out 4---00.00
Ramakant Desai  b Barrington5---00.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 4)6
TOTAL(79 Ov, RR: 2.63)208
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Pankaj Roy), 2-54 (Nari Contractor), 3-70 (Datta Gaekwad), 4-72 (Abbas Ali Baig), 5-78 (Polly Umrigar), 6-124 (Bapu Nadkarni), 7-154 (Nana Joshi), 8-199 (Chandu Borde), 9-199 (Surendra Nath), 10-208 (Ramakant Desai)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fred Trueman1542911.93---00
Harold Rhodes1837234.00---00
Ted Dexter30301.00---00
Ray Illingworth16101621.00---00
John Mortimore1364603.53---00
Ken Barrington1433632.57---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gilbert Parkhouse c Contractor b Nadkarni49-169-00.00
Geoff Pullar c †Joshi b Gupte14-75-00.00
Ted Dexter c Umrigar b Gupte45---00.00
Mike Smith c Desai b Gupte9---00.00
Colin Cowdrey (c)c Borde b Gupte9---00.00
Ken Barrington lbw b Nadkarni46---00.00
Ray Illingworth not out 47---00.00
Fred Trueman c Baig b Borde8---00.00
John Mortimore c Nadkarni b Borde7---00.00
Roy Swetman not out 21---00.00
Extras(b 9, lb 1)10
TOTAL(90 Ov, RR: 2.94)265/8d
Did not bat: Harold Rhodes 
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Geoff Pullar), 2-100 (Gilbert Parkhouse), 3-117 (Mike Smith), 4-132 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-136 (Ted Dexter), 6-196 (Ken Barrington), 7-209 (Fred Trueman), 8-219 (John Mortimore)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ramakant Desai821401.75---00
Surendra Nath851501.87---00
Polly Umrigar73400.57---00
Subhash Gupte2667642.92---00
Bapu Nadkarni3069323.10---00
Chandu Borde1115324.81---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 548 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Pankaj Roy c Illingworth b Dexter21---00.00
Nari Contractor c Barrington b Rhodes56---00.00
Abbas Ali Baig run out 112-2601200.00
Datta Gaekwad (c)c Illingworth b Rhodes0--000.00
Polly Umrigar c Illingworth b Barrington118-2601300.00
Chandu Borde c †Swetman b Mortimore3--000.00
Bapu Nadkarni lbw b Trueman28---00.00
Nana Joshi  b Illingworth5---00.00
Surendra Nath c Trueman b Barrington4---00.00
Subhash Gupte  b Trueman8---00.00
Ramakant Desai not out 7---00.00
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 1)14
TOTAL(145.1 Ov, RR: 2.59)376
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Pankaj Roy), 2-144 (Nari Contractor), 3-146 (Datta Gaekwad), 3-173, 4-180 (Chandu Borde), 5-243 (Bapu Nadkarni), 6-321 (Abbas Ali Baig), 7-334 (Nana Joshi), 8-358 (Polly Umrigar), 9-361 (Surendra Nath), 10-376 (Subhash Gupte)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fred Trueman23.167523.23---00
Harold Rhodes2828723.10---00
Ted Dexter1223312.75---00
Ray Illingworth39136311.61---00
John Mortimore1662911.81---00
Ken Barrington2747522.77---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of England
Season1959
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 477
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Abbas Ali Baig
Abbas Ali Baig
Umpires
England Image
Charlie Elliott
England Image
Syd Buller
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 23 Jul - day 1 -England 1st innings 304/3 (Mike Smith 55*, Ken Barrington 22*, null ov)
Fri, 24 Jul - day 2 -India 1st innings 127/6 (Chandu Borde 22*, Nana Joshi 2*, null ov)
Sat, 25 Jul - day 3 -England 2nd innings 265/8 (Ray Illingworth 47*, Roy Swetman 21*, null ov)
Sun, 26 Jul - rest day
Mon, 27 Jul - day 4 -India 2nd innings 236/4 (Polly Umrigar 37*, Bapu Nadkarni 2*, null ov)
Tue, 28 Jul - day 5 -India 2nd innings 376/10 (145.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • AA Baig (2) retired hurt on 85* from 173/3 to 243/5